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Old 07-06-2003, 19:46   #1 (permalink)
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Why Get a Car When You Can Get a Lifestyle

Get a Ute - Get a Life

AP just can't go back to a sedan anymore. A recent trip to Lue in NSW for a weekend of dirt bike fun and action!
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Old 07-06-2003, 19:57   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Why Get a Car When You Can Get a Lifestyle

Well, they say that real aussies drive utes. Maybe you are getting in touch with your heritage?
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If that was the case, AP would be driving a bimmer or merc, if I'm not mistaken?
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Old 07-06-2003, 20:00   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Why Get a Car When You Can Get a Lifestyle

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If that was the case, AP would be driving a bimmer or merc, if I'm not mistaken?
Well, you are mistaken then!
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Or a panelvan, they have the advantage of a roof so the missus will come too
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I'm waiting for Russ to reply to this!!!

Well, to answer the question -
(1) Balance
(2) Handling
(3) Lower weight (in AU/BA guise)
(4) To allow higher spec interior options to be fitted
... the list goes on...

By all means, if you need to cart gear around that won't fit in a sedan, or is too dirty/messy/whatever, then the ute is the natural choice. However, the sedan will always be the choice out of the two for the driver!
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Re: Why Get a Car When You Can Get a Lifestyle

It's so unfair lol, I wish I had a Pursuit ute with a Huskvarna (or any dirt bike, preferebly a YZ250F ) on the back....you LUCKY BASTARD AP!!!.
I would love a ute, but I sometimes have to carry people around so it blows that idea.
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Oh you guys have a lot to learn.

There's two things that will expose you to the evils of having too many parasitic friends: owning a ute, and owning a trailer. I did it smart:

1. Buy a ute in a V8 manual (most people these days can't drive the manual and when they hear the V8 bit added to the manual choose to look elsewhere when moving house)
2. Ditto the trailer. I bought a 9x5 tandem with extended drawbar. Most of them turn up and think it's too big.

Moral of the story? AP doesn't have to lend stuff out much!!!!!

Oh, the bike is of course a KTM 520EXC - damn what a blast!
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Hmmm Pursuit ute and a KTM, what else do you have AP that i want????
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Get a Ute - Get a Life

AP just can't go back to a sedan anymore. A recent trip to Lue in NSW for a weekend of dirt bike fun and action!
Are you the First person in Australia to actually use the "Ute" part of the the PURSUIT?

I know most people wouldn't dream of scratching their new little toy?
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