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Old 12 Jan 2013, 10:17 pm
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Default what is the real hype behind JDM vs USDM?

I just want opinions on why you're so JDM af? lol...

What makes your car a true JDM?
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Old 12 Jan 2013, 10:31 pm
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Old 12 Jan 2013, 10:50 pm
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JDM is Japanese Domestic Market. That means that the car (or parts) are made to be sold in Japan only. TRUE JDM vehicles cannot be registered to be used on the street in the USA.
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Old 12 Jan 2013, 11:02 pm
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JetDoc is right and wrong, You can Register JDM vehicles, here. People even change there car from Right hand drive(the US way) to left hand Drive, and all it needs to be done to be legal is have it Blue Tagged. I mean how do you think we get JDM motors here in America, and can have them registered in a USDM car. Or even how some Skylines make it into the US, and other JDM cars. It is just more of a pain to have them registered as they need a completely new VIN number and need to meet our emissions laws.

People like JDM as it is "different" just like people in Japan, change to USDM, just because it is "different" in different parts of the world.

EDIT: What makes a car a true JDM you ask. Well simple. The VIN number!
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