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Looking at at 2001 f4 what's the difference

I was looking to buy a 05 f4 but it was revealed that it had a rebuilt title so I scraped that and now a very clean 01 f4 turned up I'm interested but what are the differences between the two. Please forgive my ignorance I have been riding forever but never thought of an MV until now
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Well if it is a 2001 F4 it is 750cc, F4 bikes from 2005 will be 1,000cc.

But as in life size is not everything, any bike of ten years or more needs to be looked at carefully. Condition, and a fastidious owner are the prime considerations.

If bought from a dealer is there a a warranty of any sort?

Do a lot of reading and research before even considering, if you are of limited mechanical ability yourself how are you going to look after the bike?

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if you are of limited mechanical ability yourself how are you going to look after the bike?
Well in my case I just find someone who knows MV's and has a good rep, and pay them to do anything I can't/wouldn't dare.

But certainly reading up on all the problems and what can be done about them is a good idea. That way I can make my own list to give to my mechanic regarding all my concerns.
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Well in my case I just find someone who knows MV's and has a good rep, and pay them to do anything I can't/wouldn't dare
Yep that works for us here in little olde UK, we are blessed with some good dealers and independents, our friends elsewhere are not so lucky, some having a real problem finding anyone competent or within reasonable traveling distance.

Nothing worse than being stuck with a bike you can't fix and feeling isolated.

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Ok thanks as it turns out the guy that just bought my RC51 has a beautiful 06 F4 matte black that he is considering selling to me. As far as my mechanic ability I restore old bikes as a hobby here is a pic of my last restoration
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In addition to the displacement difference, earlier F4s had slightly more aggressive ergonomics. The bars were slightly lower as I understand.

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