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 Posted: Feb 21, 2017 08:55AM
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Originally Posted by Alex
It might be $8000 in Utah, but that translates to £6,400 and it simply isn't worth that much money here.
Don't forget shipping is included Alex.

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 Posted: Feb 21, 2017 07:47AM
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emailing you off line now..  

 Posted: Feb 21, 2017 07:32AM
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 Posted: Feb 21, 2017 07:10AM
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How can you help me and how much?
Thanks

 Posted: Feb 21, 2017 07:02AM
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beane1..  also. you have realize that CBP is going to charge you storage on this mini.. I have seen storage ( as  CBP calls Demerrage ( sp?) as high as $250 PER day.. and alex you are quite right some MM might  be STUPIC enough pay $8000 in Utah.  I might be  able help you. BUT It would cost you dearly..  later bc

 Posted: Feb 21, 2017 05:12AM
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I had to try

 Posted: Feb 20, 2017 09:08PM
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It might be $8000 in Utah, but that translates to £6,400 and it simply isn't worth that much money here.

 Posted: Feb 20, 2017 08:32PM
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beane1.. I really do NOT think you are going to get $8000 for mini in JAIL with CBP.. and then have to ship back to the UK on their DIME.  assume you would have to pay VAT to import if NOT 30 years and older?? bc

 Posted: Feb 20, 2017 07:39PM
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Oops it was suppose to be 8000.00 dollars, sorry

 Posted: Feb 20, 2017 07:19PM
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 guys..  thinks have really changed in last few years.. first there was TWIC cards.. then SCAC cards and then ACE approval.  then  US CUSTOMS 10 +2 ISF.. filing  2 days PRIOR to being shipping from foreign port.. then   CBP/ DHS.. listening to BAD info from Jag/ Land rover  North America and they jumped up and SEIZED 78 land rover 90/110 that Dr Aaron Richardt / GB 4X4 ( patterson auto sales) in Wilimington NC..  and then thanks to Pro Bono work of the Defender of the Defenders.. Will Hendrick .. ALL the 78 land rover were returned to their owners last year..  ever since then..  CBP has gone to the LETTER of the law.. over enforcing the all imported vehicles MUST be ALL original with OEM. engines. trannys, glass, headlights,  seat belts.  and even doors.  just way of life.. and this is NOT going to change  any time soon IF EVER..  deal with it..importing NOW is NOT for amateurs  or arm chair experts..  too many things can go horribly wrong..    later bc

 Posted: Feb 20, 2017 06:55PM
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Me too, I hope it don't come to that!

 Posted: Feb 20, 2017 06:43PM
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800 pounds or dollars ?

I just hate to think of a car being crushed...

 Posted: Feb 20, 2017 06:11PM
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jemal. you must get PRIOR approval for Show and display NOW. prior to importing from DOT ( NHTSA ) and EPA.. and I heard recently after Universal studies sold OFF the 34 nissan skyline they import for the Fast and Furious films..   there is almost NO CHANCE to do this now. UNLESS you are a manufacture..  later  bc

 Posted: Feb 20, 2017 04:53PM
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Any one across the pond want to buy it? 800.00 and I will pay the shipping.
just a thought.

 Posted: Feb 20, 2017 04:50PM
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I think most of the car is OEM including the engine, suspension, subframes, metal parts, rear seat, windshield, gauges, brakes, floors, steering and sub-frame. It has just had 3' cut out and new paint and body work.

 Posted: Feb 20, 2017 04:41PM
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That is on of the things I have ask for, apparently you are suppose to get this approved before you import it.
i would be happy to get it classified that way.
there is one for show and display but the customs guy told me you had to be a non profit? It doesn't say that on the application.

 Posted: Feb 20, 2017 04:20PM
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I would get your broker to try for a permit that expressly states it will NOT be used on US roads or highway!  There is a way to bring cars in as "show" or "experimental" or "R&D Only.  Usually there is a time frame that must be adhered to and they will follow up to see that the car has been taken out of the country (or hopefully just the state of California!) 

We used this process to import the very first MINI to the US.  We brought a 2001 Base Model R50 MINI Cooper under such a permit to SFO on a Virgin 747.... It was just a right hand drive English model, but our permit allowed us one year in California for "R&D".  We sold the car to the Virgin Islands to get it out of the country.   This difference here is that your 1988 would be fine in most of the USA, as it's well over 25 years old!   But looks like a special interest show car to me!!

 Posted: Feb 20, 2017 04:17PM
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pss.  one last thing..  you should have BMHT cert to prove the year.. this is NOT OEM color and my guess has non OEM engine.. www.heritage-motor-centre.co.uk  think it is 74 quid. now..  later bc  ps.. understand CKD s cars from the UK also on the radar  now for SEIZURE.  like Super 7s.s   later bc 

 Posted: Feb 20, 2017 04:04PM
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spank... can NOT be exported to canada..   think the wording with CBP..is    NO shipment to co-joining ( sp?)countries..  ( which means. NOT mexico or canada...  this can be imported as motor vehicle parts. Box 2 A on the DOT. and then box W for  EPA.. no engine and tranny.. and taken to local Foreign Trade Zone and a Manipulation done. to take off the engine /tranny and NON DOT   original items..  I just did two MGFs for friend recently  ..   also you can apply for mitigated   forfeiture  which you agree to pay 25% value of vehicle and then DOUBLE the DUTY. and you can keep the vehicle in the USA. I have done this recently also.. later  bc  PS  I have the CBP forms for BOTH..  

 Posted: Feb 20, 2017 02:35PM
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Originally Posted by thewerewolf
grrrrrrrrrrrrrr.. the arm chair expert.. specialist    knows everything. about every mini..   guess you even sniffed a dogs butt..  like the holiday inn commercial today??
You said it, Bill.

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