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Old 06-02-2005, 04:28 AM   #1
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Moving to Japan, buying a car there...

Well, like the title says, I'm moving to japan. Yokosuka, (about an hour from Tokyo.) to be exact. I will be living there for about 3 years, and I will need a car. I want a sports car, but I don't want to have to pay alot in gas. Can anyone make any suggestions?
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Old 06-02-2005, 12:37 PM   #2
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Suzuki Cappucino
Swap the engine for a 1.3 from a Swift GTI and you'll have a fast car with good gas mileage.
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Old 06-02-2005, 08:48 PM   #3
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Suzuki Cappucino
Swap the engine for a 1.3 from a Swift GTI and you'll have a fast car with good gas mileage.
What is a Suzuki Cappucino? I didnt think it was really a car lol.
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Old 06-02-2005, 09:01 PM   #4
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get a skyline they are awsome
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Old 06-02-2005, 09:18 PM   #5
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The Cappuccino is a pretty cool looking car, and gets really good mileage, but has a .7 Litre engine...If you swapped it for a 1.3 L it could be pretty fast...What's your budget?
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Old 06-03-2005, 01:58 AM   #6
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I actually agree with google on this one, try to find even a stock skyline but in Japan they have really small cars and streets with low speed limits, I would find something with less power so you are less tempted to use it Why are you moving to Japan, it is going to be a bitch to learn the language there unless you already know it
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Old 06-03-2005, 02:10 AM   #7
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Yeah, you don't need a fast car there...cause the speed limit is like 50km on streets, 80km on highways. The Skyline would probably kill you
I would get the Daihatsu Copen 3cylnder. It's similar to the cappucino, but it looks cooler and is faster(in GT4 though) http://autobzor.com/photo/daihatsu_copen_2.jpg
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Old 06-03-2005, 02:34 AM   #8
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What is a Suzuki Cappucino? I didnt think it was really a car lol.

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Old 06-03-2005, 04:15 AM   #9
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Oh, thanx Oomba, that looks pretty cool.
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