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Shattered Glass and Tortured Metal

Even if you're new to Best People Movers world, you've probably heard that I do free mileage and accident checks for anyone in Australia who's interested. They're not free for me though. By paying 400 USD upfront for 100 checks, I've managed to bring the cost down from $15 AUD to just under $7 per [...]

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Japanese Car Imports: Nissan Elgrand E51 vs Elgrand E52

- with Jad Letcher So, you’re thinking about purchasing a Japanese import Nissan Elgrand but aren’t sure which model to get? Older = cheaper Nissan Elgrand E51 Vs New = expensive Nissan Elgrand E52? Newer models have all the bells and whistles, but older models are tried-and-tested reliable? It’s [...]

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Potential problems with the Toyota Estima

By guest blogger Brett Phillips So, you stumbled across what is rumoured to be the holy grail of all Japanese Domestic Market (JDM) people movers - the Toyota Estima. Luxurious. Stylish. Comfortable. Roomy. Powerful. Perfect. UNBREAKABLE! Well… most of those things, but it would be reckless to clai [...]

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Japanese Car Imports: Direct vs Custom import

Getting serious about buying a Japanese import? Let's have a look at a few ways how you can do it. There’re four ways to get yourself a freshly imported Japanese car in Australia: 1. PRIVATE IMPORT This option will suit a microscopic category of people that have lived in Japan (for example, skiing [...]

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Why Japanese Used Cars Are Cheaper Than Others

By guest blogger Brett Phillips Ten years ago, a large family might’ve felt limited to either a high-ticket people mover, a budget Kia Carnival, or perhaps even a second car - and not a great deal else. Yet, patiently, in the deep dark shadows... the mysterious magic of grey imports has been simmer [...]

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Toyota Estima Fuel consumption, and who even gives a rats?

By guest blogger Brett Phillips How often does it happen to you that you’re bragging about the wondrous virtues of your sacred automobile, when the inevitable question drops…? What’s the fuel consumption like? As a Toyota Estima enthusiast, people ask me the very same thing (after first asking what [...]

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Japanese Car Imports: Toyota Estima Vs Nissan Elgrand

Have a tribe of your own and thinking to get a people mover? Let’s find out why Toyota Estima and Nissan Elgrand are so popular with Antipodeans and which one is a perfect fit for you. If you don’t consider yourself a car enthusiast, the market is full of exciting choices. You’ve got an Imax, a [...]

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FULLY REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT: Don’t Place a Deposit on a Vehicle Until You Read This Blog Post

Special thanks to my customer Michael Sleeman, who inspired me to write this post and even film a video on the topic (me on camera is always a huge blow to my self-esteem, but you gotta do what you gotta do)! In September of 2020, I did a couple of free mileage + auction grade checks by VIN number [...]

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Romance with Tono.

In my world of Japanese imports everyone wants a Tono. If Tono isn't there, drama unfolds: Oh noooo... how come it's not there? Why? Can you get us one? We can't drive like this... To clarify: TONO Cover is OPTIONAL and not every Estima GSR50/55 comes with it. (Elgrand E52 should always come with o [...]

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3 Common Rookie Mistakes When Buying an Import

In the world of fab Japanese imports, I often have to deal with a very special breed of clients. Bright eyed excited newbies. They’ve just found out about the imported cars from Japan and have been hit with a few truths: They don’t need to strain their bank account and buy a brand-new Kia to have [...]

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