Date: Sat, 9 Dec 2006 09:02:42 -0000
From: "DervMan" <>
Subject: Re: right drive vs. left drive

"Inno" <> wrote in message > James Sweet wrote: >> > >> > >> > I'm beginning to see the obstacles are not insignificant. I was >> > thinking it >> > would be sort of like the promotions Volvo and some other Euro makers >> > had >> > where you buy it in Europe while you're on "vacation" and bring it home >> > with >> > you to the US but I guess this is a different kettle of fish. My goal >> > is to >> > end up with a Vege/Diesel van or wagon (or estate or saloon or whatever >> > you >> > call it over there). Well, I guess it's back to the VW Vanagon then. >> > >> > >> >> >> It's a different deal. When you buy a Euro delivery car, you're buying a >> US spec car straight from the factory, not a European spec car. > I was reading an article in the paper last week about an industry in > South America (Chile maybe?) where they import used cars from Japans > (right-hand wheel) and tear them apart to move the steering wheel to > the "normal" side of the car. Photos showed the interior of the car > completely torn apart. > > I guess these mechanics are quick and cheap enough to make it > worthwhile... Normal side? But in Japan, the UK and a few other regions, driving on the left is the normal side... -- The DervMan

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