I Like Station Wagons, I cannot Lie!

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by vegasphotog, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. skysailor

    skysailor Rat Rider

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    Buddy in high school's family owned the local funeral home. He always got the old hearse to drive around. The "ultimate" station wagon? I wouldn't allow my daughter to date a guy driving a hearse, though...
    Lyle
  2. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    Chopped. IDK about channeled

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    This one was the old Specialized team car.

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  3. MudWalker

    MudWalker Long timer

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    Bought this today for the wifey! Finally replaced the A4..........10 years is enough with the same Audi.

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  4. JNRobert

    JNRobert Breaking Wind

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    DOOD! It's a hot hatch. :rolleyes


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    Hot Hatch

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  5. MudWalker

    MudWalker Long timer

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    :D Don't tell my wife that, she thinks it's a station wagon!

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  6. Bricen18

    Bricen18 Been here awhile

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    Saw someone was asking about foresters i don't think this one is enormous.
  7. Dave

    Dave Huh?

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    That's the previous generation. The new(er) Forester is the same size as the old Outback. The new Outback is moving into SUV sized territory.
  8. Bricen18

    Bricen18 Been here awhile

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    The 09+ forester looks like a boat well the front end does anyway. Is the outback being redesigned already or are you talking about the current model?
  9. Dave

    Dave Huh?

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    Current model. IMO, it's pretty big.

    I dunno, maybe I'm stuck in the past. Subaru, to me, is a company that makes tough, reliable, reasonably priced AWD vehicles. Oh, and they went rallying, too. :evil

    But, they pulled support for their WRC team, and they're making larger and larger 'luxury active lifestyle' vehicles.
  10. Schmeds

    Schmeds scarce

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    I still want one.
  11. Huskyfatman

    Huskyfatman Stinky Wizzleteats

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    I sold my Forester a while ago and miss it alot. 5spd turbo with a couple upgrades was super fun to drive.
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  12. JNRobert

    JNRobert Breaking Wind

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    :nod I looked at one this weekend. It's fookin' huge.
  13. hankgs

    hankgs Long timer

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    If you're so worried about Subies getting bigger,get a WRX wagon! Those zoom,zoom Mazda's are fugly at best...
    For $27k you can have fast,fast, fast AND all wheel drive (AWD)
  14. Bricen18

    Bricen18 Been here awhile

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    I saw your pics further back in this thread. Was it lifted and how big are those tires? Sweet trailer too
  15. Huskyfatman

    Huskyfatman Stinky Wizzleteats

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    No lift, 215/70/16's on some Enkeis. Slowed it down a bit, but a Cobb DP, tuner at stage 2, and Borla catback woke it up a lot.
  16. SRG

    SRG SRG

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    I just bought this one:

    http://www.bekers.org/300TE.htm

    It's in beautiful shape but has a bad head gasket (oil in coolant). I paid $2k for it, which may have been too much. Gonna cost almost that much again to fix the head gasket by the time it's all said and done, so I'll have $4k in it. Too much?
  17. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    Depends. Straight up $? Probably.

    Great driving car that'll last you a long time? Nope.

    Fix it. Enjoy it.

    M
    (who needs to do the head gasket on his MB too)
  18. jesusgatos

    jesusgatos fishing with dynamite

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    That looks real sharp. I've got an '87 300TD that I'm selling, so have been watching the market to see what they're worth and don't think you did too bad. The diesels are way harder to find so they're worth a lot more, but that's a nice wagon!
  19. SRG

    SRG SRG

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    Gummee says - "Great driving car that'll last you a long time? Nope."

    How come? What do you reckon the future issues might be? I'm asking because the car came w/ copious service/repair records and I'd like to see what's likely to fail that hasn't been already addressed.

    Thanks.
  20. Lewy

    Lewy Minus the LC8

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    I like them too.

    My first car 1984 Land Rover 110 County 3.5litre V8

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    2nd car Holden Commodore 3.8litre V6

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    Good for fitting 1/5th RC cars:D

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    3rd car Holden Adventra 5.7litre V8 and AWD.

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    Fits my dogs in the back

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    And can still be driven in the bush, just not as far as the Landy.

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