Resistance is Futile - tried to CA plate a WR450

Yamaha WR450F

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  • Krannie McKranface

Posted December 24, 2015 - 02:25 PM

#21

All CA plated privately

Never any issues

Still own

 

2002 XR650R (in 2004)

2003 XR650R (in 2006)

2004 CRF250X

2005 CRF450X

2003 WR450F

2007 WR450F#1

2007 WR450F#2

2008 WR450F

2012 500XCW

2013 350XCFW

...and the 2016 BETA 450RR-RE (red sticker, AZ plate, so it does not count !)

 

...plus....my other bikes I tried to plate, and failed (all red sticker...)

2002 CRF450R

2005 CRF450R

2008 CRF450R#1

2008 CRF450R#2

2008 KX450F

2012 450SXF



  • motocrotts

Posted December 24, 2015 - 02:29 PM

#22

Plated mine here in NM...no issues if you go to the right place.  Hell, even my KX250 is plated.

 

IMO, its Cali that's the problem.

 

I have a street tag on my 250X.  You looking for logic from California?  



  • Arctic Pride

Posted December 24, 2015 - 04:21 PM

#23

This is all the same info...Some make it work, some don't

 

Just remember folks CA hates dirt bikes on the street.......and in general



  • motocrotts

Posted December 25, 2015 - 06:11 PM

#24

All CA plated privately

Never any issues

Still own

 

2002 XR650R (in 2004)

2003 XR650R (in 2006)

2004 CRF250X

2005 CRF450X

2003 WR450F

2007 WR450F#1

2007 WR450F#2

2008 WR450F

2012 500XCW

2013 350XCFW

...and the 2016 BETA 450RR-RE (red sticker, AZ plate, so it does not count !)

 

...plus....my other bikes I tried to plate, and failed (all red sticker...)

2002 CRF450R

2005 CRF450R

2008 CRF450R#1

2008 CRF450R#2

2008 KX450F

2012 450SXF

 

Do you have a home in AZ?



  • Doug06fx4screw

Posted December 25, 2015 - 06:49 PM

#25

You guys in Cali have it rough. We have 2 stroke mx bikes plated here. I know a couple guys who ride their plated ktm 2 strokes to hare scrambles. I personally wouldn't do it but it's nice to have that freedom.

  • Krannie McKranface

Posted December 27, 2015 - 07:55 PM

#26

Do you have a home in AZ?

 

No



  • Rich_Bing

Posted December 27, 2015 - 08:47 PM

#27

No


Hopefully you never get pulled over.

  • Rich_Bing

Posted December 27, 2015 - 08:48 PM

#28

^^^^^^^^^This

Edit - with the exception being back in '06 I believe when some dealers got caught still doing the conversions. OCHonda was one of those dealers.


Yeah OCHonda got busted plus another shop ( can't recall rge name but i think they are long gone).

  • Krannie McKranface

Posted December 27, 2015 - 08:49 PM

#29

Hopefully you never get pulled over.

 

Can I have your phone number? 

You will be the first one I call to say thank you for 'telling me so'. 



  • Rich_Bing

Posted December 27, 2015 - 08:53 PM

#30

Can I have your phone number?
You will be the first one I call to say thank you for 'telling me so'.


I first hand have seena few bikes towed for having an out of state license but a cali tag. It is a pretty expensive lesson.

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  • Krannie McKranface

Posted December 27, 2015 - 09:16 PM

#31

I first hand have seena few bikes towed for having an out of state license but a cali tag. It is a pretty expensive lesson.

 

Sure you have.



  • Rich_Bing

Posted December 27, 2015 - 09:24 PM

#32

Sure you have.


Yep...Cousin owns a towing service in the Temecula area. I was visiting them when they brought one in and had two others sitting in the yard.

  • KennyMc

Posted December 27, 2015 - 09:29 PM

#33

Yep...Cousin owns a towing service in the Temecula area. I was visiting them when they brought one in and had two others sitting in the yard.

Just give him your number so he can call you. He already has mine :D

  • 400exkx65

Posted March 30, 2016 - 05:08 PM

#34

In California, the DMV process is inconsistent from what I have heard, but my experience with them is amazingly simple. On multiple dirt bikes in the last few months, including red sticker 2 strokes, I passed inspection with just a light kit and GPS for the speedo/odometer.  I have never been asked to turn on the bike or have its emissions or pipes or tires checked.  DMV does check for matching VIN and engine numbers to the title.  I was advised by online forums to put on DOT tires and use special stickers on the pipe and bodywork, but DMV never checked any of that.  I bet I can plate anything on two wheels with a motor now, although I had always believed it was a difficult process.  To say this cannot be done is complete BS.  I have had success at multiple DMV offices in the LA area.



  • RockerYZWR

Posted March 30, 2016 - 05:44 PM

#35

You're probably going to get some responses and PMs.

  • Krannie McKranface

Posted March 30, 2016 - 05:54 PM

#36

In California, the DMV process is inconsistent from what I have heard, but my experience with them is amazingly simple. On multiple dirt bikes in the last few months, including red sticker 2 strokes, I passed inspection with just a light kit and GPS for the speedo/odometer.  I have never been asked to turn on the bike or have its emissions or pipes or tires checked.  DMV does check for matching VIN and engine numbers to the title.  I was advised by online forums to put on DOT tires and use special stickers on the pipe and bodywork, but DMV never checked any of that.  I bet I can plate anything on two wheels with a motor now, although I had always believed it was a difficult process.  To say this cannot be done is complete BS.  I have had success at multiple DMV offices in the LA area.

 

 No pics no pink no proof



  • 400exkx65

Posted March 30, 2016 - 06:01 PM

#37

I agree. I will do another kx250 2-stroke in two weeks.  I will take pix before, during (at DMV), and after.



  • Arctic Pride

Posted March 30, 2016 - 06:08 PM

#38

CA seems to be pretty inconsistent, some area's just seem more relaxed about it....man.....


Edited by Arctic Pride, March 30, 2016 - 06:09 PM.


  • ohgood

Posted March 31, 2016 - 12:49 AM

#39

In California, the DMV process is inconsistent from what I have heard, but my experience with them is amazingly simple. On multiple dirt bikes in the last few months, including red sticker 2 strokes, I passed inspection with just a light kit and GPS for the speedo/odometer. I have never been asked to turn on the bike or have its emissions or pipes or tires checked. DMV does check for matching VIN and engine numbers to the title. I was advised by online forums to put on DOT tires and use special stickers on the pipe and bodywork, but DMV never checked any of that. I bet I can plate anything on two wheels with a motor now, although I had always believed it was a difficult process. To say this cannot be done is complete BS. I have had success at multiple DMV offices in the LA area.


inconsistencies in government offices? no way!

I bet a large number off people give up with their first try.

  • AKmud

Posted March 31, 2016 - 09:08 AM

#40

Alaska won't plate them either.  I was able to get mine titled and plated through Vermont with just an official letter from a State Trooper stating it had the required equipment. They sent me a title/registration/plate and I then took the title down to Alaska DMV and was able to get an Alaska plate.  Where there is a will, there is a way.







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