POST 1988 Bikes

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Regulations

Process

Costs

Full Model Listing


Regulations

Before you purchase your bike you need to be aware of theFederal Regulations effecting the importation of your bike.

Individuals CANNOT apply to import Vehicles manufactured on or after 01/01/1996(except in special circumstances),however approved companies known as Registered Automotive Workshops (RAWs) may import a limited range of used vehicles on behalf of individuals.

Please be aware that vehicles imported by RAWs must undergo a range of modifications and maintenance procedures to ensure that they meet minimum safety and environmental standards and this must be carried out by the RAWS engineer. This is called compliance and you will be charged for this work and the costs of importation.

You cannot import custom or modified vehicles into Australia. Bikes must be stock standard (the way they left the factory).

Process

  1. Research, Research, Research
  2. Make sure the bike is USED (been registered in the USA) and the seller has the original Certificate of Title. You CANNOT import a new bike
  3. Purchase your vehicle in the US
  4. Complete and return Geezers paperwork and required documents
  5. Once received Geezers will submit the Vehicle Import Application
  6. Leave the rest to us
  7. Allow approximately 12 weeks from the time the bike arrives at our depot in LA till the time the bike has been complied.

Costs

Shipping LA to Brisbane:

  • Bikes: $1,500
  • Trikes: $2,000

Government fees:

  • Customs & Quarantine Attendance charge:  $410
  • GST: 10% (Calculated on the total cost of acquiring the vehicle at the time it arrives in Australia converted to AU$ (plus Govt. fees & charges)
  • Duty: 5% (Only applies to vehicles NOT manufactured in the USA)

Compliance:

Geezers only use accredited specialist VIP transport companies to collect your bike from customs and transport it to and from the engineer for compliance: $248
The cost of compliance varies by model depending on the number of components that need to be changed and the cost of these components together with the time taken for the remove, refit and testing.

Compliance includes: Import Approval,  All work must be done by our engineer with no exceptions.

Compliance cost: From $2,500.

 

Optional:

  • Port to Port Transit Insurance from $375
  • US Transport - We only use the most reputable domestic US vehicle transporters available and are able to collect the bike almost anywhere in the USA. If you would like a quote just provide us with the collection Location and Zip Code.
  • QLD customers only: We are able to assist with roadworthy & registration of your bike on arrival at our workshop.

Further Information

Full Model Listing

The following are the ONLY Post 1988 bikes that our engineer can comply. IF IT IS NOT ON THE LIST, WE CANNOT IMPORT IT. The range is ever expanding so it is best to keep an eye on it.

MakeModelsFromToCost
AMERICAN IRONHORSECLASSIC01/01/2000Current$ 3,000
 LEGEND  $ 3,000
 TEXAS CHOPPER  $ 3,000
 STALKER01/01/199931/12/2004NEW MODEL (TBC
BIG BEARCHOPPER VENOM  $ 3,000
BIG DOGBULL DOG01/09/1997Current$ 3,000
 MASTIFF01/09/2000Current$ 3,000
 COYOTE  $ 3,000
 RIDGEBACK01/01/2004Current$ 3,000
 MUTT  $ 3,000
BIMOTAYB9 SRI01/01/199631/12/1998$ 3,500
 SB601/01/199431/12/1998$ 3,500
BOOM TRIKELOW RIDER  $ 3,500
BOSS HOSSTrike199004/2003$ 3,500
 BHC301/01/00Current$ 3,500
CALIFORNIA SIDE CARTRIKE  $ 3,000
DUCATI85101/01/198931/12/1992$ 3,000
 88801/01/198931/12/1993$ 3,000
 907IE01/01/199031/01/1993$ 3,000
 996, 996R (H2)01/01/199831/12/2004$ 3,000
 998, 998S, 998R, 998FE (H2)01/01/199831/12/2004$ 3,000
 1098, 1098S, 1098R (H7)01/01/2007Current$ 3,000
 1198, 1198S, 1198R, 1198SP(H7)01/01/2007Current$ 3,000
 Diavel01/06/2010Current$ 3,000
 GT100001/10/2003Current$ 3,000
 MULTISTRADA 120001/01/2010Current$ 2,500
 STREETFIGHTER, STREETFIGHTER S01/01/2007Current$ 3,000
 MONSTER01/01/1993Current$ 3,000
EXCLELSIOR HENDERSONSUPER X01/12/199831/12/1999$ 3,000
GG TAURUSTaurus Trike  $ 4,000
GG TECHNICTAURUS TRIKE01/04/2010Current$ 4,000
HONDAVALKYRIE RUNE (NRX1800)01/01/200331/12/2005$ 3,000
 VFR120001/06/2009Current$ 3,000
 Gold Wing GL180001/01/200131/12/2010$ 3,000
INDIANCHIEF, SCOUT, SPIRIT01/01/199931/12/2003$ 3,000
 CHIEF 201/01/2006Current$ 2,500
KAWASAKIVULCAN (VN800)01/01/199931/12/2006$ 3,000
 VULCAN (VN 1600)01/01/2003Current$ 3,000
 VULCAN (VN2000)01/01/200431/12/2010$ 3,000
MOTOR TRIKEGOLDWING (GL1800)01/01/2001Current$ 3,500
 VROD TRIKE01/01/200231/12/2006$ 3,500
NORTONCOMMANDO (961)01/01/2010Current$ 3,000
REWACORF1  $ 3,500
SAXON HOTDOGSPECTRE  $ 3,000
SUZUKIGSX-R1000 (K8)01/01/200731/12/2008$ 2,500
THUNDER MOUNTAIN CUSTOMBLACK HAWK01/01/200331/12/2007$ 3,500
ULTRA MOTORCYCLE COMPANYGroundpounder  $ 3,000
VICTORYVegas - Zach Ness, Arlen Ness, Vegas, Jackpot, 8-Ball, Low  $ 2,500
YAMAHAV-MAX (3UF)01/01/198931/05/2008$ 2,500
 V-MAX (VMX17)01/06/2008Current$ 2,500
 R1 GEN 201/11/2008Current$ 2,500
 R6  YZF-R601/01/1999Current$ 2,500
 XV1900 (XV1900A, Roadliner, RoadlinerS,roadliner Midnight, Custom Raider, Custom Raider S, Raider SCL01/01/2006Current$ 3,000

 

I would like to thank you for importing my 1970...

Andrew Suckling

Showroom Office

1/17 Randall Street, Slacks Creek, QLD 4127
Gold Coast Australia

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