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crash792

R33 - No Build Plate, No import Sticker

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im looking at buying a 1995 R33 Skyline. The car is 7/10 condition for its age and is pretty much completely stock. i went and inspected this vehicle but the build plates are missing and the import sticker has been removed and has left the void writing on the car. The cur is registered with vicroads and will come with a RWC too. looking up the rego on vicroads it says the compliance plate date is not available.  ive been told that as the long 17 alpha numeric VIN is stamped on the struct tower/ chassis both aren't needed. though im worried that if the car was to become unregistered for what ever reason i wont be able to re register it again. or that ill end up getting defected by the cops should they check. Can someone help me understand this better as im struggling to find much info on the subject.

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I don't know the rules where you are......but I simply wouldn't go near anything that could cause me that much trouble without a steeeeeep discount.

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Probably "lost at the painters".

Steer clear. Or try to get it super cheap.

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Ring Vic roads, as they can tell you if it has been registered and complianced.
If they have it registered it means it has been complianced in Victoria.
Do some research is the best advise.

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SO long as you can prove previous rego its not an issue

I would no a PPRS as a minimum or call DOTARS

Fine for not doing is about $100,000

They made me crush a JDM back in 2005 as it had been imported and left illegally

Lots guys getting cars in illegally and now the asbestos compliance has hit home its a minefield.

Buyer Beware.

Buy with head not heart.

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2 hours ago, Steve Gee said:

SO long as you can prove previous rego its not an issue

I would no a PPRS as a minimum or call DOTARS

Fine for not doing is about $100,000

They made me crush a JDM back in 2005 as it had been imported and left illegally

Lots guys getting cars in illegally and now the asbestos compliance has hit home its a minefield.

Buyer Beware.

Buy with head not heart.

I know this is a little touchy, but care to elaborate on what happened and did they give you any compensation for crushing your car?

A mechanic told me the government are trying to cut down on car parts with similar effects to asbestos such as fibreglass where drilling into them could release cancerous powder. Is all this possible?

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A car without a compliance or build plate is going to give you trouble every time you try to do anything with VicRoads or if you get pulled over even if it is legit. 
Obviously it's up to you but, i would walk away from this one. (<my two cents).

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A car that comes into the country and doesn't get  ADR'd and a vin stamped and issued within a certain amount of time must be crushed, no excuse needed. Contact the department of infrastructure for further clarification as they handle all matters regarding imports. The department liaised with Vicroads for me when I had trouble regarding missing paperwork, and was the only way I was able to register the car. Vicroads do not understand the numbering system.

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