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Questions about Cars

Post by Djimbe » Mon Oct 10, 2016 12:52 am

I will try not to post too many topics all at once, but it's easier for me to keep each question as its own thread.

My friend and I are moving to Cambodia from America in about a month. We each have a car (Ford Escape 2012; and a Subaru Legacy 1998), and we are thinking about taking one of them over. Do you have a recommendation of which to bring, or what each car would cost to bring over (including tariffs and taxes and other fees)?

I read a previous thread about cars here and I saw that it is possible to buy cars in Cambodia, so I'm also wondering if it's smarter to sell both cars and just buy a new one once we're over there.
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Re: Questions about Cars

Post by bolueeleh » Mon Oct 10, 2016 1:02 am

Djimbe wrote:I read a previous thread about cars here and I saw that it is possible to buy cars in Cambodia, so I'm also wondering if it's smarter to sell both cars and just buy a new one once we're over there.
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Re: Questions about Cars

Post by Djimbe » Mon Oct 10, 2016 1:15 am

Thanks for the input. Out of curiosity, why do you recommend buying a new car on arrival? Also, where do you recommend I go to buy a vehicle?
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Post by Jamie_Lambo » Mon Oct 10, 2016 4:31 am

Djimbe wrote:Thanks for the input. Out of curiosity, why do you recommend buying a new car on arrival? Also, where do you recommend I go to buy a vehicle?
im guessing it would be a right headache and cost a bomb, sell up and buy a car out here, that will be easily registered, taxed etc etc rather than having to do all the paperwork with you imported vehicle
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Re: Questions about Cars

Post by Djimbe » Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:11 am

I'm actually planning on having a 40-foot shipping container take the bulk of our possessions overseas. I figure if I have to register all of that crap, will it be that much more of a headache for a 20-year old car to be added on?
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Re: Questions about Cars

Post by Popeye » Mon Oct 10, 2016 6:48 am

Don't forget to pack your brain in the container, might come in useful here !
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Re: Questions about Cars

Post by phuketrichard » Mon Oct 10, 2016 7:34 am

us shipping a 40' container?? have you been to Cambodia before or is this one hell of a big jump?
Ur going to be taxed on everything? why bring all that stuff? u can easily buy everything u need or want ( well maybe not in Cambodia but for sure in Thailand)
First off, ur car will have its steering wheel on the wrong side and the tax will kill u, that Subaru is worthless, sell it

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Re: Questions about Cars

Post by Username Taken » Mon Oct 10, 2016 7:40 am

If he's moving from the US, then the steering wheel will be on the correct side (for Cambodia).
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Re: Questions about Cars

Post by taabarang » Mon Oct 10, 2016 7:42 am

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Re: Questions about Cars

Post by phuketrichard » Mon Oct 10, 2016 7:46 am

Username Taken wrote:If he's moving from the US, then the steering wheel will be on the correct side (for Cambodia).


:facepalm: ahh fuck, my bad :beer3:
forgot about all those cars with ca an texas plates, NEED my coffee before the debate starts
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