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Imported Vehicle Safety Compliance Act of 1988 : The 25 year law

Sean Morris posted on: March 13, 2019

Nissan Skyline GT-R that meet the Imported Vehicle Safety Compliance Act of 1988 The twenty five year rule, or 25 year old law is actually called the Imported Vehicle Safety Compliance Act of 1988 (IVSCA).  In October 1988, it amended the National Traffic ...

Nissan Cima Y32 Buyers Guide : 1991-1996

Sean Morris posted on: February 1, 2019

The Y32 version of the Nissan Cima was introduced in August 1991, and sold through 1996.  The CIMA was available with a V6, a V8, and in both rear wheel drive, and all wheel drive configurations.  All versions had a four speed automatic transmission.  They were the flagshi ...

JDM vs USDM Toyota Supra

Sean Morris posted on: January 30, 2019

The MKIV or A80 Toyota Supra was sold in the USA from 1993 to 1998. In Japan it was sold from 1993 to 2002.  The legendary 2JZ powered the car in normally aspirated and twin turbo forms. Manual and automatic transmissions were available. The basic differences in the USDM an ...

How to Buy a 1957 to 2002 Nissan Skyline : Buyers Guide

Sean Morris posted on: January 28, 2019

  KPG10(clone), R32, R33, R33 GT-R's The Nissan Skyline GT-R is one of those iconic cars, because it was never really(other than in limited numbers) sold outside of Japan. Its something that a lot of people have seen on videos, played in video games, and s ...

Model Year vs Production Year

Sean Morris posted on: January 18, 2019

1993 Nissan Silvia S14 Vehicles 25 years old from date of production are legal to import to the US, exempt from Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS). The date of production is the actual date the vehicle was manufactured. Manufacturer data, or date of first sale, ...

1995 BCNR33 Nissan Skyline GT-R Best Motoring

Sean Morris posted on: January 2, 2019

"In 1995, BNCR33 version debuted as the 4th generation GT-R. Does the body heavily heavier than R32 are not disadvantageous to R with the mission of "fastest"? In order to break the wall of the pre-nominated Nursu 8 minutes, castor Kurosawa Motoharu challenged the Nürburgri ...

What Octane Fuel Should I Put in My Imported Car?

Sean Morris posted on: January 2, 2019

The first thing to understand with fuel, is that there are a number of different scales of octane ratings. So 100 octane, isn't necessarily the same 100 octane in different parts of the world.  There are several scales that are in use.  It would be like calling something 12 ...

Free Shipping Until December 31st 2018

Sean Morris posted on: December 17, 2018

  *Free shipping from Dec 17th to Dec 31st on a vehicle purchased from our US inventory.  Offer applies vehicles purchased at asking price. Shipping is open trucking within the continental US up to $1000.   Financing Available. Nationwide Shipping Available. Please contact ...

Japanese Classics Turning 25 Years Old in 2019

Sean Morris posted on: November 20, 2018

    Lancer Evo II : USA legal starting in January 2019 In 2019, 1994 vehicles start to turn 25 years old. Here is a partial list of Japanese cars that will be legally be able to be imported to the USA.   At 25 years old a vehicle is exempt from NHTSA re ...

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 ...