Grey Import YZ250F's

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Has anyone bought a YZ250F from a non-franchised yamaha dealer? These are commonly referred to as a "grey import" in the UK.
If you have, are there any differences? ie jetting, suspension?

Are the japanese market bikes set up different to US bikes?
 

Hucker

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On the topic of "grey imports", any chance you want to box up a Mitsubishi Lancer EVO VI Zero Fighter for me??

I'll even pay shipping :p :p :p
 

Jon K.

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Uh. . . . Didn't the Japanese send a few of those over about fifty years ago?
 
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Hucker,
we get all the EVO's here from EVO I's at about £8-9000 right through to the new EVO VII's (£32,000) that came out a few months ago...I think those zero fighters new, were going for £40,000, they ain't cheap. (send me a cheque and I'll get one right to ya...)
I didn't think there was a particularly big market for turbo 4WD saloons in North America?

Its kind of the car to have for petrol heads:p

Do you get STI model Subaru's over there?

The grey import thing is a bit dodgy though as all the history is usually in Japanese and they love tunning so there are very few standard ones...;)
 

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OK, Theres some sort of AUTOMOBILE called a Mitsubishi Zero Fighter! If they sold it in the states (do they?) would they change the name?

I will wait for the Ford model Enola Gay!:p

Wonder how that one (the Ford E. G.) would sell in Japan?

Yeah, yeah, touchy Yanks!
 
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Gosh, if you're going through the trouble for a grey import, why not just get a Nissan Skyline GT-R?:cool:

One heck of a mean machine!!:p