I Like Station Wagons, I cannot Lie!

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

  1. gsd4me

    gsd4me 90% bluff

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    Just the thing for a quick jaunt over the Rimutakas.

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  2. Mikey97d

    Mikey97d Been here awhile

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    Really enjoying the wagons in this thread. I always look at the Caprice/Road Master wagons and think about building a "sleeper". Dream about getting a Facon/Torino wagon and throwing my 460 in too.

    Those Subaru XT always have a soft spot for especially since you can get a manual transmission in them.

    Currently been driving this Chrysler/Dodge POS quality though I like the looks and how it drives on the highway. The get-up-n-go is fun too.

    I have to say this car is better in the snow than the '00 Outback I had given this weighs 4300 lbs and is rear wheel drive bias AWD. Still does not compare to a 4x4 Truck.

    Had fun with PD, but removed it. I still kind of liked that look though.
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    Coming home from an enduro:
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    Alright, I will return to lurking on this website. :rofl
  3. bassogap

    bassogap Haulin' the kids around

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    No XT since '09. There's a reason I bought mine...I saw the announcement of the '10 redesign of the Outback, and called the dealer right-quick-like, to grab the last 5sp XT he could get his hands on.
  4. JNRobert

    JNRobert Breaking Wind

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    :nod the current XT Forester gets 25mpg combined with close to 250 HP. Why they don't offer that in the Outback is bizarre as it's a noticeably under powered wagon and gets about the same MPG as the Forester Turbo.
  5. bmw318tech

    bmw318tech Been here awhile

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    Funny thing how those "flame surfaced" lines that don't work imho, look fantastic with the touring body. That D pillar makes all the difference.

    Freinds brother in law has an e 61 with the n55 and a 6speed manual trans. The kicker of the whole package is the windsheild sticker that states "automatics are for corvettes"
  6. andruboz

    andruboz Serial overfiller

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    if i had jay leno money, the aston martin i'd want would not be a modern supercar. it would be this old shooting brake.

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    i bet it makes a pretty oil stain on the garage floor.
  7. A-Bone

    A-Bone Indubitably

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    On the Monroney sticker??

    Seriously??? :lol3

    And I didn't think anyone at BMWNA had a sense of humor....
  8. gsd4me

    gsd4me 90% bluff

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  9. gsd4me

    gsd4me 90% bluff

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    Looks like an Edsel from the front.


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  10. andruboz

    andruboz Serial overfiller

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    yeah-if i couldn't afford this, a similar car would be 57 plymouth. only the plymouth would be 8/7ths scale to the Aston.

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  11. dirtydeeds

    dirtydeeds I'm alive.

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    I put a bunch of miles on my Magnum pulling a couple bikes around. I really liked that car. Mine had the 5.7 and AWD. Looks like yours has the AWD rims... Is it?
    I had 400k on it when I parked it. I never thought that the build quality was poor.

    I'd recommend getting overload shocks for the back if you're hauling/towing frequently. The IRS with that combination can eat up expensive tires rather quickly when the camber is out a bit.

    The 4cyl ranger I have now gets better mileage so I've been burning the wheels off of it.
  12. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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  13. bmw318tech

    bmw318tech Been here awhile

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    No no, it was his add on.

    This is the same guy who has a blower on a late model marauder. Got to drive that once, the blower whine with wide leather seats just seemed so wrong it turned into a right.
  14. Drizzt

    Drizzt Ranger

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    Found this on craigslist.

    1959 Ford Ranchwagon It has a 557 cid motor with twin 76mm turbos and is intercooled and fuel injected. C6 automatic trans with a manual shift valve body, 4 wheel disk brakes, 4 corner air bags, onboard compressor and air tank,....

    He claims 800 foot pounds and hp varies with boost.

    Seems like a hoot!
  15. NICO

    NICO Save the USA

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    Price?
  16. JNRobert

    JNRobert Breaking Wind

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    Love V70XC's. I just had a ten day rental of an S60 four door. If the coming v60 wagon version has similar performance it's going to be a lot of fun.
  17. Drizzt

    Drizzt Ranger

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  18. NICO

    NICO Save the USA

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    Couldn't build it for that, more than likely. At least not without a big garage, lots of equipment, and some mad skills.
  19. A-Bone

    A-Bone Indubitably

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    Especially if you had to pay somebody to do it...

    Not meh favorite color... but looks like a blast.... at least in a straight line....
  20. NICO

    NICO Save the USA

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    White/off white upper, red below belt line/trim.

    Turning would be... interesting. :huh