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HELP HELP!! It maybe time to say goodbye 1997 SLK200

hi guys,

with the rising cost to keep the SLK (up to $50K) in Singapore; it may be time to say good bye with a heavy heavy heart. This may mean going to the scrapyard soon for a lovely old lady unless there is a miracle.

Options are limited but if I can export the car to Australia and store it with my relatives there; that would be perfect. But Australia has very strict regulations.

So I am appealing to this forum:

Anyone knows how can i get a letter of compliance for Australia (Maybe from MB in Australia?) ? Anyone knows how can i check if my car has the same specs as those in Australia?

Just sending out a desperate quick SOS to see if there's silver lining left.
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I wish I knew the answers, but my relative would import/export cars & motorcycles no problems to a few places around the world. You should be fine as long as you follow protocol.

I Googled this for you, I hope this helps:
Importing a car into Australia -customs, duty, GST, Import Approval Permits
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