Re: One difference actually it could be imported here ! - Saab General Bulletin Board - Saabnet.com
NG900 & OG93 |
Vintage Models |
Clubs & SOC |
Other Cars |
Member Photo Galleries |
Member Directory |
*Buddy Registry |
*Mileage Registry |
What's New |
Photo of the Month |
It could theoreticly be imported here if you were a bit sneaky .
I was going to import some of these
small pick up trucks which are actually based on the old Ford Festiva cars which was sold here circa 1986-1989 ? It was designed by Mazda and made by KIA IN kOREA (which makes it one of the oldest designs still in production! )
I had contacted the manufacturer who was a bit surprised as you could imagine that an American would want to buy and import a quantity of these trucks . this is because they are NOW made in IRAN !
Well,SADLY our government has banned us from doing any buisness w/ Iran ! even IF It makes sense ! I could have sold them ( and made a profit ) for less than 8K $ each !
I was also actually negotiating to import the Tata Nano which at less than $2k ( in India ) was the worlds cheapest car . I could get a container shipped here fr india for 2K $ w/ 2 inside !
|The way I was going to be able to import and sell these vehicles was by fitting a simple throttle stop so they could not exceed 35 MPH ! that way they would qualify under the Fedral Low Speed Vehicle Exemption catagory FLSV ? ( yes,like a golf cart ! ) those vehicles are EXEMPT fr any safety or emissions rules ! HA HA! Yes ! it's true ! and yes the feds told me it would be totally legal !
( Now if someone removes the throttle stop it is NOT my fault ! )
So, if you could do the same w/a NEVS you could legally import it and well, hell yes ! it would be MUCH safer than a golf cart ! LOL maybe show some photos w/ the doors removed and a rack in the( removed trunk lid )back for 4 golf club bags in it say it is a deluxe golf cart ! LOL
->Posting last edited on Mon, 22 Jul 2019 22:36:03.
Posts in this Thread:
Post a Followup
No Site Registration is Required to Post - Site Membership is optional (Member Features List), but helps to keep the site online
for all Saabers. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member.
This is a moderated bulletin board - Posting is a privilege, not a right.
Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed (no spam). Please, no For Sale or Wanted postings, SERIOUSLY.
Classifieds are to be listed in The Saab Network Classifieds pages.
This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see
problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable. This is not an anything goes
type of forum. Saabnet.com has been a moderated forum since 1988. For usage guidelines, see the
Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page. Please remember that you are
not anonymous. Site Contact | Site Donations | Other Sites by SP -
Your address is: 220.127.116.11 - Using CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/) - Logged.
Site Members do not see red text instructions, bottom of the page anchor ads, or box ads.
Click here to see all
the Site Membership Benefits!