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Hornet 250 - is it a grey import or not ?

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' at netrider.net.au started by doonx, May 31, 2006.

  1. Know a guy in Adelaide who is very interested in getting a Hornet250 and he asked if it was an import. I didn't know.



    If not, when did Honda stop making it ?
     
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  2. Yep it's grey import only - and they're actually still making them in Japan.
     
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  3. Mine is a grey import. but its not grey its black. !
    Might be going for sale still if I get the right price as i know they are like hens teeth.
     
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  4. What, totally redundant?
     
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  5. Just very expensive to find without damage or high k's for under 6k
     
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  6. Hens' teeth = rare.
    Tits on a bull = redundant.

    You're welcome :grin:
     
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  7. You have a rare way with words, Loz

    Two only on Bikesales, one dear and one alarmingly cheap
    http://snipurl.com/r5ef
     
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  8. This from the comments of the second bike may explain it's cheapness

     
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  9. Crazy thing is a 2006 model 250 Hornet (with fuel injection) is only around $6,000 brand new in Japan - yet here that's the price for a 10 year old import.
     
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  10. yeah i went onto the jap honda site and got just over 6K for a brand new hornet.... sucks that we have to pay 7990 for a vtr250. If they starting importing them theyd charge the same as some of the base 600's i reckon..
    can u import new bikes into aus, if u say have a mate in japan??
     
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  11. Yeh and $8500 for one at Sumoto...... :roll:
     
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  12. No, but if you lived in Japan for a year (and rode it for a year) you'd be allowed to bring it home with you.
     
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  14. That's a nice looking 250 Tash..... makes me think again about what a blue 600 would look like with wheels some colour other than black.....
     
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  15. Im happy to keep my Hornet, most fun Ive had sitting on my arse.
    Then later im getting the big 900 hornbag. Cant wait
     
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