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Date: 8 Dec 2006 21:04:31 -0800
From: "Inno" <inno.dubelaarnospaml.com>
Subject: Re: right drive vs. left drive


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... 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.

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