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  1. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    Dear all, I am not sure if anyone can help since the Gov website states the page is out of date... https://www.gov.uk/importing-vehicles-into-the-uk Does anyone know what the import rules are now that we are out of the EU? My Beetle is in Italy and Covid allowing I'd like to bring it over...
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    WARNING: The following tale of shysters is true. And by true, I mean false. It's all lies. But they're entertaining lies, and in the end, isn't that the real truth? The answer...is no. So, I had my Bug trailered back from the mechanics from a Guy (he was literally called Guy). Very nice chap...
  3. Vehicles For Sale
    1985 VW 1200 Beetle. Manufactured 1985 and imported to Britain 1989. A great cheap Bug to get into the scene with. Cheap to run and insure Totally original timewarp. Interior not bad with some wear to driver's seat and a few tiny marks and tears here and there. Has been off the road since 2005...
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    I'm currently thinking of buying a US import project bus. I know the main pieces of documentation needed are the import paperwork and the US title, but I was also wondering if it is possible/necassary to do vehicle checks based on the chassis number? The chassis numbers seems to be in place and...
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    Hi there I'm after a bit of info if I was to buy a camper of eBay and later found out that the import dutys had not been paid if this is possible that is then who is that debt liable to surely it's the person which imported it what ya thinking guys Thanks
  6. Vehicles For Sale
    I brought this into the UK as a good base to create my ultimate ride, but my circumstances have changed so sadly I'm having to let her go. She's a 1959 LHD Californian import and former surfer's bus. 12 volt, Mango Green/Seagull Grey (orig colour was Ocean Blue), type 3 transmission, no...
  7. Vehicles For Sale
    MOD EDIT Welcome to VZi. We realise you are new, but please read the "PLEASE READ BEFORE POSTING" sticky thread in all the Classifieds forums, paying particular attention to the section on blind Ebay links and try again. You could at least copy/paste the description and pics from the Ebay ad...
  8. Vehicles For Sale
    I'm selling our lovely van which was bought from Cool campers 3 years. She's had extensive work carried out on her which has included a complete hand built interior which is unique, plus a reconditioned 1600 engine a year ago. She's been under sealed and the paint work is savannah beige which...
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    Can anyone please recommend a good shipping company who don't charge thousands and thousands? I need to transport a vehicle from USA to Essex but company I used before ended up increasing price for each part of trip taken. JP
  10. Items Wanted - AUTO
    Currently insured with Admiral - luckily the guy at the call centre was a fellow VW owner and knew about MEXICAN BUILT BEETLES - he managed to find '1600i'. The car/model is off the radar of most of the big name insurance companies. Sadly, this years premium is an extra £60 - robbing [email protected][email protected]
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    Hopefully i wont just get a 'don't buy one' response... Anyway, i've been offered the chance to buy one at an ok price but it's in the US of A so i can't really go any look it over :rolleyes: I've got a few photo's of the car showing the rust along the sills (these get hiden anyway)and the...
  12. Vehicles For Sale
    [MOD EDIT] READ the posting rules and try again! http://www.volkszone.co.uk/VZi/showthread.php?t=408317
  13. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    not sure this is the right place for this but could not see anywhere else to suit? the sva test? is this just for cars up to ten years old? i'm trying to sort my 1965 split out and get it done in the next week and just saw on the dvla site i may need this sva test? not sure as the site sucks...
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    been offered a bus off my cousin in california,splitscreen 1964,any idea on how to get it back to the uk,any recommendations on who to use,import duty etc.I used a uk company years ago and got properly spanked,cost wise. cheers murf.
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    After a long search for a suitable truck I have come to the conclusion I might have to import one from the U.S or Canada. How much (roughly) should I expect to pay for shipping? I understand when it gets here you pay duty & VAT? How much is the duty? Is it a bad idea to get the seller to make...
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  17. Aircooled Mechanical Tech
    I am in the middle of importing a 21 window '67 samba and customs have asked me for proof of export from EUROPE to USA originally before I can get the £50 duty rate. I thought as they were made in the EC it would be automatic, how stupid. Has anyone else encountered this problem and got any ideas???
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    I am currently looking at a vehicle for sale from italy on italian plates in the uk but it has no paper work with it, all i will get is a bill of sale how do i go about registering it for uk plates with no paperwork? never gone down this route before any help appreciated pete
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    Step 1: Look at some pictures on the Samba, and fly out to view the car in April.... Step 2: Agree to buy car, wire some money over as a deposit, and agree to come back in June, having written a contract up Step 3: Fly out to Stockholm, and get picked up from the station in Uppsala in a '58...
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    Hi all, having failed miserably to locate a suitable project within my budget in the UK, i've started looking further afield and have located a couple of possibilites that the owners are willing to ship to the UK if i can arrange shipping etc etc. Has anyone else gone down this route, any hints...
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