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#1 Statler

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Posted 04 November 2020 - 11:06 AM

I was looking for another daily . The only brief was that it needed to be auto . This thing just fell into my lap .

 

1 elderly owner who can no longer drive  , clean service history , all books & the added bonus of knowing the car since new . It only has 89k on it.  Never seen redline .

 

I have some minor mechanical ( rotors/pads ) & cosmetic ( dent in sill , front bar scratches , drivers seat , tail lamps ) to fix & it's good to go . 

 

I haven't owned a Mitsubishi since my Wherret Sigma days . 

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Posted 04 November 2020 - 11:41 AM

Aussie made too I think.

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Posted 04 November 2020 - 11:55 AM

My nephew has had one for years. Great car. Goes like stink. If only they made it rear wheel drive.


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Posted 04 November 2020 - 12:57 PM

one of my mates has one, it was his wifes car and she upgraded, he held on to it to drive around whilst he was looking to upgrade his own car, he sold his old car and drove the 380 around for a few weeks then couldn't really think of any reason why he shouldn't just keep it. Reliable, good on fuel, comfy. Basically the car is so good he just can't let it go!



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Posted 04 November 2020 - 01:18 PM

Aussie made too I think.

I think they were Adelaide built .

Reliable, good on fuel, comfy. Basically the car is so good he just can't let it go!

They seem to have a good reputation .

 

It was the K's that sold me . 



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Posted 04 November 2020 - 05:42 PM

Bullit V8 Daryl has got a heap of them.

He recons they are great things  :D



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Posted 08 December 2020 - 09:23 PM

Great cars that were sadly shat on by the media at the time. We have a GT with the slightly different suspension tune and leather. Very comfortable and drives superbly. Basically a Japanese car built in South Australia. Things to watch are brakes, front swaybar bushes and window mechanisms. Has a timing belt as well. If you can't tell i am a big fan! Yours looks a VRX?



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Posted 08 December 2020 - 10:08 PM

They geared up to build these at Tonsley Park, the former Chrysler plant, replacing the Magna? Then Mitsubishi pulled out of Australian manufacturing. There can’t have been that many made. Front wheel drive 3.8 litre v6.


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Posted 09 December 2020 - 07:53 AM

Great cars that were sadly shat on by the media at the time. We have a GT with the slightly different suspension tune and leather. Very comfortable and drives superbly. Basically a Japanese car built in South Australia. Things to watch are brakes, front swaybar bushes and window mechanisms. Has a timing belt as well. If you can't tell i am a big fan! Yours looks a VRX?

Not a VRX . Just a series 3 sports . 

I need to replace a back window regulator . 

 

After spending some time with it , i think it drives better than my Z Calais . 



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Posted 09 December 2020 - 08:05 AM

I see a lot of cars with sill damage and wonder what on earth happened to do that.... its usually pretty strong there?



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Posted 09 December 2020 - 08:52 AM

Just lift her up a bit and put some rock sliders on her



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Posted 10 December 2020 - 05:40 PM

I see a lot of cars with sill damage and wonder what on earth happened to do that.... its usually pretty strong there?

Old m8 & his wife used to park by braille . 






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