Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


pmkhoi

34 posts

Geek


#151972 11-Sep-2014 18:06
Send private message

Hi, I'm going to buy a motorcycle and this is the first time for me. So I have a look on trademe and found a 125cc bike that I'm really interested with the odometer is 30k+ (via pics + detail in the listing). The problem is that the odometer on carjam is 160,773 last in the last inspection (picture below).
So I think that it should be some problem with the carjam website as it is hard to travel more than 400km per day with the bike, it should be 16,773 km in the last inspection would be more reliable. So what do  you guys think ? The bike's location is far away from me so I need to flight there and ride it back (if I buy it) so I want to make sure everything is alright before make a booking then.
Thanks,

P/S: sorry I was accidental deleted the previous post when update the image.

OdoOdo Graph

Create new topic
ubergeeknz
3344 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Vocus

  #1126677 11-Sep-2014 18:08
Send private message

I'd say 400km a day, sustained, is pretty much impossible on a 125cc bike.  So your assumption is reasonable... probably the mechanic just entered it wrong when doing the inspection.

RunningMan
6108 posts

Uber Geek


  #1126699 11-Sep-2014 18:39
Send private message

Look at the graph of the odometer history - it's usually easy to spot the value that's a typo.

Common ones are not knowing if it's gone round the clock, so missing the leading digit, or being out by a factor of 10 due to the last dial reading a decimal place.

 
 
 
 


pmkhoi

34 posts

Geek


  #1126702 11-Sep-2014 18:50
Send private message

Updated the odo graph. Thanks, so for now I can say that 80% that it is a from the carjam aye. So let say I'm going to take it, so is there anyway for me to correct the info on the carjam website or it will be there forever ?

RunningMan
6108 posts

Uber Geek


  #1126724 11-Sep-2014 19:12
Send private message

From memory, there's info on the carjam site near the odo data that advises who to contact for correction.

scuwp
3326 posts

Uber Geek


  #1126759 11-Sep-2014 20:27
Send private message

Inspectors often get the odo reading wrong or is simply a keying error.




Always be yourself, unless you can be Batman, then always be the Batman



ilovemusic
1320 posts

Uber Geek


  #1126866 11-Sep-2014 23:07
Send private message

there is bad info on carjam and it's near impossible to make corrections.

Jase2985
9955 posts

Uber Geek

Lifetime subscriber

  #1127279 12-Sep-2014 15:13
Send private message

scuwp: Inspectors often get the odo reading wrong or is simply a keying error.


if it just up like that then the next reading it jumps back down its normally due to the above.

nothing on carjam is 100% accurate

 
 
 
 


pmkhoi

34 posts

Geek


  #1128461 14-Sep-2014 18:14
Send private message

Yeah, thanks guys, I'll ignore the odo info on carjam website then 

Create new topic




News »

Amazon introduces new Echo devices
Posted 25-Sep-2020 11:56


Mad Catz introduces new S.T.R.I.K.E. 13 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
Posted 25-Sep-2020 11:34


Vodafone NZ upgrades international submarine network
Posted 25-Sep-2020 09:09


Jabra announces wireless noise-cancelling airbuds, upgrade existing model
Posted 24-Sep-2020 14:43


Nokia 3.4 to be available in New Zealand
Posted 24-Sep-2020 14:34


HP announces new HP ENVY laptops aimed at content creators
Posted 24-Sep-2020 14:02


Logitech introduce MX Anywhere 3
Posted 21-Sep-2020 21:17


Countdown unveils contactless shopping with new Scan&Go tech
Posted 21-Sep-2020 09:48


HP unveils new innovations for businesses adapting to rapidly evolving workstyles and workforces
Posted 17-Sep-2020 15:36


GoPro launches new HERO9 Black camera
Posted 17-Sep-2020 09:45


Telecommunications industry launches new 5G Facts website
Posted 17-Sep-2020 07:56


New Zealand ranks 3rd in world in GSMA index
Posted 15-Sep-2020 10:13


Trend Micro Security Suite adds web monitoring to prevent identity theft
Posted 14-Sep-2020 15:37


NVIDIA to acquire Arm for US$ 40 billion
Posted 14-Sep-2020 12:27


Epson launches its next gen A3+ colour EcoTank multi-function printer
Posted 10-Sep-2020 16:08



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.