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-   -   bring diesel jeep in ca through az ? (http://www.wakeworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=472042)

clubmyke 07-06-2007 4:43 PM

i am interested in a 2007 diesel grand cherokee. <BR> <BR>at this time they are not allowed in ca. i was looking to buy one in az and bring it in. has anyone done this before ? what are the loopholes/concerns ? any input would be appreciated. <BR> <BR>thanks for your help. <BR> <BR>mike

gobigorgohome 07-07-2007 8:14 AM

If they're not allowed in CA surely they'll pick up on this when you go to the DMV to licence the vehicle?

bocephus 07-07-2007 8:34 AM

From my experience with my uncle the vehicle will have to be used in order to get in licensed in CA. My uncle bought a TDI Jetta here in AZ with the thought of driving it back to Santa Barbara. They would not register it for him in CA. He transferred it to my name and I registered it in AZ and then sold it back to him. He took it to CA as a used vehicle and they let him register it. I'm not sure if this still holds true or not. I would bet that someone on the Hotboat.com forum in the Sandbar will be able to answer this question for you. There are lots of people who go back and forth from CA to AZ around the Parker and Havasu areas that hang out on that forum, good luck! <BR> <BR>BTW, has anyone towed with one of those yet, or are they still brand new?

hatepain 07-07-2007 8:26 PM

Once you try to license it in CA you'll be screwed they just wont allow it and you cant license it anywhere that you dont have a residence.

bocephus 07-08-2007 8:59 AM

Did you check on the Sandbar in Hotboat.com? I know those guys are doing this stuff.

clubmyke 07-08-2007 9:19 AM

thanks everyone.. <BR> <BR>are you allowed to have dual residence ?

hatepain 07-08-2007 10:47 AM

Yes you can have a dual residence. I have sold vehicles to customers whom live in both Washington and Alaska. They license it in Alaska to avoid sales tax here.

auto 07-08-2007 10:55 AM

and kali wonders why they lose corp hq's and jobs every year.

wake_pirate 07-08-2007 6:35 PM

I would be afraid of the taxes that DMV will want if they DO yet it in. Does anybody know why Calif if against them???

266crownlinebr 07-09-2007 7:17 AM

Hotboat peeps invading this site quickly.

dan_lee 07-09-2007 8:28 AM

I'm not sure about trucks, but the rule on cars that I have heard from a couple sources is 7500 miles before it can get registered in CA.


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