Depending on condition of glass and seat I'd say $400 up to $900. Photos would help for sure. Does it have the stock "buck horn" exhaust? If so it may be a bit more money. And this is US dollars. And remember, I'm no expert, it's just my $.02.
Post by pathfinder on Mar 31, 2010 12:04:52 GMT -6
I tend to agree with Snikr about value on a 72 Nitro. Between $400-$900 depending on just how much it needs. I happened to have paid $900. for one myself a couple of years ago and felt lucky yo have found it, even though it had some hidden issues like drivers, and a not so great track!
Post by seacoastrupp on Mar 31, 2010 14:25:24 GMT -6
Ihave'nt seen as many 340s as I see the 295s and 440s out there. As much as the value goes, I would tend to go with $400. 00 on this just because it had a 340 on it and that was if it was in at least restorable condition. After that, you could look forward to spending another 6 to 8 on a track, rebuilt suspention, and drivers and Idlers. Hang on to yourselves if you think this is getting too pricy......... After about 150 hrs of hard work, and another 400.00 is whatever your going to need, now you can take it riding. On average, a good quality reliable rider will go you at least $1200.00 these days. In retrospect, on the east coast anyway, I find this to be a fair value as you will with regular maintenance get hopefully about 1800 miles out of it before it needs a total overhaul again and this translates itself to about a buck a mile, not to mention the 15 years it might take to put this many miles on it. It is a far better value than the $10,000.00 and intrest you'll get out of buying a new sled. The day of the $50.00 rider is gone. You'll not meet better folks and have as much fun and forfillment as you would till you get yourself out there on this great sled. PRICELESS.
I'm with Seacoastrupp. Give me a higher priced sled that needs little or no work and you always come out better. Let someone else put in all the labor hours and just inspect the sled real well before you put down the money. That's not to say that I always follow my own advice. It's just that I'm a slow learner but I'm finally getting it.
there are $50-100 sleds out there just probably not a nitro or magnum the 150 hrs is why were into vintage sleds and looking for good deals so we hope the $1200. or more is just part of it so buy it if you think its a good deal then start the labor and the satisfaction you did it and get to enjoy riding your rupp racing is optional buy its Worth it
Post by teamruppcanada on Apr 1, 2010 8:59:09 GMT -6
turns out that this is basicly a parts sled because the tunnel is also trashed. suspension is repairable,engine and exhaust is intact,secondary and clutch are usable.It has enough parts so that I can finish my existing nitro. I think I may have done reasonable on the price. yellowlab2 what price was this machine advertised for on kijiji
ruppluver: runnerupp,its better to see the Rupp in the snow,that sitting out in the trees.More & more people are retrofitting tracks because of the non obtainable,good Rupp tracks.YOUR sleds,do whatever it takes to ride & have fun with them.
Feb 3, 2015 22:30:14 GMT -6
runnerupp: My thoughts exactly run plover
Feb 4, 2015 10:47:09 GMT -6
runnerupp: Again with that auto correct. Rupplover
Feb 4, 2015 10:48:23 GMT -6
ruppluver: run plover & Rupplover,thats not me.
Feb 5, 2015 16:30:54 GMT -6
RevitupRUPP: I like that new name come on ruppluver lol
Feb 6, 2015 10:09:04 GMT -6
snosnake: RUN PLOVER RUN!!!
Feb 19, 2015 20:57:09 GMT -6
lemans1955: Lol!! I agree with Rupplover, keep em going, specially with a track conversion. Rupp tracks are hard to come by, and even when you find a nice one they are still 40 years old and heavy as sin.
Feb 24, 2015 17:57:53 GMT -6
waterjacket: hello fella's
Feb 25, 2015 20:51:09 GMT -6
red19lite: hey prick check your email
Mar 2, 2015 14:24:03 GMT -6
snosnake: you funny guy.
Mar 3, 2015 23:30:39 GMT -6
ruppracer: nice sled good luck
Mar 4, 2015 14:27:25 GMT -6
ruppgreenhorn: I got first l/c 440 rupp it was in basket put together got running would like help with cooling system do u blead that some how my temp gauge don't work so scared to run it. can anyone help? thanks joe
Mar 7, 2015 8:55:36 GMT -6
RevitupRUPP: Whats Happening?
May 26, 2015 15:53:07 GMT -6
red19lite: those were not the hooters I expected out of rick
Jun 12, 2015 20:12:53 GMT -6
chemgrad: Oops I have a TR 440-2 serial number 06451 engine and I wanted to know if anyone could give me some information on it. Sorry if this is the wrong area to ask this question.
Jun 18, 2015 8:31:14 GMT -6
lemans1955: Tohatsu 440 twin, 1972 model year, cast iron bore, points ignition. could have come out of a few different model Rupp sleds
Jul 6, 2015 16:16:27 GMT -6
wiscrupped: Hello to all, Wanted 71 sprint 44. Thanks
Jul 6, 2015 18:55:34 GMT -6
365rec: I'm Back on my Alouette SnoBrute Searching for a 74 Nitro II center console with tool box.
Aug 17, 2015 7:10:27 GMT -6
365rec: Bob Last we talked you had one of these center consoles. Ive got a guy that lives in Rochesster I'm Bringing maico frame to NY.
Aug 17, 2015 7:13:33 GMT -6