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#419 of 448 1969 alfa romeo from canada
Oct 20, 2011 (11:53 am)
What can anyone tell me about importing this car into the US? EPA, DOT, etc compliance etc. Thanks
#421 of 448 Selling Canadian Honda Civic in US
Jan 23, 2012 (8:31 am)
I have a 2005 Honda Civic that I imported from Canada to US a few years back. I did the necessary paperwork and it's registered in TX right now. Presently I am looking at selling the thing...can I do so? The speedometer and more importantly the odometer are in KMs (at least the speedometer has both units listed...not the odo though). Do I need a new odometer? Can someone who has done this whole selling process before give me some suggestions?
#422 of 448 Re: Selling Canadian Honda Civic in US [nitlsu]
Apr 14, 2012 (9:35 pm)
I recently became a permenent resident in the US living in Texas. I am working on importing my 2007 Honda Civic. The car is already in the US. When I originally drove into the US it was as a visitor so nobody inspected my car or anything for import. Now I want to be able to register and insure the car in Texas. I already have the compliance letter. I have been told I now have to take my car to a place called Wallace Labs, in Houston for testing and such, and pay $3400 to Wallace Labs before I can register the car in TX. Does anybody know if this is correct?
#423 of 448 Important thing to know.
Apr 21, 2012 (8:52 am)
After trying to obtain a letter of compliance from General Motors of Canada,i was informed that they no longer issue these letters. So be advised,should u desire to register a Canadian General Motors car in the U.S.,I was forced to consult a broker that knows all the ins and outs of this process,the cost for me was 350. dollars. But lucky for me ,i am located near the Canadian Border as is the broker which made the process much easier. Money well spent for me.
#424 of 448 importing a car from canada
Apr 23, 2012 (3:33 pm)
i bought a car from canada and i have the title and bill of sale and also i worked an getting the manufacturing letter and i have it now. My question is will the sos in us Mi give me a temporary liscense plate to go get the car from canada ?
#425 of 448 Purchasing a U.S made car in Canada and bringing it back into the U.S.
Apr 24, 2012 (7:26 pm)
Do I need a letter of compliance to bring a U.S. made vehicle purchased in Canada to bring back into the U.S?
The car, a 1970 Dodge Challenger was originally purchased in the U.S and brought into Canada....so now it is being purchased in Canada and being returned to the U.S.
How do I do the registration? Can the registration be transferred without going to DMV in Canada?
If so and I planning on driving it across the border into Detroit to be shipped to Arizona...what do I do about registration and license?
What is the process I have to go through to cross the border?
Thank you for the help
#426 of 448 Can anything be done with this cool old truck?
Apr 26, 2012 (8:33 pm)
Here's a scenario to ponder: Friends drive to US from Canada 15 years ago in an 85 VW double cab truck on a brief visit. When down here, the engine blows up. As the vehicle can't be driven and had other issues, he sells it to a Volkswagen buff not far away and mailed the title and a bill of sale a couple weeks later. The truck was parked in a barn and its still there to this day, 15 years later. Never fixed up. It's in need of some rust repair, and the engine needs replacement before it can be driven. Here's the question: how does one take this through US customs after 15 years?? Of course, the engine has to be replaced first, and the gas tank cleaned, but afterward can't be driven as it has no license plates or US title. Can anything be done to put this cool old truck back on the road again? How can this old truck legally be titled and put into use again here in the USA?
#427 of 448 Re: I am on TN Visa, Would like to import Canadian Vehicles to the U.S. [ataur]
May 23, 2012 (12:18 pm)
I am also trying to import my Hyundai Tucson in to the U.S., did you ever manage to bring it in to the U.S. successfully? I have the Hyundai Canada letter with CMVSS standards, did you have to obtain anything else?
#428 of 448 Re: Help needed - import Canada Kia Soul to US [pamarama]
May 23, 2012 (12:34 pm)
Hello, I'm trying to import my Canadian Manufactured 2009 Hyundai Tuscon into the U.S. I have the letter from Hyundai Canada CMVSS indicating that it meets all CANADIAN requirements and has not had any recalls. Is this sufficient for the people at the border crossing or will I need other documents? You mentioned you obtained a document from American Honda, would I need to do the same with my Hyundai (obtain a letter from Hyundai in the U.S.) ?
thanks for your help.