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post #7 of (permalink) Old 03-17-2011, 09:14 AM
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Originally Posted by 53lain View Post
I've been through the thread about importing a smart roadster. From what I could see, there was no real conclusion. The idea of a kit car in that thread was impossible because they were under the condition of shipping/importing the car. I am thinking of just letting the person drive over the border as many people do.

So think of it this way. Someone drives it up here and leaves it here. You now have the car. You now have it with you to do whatever modifications are needed to bring it into compliance with whatever is needed.
There IS a conclusion -- you can't do it legally until the car is 25 years old -- it's just that simple.
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