JDMVip "Mythbusters" Edition about the Importing/Exporting of JDM Japanese Used Cars We thought we'd bust some common myths about how Japan works when it comes to JDM cars. We also want to remind our readers that there are a lot of excellent quality and show-room conditon used vehicles you can purchase from Japan, but don't assume every car is perfect based on the myths we're about to bust.
*Do your research on the company you're dealing with and join our forums to post any questions about buying cars from Japan you might have.
How To Verify Your Car's Mileage Before It Leaves Japan & Preferably Before You Purchase It ODOMETER Fraud Does Happen
With regards to JEVIC, they only have the same information as the auction houses regarding the mileage of cars:
The "national database" is the 走行メーター管理システム that the auction houses use together to determine if there are any mileage errors. Therefore when buying a car at auction we are provided with all the information available. It is possible that an odometer could have been rolled back if say
Importing JDM Cars Used Are A Great Value Why do so many people import JDM Cars?
This is a question we've had a lot from people who aren't familiar with the JDM scene and the value these cars offer to the average or general motorist.JDM cars are not just high performance vehicles, they can be fuel efficient trucks, cars and SUVs and no matter how you slice it JDM cars are typically superior in every way to North American cars even if the model was available to our market.Typically the best feature
What It Takes To Import Your JDM Dream Car/Vehicle From Japan General Requirements
Here is a quick breakdown on the steps you need to follow to avoid problems and get the best quality car for your money.
Research what vehicle best suits your needs and tastes. Make sure you will be able to make it comply with Canadian standards (more on this later in the article).
Vehicle must be at least 15 years old to the month according to date of manufacture/production.
Find a reliable and honest local Im
All About The Japanese Used Car Auctions There is a lot of hype and misinformation concerning how good or bad the Japanese Car Import Auctions are.There are also several different types of auctions. The ones we will cover here will include the more popular and perhaps more respected ones such as USS auctions. We do not recommend Yahoo auctions unless you have a friend or exporter who can physically check the car and in this case you would also have to place your trust entirely in them to make sure the mileage and conditio