Yikes -million dollar shippiong charge


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Yikes -million dollar shippiong charge

Postby loopy » Thu Jul 02, 2015 4:54 am



Hooray I thought. I have found my needle jet holder part No 161660 MG9 004 for my 84 goldy - from southern Honda Powersports in Chattanooga.

Short lived when told over forum that will cost million dollars for shipping.

Yes - on their site that is exactly what it said.

Living in Australia I rang them at 10.30pm our time and spoke to spare parts. Yes -company policy not to ship outside USA.

Does anyone know where I could possibly try to get these parts. If I had a friend in USA I could ship to them then post to Australia - alas I don't anyone.



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Re: Yikes -million dollar shippiong charge

Postby Fatwing Chris » Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:13 am

Sorry can't help.I'm next door to the US in Canada and we get treated the same by most US companies.A lot of forum members aren't all for shipping to Canada either even though it's not really any different than shipping inside the US.Good luck,maybe someone will step up for you.
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Re: Yikes -million dollar shippiong charge

Postby Saintjude33 » Thu Jul 02, 2015 11:20 am

I don't want to volunteer for this until you find out what the shipping would be from US to you, but find that out, and some civilian may do you the solid.

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Re: Yikes -million dollar shippiong charge

Postby harvey01 » Thu Jul 02, 2015 3:58 pm

Can't a local Honda dealer locate it with the part number? Or can't a local Honda dealer get it shipped from Southernpowersports to him and then he sell to you?

Check the shipping charge from 23231in the USA to you and email me if you want to go that way. I am thinking this is a small part and would fit in a small priority US mail package, but UPS or FEDEX may be preferred. Email me at: hwilson723@comcast.net

I did not realize there are some 5 different models if Gold Wing for that year. You have to really go by engine serial number to find the correct needle jet holder and I never found a number that matched your part number---probably just looked in the wrong place. But the ones I did see were all Not Available from Honda.

If the deal with Southern can not be worked out you might try:

I have two other suggestions and the first is to contact Randakks Cycle Shack and go to the contact page and email him with what you are looking for: http://randakks.com/pages/contact-us

If he does not have the part he probably knows where to get it, which brings me to my second thought, have you tried the supplier of the carbs. I don't know if they are Mikuni, Sudco, or whomever but I am sure someone will provide that info.

A third thought is look up Mike Nixon as he is a guru on carbs: http://www.motorcycleproject.com/
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Re: Yikes -million dollar shippiong charge

Postby Mh434 » Thu Jul 02, 2015 4:27 pm

You might try RonAyers.com. They sell tons of OEM parts, happily ship to Canada and, from what I understand, all over the world. I've bought all kinds of stuff from them (including over 1/2 of a Kawasaki Concours), and their shipping was very reasonable indeed. Prices extremely competitive, too! Just be sure to speak to them on the phone (toll-free numbers on their website) as their website wants U.S. Zip codes for shipping (which, of course, I can't provide!).

Their staff has always been efficient, friendly, and knowledgeable with me.

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Re: Yikes -million dollar shippiong charge

Postby oldishwinger » Thu Jul 02, 2015 5:45 pm

the part number you have may be wrong, as I found three different numbers here: http://cyclemax.com/

check the OEM parts at this site, they do seem to be available, and they will send them too you, no not for a million dollars! lol

good luck

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Re: Yikes -million dollar shippiong charge

Postby deanbw » Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:35 pm

you need to read your first post about this....

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Re: Yikes -million dollar shippiong charge

Postby harvey01 » Fri Jul 03, 2015 1:46 pm

I think the correct part number is 16166-MG9-004 and not the 161660-MG9-004 as posted. I also think this part is basically unavailable through Honda but a dealer may have one on hand. If Southern Honda has one in stock and in hand ship to me and I can certainly ship to Australia. PM me if interested.


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