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Topic # 207680 8-Jan-2017 14:15
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Saw a good one all the way in Hamilton today.

 

But I had no idea the trip computer/dvd player and the Odometer even had some much Japanese words.

 

Can this be undone in any way?

 

Can you chip it or its just the way it is?


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  Reply # 1700218 8-Jan-2017 14:49
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probably be like the honda internavi system and there is no english version because the versions sold overseas didnt have the units, they had a standard headunit type radio and a different trip computer.

 

 




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  Reply # 1700219 8-Jan-2017 14:52
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Yep I think thats it.

 

The most annoying thing is the trip computer on the odometer also has japanese letters.


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1700223 8-Jan-2017 15:04
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thats just the downfall of buying a japaneese import, i believe its the same for most manufactures




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  Reply # 1700227 8-Jan-2017 15:45
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so even in the area where the KM and tacho and fuel above the wheel is, it has a little trip computer, ie 300km fuel left. that has Japanese writing next to it. That is normal?

 

Like this but in Japanese

 


http://i156.photobucket.com/albums/t...K/IMAG0229.jpg


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  Reply # 1700242 8-Jan-2017 15:58
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yes its a Japanese car after all


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  Reply # 1700267 8-Jan-2017 18:14
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If you dont like it, then buy a NZ new car instead of a used import from a different country with different languages.





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  Reply # 1700273 8-Jan-2017 18:28
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Not that I dont like it, I just want to know if thats normal for an import to have tacho cluster display in Japanese, thats all.


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  Reply # 1700280 8-Jan-2017 19:02
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you answered your own question

 

its an IMPORT from JAPAN


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  Reply # 1700325 8-Jan-2017 21:38
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Don't know about Subaru's.

 

 

 

I did have a Mitsubishi system converted from Japanese to English. This was possible because the same system was also sold in English language markets and the vehicle model is a popular second hand import around the world motivating some very keen enthusiasts to figure out a conversion process.

 

 

 

If the system in the Subaru is also sold in English language markets, it may be possible to have the display of Japanese text converted to English - your best bet is to check on car enthusiasts forums.

 

 


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