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  1. Registering a Car in Japan

    An important part of buying a vehicle in Japan is the registration. The process is usually covered by the vehicle dealer (for a significant premium) but there are still some steps to be performed by oneself. Probably rather normal for Japanese but nevertheless a little challenge for a foreigner like me.

    These items were requested by the dealer to complete the registration:

    • One certificate of my personal inkan (stamp) for official registration at the office
    • Four
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    Updated 01-08-2020 at 10:25 PM by Heineken

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  2. Buying an NSX in Japan

    As some of you might know, I was living in Japan (Tokyo to be exact) during four years from 2012 to 2016. Even though you don't need a car to go about your daily life and even to travel around Japan, I was nevertheless curious about the local car market.

    With some support from my co-workers I learned that the two major online platforms are CARSENSOR.NET and Goonet. Both of them are working in a similar fashion. It's possible to search based on keywords or manufacturer/model followed ...

    Updated 25-07-2020 at 07:52 AM by Heineken (some small corrections)

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  3. T3 CRAFT WORKS Visit to Japan 03

    by , 13-03-2015 at 04:53 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)










    Thank you to British Airways. One of my favourite air line.


    I don't know how many times I went around the earth over the last 50+ years. I was already living in Australia from about 2 years old.....



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    Updated 15-03-2015 at 03:43 AM by Kaz-kzukNA1

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  4. My thoughts are with everyone in Japan

    by , 11-03-2011 at 10:43 PM (Today at Atelier Kaz - Private NSX Enthusiast, ex-Honda R&D engineer with F1, Indy/CART background)
    I have been helping my families and friends all day by relaying all sorts of messages in order to share the communication from one person to the others.


    The land line and mobile phone network were too busy that it was impossible to get through to my families and friends through these method.


    However, thanks to the power of internet.


    The email, Skype, twitter, etc were working so once I managed to talk or receive any emails from ...

    Updated 03-10-2012 at 10:49 AM by Kaz-kzukNA1

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