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Old 27 May 2005
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italian imports

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Does anyone know of anyone in the UK who imports good xt600s from Italy, and who will sell to the public?
Thanks Dave
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I bought one from a guy in Rugby his company is called UK Bikes. I got a good Tenere in need of a good service and tyres and an exhaust for £700. I found it on ebay

It needed registering which was very straight forward.Just get an MOT and complete a V55 and the V5 arrived in 5 days.

I will try and dig the number out. Your best bet is ebay IMHO.

CHARLES

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hello i just got a bike off ebay and it is an italian import xtz 660 for a £1000 1992 model with a new cargo bag on the back ,there are a few on ebay ,i would advise you to go and look at it first though this one is in great condition
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Hi - you could try Freddie Trott (google 'F C Trott'). I bought a bike off him a couple of years ago - fair dealer.

Otherwise I have a 3AJ for sale, look at recent post under 'bikes for sale'.

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I would be careful about buying a bike from FC Trott, he sold me a very well disguised dud. Cost me over a grand to get it sorted out and he refused to help at all.
See http://www.catchthepig.co.uk/the_bike.htm

Geoff
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Thanks for all your replies.
I am now sorted out with a very tidy late 1VJ.
The dealer has rebuilt the engine for me, and I pick it up on Saturday. So, expect rain this weekend!
Cheers Dave
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