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My JDM Car Only Has a 11 Digit VIN Number, How Do I Fix It?

Sean Morris posted on: July 26, 2018

  All vehicles sold in the United States after 1981 have a 17 digit vehicle identification number(VIN).  This number is unique to each vehicle and uses a standardized format as defined in by the NHTSA in the FMVSS(Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards).  Since imported v ...

Japanese Classics Turning 25 Years Old in 2018

Sean Morris posted on: July 19, 2018

  We are over half way into 2018 already. Here is a list of classic Japanese cars that are turning 25 years old, or have turned 25 years old in 2018.  At 25 years old a vehicle is exempt from NHTSA requirements.  At 21 years old in original configuration, a vehicle is EPA ...

Are Right Hand Drive Cars Legal in the United States?

Sean Morris posted on: July 18, 2018

Is it legal to drive a right hand drive car(RHD) in America?   Yes it is 11. Importing a right-hand drive vehicle.In order to be lawfully manufactured or imported for sale in the U.S., a motor vehicle must comply with all applicable FMVSS issued by NHTSA. It is possibl ...

Financing Your Dream Import Car

Brian Jannusch posted on: July 17, 2018

  Many assume most people pay cash for these cars and while some do, most of our customers finance because it makes purchasing their imported dream car more manageable and helps them hang onto some cash for the build!  It helps that many of these cars usually appreciate over ...

1995 to 1998 Nissan Skyline GT-R R33 Buyers Guide

Sean Morris posted on: July 17, 2018

USA Legal R33 GT-R. This is a bond release car imported by MotoRex and sold by importavehicle.com The JDM R33 GT-R debuted in 1995, but never sold as well as the R32 GT-R.  In the US in the early 2000's, the R33 GT-R was the most popular model. In January of 20 ...

California Legalization for Imported Vehicles

Sean Morris posted on: July 10, 2018

We can help bring any Japanese or other foreign imported vehicles that we sell into California compliance at an ARB certified lab.  California has some specific requirements in order to be able to register an imported vehicle that was never EPA certified. So even if you buy ...