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by Spudzilla
Tue Dec 17, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Diesel vs Gasoline In Chile
Replies: 15
Views: 651

Re: Diesel vs Gasoline In Chile

I have a mahindra pikup, and recently experienced problems with the Diesel Particulate Filter. The fix is not simply resetting the computer. The filter can be cleaned, but I would caution that if your mecanico wants to flush it out with water run away. The fine particulates can turn to cement. Cost ...
by Spudzilla
Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Temporary Residency, New Procedures for Leaving the country
Replies: 37
Views: 1499

Re: Temporary Residency, New Procedures for Leaving the country

My permanent residency application was finally accepted into the system. Two hundred twenty nine days elapsed.
by Spudzilla
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: Shipments into Chile since the protests
Replies: 18
Views: 966

Shipments into Chile since the protests

Has anyone received any shipments from overseas since the protests. I've heard rumours that the aduanas are on strike.
by Spudzilla
Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Temporary Residency, New Procedures for Leaving the country
Replies: 37
Views: 1499

Re: Temporary Residency, New Procedures for Leaving the country

I'm caught up in this bs myself. Submitted my papers for definativa last March. No acknowledgement of reciept of the package. This bs reciept from correos means absolutely nothing!!! When I reentered Chile on April 10th, and I presented my expired cedula and the bs correo reciept, I was told by the ...
by Spudzilla
Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Transferring money from Chile to U. K
Replies: 5
Views: 1417

Re: Transferring money from Chile to U. K

My understanding is that most banks use the SWIFT system to transfer funds between banks in different countries. I believe that funds are only transfered in US dollars or euros, depending on the intermediate bank that is doing the transfer. Fees can also be applied by the intermediate bank.
by Spudzilla
Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: What would you tell a Chilean Senator about the new immigration law?
Replies: 17
Views: 1130

Re: What would you tell a Chilean Senator about the new immigration law?

Surely it must be possible to create some sort of a verifiable process to to accept applications for residencia definativa. Appreciating the tremendous enthusiasm in Chile for stamping documents, incoming applications might be affixed with a time and date stamp indicating that your application has b...
by Spudzilla
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Chile Forum is 13 YEARS OLD!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 1294

Re: Chile Forum is 13 YEARS OLD!!!

I would like to echo the sentiments of Space Cat. I have benefited greatly from this forum and without a doubt my transition to Chile was made so much simpler. Congrats admin.
by Spudzilla
Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: Moving to Chile
Topic: Chile: second run
Replies: 97
Views: 5969

Re: Chile: second run

I am coming up on 5 months, application still not accepted by extranjaria.
by Spudzilla
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Importing shop equipment and tools
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: Importing shop equipment and tools

nwdiver wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 1:32 am
Spudzilla wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:07 pm
Thanks admin. I am actually buying a new machine. Would it be in my best interest to put some hours on it?
Scamming the government is not nice, play nice......
I just need to drive it out of the showroom! :D
by Spudzilla
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Importing shop equipment and tools
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: Importing shop equipment and tools

Thanks admin. I am actually buying a new machine. Would it be in my best interest to put some hours on it?
by Spudzilla
Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Legal Issues
Topic: Importing shop equipment and tools
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Importing shop equipment and tools

I have been considering bringing a shipping container with my shop equipment and tools next year from eeuu. One of the questions that I have, is, if I bring in a motor welder/generator will that item be subject to Chiles green tax. When I bought a vehicle in 2016 that tax was sprung on me the day I ...
by Spudzilla
Sat Jul 06, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
Topic: Let me introduce myself and my travel plans in South America
Replies: 6
Views: 562

Re: Let me introduce myself and my travel plans in South America

There are many posts regarding buying vehicles in this blog, you just have to keep trying different search phrases. I would caution you that a number of things have changed in the last few years, which make the process more difficult. Five years ago, it was quite easy to obtain a RUT. Now however yo...