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Re: Importing a car from Canada...

To: "Spridgets" <spridgets@autox.team.net>
Subject: Re: Importing a car from Canada...
From: "Robert Duquette" <RobertDuquette@Sympatico.ca>
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 1999 06:36:40 -0400
Reply-to: "Robert Duquette" <RobertDuquette@Sympatico.ca>
Sender: owner-spridgets@autox.team.net
I worked on the Canadian system.

Robert D.

-----Original Message-----
From: Rick <rickfisk@concentric.net>
To: Frank Clarici <spritenut@Exit109.com>
Cc: Robert Duquette <RobertDuquette@Sympatico.ca>; Spridgets
Date: July 6, 1999 11:06 PM
Subject: Re: Importing a car from Canada...

>That could get a little sticky coming back across the border, at least at
>the Port Huron, MI / Sarnia crossing.  The customs guys have video cameras
>looking at your rear license plate and a terminal that allows them to run
>the plates in a matter of seconds.  I installed the video cameras <g>.  The
>Canadian system is even more sophisticated.  Their system scans the plate
>and runs a check on it as you are pulling up to their customs booth.  They
>know all about that car before you come to a stop.
>Frank Clarici wrote:
>> Robert Duquette wrote:
>> >
>> > No, you can't take cars OUT of Canada. : )
>> Here's my idea on getting cars out of Canada....
>> Drive in with a buddy in his car, bring a set of current US tags with
>> you,
>> Buy the Canadian car, remove any Canadian stickers, tags, and stamps.
>> Put your US tags on the recent purchase and drive it across the border.
>> Just tell em you were there on pleasure. ;)
>> --
>> Frank Clarici
>> Toms River, NJ
>> Bugeye Sprite
>> 67 Sprite
>> 59 A40
>> http://www.exit109.com/~spritenut/

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