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ABSII vs. iABS, should I be concerned?

I am looking for a new LT. I had a 2000 with ABSII and I never had any issues with it and I know that if it fails, I can still ride, just no ABS. I keep finding great deals on 2002 and up LTs and I know they have iABS with the servo.
Should I stick to my guns and just keep looking for a 99-01 or should I look at the 2002+?
What problems would I encounter with the iABS?

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Re: ABSII vs. iABS, should I be concerned?

There is a good reason those iABS bikes are sold at a bargain price.

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Re: ABSII vs. iABS, should I be concerned?

I guess I will just keep looking. I have found several 99-01's, so I will limit my search to those.

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Re: ABSII vs. iABS, should I be concerned?

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There is a good reason those iABS bikes are sold at a bargain price.
All LTs are sold at bargain prices.

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All LTs are sold at bargain prices.
I have to agree, however that is good for me as I am buying one. My 96 Goldwing SE is worth more than a 2000 LT. Too bad, the BMW is a way better bike, but Honda's hold their value better.

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