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A Friend and I are planning to take a trip north in the next few weekends to look for some used sled dealer ships and the internet isnt much help..

was wondering if you can help me..

I live in windsor ontario..

heading to chatam and london..

any surrounding places are greatly appreciated..thank you
 

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Persoally I would go the extra mile and drive up to Minden Ont. You can stay at the Highlands Motel and there are at least a dozen places to check out with a big inventory of used sleds within a short distance from there. Most of these guys are high volume and good people to deal with.
 

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You'll be driving past many Skidoo dealers (Asuming that's what you're looking for given your avatar.) on your way to Minden or Toroto. Start with Renauds in Harrow. Then the one in Tillbury. Can't remember the name.
Actually just go to the Skidoo web site and do a dealer locator search.
That'll list all of them.
Look for Andrews in St. Thomas, Cando near Woodstock, Lockharts in Courtland near Tillsonburg, Blue Sky in New Hamburg, Vincent's in Ayr, That's all that I know in my area.
Good Luck.

Jeff
 

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well i got 2 polaris's for sale cheap,they both have this years trail permits they are ready to go and they are in great shape.i'll even throw in the trailer for the right price lol.make me an offer
 

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Spend some time looking south of the border
I have some sites that are worth checking out
You will have to PM me for them as I don't want to tick anyone off
 

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by the time you pay duty and tax it is probably cheaper to buy them up here.not to mention the trouble at the border.
 

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about that south of the border post..there are some crazy fricken sales down there michigan and crap but duty and everything adds up and it will cost about exactly the same and hten driving down there to pcik it up..I just dont think its worth it
 

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i would look into that very closly.i know that the big 3 auto makers are duty free under nafta.but i would call canada customs on sleds.i have a panflet that i got when i brought a car back a few years ago.and it says snowmobiles and boats including personal watercrafts are not exempt from duty charges.but it is a few years old it may have changed by now.but call and check yourself,don't just take someones word for it.that would really suck you think you got a deal,get to the border and have to pay duty.it would end up costing more by the time its all done.acording to the info i have duty free is only for ford g.m or chrysler.last i checked they don't make sleds.so buyer beware forsure.
 

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i would look into that very closly.i know that the big 3 auto makers are duty free under nafta.but i would call canada customs on sleds.i have a panflet that i got when i brought a car back a few years ago.and it says snowmobiles and boats including personal watercrafts are not exempt from duty charges.but it is a few years old it may have changed by now.but call and check yourself,don't just take someones word for it.that would really suck you think you got a deal,get to the border and have to pay duty.it would end up costing more by the time its all done.acording to the info i have duty free is only for ford g.m or chrysler.last i checked they don't make sleds.so buyer beware forsure.[/b]

I did it last year and got a great deal duty free
 

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well i did alot of research into it today,and i don't think that the deals are that great after you factor in all expenses involved,plus the hassel with paperwork and everything else.some peeps might get a smooth transaction.but believe me when i tell ya not all are that easy.i used to be a truck driver for 17 years,and i had border proceedures down to a science.and 7 out of 10 loads go through without a problem but its the other 3 that can take hours to sort out.i myself would rather spend a few hundred bucks more and buy something right here where i don't have any hassel,except standing in line at the ministry.now i looked at several 2003 revs in the u.s today and the cheapest one i found was a 03 rev for 3500 bucks.i know where there is 1 sitting right now for 4100 cdn.so wheres the deal just with the exchange rate alone the one in the us is 4200 cdn.and i havn't even added on border charges and tax yet.so with all expenses in with out fuel and lodging or meals =4998cdn. the one in ontario is only going to cost me 4674 taxes in. imo. its the right place at the right time and make sure all your ducks are in a row forsure.and always make sure you add in all expenses involved.
 

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well i did alot of research into it today,and i don't think that the deals are that great after you factor in all expenses involved,plus the hassel with paperwork and everything else.some peeps might get a smooth transaction.but believe me when i tell ya not all are that easy.i used to be a truck driver for 17 years,and i had border proceedures down to a science.and 7 out of 10 loads go through without a problem but its the other 3 that can take hours to sort out.i myself would rather spend a few hundred bucks more and buy something right here where i don't have any hassel,except standing in line at the ministry.now i looked at several 2003 revs in the u.s today and the cheapest one i found was a 03 rev for 3500 bucks.i know where there is 1 sitting right now for 4100 cdn.so wheres the deal just with the exchange rate alone the one in the us is 4200 cdn.and i havn't even added on border charges and tax yet.so with all expenses in with out fuel and lodging or meals =4998cdn. the one in ontario is only going to cost me 4674 taxes in. imo. its the right place at the right time and make sure all your ducks are in a row forsure.and always make sure you add in all expenses involved.[/b]
Just found an 03 rev 600 for 2850 us and he is willing to negotiate. That is 3420 cdn plus 230 plus taxes puts it under 4150 cdn for a savings of 525 less gas (100) 425. I know guys riding who would have to work a week to take that home. Might be worth a day/weekend and a road trip
 
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