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1Who fancies a new import.....  Empty Who fancies a new import..... on 27th January 2016, 5:00 pm

Bandyleg

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One of my mates sent me this a few days ago!!! Is it me or is the price of these motors slowly rising??
This is the first import I have seen for 10k starting.

http://torque-gt.co.uk/auction/nissan-pulsar-gti-r-3/

2Who fancies a new import.....  Empty Re: Who fancies a new import..... on 27th January 2016, 5:02 pm

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The value is steadily rising Smile


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3Who fancies a new import.....  Empty Re: Who fancies a new import..... on 27th January 2016, 5:08 pm

Bandyleg

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@Stu wrote:The value is steadily rising Smile

Sounds good to me does this Smile

4Who fancies a new import.....  Empty Re: Who fancies a new import..... on 27th January 2016, 5:10 pm

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That 10k price is a bit high tho hahaha


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5Who fancies a new import.....  Empty Re: Who fancies a new import..... on 27th January 2016, 8:12 pm

Bandyleg

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Prices are heading that way though hahaha

6Who fancies a new import.....  Empty Re: Who fancies a new import..... on 27th January 2016, 8:14 pm

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10k is t too bad when rust bucket fords go for over £100.000

7Who fancies a new import.....  Empty Re: Who fancies a new import..... on 27th January 2016, 8:33 pm

gtir_woody

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It looks pretty mint. Wonder if those km's are genuine though

8Who fancies a new import.....  Empty Re: Who fancies a new import..... on 29th January 2016, 2:54 pm

Mr B

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Probably, a lot only use cars at weekend in japan & even then not every weekend plus many are stored in dry parking lots in apartments.
Is expensive though as grade 3.5B goes for 3 to 4.5 thousand gbp pending on interest.
Don't look bad but will struggle shift it at that price in uk plus torque gt have habit of picking up some tat motors & not overly fussy on pre sale work.

9Who fancies a new import.....  Empty Re: Who fancies a new import..... on 29th January 2016, 3:02 pm

Bandyleg

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Good job I aint buying it, I wouldn't have clue I have never even looked at importing a car before.

10Who fancies a new import.....  Empty Re: Who fancies a new import..... on 29th January 2016, 3:31 pm

Mr B

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importing older cars to uk is super easy .

11Who fancies a new import.....  Empty Re: Who fancies a new import..... on 29th January 2016, 3:40 pm

Bandyleg

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@Mr B wrote:importing older cars to uk is super easy .

Based upon your own experience.... Yet to others it may as well be biochemical research, Every is easy when you know how, I just cant be arsed to get off my arse (Not literally as im sat at a computer) and do the research Smile

Is it not also a game of pot luck and relying on the guys importing it for you.. So you never actually know what you are getting.

12Who fancies a new import.....  Empty Re: Who fancies a new import..... on 29th January 2016, 4:03 pm

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Also if you look at the import sheet it says it has marks both sides of the car .....so not totally mint as it looks hence the 3.5b ....


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13Who fancies a new import.....  Empty Re: Who fancies a new import..... on 30th January 2016, 8:34 am

Mr B

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Yeh the auction reports are very accurate but ideally you want see what you buying or have good agent. They will do video & detailed images of all points plus you save a lot of money to cover minor fixes.
Ideally you want be trying buy as close to grade 4 as possible & with few extras so have good enough car/parts should ot not be a keeper, any minor marks want be on panels easily replaced/repaired (not rear quarter panels)
Still some super decent old R's going through auction but not regular occurrence so it takes time & bit more money than did couple years ago .
It far safer than buying used ones in uk, but I indeed too would like view in person at auctions.
Process in the UK is very easy for import & registration, plenty of guides online for those who want try. here importing is a big pain & costs about same again as pay for decent R at auction by time finished .

14Who fancies a new import.....  Empty Re: Who fancies a new import..... on 30th January 2016, 7:29 pm

Bandyleg

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I think I shall stick with what I have at the moment lol Smile

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