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Old 06-29-2015, 10:41 AM   #1
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Paulson's in Lacey

Has anyone bought a bike from Paulson's in Lacey?

Good, Bad, Indifferent?
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Old 06-29-2015, 12:20 PM   #2
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A buddy has bought a few bikes from them, always seemed happy with the process.
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Old 06-30-2015, 12:58 PM   #3
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I bought my ZX14R new from them - Costco discount.

I also bought a lightly used ZX10R this last Dec. - Xmas gift to myself, because I've been good

They seemed fair, I have never used them except to purchase those 2 bikes.

My buddy also bought a brand new, in the crate Connie from them - also a Costco deal.

Sales gal's name was Kari, she seemed pretty cool.
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Old 06-30-2015, 03:58 PM   #4
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I bought my Kawi Meanstreak from them and got a fair deal.
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Old 06-30-2015, 04:58 PM   #5
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Thanks for the info everyone.
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Old 06-30-2015, 07:16 PM   #6
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My buddy also bought a brand new, in the crate Connie from them - also a Costco deal.
So how does the Connie-in-a-Crate Costco deal work?

My 1995 Connie came from Paulson's but I'm not the original owner.
It came with gobs of receipts including the original dealer invoice.
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Old 06-30-2015, 10:00 PM   #7
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It was right after I had bought my ZX14R, and I convinced my buddy to buy his dream bike - a C14.

We went to Paulsons, to "just look". He couldn't find one in the color he wanted, then they mentioned that the had one in the back that was still in the crate.

Just for kicks, he negotiate their lowest price - already fair, with no set up or bs dealer fees. Then I quietly mentioned to him to ask for the Costco price. They dropped it another $1,000 After that it was a done deal



He couldn't be happier - he that bike.
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They're probably a lot more motivated to make deals these days after losing their Suzuki franchise that they had forever.

They were overextended, got called on it and went bankrupt here a short while back.

They've since downsized considerably and carry only Kawasaki now.
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Interesting. Thanks for the info.

Does anyone know the reason they pulled out of Lakewood and Tacoma(Hilltop) in the late 80's?

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They're probably a lot more motivated to make deals these days after losing their Suzuki franchise that they had forever.

They were overextended, got called on it and went bankrupt here a short while back.

They've since downsized considerably and carry only Kawasaki now.
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Old 07-01-2015, 05:05 PM   #10
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Interesting. Thanks for the info.

Does anyone know the reason they pulled out of Lakewood and Tacoma(Hilltop) in the late 80's?
I'm sure that was part of a Hail Mary attempt to avoid total foreclosure.

Things were looking pretty grim for them for a while.
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Old 07-03-2015, 08:09 PM   #11
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I bought my Bandit 1200 for a good deal in 97 and my 01 DRZ in 02 from them. The cool thing was that they had all the armor and bars I needed in stock for the DRZ which I bought before leaving with the bike.
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