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what can i do if i was sold the wrong bike?

Discussion in 'Politics, Laws, Government & Insurance' at netrider.net.au started by Filo01, Sep 7, 2007.

  1. i'm just wandering if i could take any legal action if i was sold the wrong bike? i was told i bought a cbr250rr 1992 model(says all of this on my paper work), but i have a nagging feeling i was sold a cbr250r(they just moded the body kit/breaks) i checked the import plates, they say the bike is cbr250r, but the chassis number says the bike is a cbr250rr(l)

    I'm bring it into anther mechs this weekend, if i find out it's not the bike i wanted/told, could i force them to give my money back? just want to make sure, so i can start the paper work up now.


     
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  2. Put a picture up for us. Basically, the RR has twin front brakes, the R has single. Many of the Rs have had their fairings jazzed up and they all say RR - I know, very misleading. It's possible that they made an error on the plate, but it's very suspicious. Perhaps they put the bike together from a couple of written-off bikes :?:
     
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  3. Do we dare ask where you bought it? Should we guess :roll:???
     
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  4. Other than the twin front brakes and different fairings what else was different between the CBR250R and RR models?

    Found this




    Do you have 5 or 6 gears because wikipedia seems to suggest the single R has only 5 gears?
     
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  5. I don't really want to give them a bad name till i find out for sure.

    yah i was talking to a mate about it this morning & i was told a few cbr250r's were changed to duel front, after importing, my cbr has 2 front break.

    the main reason i want to know is i have a tyga kit i ordered coming in, if i find the bike isn't correct i'm gona go down to the dealer & force them to give my money back, or a new bike & then stomp the salesman out.

    quik edit,

    chassis number = mc221055516
     
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  6. MC22 = CBR250RR
     
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  7. Yes, you can take action if what your received wasn't what you were led to believe it was. (if you need further help pm, my bro knows this stuff)
     
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  8. Filo everybody told you in this forum not to buy from certain shop. Go there wearing your work uniform and see what happens. I bet they will cooperate.

    Will
     
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  9. +1 u have a CBR 250 RR, frame If u post some picks with the bottom+cowl fairing off im sure we can make out any sus parts.
     
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  10. i'll try to get some pics up tomorrow, can't find my camera atm. can't use my left arm atm >< freaking just sprained it good
     
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  11. Import plates can be confusing, on them, the official name of a
    "double r" is "cbr250r"
    and an "single r" is shown as "cbr250".

    Don't stress, there's a very good chance you've ended up with the correct thing. So, how many gears DO you have?

    +1 If you have the straight swingarm on the rear
    and the frame with the straight beam from the footpeg to the steering,
    it's a "single r",
    __hr_CBR250R.

    if you have the big curve in the right hand side of the swingarm
    and the "kink" section in the frame
    it's a "rr".
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  12. those pics :(
    i miss my CBR
     
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  13. So he bought it off Sumoto world of 250's?
     
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  14. Sumoto, The first time I walked in there I had a very bad feeling. Never went back there again and then I started to hear bad things about them...

    I think what will give away most if your bike is a R or RR is the swing arm and the number of gears....
     
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  15. If the goods are not "as described", you have a legal right to a refund under law.
    Consumer affairs would help if the shop didn't come to the party.
     
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  16. It seems at this stage everything is pointing to it still being a CBR250RR MC22
     
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  17. dude.

    its been 5 days since Hotcam posted, with enough info to pretty much definately work out if you have an "r" or a "rr".

    so work it out already, and let us know!!

    im curious :grin:
     
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  18. Me too. :grin:
     
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  19. Hmm...

    I'll mention one word - Whirlpool...
     
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  20. Don´t start it yet.

    Will
     
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