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possible importing business

Post by crawlerdan » Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:19 pm

hey all. some of you long time members know me and how i do business, some don't. but that's ok

Ive been in the automotive industry for 21 years now as a tech/builder/enthusiast
seems like in Australia they have access to parts for our vehicles that simply never made it to the states in large volumes.
i have an investor, and a long time friend that lives in Queensland Australia. he and I are proposing a business

were going to start filling shipping containers with desirable parts for Subaru, Toyota , Nissan, etc

we are in the research stage of this endeavor, which is where y'all come in

what parts exist in that environment that do not exist here that you would like to buy
be as specific as possible, as my investor isn't as knowledgeable as i or you may be

hopefully this time next year we will be fulfilling orders

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Re: possible importing business

Post by mike-tracy » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:21 am

I say this with love, but we maybe get 1-2 posts a week on the BBS. I'm feeling that most enthusiasts are on Facebook and that's where you should be marketing imported parts (and posting the link here of course!)

I am personally looking for a 3rd gen legacy scooped hood (Rev C, not revision D, won't work) in aluminum. The dealer has steel scooped hoods, so that's my fallback.
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Re: possible importing business

Post by crawlerdan » Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:44 am

ive noticed a decline for sure, and will likely have an employee do a Facebook ad at some point

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Re: possible importing business

Post by nosyt » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:19 pm

the main thing since you are getting a container would be the items that are too fragile/large to be cost effective to ship on their own like side skirts, front and rear lips, seats, hoods that sort of stuff
I know personally id be interested in oem side skirts and a oem/or replica legacy sti front lip for the g1s2 legacy

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Re: possible importing business

Post by carfreak85 » Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:29 pm

I replied to your same post on the USMB.
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Re: possible importing business

Post by Omega79 » Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:28 pm

Uhhhh... yeah, I would be interested in stuff. Additionally I work for a Toyota truck performance company, if you're getting very serious about this we may need to have a chat. We might be interested in getting our hands on some "Hilux" stuff...


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Re: possible importing business

Post by LegacyT » Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:56 am

Has this idea moved forward at all? I’m interested in some overseas parts as well
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Re: possible importing business

Post by crawlerdan » Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:02 pm

My business partner just bought a home in Queensland and is getting settled. I’ll keep everyone posted

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Re: possible importing business

Post by Legacy777 » Tue Dec 10, 2019 6:54 pm

Sweet!
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