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Old 24 Jul 2004, 07:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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parallel import sti

had a look at an sti today at cvc. salesman told me it was a parallel import whats the difference between uk and import spec
its on a 51 reg quite cheap for an sti 15995 39000 miles :?:
most are around 18000
also not sure about insurance grouping as its an import
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Old 25 Jul 2004, 07:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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IIRC correctly a parallel import will be a EU-spec car rather than a "grey" import which would be a JDM spec.

In theory an EU-specced car should be very similar in spec to a UK vehicle.
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Old 25 Jul 2004, 11:22 AM   #3 (permalink)
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UK spec car destined for the UK market but imported. There will be no manufacture warrenty IIRC. They way to tell a parrallel import is on the dash. The speedo and rev counter are a different way round to UK cars.

Also dont think it makes any different to insurence
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Old 26 Jul 2004, 09:06 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Thats a good price... And if Warrenty is an issue CVC will always give 12 months warrenty on the car anyhow... After that you could get independant warrenty if subaru dont do it??

Just a thought....

Thiking of changine the car patrolman?

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Old 02 Aug 2004, 06:48 PM   #5 (permalink)
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yes 1999 looking to see whats about not really sure about imports though as previous history is a bit iffy
im pretty fussy though as im an aa man, i like to now what has been moded or not
trying to keep uk spec as i like to have warrenty just in case.
as my clutch was replaced uder warrenty what a difference it made.
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