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    Yes that is a possible/probable issue. Thankfully...

    Yes that is a possible/probable issue. Thankfully the Wife's Pajero Sport has been 100% reliable over the last 5 years and 85,000km. Hope it continues. As an aside, I have a 2014 Subaru Levorg [not...
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    And for the aviation geeks: background is a DH...

    And for the aviation geeks: background is a DH Comet, looks like a 4/4C in Aerolineas Argentinas livery.
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    It's a Panoz Avezzano C2017 The flashy sills and...

    It's a Panoz Avezzano C2017
    The flashy sills and sidepipes hint at the American design.

    Edit: Late to the party again! I see you answered it.
  4. As an update, looks like the Spoon version of the...

    As an update, looks like the Spoon version of the S660 is/ was the one.
    YouTube
    For non-Japanese speakers, there are subtitles and some eye candy.
    And DK = Drift King [Keiichi Tsuchiya] a bit of a...
  5. Honda S660 vs Honda S2000: Not even in the same...

    Honda S660 vs Honda S2000: Not even in the same postcode
    Current WRX has 2.0 litres. JDM WRX FA20 and STI EJ20 [USA EJ25]
    Last Forester XTi [FA20F] had a hi-torq CVT, don't think it was a wolf in...
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    So at 5 yrs the 1.7m Fortuner will be worth...

    So at 5 yrs the 1.7m Fortuner will be worth around 50%, say 850K. The 1.5m Pajero [using your figures] 300K..... I'm not sure that's a real world analysis.

    The only reliable figures I can find...
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    Mid '80s Chevy C10? C/K

    Mid '80s Chevy C10? C/K
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    Some kind of convergence here; I remember in the...

    Some kind of convergence here; I remember in the 70's towing a friend's [rubber universal-less] BMC Austin 1800 across most of the Nullabor Plain.... We left it in Eucla. The bloody thing turned up a...
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    Well, fastest accelerating Australian built...

    Well, fastest accelerating Australian built production Car. No offence to the mighty E49, but there were quicker production cars built before and after its time. The 'record' stood for many years...
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    The Torana has what looks like a Hemi straight...

    The Torana has what looks like a Hemi straight six [from a Valiant Charger?] mid mounted.

    Beat me to it Fondles well done! But I prefer the Mopar to the original!!!
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    I'll split the difference and say a 1939 Ford...

    I'll split the difference and say a 1939 Ford Prefect?
  12. And Alfas: I've owned 4: Alfasud Ti; minimum...

    And Alfas: I've owned 4: Alfasud Ti; minimum power, maximum fun but the body just dissolved. GTV [Bertone]; every trip an event, gearchange a lucky draw,and got to use the tool kit regularly to...
  13. Yep, definitely not the high point of Spider...

    Yep, definitely not the high point of Spider production. And the plastic bits on that model year..... baaarf.
    But the pneumatics? Nice idea but the execution was off.
    A bit like Citroen DS and the...
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    Yep, live and let live. Apologies if I came...

    Yep, live and let live. Apologies if I came across too negative. its all meant to be fun!


    https://teakdoor.com/images/TD/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by baldrick...
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    Well while I enjoy the driving experience for...

    Well while I enjoy the driving experience for what it is, I don't find myself searching out shop windows to admire the reflection. The Pajero Sport is just not a looker. The front and rear are both...
  16. Just another reason to be thankful to Ralph...

    Just another reason to be thankful to Ralph Nader. At least someone has put brakes on it.
  17. More Dogs than Gods in their lineups. But I'd...

    More Dogs than Gods in their lineups. But I'd take one of these 'pieces of shite' https://teakdoor.com/images/imported/2019/05/2019AlfaRomeoVLPGiuliaQVQ4jpgimage1000-1.jpg

    Alfa Giulia QV -...
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    Agree with Fondles. Round front indicators etc.

    Agree with Fondles. Round front indicators etc.
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    I wouldn't see those observations as complaints...

    I wouldn't see those observations as complaints JPPR2. Nice to see they fixed the centre console edge! Transmission-wise, wife's older model can manual shift +/- after the sideways shift from Drive....
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    Wife's Pajero Sport has a trouble free 75k on it....

    Wife's Pajero Sport has a trouble free 75k on it. Totally stock [I've got other cars to waste my time modding]. Good fuel economy, drives quietly and handles okay for a truck-based SUV. My main...
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    Looks Cool!!

    Looks Cool!!
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    Enjoy that Buriamboy! What model do you have?...

    Enjoy that Buriamboy! What model do you have? I've driven a few and they are a hoot to drive. My son had a stock NB, but I'd like an unmolested NA.
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    While still no bastion of dynamic roadability, ...

    While still no bastion of dynamic roadability, I'd rather be in the Camry at 180km/h.
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    Yeah, my point is there are plenty more examples...

    Yeah, my point is there are plenty more examples from either side of the A vs B cutting table.

    I guess it doesn't give the families of the departed any solace, nor us any real answers.

    On a...
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    Perhaps you were reading too much into this and...

    Perhaps you were reading too much into this and reacted personally Harry. Not my gunfight.
    The Boeing vs Airbus bullshit has been a constant stream of excrement [IMHO] since the advent of the...
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    Well Harry, I feel time may prove you correct,...

    Well Harry,
    I feel time may prove you correct, but I'll wait for the definitive report. I don't buy into the whole Boeing vs Airbus bullshit. With 10+ years personally on the A330/A340 as well, all...
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    Fair point! Corporate greed and avarice..... ...

    Fair point! Corporate greed and avarice.....

    Both the B737 Max and A320 NEO are re-engined derivatives of their original models. In the Boeing case, quite a few generations later. One of the...
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    Well to be fair Harry, and while Boeing is not...

    Well to be fair Harry, and while Boeing is not covering themselves in any glory here, Lion Air is in no way a bastion of flight safety. Since 2002, 10 out of 14 the aircraft they have mismanaged to...
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    I agree with Harry's viewpoint. The report...

    I agree with Harry's viewpoint.

    The report sustains the likelihood of Captain intervention, but cannot prove it. Therefore, it cannot disprove a third party. The level of in-cockpit intervention...
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    I've owned far too many cars - an addiction I...

    I've owned far too many cars - an addiction I guess. Along the way Charger, XB GT, Holden/Torana's have come and gone. I still appreciate their muscle car persona, but don't miss them at all. They...
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    It's a possibility, but my Ford Thames 400 is...

    It's a possibility, but my Ford Thames 400 is just a wild-arse guess !
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    I'm going to go with a MG 1100. Circa '63. The...

    I'm going to go with a MG 1100. Circa '63.
    The others; a RHKP Vespa 150 and a Ford Thames 400 school bus.
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    Nice car.!!! I had an VH Charger back in the...

    Nice car.!!!
    I had an VH Charger back in the day, so almost [!] the same. If you've still got the 3 speed floorshift, make sure you've got first gear and not reverse at the traffic lights drag!!...
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    My own wheel count is one less. And doesn't...

    My own wheel count is one less. And doesn't appear to be any drive to the front. 1wd?
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    Porsche is a Cayman. BMW's not an M4, could be...

    Porsche is a Cayman.
    BMW's not an M4, could be an E65 7 series.
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    Model? Not any G series AMG's anyway.

    Model? Not any G series AMG's anyway.
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    Biscayne on the rear quarter panel is the give...

    Biscayne on the rear quarter panel is the give away! :)
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    1959 model

    1959 model
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    Bajaj Matador F.305 Minibus. 16 seater [or 32 in...

    Bajaj Matador F.305 Minibus. 16 seater [or 32 in schoolbus configuration!!]
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    https://teakdoor.com/images/smilies1/You_Rock_Emoticon.gif This. ...

    https://teakdoor.com/images/smilies1/You_Rock_Emoticon.gif

    This.

    [Porsche 917]
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    What tax exile says is true. I've dragged a lot...

    What tax exile says is true. I've dragged a lot of 2wd pickups out of a bog with my 4wd Vigo. Interesting trying to explain a 'snatch strap' [stop snickering down the back] to the locals - but it...
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    Definitely on the right track - next generation -...

    Definitely on the right track - next generation - '63 Datsun 320 series. The 'flag' is a Datsun badge.
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    Apologies ENT, was enjoying this 'debate' too...

    No idea.
    That was harrybarracuda's idea.[/QUOTE]

    Apologies ENT, was enjoying this 'debate' too much!!

    My take on RAT deployment fwiw is that a controlled ditching would be with all engines and...
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    Sure, but pilots are given some guidance in...

    Almost impossible. Maybe in a calm river but not in the ocean with a swell.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WE2Yn0cipTY[/QUOTE]

    How do you know what the conditions were, and how do you know the...
  45. Thread: Air Asia Sucks

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    Have to agree with Harry. I like PG, but use TG a...

    Have to agree with Harry. I like PG, but use TG a few times each month because the flight schedule suits me and they're flexible to deal with. LCC's have their place, for that once-in-a-while flight,...
  46. Roof looks clever and changes the MX5 character a...

    Roof looks clever and changes the MX5 character a bit. In a good way. Not sure if it does anything for stiffness, but just adds weight where it's not needed. I believe the new [normal] MX5 suffers...
  47. Bloody hell! Roadies need to keep Axl away from...

    Bloody hell! Roadies need to keep Axl away from the pies. I'll still try to make it though.
    I've been to a few 'Stones concerts, and at least old man Jagger can still move,.... well a bit like...
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    Well, assuming nothing substantial is located,...

    And then what?[/QUOTE]

    Well, assuming nothing substantial is located, then a number of people on a semi-obscure South East Asian Forum will be left to postulate theories.
    In the majority these...
  49. The 86 does betterhttps://teakdoor.com/images/smilies1/You_Rock_Emoticon.gif

    The 86 does betterhttps://teakdoor.com/images/smilies1/You_Rock_Emoticon.gif
  50. My experience: I've had two Hiluxes, and various...

    My experience: I've had two Hiluxes, and various other4x4's. I've encountered only One Bull Moose in Alaska, but I was on my mountain bike. First thought, 'they look smaller on TV', then a rapid...
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