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Bringing / Imporitng Left Steering wheel car to OZ


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Old 05-04-2015, 06:47 AM
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Bringing / Imporitng Left Steering wheel car to OZ

Dear all,

I have a question.

I am a US citizen lodging my application for PR and if approved, I would like to bring my car to OZ.

I have owned this car for well over 12 months. It is possible to bring it to OZ pending federal duty tax?

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Old 05-04-2015, 06:52 AM
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its complicated and not really worth it,

spend some hours here;
https://www.infrastructure.gov.au/vehicles/imports/


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I checked that out a couple a years ago.
It is pretty much only worth it if it is a really valuable car that will increase in value..
The money spent on getting the car over here and all other costs, would be more than what I would loose, if I did a really bad deal selling my car..
And even if it was cheap as cheap to have it shipped over... I would still have to live with having the steering wheel at the wrong side..

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trust me!! speaking from someone who spent years driving a Belgian car in the UK and then a UK car in Belgium..having the steering wheel on the 'wrong' side is a giant pain in the backside!!!

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If you have an old muscle car (Gen 1 Camaro, 60's mustang) in good condition it would be worth looking at - but any vehicle less than 30 years old will have to be converted to RH drive - not cheap.


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I see, thank you for your prompt reply.
I duly appreciate the comments and suggestions.


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