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Old 08-01-2001, 20:09   #1 (permalink)
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Question Ford's & Holden's Aside

Ok Guys, taking Ford and Holden out of the picks, what would everyone pick out of Toyota and Mitsubishi, since there the other Aussie made brands. Be interesting to see what everyones choices are and why.

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Well definitly will have to Mitsubishi Magna/Verada hands down over the Camry/Avalon more style, muuuch better interior and better engine sound IMO. Even though the reliabilty might not be so good compared to Toyota.
Only bad thing of Mitsu is they had connections in making the 00 fighter planes of WWII. :p :p
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Mitsu for sure.. I don't like driving Fridges..
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I have driven Magnas for work for 4 years and ended up with a new model every 40,000 ks

I gave those Magnas a pounding, took em rally driving up over Mount Hotham, speed runs down to portland and High speed Road hump mounting..

Magna should stay cause those things really enjoy being driven hard.

But, at 30,000 everything started to fall off!!
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Mishu for me thanks
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I had 2 Mitsi's back in NZ before i came over to Oz.

Had a '85 Stigma which I caned and put over a bank but still did me wll til I sold it at 180k's, had nothing done to it except lost 5th gear cos the nylock nut on the shaft backed off (got a mate to retighten it and give it a touch with the MIG then sold it).

Then had a '90 Galant. Both good reliable cars.

I think I would still go for a Mitsi if you removed Holden/Ford
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Merc made things in ww2 as well..

I would personally drive a skyline, a 4 door r34 25GT would be pretty sweet. But Nissan doesn't sell them.

Mitsubishi V6 Sports, you can get a 5 speed, they are pokey, handle well, reasonably exciting.. Camry is bland, avalong is crap old and bland.

Magnas have more poke, look a hell of alot better.
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I'd go for a Chrysler.
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Mitsu for sure... Magna Sports V6 niceeeeeeee.....

Like ford man said,... i dont want to be driving around in a fridge!!
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V6 Magna for sure (behind a Ford!); never be caught dead in a Holden or a Toyota (except for hire cars!!)
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Mitsu for sure... Magna Sports V6 niceeeeeeee.....

Like ford man said,... i dont want to be driving around in a fridge!!
Can't believe Toyota can make a car so boooooooring. Must admit it's good the first 5 minutes then i feel like jumping outta the car. :eek: :eek: :eek: :eek: The dash is gotta be the worst in the business. I have to say 4 cylinder camry in auto has gotta be the cardigan car of the year. :o :o :o
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