The cost of a new ECU was for insurance purposes, several places like partzilla wanted over $1000, I posted what my dealer quoted me more for info to others, sort what if it got lost in the mail****************OH you didn't insure it?? And that is why, someone knows you were sending that, that would be a fast $800 or more bucks on the black market. Also considered what the declared value was in case it got damaged in transit.I am not sure either why I was charged. I sent 2 ECUs in separate parcels, all per instructions, as send for repair and insured. The funny thing is that they taxed me for 1 ECU, but not for the other! But I sent them to Michael, a dealer in Germany, and the customs are there probably more difficult than in USA. He was very helpful, but also said that he had similar issue with ECU being sent from UK. Anyway, I would suggest for anyone who sends ECU to Germany from non-EU countries to take into account that such issue can arise if one is not lucky. 250euro is not the end of the world, but still annoying. Both ECU's (for 650 and 1000) are on the way back. Waiting impatiently because my two bikes are sitting there in garage without the ECU brain
ps. I do you need a new ECU. haven't you flash the old one?