KR250S parts for sale in Japan...

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KR250S parts for sale in Japan...

Post by James P » Thu May 26, 2016 2:59 am

I noticed this bike wrecker in Japan advertising assorted KR250S parts, including an engine, carbs, bodywork etc.:

http://sellinglist.auctions.yahoo.co.jp ... #localnavi

May be of interest to someone.

Also, this seller has some KR250S parts: http://sellinglist.auctions.yahoo.co.jp ... 1&slider=0


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Re: KR250S parts for sale in Japan...

Post by dougindoors » Thu May 26, 2016 4:07 pm

I so want those A2 cranks, any ideas how to buy from yahoo japan?
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Re: KR250S parts for sale in Japan...

Post by StrokerBoy » Fri May 27, 2016 10:13 am

I've bought loads of stuff from Japan Doug, though not for a while. I used a 'middleman' service called FromJapan though there are lots of others now.

Never had any problems, though it depends what you buy. I've tended to stick to small-ish lightweight items (see below). A mate of mine (against my advice) bought a complete 3XV engine and it cost him a grand to get it home.

Even little stuff can get expensive : winning bid price + domestic shipping + international shipping + FromJapan fees + currency conversion charges + import duty + Parcelforce fee. But where else can you find this stuff ?

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Post by maccas » Fri May 27, 2016 12:06 pm

Like Tim, I have also used FromJapan and have found them very good.

You can reduce the value of your items that they write on the customs form too to avoid paying customs fees.

For example say you won something for 10000 yen, mark it as 100 yen and also mark it as a gift. You won't pay customs fees then.

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Re: KR250S parts for sale in Japan...

Post by James P » Sat Jun 04, 2016 5:54 am

dougindoors wrote:I so want those A2 cranks, any ideas how to buy from yahoo japan?
Doug,

Tim's and Dan's advice is good. Also...I haven't used FromJapan, but am aware that some agents won't send certain parts (e.g. fuel tanks, carbs, exhausts, shock absorbers etc.). Some of these agents won't allow you to bid on such items, which I suppose is fine. However, I have heard stories of other agents allowing you to buy things and then telling you they won't send them, meaning that you waste your money! Make sure you fully research any agent's policies and ask questions before using them!

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Re: KR250S parts for sale in Japan...

Post by dougindoors » Sat Jun 04, 2016 7:02 pm

StrokerBoy wrote:I've bought loads of stuff from Japan Doug, though not for a while. I used a 'middleman' service called FromJapan though there are lots of others now.

Never had any problems, though it depends what you buy. I've tended to stick to small-ish lightweight items (see below). A mate of mine (against my advice) bought a complete 3XV engine and it cost him a grand to get it home.

Even little stuff can get expensive : winning bid price + domestic shipping + international shipping + FromJapan fees + currency conversion charges + import duty + Parcelforce fee. But where else can you find this stuff ?

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1984 Kawasaki KR250A
no projects, OOPS!1987 Kawasaki AR125B4
Every 2 in 1 poeple are schizophrenic
If you can not fix it with a hammer it must be electrical
2 Smokey and they bandit

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