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    Thread: So what happens when you pay somone in Japan to bid on a car?

    1. 01-23-2011 01:58 AM #1





      Long video but very interesting watch.

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      01-23-2011 02:13 AM #2
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      never thought once to use my lefty for the brake. sorry in my opinion it is dumb.

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      01-23-2011 02:14 AM #3
      "Tell them to go suck on a shrimp."




      The first 8 minutes is "traveling to Japan and related silliness".... so jump to 8 minutes which is the start of the day of the auction in Japan.

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      01-23-2011 02:36 AM #4
      STI Forester content.
      “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”

    5. 01-23-2011 02:49 AM #5
      That video was awesome. Thank you for posting that.

      Haha, Subaru cars suck too much gas, not wanted.

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      01-23-2011 03:28 AM #6
      This is awesome! I love japanese guys that speak fluent engrish. Any more of these vidS? Id like to watch season one possibly.

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      01-23-2011 04:00 AM #8
      "Initial D and aggressive toilets"

      That's how I'm going to describe Japan from now on

      Awesome video, thanks for that!

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      01-23-2011 05:33 AM #9
      Japan is very interesting. Very good video and definately worth watching the whole thing.

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      01-23-2011 05:44 AM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by Cubster View Post
      Japan is very interesting. Very good video and definately worth watching the whole thing.
      idk.... the first 8 minutes was a bore for me.. but then again I've watched a lot of No Reservations and Bizarre Foods.
      “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”

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      01-23-2011 11:18 AM #11
      GREAT video and thanks for posting. Going there and seeing this would be a car enthusiast's dream.
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      01-23-2011 01:41 PM #12
      wow crazy awesome video

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    13. 01-23-2011 01:57 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by jpr View Post
      wow crazy awesome video

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      01-23-2011 02:06 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by jpr View Post
      wow crazy awesome video

      poast moar
      Have you heard of this new thing called google?
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      Last edited by BRealistic; 01-23-2011 at 02:30 PM.
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      01-23-2011 02:29 PM #15
      I wish they would have said how much they bought it for.

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      01-23-2011 02:33 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by Powerage View Post
      I wish they would have said how much they bought it for.
      If they plan to resell it in the future, that info could be used against them.

      I'd say the shipping was at least 1/2 the total cost.
      “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.”

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      01-23-2011 02:49 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by BRealistic View Post
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      Quote Originally Posted by Powerage View Post
      I wish they would have said how much they bought it for.

      uhhh what car did they buy? They were talking about the Forrester STI but then the other guy said "but then something caught my eye" and they were about 15 cars down the row from the STI. They never said what they bought.

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      01-23-2011 03:12 PM #19
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      01-23-2011 05:15 PM #20
      http://www.mightycarmods.com/index-3.html

      And for you guys who are wondering what they bought, it was a Nissan S15 silvia.
      Last edited by Mr Miyagi; 01-23-2011 at 05:33 PM.

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      01-23-2011 05:32 PM #21
      Quote Originally Posted by Mr Miyagi View Post
      Thanks.

      Episode 4 has the car. S15 Silvia

      Looks like it cost about 7000USD just to import it.

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      01-23-2011 06:01 PM #22
      At about the 20 minute mark he says they could go "VIP", I thought it was pronounced "bippu"?

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      01-23-2011 06:03 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by GahannaKid View Post
      At about the 20 minute mark he says they could go "VIP", I thought it was pronounced "bippu"?
      Do you call it bippu?

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      01-23-2011 06:39 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by Mr Miyagi View Post
      Do you call it bippu?
      Truthfully I've never discussed it with anyone where I'd have to pronounce it. I suppose I'd probably say VIP though just because then they'd know what I'm talking about.

      Crosspost from another forum on it's pronounciation

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      01-23-2011 06:43 PM #25
      I like these guys. I definitely would have gone for one of the suBARu, though.

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