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The New Import Regulations for Australia: petrol and diesel people movers are leaving the chat

Last week I had a few people contacting me about my Thursday’s email video on the new import legislation. Not everyone got it. So, let me break it down for you: The new era in imports begins on the 1st of July 2022. This is when the Government will axe all petrol and diesel imports into the co [...]

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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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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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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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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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VICTORIAN ROADWORTHY: How to Transfer Estima or Elgrand Purchased in NSW. All You need to know

I’ve recently received an email from Anthony, who is looking to buy an Estima from NSW and has a few questions regarding VIC Roads transfer. I thought no one can give better answers than Jad, my new customer from Melbourne who purchased Nissan Elgrand and successfully transferred it in their names [...]

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Toyota Estima. Advantages and Disadvantages.

Some Advantages and Disadvantages - With Tim Neill It’s great for school drop offs and pick-ups. You can enjoy it on the long road trips and the short weekend drives. Perfect for Bunnings and Ikea shopping frenzies. Car-pooling with friends? No problem! Wherever your life takes you, Toyota Estima d [...]

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