Re: Derbi Variant Sport

Nick Haber /
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> Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) Wrote:

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> > Jansen Hanzer Wrote:

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>

> > who is wildcard and what happened

>

> Long story short, i bought a Derbi Variant sport on here awhile back and

> had it shipped from Georgia. It was listed in a thread on here and

> described to me very specifically via PM as having its engine fully

> rebuilt and serviced, ready to ride needing nothing, with any and all

> broken parts replaced, "rips to 40". Pictures looked good so i paid for

> it and waited for it to come. What showed up was a VERY rusty variant

> with a badly dented rear mag, rotted tires, frayed/broken cables, a bent

> and barely functioning pedal mode selector shaft, cracked plastics, worn

> out sprockets, improperly spaced wheels, and a filthy grease caked

> engine that was never rebuilt, and had all the original leaky hard oil

> seals. I popped the cylinder off and saw that he had installed the reed

> block backward and the metal reed stoppers were grinding into the crank

> and making metal shavings. ring gap was way out of spec. Drained the

> tiny amount of oil that smelled like sewage and had metal flake in it.

> Gas tank had petrified lacquer chunks in the bottom that plugged the

> petcock. the bike likely sat in a horse stall for 20 years the way is

> smelled...

>

> At the end of the day i payed $1200 for that bike expecting a ready to

> ride machine, when instead i got a machine that needed many hours, a

> full teardown and hundreds of dollars to even make rideable. I tried to

> send it back, but he refused to cover return shipping even though he

> clearly defrauded me intentionally, and even threatened to fly up to me

> and find me if i didn't drop the Paypal case....i ended up dropping it

> because i didn't want to chance some maniac showing up at my door, and

> pursuing it would have meant unintentionally putting some close friends

> into uncomfortable positions... so i waited like 8 months to even touch

> the bike because of the sour taste it left in my mouth. now its pretty

> much done.

>

> I didn't tell the story because i had been documenting the rebuild

> showing everything wrong with the bike, with screenshots of

> messages...by the time i was done the iron was cool and i was mostly

> over it, and didnt want to reopen old wounds. But maybe ill do it anyway

> ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Fraud isn't cool, fuck that dude, shouldn't have dropped the PayPal case

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Subject Written By Posted
  Derbi Variant SportTopic by: Micah Wright Micah Wright 11/05/19 01:03PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Chris Squid Chris Squid 11/05/19 01:09PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Dirty30 Dillon Dirty30 Dillon 11/06/19 02:55PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Nick Haber Nick Haber 11/05/19 01:24PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Crossvalley AnthonyB Crossvalley AnthonyB 11/05/19 01:25PM
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  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: G HANDS G HANDS 11/05/19 02:45PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Micah Wright Micah Wright 11/06/19 02:10PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Micah Wright Micah Wright 12/03/19 04:54PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: MPB Dylan MPB Dylan 11/06/19 02:25PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: RAIN V RAIN V 11/06/19 03:23PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Jansen Hanzer Jansen Hanzer 11/06/19 05:20PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Nick Haber Nick Haber 11/06/19 05:42PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Overpriced Parts Overpriced Parts 11/06/19 06:10PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) 11/06/19 06:52PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Overpriced Parts Overpriced Parts 11/06/19 07:26PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) 11/06/19 07:31PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Jansen Hanzer Jansen Hanzer 11/06/19 07:12PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Jansen Hanzer Jansen Hanzer 11/06/19 08:00PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) Brandon Weiss (Detective brandon to you) 11/06/19 08:32PM
  Re: Derbi Variant SportRe: Nick Haber Nick Haber 11/06/19 08:36PM

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