Post your FUTURE purchase.

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Datamonger, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. triturbo

    triturbo Long live 16:10 and MXM-B

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    This and Finlandia are my favorites.
     
  2. killkenny1

    killkenny1 Too weird to live, too rare to die.

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    No love for Smirnoff?
     
  3. Amnesiac

    Amnesiac 404

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    I've decided I'm going to start seriously looking into importing a relatively clean AE86. I already have what is essentially a FWD version of it, and I absolutely love it. I don't want it because of Initial D and hurr drift and all that crap... I want it because I like 80's econoboxes. And the Trueno looks fantastic. ;)
     
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  4. Tsunade_Hime

    Tsunade_Hime such bacon. wow

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    Australia didn't get them via official import? I love the Trueno and the Levin Corollas, very iconic cars. I just hate how you ask a person of a Corolla, and they think of newer front wheel drive econoboxes, when in the 80's the Corolla was an entry level sports car..
     
  5. Amnesiac

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    Australia only got the lower spec "Sprinter". It's basically a Levin without the higher level trim options, so it's missing a lot of stuff that the JDM models came with at the time. AUDM models came with a 4A-C instead of a 4A-GE, non-LSD rear end, the slit grille instead of the fog light grille, and a bunch of other stuff. Conversions aren't overly hard, but there's a lot that has to be changed in order to make equivalent to a Jap version, driveshafts need to be swapped out, needs an LSD, 4A-C to 4A-G conversion, etc. We didn't get the Trueno either. :( We are lucky in the fact that we didn't get the AE85 though, since our lower spec Sprinter still has all the same chassis reinforcement like the AE86 - AE85's are pretty lacking in that department.

    And yeah, it's always disappointing when people only see the old Corolla's a generic worthless hunk. Even FX GT's and GT Twin Cams from the late 80's and early 90's are pretty snappy, fun little cars despite being FWD. Do they have 2ZZ-GE models over in the states? Or is it all that base model crap with rear drums and stuff?
     
  6. triturbo

    triturbo Long live 16:10 and MXM-B

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    It's massively faked around here. Not that the other two are not, but it's not like Smirnoff.

    Good luck finding a cheap one though... because all of the crap :D I'm Initial D fan, but I do liked it before watching the series, as well as many other cars :)
     
  7. radji

    radji Farewell, Solenya...

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    He secretly obsessed with S'more-flavored Schnapps.
     
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  8. Vogelbung

    Vogelbung I R Judgemental

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    Ahem
     
  9. radji

    radji Farewell, Solenya...

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    ^^^:err:

    Good God that's ugly.
     
  10. Jarhead

    Jarhead 恋の♡アカサタナ

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    I kind of like it... It's old-school, but a fairly clean design.
     
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