Tell ya the truth joearcticcat....buying from the north would benefit the Americans. There's a paper trail but with the exchange, the U.S. is making a killing. The south would have to pay duty of course but that wouldn't amount to much. I can't believe the price difference in the States compared to Canada. If not for the exchange...I'd be down in the States every other weekend picking up some sweet deal. Not many loop holes anymore for the border. It's pretty tight.
I went across the boader last year and looked at their sleds and 4-wheelers in the Fort.. I dont remember all the particulars about buying in Canada but some of the guys I know have bought sleds and 4-wheelers over there.. You pay the GST(Goverment state tax) then have to apply for a refund at Canadian Customs or similar office? something like that anyway.. Best thing is to call U.S. Customs and talk to them also you could call a place like pinewood, They do alot of U.S. business and could give you the scoop.. There's some savings to be had because of the exchange...But, I've also heard that they jack up the price because your a American.. If the exchange rate is 40 cents on the dollar their not going to give your a 40 percent discount!.. At the time I was looking at buying a Skidoo Tundra and the best deal I found in Canada was $3200 and in the U.S. $3600...
Ours show both intedd. Mine being a Polaris has mph in bild numbers with the kmh under in small numbers. I believe the cats are the same way. Ski-doo and Yamaha show in Kmh bold with Mph underneath smaller.
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