Toyota AE86 paperwork arrived from Japan

May 13, 2017 in unboxing

Today I received this package from Japan containing the paperwork for the Toyota AE86. Apart from the usual AE86 paperwork there were a couple of very nice surprises!
Toyota AE86 paperwork and peko-chan

Milky candy

First of all there was a package of Japanese candy included! The candy is called Milky and produced by Fujiya. Milky candy is one of the most famous and well-loved sweets in Japan, so that was an awesome surprise included in the package! Peko-chan is their famous mascot and you can find her about anywhere nowadays. Thanks Derek!

Then there was the paperwork: Read the rest of this entry →

Importing an AE86 from Japan! [part two]

January 29, 2017 in Imports

Welcome to the second part of importing an AE86 from Japan series!
Importing an AE86 from Japan
In the previous part I had five tips on what you need to do, preparing yourself for getting a car from Japan before rushing over to the first exporter you can find. In part two I will have another five tips, but this time on getting an agreement with an import/export company in Japan.

Importing an AE86 from Japan

Here are the tips that I cover in this video:

  1. Buy a car from an auction or dealer
  2. Who can you trust
  3. What is the fee you have to pay
  4. How to pay for the fee and auction
  5. What is the paperwork you need to fill in

You can watch the video below: Read the rest of this entry →