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02-26-2013 02:07 AM
bringler26 You could Frankenstein it into a "kit car" and then get busted by cheating the rules with loop holes and having it crushed like some folks had happen awhile back.

I say this with much sarcasm it is a bad idea.
02-26-2013 12:40 AM
Blue5ive Ooooooo crash tests.
02-26-2013 12:30 AM
jinstall Well if you plan on importing to be road legal, plan on buying 4 of them. It is a long process and an expensive process. There is a very good chance you have to crash test 3 cars to get one in. It is not a simple matter of paperwork.

There are only 3 registered importers for Florida:

AUTOMOBILE CONCEPTS

13329 NE 17 AVE, NORTH MIAMI, FL 33181

info@ri-ici.com
305-893-1950 305-893-9097���
1,2,3,

SUNSHINE CAR IMPORT

P.O. BOX 100124, CAPE CORAL, FL 33910

scarimport@aol.com
239-278-1020

239-278-3700


WEBAUTOWORLD

4101 NORTH US 1, LIGHTHOUSE POINT, FL 33064

webautoworld@aol.com
02-25-2013 11:05 PM
OrangePeel Once I get closer to the funds I should need, I'll take a look over yonder and see the price point I'll be facing for a Mxcn MK2.

I also have two options for Importing as both my Family does importing Internationally and my friends company Imports vehicles Internationally for The Collection here in South Florida.

I'll see what can be done on my end and start tallying up cost.
Once I get anything I'll post back here with my findings, should take me a while to even see my uncle. lol
02-25-2013 10:10 PM
jinstall So much misinformation in this thread. :(

I tried to work with Reiger back in 2000-2001, nothing happened as they were not interested in the US market. I did work with Carcepet(NL) and No Limits Tuning(DE).

Importing a C307 Focus, forget it. Only REGISTERED EPA IMPORTERS car import a car, PERIOD.

If you are serious about this, find a junk yard in Mexico with a MKII(C307) Focus that was crashed in the rear and have the front part of the car shipped to your location as parts. This way you can get what you need as needed and send the rest to recycling.

I have heard recently of other ways of getting a car from Mexico registered in the US and I am currently exploiting these rumors.

Yes, I do know what I am talking about because I am the person that looked into importing the first MKI Focus RS into the US when it was released, and came up with the magic price of $179,000 to import it through a registered importer.
02-25-2013 10:02 PM
OrangePeel Hmmmmmmmmmmm.
02-25-2013 09:46 PM
Blue5ive Haha, you'd have to tailer it there and back home and it would be classified as an off-road vehicle only LOL.
02-25-2013 07:59 PM
OrangePeel Damn. Not even for racing only?
02-25-2013 07:34 PM
Blue5ive
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Yeah thinking about that cost, its better just to buy the damn MK2 and ship it over. lol
Which I mayyyy do. Hrrm
Still wont work cuz the US customs will not pass the car as legal to drive on the streets since it does not meet US safety and emissions standards. Only a dealer can get one and is able to drive with a dealer plate. And mainly only for show, not on a daily basis. MK2 euro spec can also be found in Mexico lol but not the US. But still you are out of luck no matter what unless you wanna spend close to $30k in reality lol. Is fun to dream about though.
02-25-2013 06:11 PM
OrangePeel Yeah thinking about that cost, its better just to buy the damn MK2 and ship it over. lol
Which I mayyyy do. Hrrm
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