Purchase & Import company recommendations.
09-06-2018, 10:18 PM
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Purchase & Import company recommendations.
(09-05-2018 09:51 PM)Bojack Wrote:  Been in contact with Torque-GT, seems good, though whilst discussing things, they gave an example of a car that sold at auction for 900k yen saying it would be around £10k gbp + their fee by the time all l was said and done, which seems steep as thats like £4k+ ontop of the inital auction cost of the car.
I paid around €3000 (2700 gbp) on top of the auction price to get it (auction cost + shipping to exporter), get it shipped, insured, imported and registered. I did most of the stuff myself and saved myself about 1000 to 1500 euros. If I had to do it again, I actually might spend that money to not have the hassle of doing it all myself again. Wink

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09-10-2018, 03:25 PM
Post: #12
Purchase & Import company recommendations.
Thanks for the recommendations so far.

I have been in contact with Torque-Gt and japaneseusedcars (still in conversation). JM-imports is being a bit slow on replies but am getting there.
Have also contact Gorilla Imports as recommned on Driftworks forum, will see how that goes.

Torque-GT while it seems great, couldn't be located further away from me if it tried, transport costs from them to me are looking to be too costly, and I cant really rely on a 30 year old new purchase car on a almost 11-12 hour 650 mil journey.

Any other sugestions welcome.
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