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For anyone with experience shipping to Canada #286155 Sep 27, 11:40pm Sep 27, 11:40pm
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For anyone with experience shipping to Canada
I'm looking at a few items online that are obviously US companies.

The price on a full authentic Urethane Kaminari kit comes out to about $1,100 Canadian plus shipping... my local speed shop estimated about $2,000 for a kam kit.

That's a big difference. I really doubt duty, taxes and shipping could be $900 What do you guys think?

Only drawback I can see is if there is damage during shipping, it would be much easier to tell the speed shop to fix it rather than me having to take care of it.

Thanks for any help. thumbsup

Re: For anyone with experience shipping to Canada [Re: 00GTShope] #286156 Sep 27, 11:51pm Sep 27, 11:51pm
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check out the group buy on the other site, i got the kit for 875 us dollars shipped, but the company is in canada, so check it out thumbsup


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Re: For anyone with experience shipping to Canada [Re: My Sixth Gear] #286157 Sep 28, 12:01am Sep 28, 12:01am
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Re: For anyone with experience shipping to Canada [Re: isaac] #286158 Sep 28, 12:32am Sep 28, 12:32am
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Re: For anyone with experience shipping to Canada [Re: Style] #286159 Sep 28, 12:43am Sep 28, 12:43am
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ok, sweet. Good ideas so far. thumbsup

Re: For anyone with experience shipping to Canada [Re: My Sixth Gear] #286160 Sep 28, 1:34am Sep 28, 1:34am
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Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
check out the group buy on the other site, i got the kit for 875 us dollars shipped, but the company is in canada, so check it out thumbsup


Im in the same group buy and i heard good things from other customers thumbsup

Re: For anyone with experience shipping to Canada [Re: fonz182] #286161 Sep 28, 3:45am Sep 28, 3:45am
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if a company even suggests shipping via UPS, just withdraw a few hundred dollars and flush them down the toilet...save yourself the time rolleyes

also, try to avoid purchasing from the US if there is any possible way you can get the item from someone in Canada.

Re: For anyone with experience shipping to Canada [Re: Stephen] #286162 Sep 28, 10:39pm Sep 28, 10:39pm
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^^^^ yeah I've had a couple bad experiences with UPS also. Like double billing me etc.. I try to buy from Canada as much as possible but you can't always get everything. thumbsup

Re: For anyone with experience shipping to Canada [Re: 00GTShope] #286163 Sep 29, 9:25am Sep 29, 9:25am
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yeah check the group buy on www.c7performance.com I know rocket (Ben) personally and he's a good guy. I bought my Injen CAI from him way back.

Re: For anyone with experience shipping to Canada [Re: robare99] #286164 Oct 2, 5:46pm Oct 2, 5:46pm
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UPS Sucks... The overcharge customs fee.. They said that make a surchage because they handle the customs stuff by themself... Bullshit!

As for the taxes.. you will pay the taxes you pay when you normally buy something in canada!

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