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Old 10 Nov 2006
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Ever tried selling a bike in Chile?

Will be trying to sell an R1100GS in Chile in the next couple of months. Anyone been through this process got any advice? Riden it down from Colorado, great condition, '96 with 57k on the clock.

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Hey Dave,

Sounds like a it was a fun ride. Thinking of going the opposite direction so starting to look at bikes down south. Do you have an e-mail address so I can fire you an e-mail and get more details?

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Selling bike in Chile

Normally, used bikes can't be registered in Chile (i.e., a used bike originating outside of Chile). This is the result of a change in Chilean law about 1999 or so that protected Chilean new-bike dealers (and new-car dealers) from an influx of used vehicles from Asia. So it would appear that a non-Chilean-registered used-bike sale would not likely be sanctioned under Chilean regulations. Not certain how you might arrange the sale and title transfer if your title is in a US state or from another country, since it is unlikely to be recognized as a legal transfer in Chile. Maybe yes, maybe no, but if it can be made to work at all it will almost certainly remain a foreign-registered bike. If you are planning to "abandon" a decent KLR in southern Chile (southern Patagonia) we may be able to pay something for the salvage and accessories value - perhaps more than enough to get you back to your planet. Contact me at patagonia [at] ekit [dot] com .

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I am flying to quito on monday, i posted the same question a few days ago, someone recomended a sales broker, not exactly sure what that is but if you look under ¨selling thread¨ you will see the response i got, good luck and let me know if you figure anything out.
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