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Old 04-29-2002, 02:49 PM   #1
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Question Parts from UK

Do any of you have experience with ordering parts out of the UK? I'm taking a long, hard look at getting a set of Morettes from NeedForSpeed.co.uk, and am feeling doubts as I worry about the parts getting hung up in customs...

Are my worries valid, or is a 8-10 shipping (air) days extimate about right?

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Old 04-29-2002, 04:38 PM   #2
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I got my STi muffler from UK. It arrived 3 days from when I ordered it. No problems.

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Old 04-29-2002, 09:52 PM   #3
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i ship alot of stuff from japan the fastest i get things are 6 days and then longest could take 2 weeks customs not open on weekends and sometimes they put it on a later flight or boat



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Old 04-29-2002, 10:23 PM   #4
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I got my Impreza hood scoop from MC Rallying in the U.K. it took about a week, but damn was it expensive. You have to pay VAT not to mention the customs fee and then shipping to boot. Is it really worth it? Did you call Z1 performance, it would most likely be a hell of a lot cheaper.

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Old 04-29-2002, 10:28 PM   #5
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vat? isn't that only applicable to uk residents?
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Old 04-30-2002, 03:34 AM   #6
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Default VAT

Froggert is right. Only EU residents would pay British VAT.
This means you in the States will get 17.5% off all UK prices (because the general practice is to quote prices inclusive of VAT). Make sure you remind the vendor

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Old 04-30-2002, 11:09 PM   #7
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anyone know of a good subaru salvage yard from the uk that will ship to the us????
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