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  Reply # 964678 10-Jan-2014 15:56 Send private message

Damager:
Looks like a Toyota?


Hmm, should I have covered up the reflection in the window?

So which Toyota? Any guesses?




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  Reply # 964687 10-Jan-2014 16:01 Send private message

jarledb:
Damager:
Looks like a Toyota?


Hmm, should I have covered up the reflection in the window?

So which Toyota? Any guesses?


Viewing from my phone so can't really see anything in the reflection.

Looks like a mid sized wagon so a Corolla? Not sure if they still do that model. Otherwise a Camry or Aurion the only other late models that might fit :D




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  Reply # 964690 10-Jan-2014 16:03 Send private message

Bigger than a Corolla. And not a Camry or an Aurion. Can you get the Aurion as a station wagon?!




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  Reply # 964705 10-Jan-2014 16:09 Send private message

Avensis?

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  Reply # 964709 10-Jan-2014 16:12 Send private message

Damager:
langers1972:
joker97: how about a soo-broo im-pret-zah wrx sti (said in a tiff needell accent)


You'll find that it's pretty much a Kiwi only thing to use the Soo Bar Roo pronunciation, it was one thing I really noticed when I arrived from the UK along with Mar-own for maroon. FFS you don't blow up a Ba-lown


When I went to Australia for the first time. I thought it was a joke when they pronounced it soobiroo and thought it was so it could rhyme with kangaroo. Then came back to NZ and couldn't convince anyone that soobiroo is the correct one haha.


the yanks also say soobiroo, we are the aberation.

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  Reply # 964712 10-Jan-2014 16:16 Send private message

alasta: Avensis?


Yes you are right. Its actually a "european car", being built in England.




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  Reply # 964735 10-Jan-2014 16:37 Send private message

jarledb:
alasta: Avensis?


Yes you are right. Its actually a "european car", being built in England.


Wow. Nice!




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  Reply # 964746 10-Jan-2014 16:53 Send private message

surfisup1000:
Damager:
langers1972:
joker97: how about a soo-broo im-pret-zah wrx sti (said in a tiff needell accent)


You'll find that it's pretty much a Kiwi only thing to use the Soo Bar Roo pronunciation, it was one thing I really noticed when I arrived from the UK along with Mar-own for maroon. FFS you don't blow up a Ba-lown


When I went to Australia for the first time. I thought it was a joke when they pronounced it soobiroo and thought it was so it could rhyme with kangaroo. Then came back to NZ and couldn't convince anyone that soobiroo is the correct one haha.


the yanks also say soobiroo, we are the aberation.


Most outside NZ and AU pronounce it Soobooroo.  We had a Jap working with us and that's how she pronounced it as well..




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  Reply # 964785 10-Jan-2014 17:08 Send private message

old3eyes:
surfisup1000:
Damager:
langers1972:
joker97: how about a soo-broo im-pret-zah wrx sti (said in a tiff needell accent)


You'll find that it's pretty much a Kiwi only thing to use the Soo Bar Roo pronunciation, it was one thing I really noticed when I arrived from the UK along with Mar-own for maroon. FFS you don't blow up a Ba-lown


When I went to Australia for the first time. I thought it was a joke when they pronounced it soobiroo and thought it was so it could rhyme with kangaroo. Then came back to NZ and couldn't convince anyone that soobiroo is the correct one haha.


the yanks also say soobiroo, we are the aberation.


Most outside NZ  pronounce it Soobooroo.  We had a Jap working with us and that's how she pronounced it as well..


Fixed... we Aussies don't say soo bar roo.

In fact, we get a giggle when they say it on motorway patrol. (yeah, we get that on FTA TV)

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  Reply # 964790 10-Jan-2014 17:13 Send private message

jarledb:
alasta: Avensis?


Yes you are right. Its actually a "european car", being built in England.


The previous model was a let down to the Toyota reliability name, but I believe those one's aren't so bad.

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  Reply # 964791 10-Jan-2014 17:24 Send private message

Speaking of Subaru's, I drive two of them... Alternating depending on what I'm working on:



1997 Subaru Forester 2.5L (Non-Turbo)
& 2005 Subaru Legacy B4 Sport (Non-Turbo)





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  Reply # 964826 10-Jan-2014 18:01 Send private message

We drive a Mitsubishi 380 ES




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  Reply # 964827 10-Jan-2014 18:06 Send private message

My current car is a Nissan Stagea, RWD not AWD. But I miss my Isuzu Mu. The Nissan doesn't swim or hop rocks as well as the Mu did.

But I've never bought a car for it's speed, I only buy them for towing stuff, actual practical reasons.




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  Reply # 964844 10-Jan-2014 18:26 Send private message



2002 Skyline 250GT.




Perpetually undecided.

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  Reply # 964890 10-Jan-2014 19:58 Send private message

1994 Toyota Corolla wagon with 250k on the clock.

Though I have imported a newish car from Japan that should arrive in the next 10 days. 2008 Mazda Atenza Wagon. It'll be my first time owning a car built this millennium :-)

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