Trying to import a KTM, finally gave up

Discussion in 'Canada' started by jackr, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. Rockwell

    Rockwell Been here awhile

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    It's a bit of a joke. I imported my 2007 990 in 2009. I couldn't import an '08 because it wasn't on the RIV list.

    KTM is also doing something similar with parts. I use to order a bunch of stuff from KTMtwins, but now they are not allowed to ship parts to Canada, I suspect for the same reason (to keep Canadians paying higher prices). Now, with parts, I order from cheapcycleparts.com, who have really decent prices on KTM parts, and I get them shipped to a shipping agent in Lewiston, NY (I live in Hamilton). The shipping agent keeps your packages for as long as you need to pick them up, and they only charge you $5 per package.
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  2. chilco charlie

    chilco charlie Adventurer

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    Oops just bought a 2011 ktm 990 advent in Washington..... Am I fucked.?
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  3. Hockeygod

    Hockeygod Been here awhile

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    Is it on the www.riv.ca list?
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  4. Lornce

    Lornce Lost In Place

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    Depends who you ask.

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  5. Deuce

    Deuce Crazy Canuck

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    I can lend you some Vaseline. :1drink
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  6. Steve G.

    Steve G. Long timer

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    Before or after you try to bring it into Canada?
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  7. Domiken

    Domiken Been here awhile

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    Can you register in a US state, get plates and drive it to Canada? (worst case scenario)?
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  8. farmerger

    farmerger Snowed in Adventurer

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    Call these guys. Been told they can get it in but they are not cheap, last I heard it was around $1000. Good luck.
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  9. Holaday

    Holaday Man of Leisure

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    Let us know how you make out with getting it in to Canada
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  10. kalahari-k

    kalahari-k Kalahari-K

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    I spoke with them a few months ago and felt confident I could import a post 2007 KTM with them. Haven't done it because my DR 650 is outstanding for my needs. Call them - I doubt you're f---'d. Will cost some, but still a relative deal. Good luck, let us know.
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