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Old 11-04-2002, 11:27 PM   #1
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Default How much does it cost to import a car from Japan?

Just curious if anyone has done it or knows the costs. Also, are there customs/california MV code things that need to be taken care of when having a car from Japan shipped to California?

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Your best bet is to call up Motorex in Gardenia. They import skylines so they should be able to tell you a little more about how to do it. although i'd recommend paying someone the broker/conversion fees to get it imported and certified........doing it alone could prove to be quite the headache.
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Your best bet is to call up Motorex in Gardenia. They import skylines so they should be able to tell you a little more about how to do it. although i'd recommend paying someone the broker/conversion fees to get it imported and certified........doing it alone could prove to be quite the headache.
Thanks, I'll check it out.
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Including shipping charges and DOT standards - about $20k. Motorrex will convert a Skyline for $16k+.
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