http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/rules/import/ Check out this website.
It should have everything you need....
On Mon, 20 Dec 1999 11:34:57 +0100 "Plant, Keith"
> Ok, I'm sorry to hit this group again for a questions I've asked
> Thank you all for your answers, but I received many different ones
> and I am
> not completely confused. I'm interested in purchasing a 1974 (early
> MG B Roadster. The car is currently located in England and is
> spec. I checked with the personal property office over here on the
> where I am currently working. They told me 25 years no matter what.
> the car is over 25 years you'll have no problems bringing it back to
> states." Because I though it was too good to be true, I asked the
> using different words. I received the same answer using the same
> Finally, just to be absolutely sure, I asked, "Is that for both
> AND Safety or just Safety." I was told "Both."
> Is this true, or does this person not know what he is talking about?
> I will
> be moving to probably either NY, VA, FL, SC, or NC when I return to
> states. Does each state vary that much over emissions (besides CA)?
> please. I need to act soon to purchase this car, but I can't
> purchase it
> until I'm sure I can get it back into the states. Thanks again.