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Old 04-22-2012, 04:28 PM   #1
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Exclamation what is needed to bring a ute to America

What license/paperwork is needed to be able to drive a ute here in the US(texas)
how much would it cost? I have some saved up so when I sell the ss I can get a z06 but rather have the ute
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Gross.
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get me one too
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get me one too
Im getting blue what color u want
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joe pesci and herman munster....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcwfNyriJmo
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Damn it^

You beat me
Was thinkin 2 yutes the whole time.
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joe pesci and herman munster....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rcwfNyriJmo
LOL.

I think the Utes look kinda cool but then again i'm a fan of the el caminos.
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Damn it^

You beat me
Was thinkin 2 yutes the whole time.
so was I

There was actually an article in C&D or R&T or one of the other car mags where they were talking about bringing over the Ute and in the article it said "they'd have to come up with another name for it because in the US you can't say Ute without sounding like Joe Pesci in My Cousin Vinny"
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What is a "ute?" Is it this: http://www.kingofthecage.com/ring-girls_ute.html
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this is a ute...

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Huh. I think I like my ute better...
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Huh. I think I like my ute better...
You mean the transvestite you posted?
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I think it would be awesome if you got one over here.
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You run into the same problems people trying to bring skylines and other cars in. Title issues, safety, and emissions equipment and requirements, and takes plenty of cash.

In short, dont hold your breath.
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i remember reading somewhere that a guy picked up a wrecked holden ute and a g8 that was totaled from a hit from the rear and put them together and registered it CA of all places
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Well I have personally seen the GTO Ute. It isnt hard at all to make it legal here. After all the GTOs arent made here. As far as I know he just imported it and registered it after adding a front clip. The frame is the same as is the body minus the bed. As far as safety If anything is needed it should transfer over. And regarding the skyline comment there is only 1 generation you cannot register over here, I believe the R34 is the one you cant, anything earlier is fair game.
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Here's the Ute I saw 3-4 years ago here at Fontana raceway in CA...

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Was going to say there's a couple Pontiac G8 Utes that actually were produced here in America... Seen a couple on Ebay.

But I want to find out who's got the Holden Coupe 60 concept & offer my house for it! haha

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But yea Australia got some pretty sweet cars!! & these come with a LS3..
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Why cant america ever get the cool cars?
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