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With “The Most Reliable Car Ever Built”, Part Three: Downtime

Editor’s note: This Understeer series tells the story of CCF contributor Netgear57’s 25 Year Law-imported 1991 Toyota Celsior, from the shores of Japan to the side of the road in El Paso. Check out Part One and Part Two if you haven’t. TOP TEXT “No. No, this isn’t happening,” I tried to convince myself. The…

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Celsior Project: Adventures With “The Most Reliable Car Ever Built”, Part Two

TOP TEXT My previous post got a few questions regarding the cost breakdown of the importing process. Some of you wanted to know if importing a Toyota Celsior is more cost effective than buying a low mileage Lexus LS400 stateside, so I’ll try and keep a running total of what this endeavor has cost. Just…

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Found on the Feed: 1993 Nissan Maxima GXE

The Maxima is Nissan’s mid-size car that started life as the Datsun 810, and while it might not invoke the feelings of driving passion or speed, it’s actually quite the nimble family carrier and can be equipped with a fairly potent V6. The sheer amount of Maximas produced ensures that parts will be plentiful for…

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Importing a Toyota Celsior: My Adventures With “The Most Reliable Car Ever Built”, Part One

TOP TEXT About a year and a half ago, I imported a 1991 Toyota Celsior Spec C from Japan.  I had been looking for a nice LS400 for a while, and given the prices that good low mileage examples were commanding, I decided my money would be better spent importing one, since Japanese imports are…