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to FAQ About Used
Compact Japanese Tractors
Used Heavy Equipment &
Used Japanese Mini Trucks
get general questions about used tractors from Japan, often called gray
market tractors, and we get very specific questions about particular models
Zen-noh (Kubota) and Kubota
used tractors. We also get questions about our tractor business and what
makes it unique. We have tried to answer a lot of those questions here
on this page and on links from this page.
is a gray market tractor?
Tractors built for use in one country, but imported and used in another
are gray market tractors. It is neither illegal or unethical to import
tractors that have previously been used in another country such as Japan.
there some reason I should not buy a gray market tractor?
Some gray market tractor models are more difficult to get parts for. You
would be wise not to buy one of those. Best-Used-Tractors
knows a lot about which are the easy parts access models, and can help
you select one or more of those. There are a lot of misconceptions and
myths about gray market tractors. We will try to sort out the facts from
the myths for you.
I have trouble getting parts for my used Japanese tractor?
Although there are makes and models that are easy to get parts for and
some that are not, Best-Used-Tractors not only knows
which are the easier models to get parts for, but we have extensive lists
of suppliers for when you do need a part.
do I shop for one of the better quality used imported Japanese tractors?
Find a dealer who is open and who appears to deal with integrity. Ask
for references. Look for a supplier who sells the easy parts access models.
Look for the appropriate size tractor to meet your needs, and make sure
if you need 4WD that you get it. Look at the hours on the meter, the warranty,
and the outward appearance of the tractor. Test everything whenever possible.
Look at the transmission type, the number of engine cylinders, and note
the loader quality if one is offered. Try to find one that has been upgraded with safety equipment such as a ROPS.
should I purchase my used compact import tractor from Best-Used-Tractors?
Best-Used-Tractors buys from the best quality suppliers in Japan.
We buy the makes and models that are the highest in quality reputation
per make, and we also select only the models that are easy to buy parts
for. We also sell individual compact tractors that have been professionally reconditioned in the country with the safety features added.
are tractor discussion boards and forums to learn more about gray market
are an individual looking for information about one used Japanese tractor,
or someone trying to learn more about the gray market tractor business,
you might want to spend some time on one or more of the tractor discussion
boards/clubs at this link.
Is it legal to import used Japanese mini trucks?
Used Japanese mini trucks can be imported if they have EPA approved governors and other EPA approved modifications, and only if they are imported by approved importers. For more details on mini trucks, please visit our webpage called Used Japanese Mini Trucks 4X4 Off Road. They are imported for off-road use, but some states permit them to be licensed.
What is offered by Best Used Tractors with regard to mini trucks?
We sell containers of mini trucks to dealers. To inquire about ordering your own container please fill out the information request form at Mini Truck Containers. If you want just one mini truck for yourself, we can help you connect with one of our dealers by going to the Individual Mini Truck Seeker page. For used mini truck parts go to Parts Request. For new parts for mini trucks, go to new mini truck parts. For wheels and/or tires for your mini truck, please see the page called Wheels And Tires. We also can provide a lot of mini truck asccessories when you visit our accessories page.
What makes our heavy equipment from Japan a better deal?
Perhaps the most important reason that we get consistent quality heavy equipment from Japan is that our buyer speaks fluent Japanese and knows that Japanese market very well. For more on heavy equipment, visit either our Mini Excavator page or our Bulldozer page.