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Re: Importing a quattro??

>From quattro-owner@coimbra.ans.net Wed Aug 16 12:28:01 1995
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>Date: Wed, 16 Aug 1995 11:48:05 -0400
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>From: "Barton P. Chambers"  <bartonc@infi.net>
>Reply-To: "Barton P. Chambers"  <bartonc@infi.net>
>To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net
>Subject: Re: Euro Quattro's??
>Sender: quattro-owner@coimbra.ans.net
>Status: RO
>Bob lures Yer Kindly ol' Unka Bart out of lurkdom, to caution
>> Hoo boy, hold on to your wallets folks.  Because of my never ending need 
>> (ahem) of an S2, I was able to get ahold of this gentleman. I have been 
>> emailing him for a few weeks now getting some info. It seems he is able 
>> to import USED vehicles from europe for us. (ching!!)
>> If anyone has any requests, we can get an approximate $$ figure from him.
>The problem's never been gettin' Euro stuff here, it's been gettin' it thru the 
>clutches of our freiendly, loving and benevolent (tm) gummint, to the street.
>That there's a whole 'nother kettle of kippers.  As a "fer instance," ask Bill 
>Gates how much he enjoys driving his 959 in that bonded, US customs warehouse...
>And this person makes representation that he can help in that regard.
>(yer Kindly ol' Unka) Bart
>Frau Dora, 
>(fond memory of a couple of little feline varmints in my heart)
>'86 Indischrot Carrera Cabriolet, 
>'87 Alpenweis Syncro.
>Custodian, Porschephiles Phund
I was wondering about the importing a car thing. Does anyone know if it
would be easier to bring in something like an '87 Ur Q on the grounds
that they officially imported essentially the same car until 1985, so all the
crash tests etc. are still valid?