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2017 TW 200 for sale (SOLD)

Hi, I am selling my 2017 TW200. The bike has 345 miles on it most are road miles. The bike has a rear rack, hand guards and a Shinko SR 241 front tire. It has had two oil changes sofar. The bike was keep indoors and is like new. It is listed on Craigslist I am asking $3500.00 for it. The bike was sold.

https://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/mcy/d/yamaha-tw-200/6575764595.html
 

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you may need a "California bike" to register it in SoCal??

Looking for one like this in SoCal! Wish you were closer.
Free bump for a nice bike


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you may need a "California bike" to register it in SoCal??
Hmmm, never heard that before. I had a tw from Arizona I registered here. Just registered a 07 Sportster from Idaho. All my BW bikes are from out of state. Is there some new law preventing me from registering a bike from out of state?


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I very well could be wrong (that's why I put the question marks) but I heard that there was a newer law there. Something to the effect that if it was under x miles it needed to be a native Cali bike (emission system wise). Someone who knows for sure will be along. I'm on the wrong coast to have to commit it to memory.

Hmmm, never heard that before. I had a tw from Arizona I registered here. Just registered a 07 Sportster from Idaho. All my BW bikes are from out of state. Is there some new law preventing me from registering a bike from out of state?
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Hmmm, never heard that before. I had a tw from Arizona I registered here. Just registered a 07 Sportster from Idaho. All my BW bikes are from out of state. Is there some new law preventing me from registering a bike from out of state?
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As a matter of fact, there is such a law. The California DMV considers a 49 state vehicle with less than 7,500 miles to be a new vehicle and will not allow registration without a California emissions sticker. This is to prevent someone from purchasing a new vehicle outside of California (and not meeting California emissions standards) and then bringing it into California.

(By the way, welcome to the forum OC - from a former Buckeye!)
 

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Hi, I am selling my 2017 TW200. The bike has 345 miles on it most are road miles. The bike has a rear rack, hand guards and a Shinko SR 241 front tire. It has had two oil changes sofar. The bike was keep indoors and is like new. It is listed on Craigslist I am asking $3500.00 for it.

https://tampa.craigslist.org/psc/mcy/d/yamaha-tw-200/6575764595.html
Wish you were closer to Miami/Fort Lauderdale (my shipping port toTurks &Caicos), I would love to add a third to my collection
 

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Been there and done that! To register the bike in CA as stated above at least must have 7,500 miles and be 7 or 10 years old (check the CA DMV website for the exact rules). I actually bought one that was originally purchased in CA and had the paperwork to prove it, the original buyers registered the bike in Oregon and brought it back to sell in CA, because out of state prices are lower due to the 49 state bikes. I took the paperwork in the the DMV and they said fine and I paid used tax etc-8 weeks later I received a letter from the DMV that stated my registration was suspended since it was an out of state bike. So back to the DMV 4 times, two times with the bike and twice without the bike. The DMV said I need a letter from Yamaha stating the bike was CA legal; so I get the letter and go back to the DMV for trip #5 and the DMV said who told you to get this letter since it's no good? I pointed to the clerk that told me to get the letter-who saw me then went on break; so I asked for the supervisor. The supervisor said the letter was no good and I would have to bring in the side panel with the emissions sticker-so trip #6, showed the letter from Yamaha, the original purchase paperwork from a SoCal dealer and the side panel-and the verdict was NO GOOD they needed to see the bike again! So trip #8 with the bike and after waiting 2 hours for the inspection (which was approved), back in line at the DMV for an hour and 1/2 and the bike was approved for CA registration. Me personally will never again purchase a bike that has been registered out of state, just too much hassle and 7 months to get it corrected.

SORRY for the long winded venting POST!
 

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By the way CA buyers be careful lots of TW200s on Craigs List with CA OHV Green stickers, which are harder to street register than my experience above. Once it's got a green sticker for OHV it's near impossible to register for street. There was even a seller on Craigs List stating rare out of state bike without CA smog canister, hopefully the buyer did not try and register in CA.
 

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Curious attitude when you consider that California is one of the last places on Earth where you can still catch the (black death) plague …..
 

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When buying a TW for use in Cali you should only buy currently registered and currently CA titled bikes. You can often get a great deal on an older TW in Cali that has been sitting because of all the back registration fees Cali forces you to pay but you have to take the bike out of state which for me is perfect because I'll never license anything in Kali
 

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You are correct- bikes with back dues in CA can be crazy. I learned the hard way, bought a bike that was last tagged 2003 and figured that it would have dropped out of the system, so 3 trips to the DMV and 1 trip to the CHP for inspection and Vin check, not too big a deal. As bikes usually drop off the system after 10 years; but that particular bike had $780 back fees and used tax and registration due, so a decent 1993 TW200 purchased for $1200 with over $900 in fees! Sold it here for $900 to a member in Oregon and took the $300 loss-live and learn.
 

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You are correct- bikes with back dues in CA can be crazy. I learned the hard way, bought a bike that was last tagged 2003 and figured that it would have dropped out of the system, so 3 trips to the DMV and 1 trip to the CHP for inspection and Vin check, not too big a deal. As bikes usually drop off the system after 10 years; but that particular bike had $780 back fees and used tax and registration due, so a decent 1993 TW200 purchased for $1200 with over $900 in fees! Sold it here for $900 to a member in Oregon and took the $300 loss-live and learn.
So I would license it in Arizona because they hand you the title etc on the spot, no mailing they have no address or residency requirements in fact you can license in AZ and use you CA address

No sales tax on private party sales and dirt cheap license fees including multi year reg options so you never make more than one trip to DMV

the only possible snag is AZ wants an AZ insurance policy but it's pretty simple to add a policy number through your existing insurer
 

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There is another snag; my neighbor who has a home in AZ and a 2nd home in CA registers all his vehicles in AZ due to lower costs-but he also has a AZ drivers license. He said if you are pulled over with a vehicle registered in AZ (or any other state besides CA) and have a CA drivers license you are subject to a fine of $10,000 and impound of the vehicle, because CA is desperate for tax dollars and says you are avoiding paying your fair share of taxes and vehicle registration.
 

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There is another snag; my neighbor who has a home in AZ and a 2nd home in CA registers all his vehicles in AZ due to lower costs-but he also has a AZ drivers license. He said if you are pulled over with a vehicle registered in AZ (or any other state besides CA) and have a CA drivers license you are subject to a fine of $10,000 and impound of the vehicle, because CA is desperate for tax dollars and says you are avoiding paying your fair share of taxes and vehicle registration.
I'd say goodbye to that CA drivers license they make it an easy decision for me
 

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I maintain my CA driver's license with property in both NV and AZ.
Current vehicles are registered in NV, since they are garaged here.
Insurance expects vehicles to be registered and insured in state where they are regularly garaged.
My 2012 Triumph was purchased in SoCal (no dealer in southern Nevada at the time), registered and insured in CA, but traveled between the 3 states.
 
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