I've recently purchased my first 240z, and figured I'll use this section to document progress on it as it will be modified. Backstory I've been searching for a Z for about 3-4 years now, although it's only recently where I've been in a 'real' position to buy one. I've had alerts up on most of the forums and followed the classifieds section pretty closely. About 6 months ago I found what I thought was the 'perfect' car, I looked at finances and managed to secure some cash, and followed by talking to my first "serious" seller - a guy over on HybridZ. Unfortunately, the prospect of him shipping the car from the USA over to the UK was too much, and he ended up selling to another buyer. I figured at this time I'd need to be fully clued up on how to do the importing as I need to make it as hassle free for an international seller as possible. In the end, I found a good contact at CFR Rinkens who are a large International Shipping Company. I decided to go with CFR as they offered an escrow service, which meant the seller would effectively be dealing with a US buyer (on my behalf) and they would also ensure the car was as described, with the correct paperwork and documentation (which is difficult, if you don't know each states laws). This opened up the possibility of buying a Z in any state.