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How do you identify a Australian model from a grey?

Discussion in 'Bike Reviews, Questions and Suggestions' at netrider.net.au started by huzey, Aug 23, 2006.

  1. As you know, I'm looking at CBR250RRs. I've come accross one that seems at a great price and looks good

    It's a CBR250RR with just over 50,000 km's, i've talked around, and as long as it's been maintained, it should be fine. It looks pretty, minor scratchings (hard to find a 250 that hasnt been dropped...)

    My problem is now, understanding if it's a Aussie model, the owner sais it is, but how can I be sure before I go and drive and hour to see it?

    Ps, anyone in Newcastle/Sydney who would be able to help me pick up a bike and inspect it mechanically for me? I'd be happy to pay and shout you a beer and sell you the cheapest computers in Newcastle ^__^



    Thanks all!
     
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  2. I think you should be able to tell by the plate with the VIN number on it. If it has a "compliance" plate it's an import.
     
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  3. How do you identify a Australian model from a grey?

    Well, an 'Australian model' is a tall slim female, usually blonde, and with a 'home town girl' sort of look.

    A 'Grey' is a three foot tall alien, bald and grey, with large round eyes, that abducts people for hideous sexual experiments.
     
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  4. I see, sorry but I'm a newbie....here's the details of it...can you help me out?

    Reference Code 13CP-086-107

    Registration No. UKE 24

    It also sais

    "Road Worthy Certificate No"

    What does this mean?
     
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  5. ring him up, get the VIN number, engine number and all that jargon, then ring up Vic Roads and do a security check on it (free, just don't ask for a printout) and they'll tell you if it's complianced or sold in Aus.
     
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  6. I was hoping the thread was gonna be about Elle MacPherson too. :cool:
     
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