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Offline Lee87H

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Laverda parts on Ebay USA
« on: November 22, 2019, 13:12 »
A friend is selling her late husbands stock of Laverda parts most are NOS,  check them out
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Re: Laverda parts on Ebay USA
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2019, 15:42 »
Hamm's Cycle?
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Re: Laverda parts on Ebay USA
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2019, 15:54 »
Not much there though,.,mind you US postage and import tax, makes buying prohibitive to UK
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Re: Laverda parts on Ebay USA
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2019, 19:11 »
Hamm's Cycle?
Yes Jim , Ham's widow has a mountain of stuff to go through, I guess Hammie was quite the horder, so keep an eye on her store, there is more to come.
74 3-C
78 1000 3-CL
66 Montesa 250 Impala
74 Bultaco 250 Pursang
74 Bultaco 360 Pursang
79 Bultaco 350 Sherpa T
00 Buell 1200 Cyclone

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Re: Laverda parts on Ebay USA
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2019, 19:15 »
Not much there though,.,mind you US postage and import tax, makes buying prohibitive to UK
Is there any way around the import tax Shaun?
74 3-C
78 1000 3-CL
66 Montesa 250 Impala
74 Bultaco 250 Pursang
74 Bultaco 360 Pursang
79 Bultaco 350 Sherpa T
00 Buell 1200 Cyclone

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Re: Laverda parts on Ebay USA
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2019, 20:18 »
Difficult Lee, sometimes through Ebays Global shipping scheme it gives you a guaranteed price of import duty.

Luckily Canada while we at least are still in the EEC is tariff free (maybe an upper limit) from Wolfgangs" parts .

So I suppose one could post to a mate in Canada then ship to UK? But that's a pain.

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Re: Laverda parts on Ebay USA
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2019, 22:03 »
You could send them to Asia and have them loaded with 39 people into a shipping container bound for England....... hold your nose when opening the doors though.
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Re: Laverda parts on Ebay USA
« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2019, 03:42 »
I thought the HC Mondial pistons were interesting.
Agreed but supplied w/o rings & no guarantee.
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Re: Laverda parts on Ebay USA
« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2019, 04:05 »
So a set of nos hc pistons for under $200 is no good?
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Re: Laverda parts on Ebay USA
« Reply #10 on: November 23, 2019, 04:24 »
So a set of nos hc pistons for under $200 is no good?

Depends what you want to use them for. The old Mondial slugs might make a nice bar ornament for the man-cave.  ;)

Piston technology has improved in the last half-century. So if you're in the market for pistons to put in an engine, you'd be better off with something stronger, lighter, with low friction coating non the skirt, ceramic coating on the crown, etc.

Most bikes of the 40+ year vintage are looking for a re-bore by now. So there's probably not much demand for standard sized pistons anyway, unless you're re-sleeving.

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Re: Laverda parts on Ebay USA
« Reply #11 on: November 23, 2019, 06:48 »
New liners are readily available.
I have had several fitted to my rebuilt engines.
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Re: Laverda parts on Ebay USA
« Reply #12 on: November 23, 2019, 17:38 »
I think the stock pistons have done well over the years, not everyone has $8-900 for a set of pistons,
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Re: Laverda parts on Ebay USA
« Reply #13 on: November 23, 2019, 19:31 »
Lee-Valid point but as bidding is at $200 (w/ shipping) and a good ring set will be another $250 or so, we'll see how solid of a deal the bare pistons are. Far better tech for a few hundred more w/ a guarantee seems a no-brainer. That being said I hope the seller gets $$ from the auction as she seems quite nice from her F-Book posts & I certainly appreciate her situation.
« Last Edit: November 24, 2019, 16:19 by IAG »
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Re: Laverda parts on Ebay USA
« Reply #14 on: November 23, 2019, 21:36 »
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Not much there though,.,mind you US postage and import tax, makes buying prohibitive to UK

Same thing for Canada. Buying from Korea and China is way more cheaper, especially for purchasing Electronics or Motorcycle Piston... whatever, Vs USA where China is usually FREE shipping to Canada.

Go figure when the US is just a stone throw away across the boarder. Shipping from the UK to Canada is tolerable but should be cheaper. There is presently an on going Class Action law suite against USA UPS & Fedex for over charging Canadians absorbent Brokerage Fee's. I have received some rebate $'s dating back to 2003 after purchasing items from the States. Stay away from UPS and Fedex when ordering from the States. USPS parcel delivery is best. Japan mail and shipping is not any better then the USA.

As mentioned, you can purchase items through Wolfgang CA with reasonable Import/Export Brokerage chargers as he has an Import/Export license, or he knows what he's doing, in regards to shipping costs from the US or anywhere in the world.

A Brokerage Fee should not cost more then 2 or 3 dollars for filling out the forum - Not 15% of the cost of an item. I did Free Brokerage shipping parts Internationally - Simple task in your local Post Office and you don't have to be a Broker to do it.

I resonantly had to buy a small specific coil spring from Texas costing $8 which I could not find in Canada - Then cost me $30 more in shipping and it delivered in an envelope - eBay crap or *&^% !

Suspect there maybe a $10,000 limit for each transaction before Custom's become suspicious and investigate then demand more Tax ?

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RED, as an international importer and shipper. He should be more familiar with this scenario then I.
« Last Edit: November 24, 2019, 04:38 by Laverda SF »
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