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Old 06-21-2013, 02:50 AM   #185
Hot Stuff
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Originally Posted by 0theories View Post
Hey guys, I have some questions about having a bike in, and getting the bike to S. Korea (KLR650). ...
I'm no expert, but I have a friend that imported a Harley, intending to stay for only a couple of years, and they CRUSHED him with import duties - he had to pay the equivalent of $7000 USD in non-refundable import fees on a 2012 Harley Fat Boy. He would have been much better off buying used here and selling later, even if he took a substantial loss on the sale.

There may be a better way using Carnets and whatnot, I don't know much about going that route...there may be a time limit on thier validity.

Bottom line, do your homework and know what to expect before deciding to ship a bike here.
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