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Vehicle Title and Titling Information By State

Sean Morris posted on: October 22, 2018

  Not all states require titles on vehicles.  The following information shows the requirements for each state. Title Information By State     State State in Italic, are Not all Titled Type of Vehicle Title Boats? Became a Titled State ...

Maintenance Requirements for 1989-1994 Nissan Skyline GT-R

Sean Morris posted on: October 18, 2018

1991 Nissan Skyline GT-R - R32 Legally imported to the USA by importavehicle.com How Much Maintenance Does a Stock R32 Need? The 1989-1994 R32 Nissan Skyline shares lots of parts with other Nissans. Many of the suppliers are the same, and the parts have s ...

Nissan Skyline and Skyline GT-R OEM Part Numbers

Sean Morris posted on: September 18, 2018

Part numbers for RB26DETT only, unless otherwise noted.Ignitor pack- R32/33- 22020-05U00 Spark Plugs- PFR6A-11Clutch Pull to push conversion- Late Model R32, R33 Front cover assembly :32110-05U11 (japan part only) Gasket :32112-05U12 Clutch fork :30531-01S00 (same part for ...

Nationwide Shipping Available

Sean Morris posted on: September 11, 2018

  Nationwide Shipping Available Even though we are located in Cypress, California, we ship vehicles all over the USA.  Many buyers want to buy a car locally, but the Japanese imported vehicle that they want may not be available locally.  We ship JDM cars all over the US ...

1993-1998 Nissan Skyline GTS and GTS-T Buyers Guide

Sean Morris posted on: July 31, 2018

1993-1998 Nissan Skyline GTS and GTS-T Buyers Guide The earliest versions of the R33 Nissan Skyline GTS and GTS-t start turning 25 years old in August of 2018. Over 25 years old means they are exempt from US DOT, or Federal Motor Vehicle Safety (FMVSS) standards.  At 21 ye ...

Insuring your Imported Japanese Car

Brian Jannusch posted on: July 27, 2018

Protecting your investment with proper insurance is not only extremely important but is also required by most states and most lenders. There are many forms of “acceptable” insurance but will it be enough to ensure you’re getting the most for your car should something happen ...

Sourcing Cars overseas and at Japanese Auto Auctions

Brian Jannusch posted on: July 26, 2018

  At Toprank International Vehicle Importers we offer a ever changing and diverse inventory but we may not always have what you’re looking for, especially if it is not a car we get a lot of requests for. Not seeing your imported dream car in our inventory? No problem, we w ...

My JDM Car Only Has a 11 Digit VIN Number, How Do I Fix It?

Sean Morris posted on: July 26, 2018

  All vehicles sold in the United States after 1981 have a 17 digit vehicle identification number(VIN).  This number is unique to each vehicle and uses a standardized format as defined in by the NHTSA in the FMVSS(Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards).  Since imported v ...

Japanese Classics Turning 25 Years Old in 2018

Sean Morris posted on: July 19, 2018

  We are over half way into 2018 already. Here is a list of classic Japanese cars that are turning 25 years old, or have turned 25 years old in 2018.  At 25 years old a vehicle is exempt from NHTSA requirements.  At 21 years old in original configuration, a vehicle is EPA ...

Are Right Hand Drive Cars Legal in the United States?

Sean Morris posted on: July 18, 2018

Is it legal to drive a right hand drive car(RHD) in America?   Yes it is 11. Importing a right-hand drive vehicle.In order to be lawfully manufactured or imported for sale in the U.S., a motor vehicle must comply with all applicable FMVSS issued by NHTSA. It is possibl ...