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Old 08-17-2018, 01:18 PM
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Default I want this !!!! Gy6 tomahawk motorcycle

I may try and buy one with my taxes ! This is way cool and reasonable at about $900 per unit. Wonder how bad shipping is tho.

Replica of the v10 dodge tomahawk.

https://m.alibaba.com/product/608028...6.amp_showroom
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Not a cheap venture, but money could still be made if there is enough demand. Here's some estimates on cost. Side note: they don't appear to be EPA/DOT certified at this point. A 40'HQ container from Ningbo port to Detroit port is about 4200, with a freight forwarder. There will be additional customs fees. Looks like 78 will fit in a container. Approx. 70,000 in purchase, 4200 in shipping, and 7000 in fees, plus they need to be transported to from port to you or more likely a dealership to sell them. $2 a mile at around 1000 or so miles on container truck. $2000.

~$83000 to have 78 of them at the dealership. Plus labor for assembly as they are packed in crates. Ignore that for now to give a cost of approximately $1075 each in crate at location. \

Likely would list for sale at $2000 or more. Could break even after selling 42 of them at $2000. Of course there are other operating costs including the building itself, fuel, employees and such.

All is if they were EPA approved in the first place. It is possible the manufacturer would make an epa and DOT approved version. Would not be super hard because the GY6 is commonly imported as 49 state legal. Not sure how DOT would handle it since it has 4 wheels.

I've looked into stuff like this before, but found that within a few years, these products often turn up at local chinese atv and scooter dealers. Usually not worth it for a one off with shipping from China.

It is neat though.

Everything above is just estimates and guesses based on research I did a while ago, don't take any of it too seriously, I don't really know too much about this.
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1. How does he see out of that visor?
2. Why all the gear up top and then shorts?
3. It doesn't look comfortable (I'd want to wear a cup).
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hmm
it's sized like a kids toy (compared to the real deal that is)
and worse
it looks like a kids toy being all cheap plastic

Sooo I'm not sure you can find 20 people willing to spend 2k on that thing..
much less 43 to break even...

I wouldn't even pay the 900 really.
but if you really want one,
contact the seller and ask for a demo-unit (paid for of course) to make a decision about a palette or container
most are willing to ship a single piece ONCE no warranty no nothing, just the bike,
if you ask nicely enough (as long as you don't say that you're an "enduser" of course)

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The add says they will do only one unit which is why I was thinking about it. I’m gonna search me eBay also. Just maybe..........

There is actually quite a few YouTube videos. Looks cool to cruise around but downsized. Lol
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Ah viglink failed to forward me to alibaba and thus I haven't actually checked that link ..

good to know!

shipping and import taxes will still be "of considerable amount" let's say.. sooo
make sure you really want it.
I'd be a bit hesitant seeing the ads ..
but I was never a true fan of the tomahawk, so maybe that's an emotional thing really.

Anyways, good luck!

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I think I’d be better off buying ruckus clone or something. At least I’m positive those are street legal here in the states. And readily available.
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If I were you I would be happy enough with the epic builds in your garage.
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