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Old 03-09-2013, 07:55 PM   #104
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Originally Posted by rapidoxidationman View Post
FIFY...

I'd be happy with a new version of a 1988 Toyota Tercel SR5 4WD wagon, mechaniclally shift on the fly transfer case, with a 1.5L turbo diesel engine that gets 50 - 60mpg. Should be easy with today's tech.

Maybe someday the rumors about Subaru will finally come true...
Great little cars. The little gas motor got great mileage--we had one we inherited from my grandfather that ran well for over 300000km despite a distinct lack of maintenance. That extra low gear and the light weight made it surprisingly capable.
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