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Old 07-26-2002, 06:17   #1 (permalink)
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roll Features You Miss in your Car

Ok as the topic mentions, just wondering what everyone wished they had or miss having in there car Interior wise and the reason why. I'll start, mine would be:

1. 4 Power windows: As well as making the car interior look alot better the 4 power window models feature the auto down button which i miss so bad after driving a fairmont. Too boot it was only a $400 option in the AUII/AUIII XR's.

2. Half height antenna button, i've hit the antenna on the garage door reversing becuase i had the radio on. :dead: :dead: Lucky aerial was ok. Very handy feature.

Apart from that i'm very happy with the creature comforts in my baby.:s5
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Old 07-26-2002, 06:20   #2 (permalink)
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Ive got all those... but i'm missing one thing.. a damn drink holder !!!
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Old 07-26-2002, 06:25   #3 (permalink)
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power windows:
Sometimes I go to wind up the windows in my au xr8 and then the next day I try to find the button on my au ute. A new ba ute will come later in the year and it will have buttons one way or another.
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Old 07-26-2002, 06:27   #4 (permalink)
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a plastic wood dash.....

actually, i wish it had an auto up and down on the drivers leccy window. otherwise, there is nothing inside i would change.

and speaking of interiors, have you seen the interior job of the ralliart magna???? looks like someone detonated a depth cahrge hidden inside a bucket of vampire vomit. bloody yuck!

compare to the xr interior...a truly subtle and tasteful mix of colours. the blue dash looks the ducks nuts without being over the top.
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I miss ABS most of all in my EA Ghia - not that I drive my car hard, but in my personal opinion a car is incomplete without it. Fortunately, a conversion is possible.

Oops sorry just re-read original post. I have mentioned an interior feature I know, but I can't complain about my interior.
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Good thread idea Strider!

(1) Rear power windows - even the Telstar has them!! :dead:

(2) Trip Computer - handy, if a little gimmicky

(3) Climate control - seems to be a bit more accurate than straight a/c

(4) Leather trim!

(5) Sat-Nav - BING!!

(6) TV / DVD unit - I'm greedy

That'll do me.. :s6:
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Well i went from a Ghia to a Gli so I have got quite a long list of features I miss!

The simplest one would be the lack of a comfy drivers armrest. The GLi has is just plastic and has a little plastic dip with a raised edge in the centre which rubs on your elbow.

I have had a permanent graze on there now since the day I bought the car!
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Hehehe i'll ditch the Bing! option of the moment especially at $2k or so.
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A basic climate control would be good. even it was a keep current temp button (especially when using a/c) I hate the fiddling to get the temp right.
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Ive got all those... but i'm missing one thing.. a damn drink holder !!!
That is one thing the Gli has but the Ghia didn't!!!
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