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Old 10-04-13, 06:43 AM
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Anyone from Thailand still on here?

I'm living in Bangkok for a year now and would love to find some rotorheads here.
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I have family there, but I am in japan with my FD
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RX-7's are crazy expensive here. Even old 1st gens command an outrageous price.
Asking price for an FD is around 1.2 million Bhat.
That is $40,000 at the average exchange rate.

Here is one on sale now for 1.7 MB.

http://www.taladrod.com/w20/Search/C...px?cib=1226961
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Doesn't surprise me in Thailand where a new Mini Cooper is about $60,000 because of import taxes.
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I have seen hundreds of mini coopers in Bangkok in the last year. Almost all of them S models. I have also seen a few of the old mini driving around.
The car culture in Bangkok is amazing. Before moving here I never would have imagined how many proper car crazy people are here.
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MY RED rx7 FD3s 2001
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DRIVE rx7 FD3s to UNIVERSITY 5 per day just fast speed 5 gear your price 39000 usd
last get your car sportcar can buy 600000 please purchase get your garage
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DRIVE rx7 FD3s to UNIVERSITY 5 per day just fast speed 5 gear your price 39000 usd
last get your car sportcar can buy 600000 please purchase get your garage
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200% on imported cars in Thailand

Originally Posted by elron90sc5speed View Post
RX-7's are crazy expensive here. ---snip---
All cars in Thailand are crazy expensive because of the 200% tariff on cars. Used cars are basically impossible to import (unlike Mexico, they don't want to become the dumping ground/salvage yard of wealthier neighbors). Even when you can get a used car in under special rules, there's still a 200% tariff. So, if you consider a decent FD is ~US$15K, you see why the same car costs ~$45K in Thailand.
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Are there any local forums, clubs, or websites for Mazda rotaries in Thailand? I'm hoping to buy an RX-8 in December. I want to find a good rotary mechanic in the Bangkok area. I am hoping I might be able to get a lead on a good car through one of the groups as well.

Any recommendations for groups, forums, and especially mechanics will be appreciated. If they speak English, that's a bonus, but not necessary.

Cheers,
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