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Old 23 Jan 2007
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KTM dealer Mendosa,Ar.

Hola Amigos,

We will be in Mendosa in a couple of days and need tires and a few parts
for our 950 Adventure. Any information on the location of a KTM dealer and
or tire dealers would be helpful.

thanks Max
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Hi Max,

Not sure on KTM delaers in Argentina (so this post may not be so useful to you!) but I do know that there are a few in Chile. Santiago for sure has a dealer, the importer in is Chillan (about 400k's south of Santiago) and I've just ordered 2 air filters form the dealer here in Puerto Montt (they will come overnight from Chillan). I also noticed he had a pair of OEM Scorpions in stock though the rear was 156,000 (about $300!) I paid $100 for a Metzler MT20 (or 21, I can't remember now) in Puerto Montt (same deal, was shipped from the importer in Chillan) and my mate has just paid about $200 for a tyre in Coyhaique (shipped in from Santiago).

So if you doin't have any luck in Mendoza, my advice would be head to Santiago or Chillan. When we were in BA I saw a 140/80/18 Scorpion A/T on a shop shelf so for sure they should be available in Argentina.

Like I say, I'm in Puerto Montt, heading south for Futulefu to meet back up with my mate Jase then up to El Bolson and Bariloche. Let me know if you need any more help.


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Mark & Bonnie

You must be catching me up!

I'm in Santiago for a couple of days, going to collect a pair of badly needed new tyres for mine tomorrow morning from Carlos Ramirez, who is one of only two Continental importers for South America! His email is carlos@mototurismo.cl, and I think he'd have info re. KTM dealers also. Serviced the GS myself in Calama a couple of days ago, so barring any problems I'm going to be dealer-free from now on.

Did you come down via. Bolivia (Uyuni/San Pedro) or Arica?
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TopMoto in mendoza had a good selection of tyres. they are mentioned in several posts on here, with thier address listed.
DonĀ“t know if they had scorpions but had tyres for big beemers so worth a try.

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