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Driving across Mexico: 1935 Road Trip Video

July 17, 2014 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=paf444dYg5c The first 3 minutes were added by the “grandson” who has clearly watched way-too-much  American Pickers or Pawn Stars,  but the grandfather’s other 27 minutes are . . . * * * * Feel free to … Continue reading

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Update on US Customs Law on Permanently Importing Cars to Mexico

May 5, 2014 ~ Update on US CBP Car Export Requirements ~ In the arcane world of US government law and even more dense regulations, some laws and rules go un-noticed and un-enforced for years. There is a glaring example … Continue reading

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Back in the USA! … with my Mexican-plated car.

May 8, 2013 Good News ! With all the concerns over what to do with foreign-plated cars, we forgot to include descriptions of what to do with your Mexican-plated car if you want to go back to the USA.   The … Continue reading

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Update on Yucatan State Police Car Protocols

“Tonteria…” “Todo es una tonteria…” Ever notice that the police often drive around with their lights flashing? Should you stop or pull over? … Up to this morning, I thought the answer was: “No, keep driving, but use caution/care.” Once … Continue reading

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Auto Parts Terminology: Spanish-English / English-Spanish

See Full Article at: “Auto Parts Terminology: Spanish-English / English-Spanish – The Article “ Had any conversations with your Mexican mechanic lately, when you were reduced to pointing and gesturing when trying to describe what’s wrong with your car? Has … Continue reading

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New Requirements for Bringing Foreign-Plated Cars into Mexico: Banjercito

The Mexican Ministry of Finance and Public Credit has issued a new decree affecting expats bringing foreign plated cars into Mexico: “New Requirements for Bringing Foreign-Plated Cars into Mexico: Banjercito”. From the Banjercito website: “IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT The Ministry of Finance … Continue reading

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Driving in Mexico: Issues & Fun

This Category describes some of the issues with Importing Vehicles, Dealing with the Police, Auto Maintenance & Repairs, City Driving, and Cross Country Driving. * * Cross Country Driving? – See Dave & Shirley’s excellent site: Driving Through Mexico * … Continue reading

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