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      06-03-2012 01:53 PM #1
      I love the hell out of these things, small, compact, lightweight RWD 4 cyl wagons. Show me some more. I'd like to know a little bit more about them too, they seem decently easy to find and dont have too much drifter tax applied to them. I know theyll pretty much swallow any toyota 4A engine, and the prospect of having one with a 4agze stuffed into it excites me.
      how do they drive? i have been considering one for a little while now, and it would be my first foray into RWD (aside from my first car, a 93 dodge ram 150, 2wd, v6, 5sp... but i wont count that) and my first departure into toyotas.







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      06-03-2012 02:23 PM #3
      Corrolla wagons are awesome... maybe not sexy but super useful and more fun than you would expect to drive. My dad had both a 91 and a 93.

    4. 06-03-2012 02:25 PM #4
      This is a Corolla

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      06-03-2012 03:49 PM #5
      Wow, I thought I liked these too until I saw the way the JDM crowd did them up. Way over the top for my tastes.
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      06-03-2012 07:32 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by rbloedow View Post
      *'93 Corolla wagon pic*
      Those aren't that bad. You could get them with a 5-speed, and the 1.8 was a DOHC 16v with 105-115 hp depending on year. I looked for one during our most recent round of car shopping, but they are very rare with a manual and command high prices (like $5-6k for a nearly 20-year-old car.

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      06-03-2012 08:27 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by adrew View Post
      Those aren't that bad. You could get them with a 5-speed, and the 1.8 was a DOHC 16v with 105-115 hp depending on year. I looked for one during our most recent round of car shopping, but they are very rare with a manual and command high prices (like $5-6k for a nearly 20-year-old car.

      and don't break the rear window of one... took my dad 3 months to find glass.

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      06-03-2012 09:11 PM #8
      Nothing to add except that I used to have a 93 Auto that i regret selling






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      Almost forgot, just found these in my Photobucket




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      06-03-2012 09:18 PM #9
      my friend kenny's wagon...not really my style, but whatever, it fits what the thread is asking for




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      06-03-2012 09:21 PM #10
      This one was at BD last year...


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      06-03-2012 04:01 PM #11
      I wanted this one a couple of years ago but it sold under my nose. 4AG powered.






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      06-03-2012 04:30 PM #12
      Why are they all missing a rear bumper?

    13. 06-03-2012 05:04 PM #13
      my old wagon..





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      06-03-2012 05:21 PM #14
      Weird I had no idea 90s Corollas came as a wagon.

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      06-03-2012 05:29 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by RobMarkToo View Post
      Weird I had no idea 90s Corollas came as a wagon.
      00s Corolla also came as a wagon. There's a world outside NA that still want wagons over SUVs and minivans. This is an '04



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      06-03-2012 06:00 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Vengeance View Post
      my old wagon..


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      06-03-2012 06:11 PM #17
      The eighth generation European Corolla also came as a wagon.


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      06-03-2012 06:13 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by BRealistic View Post
      Thank you for posting a vehicle with tires that actually fit the wheels.

      I don't understand the "use tires that are obviously way too narrow for my rimz" style.
      It's for "less rubz"

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      06-03-2012 08:12 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by vdubdave View Post
      Why are they all missing a rear bumper?
      They always seemed to look better that way. Have you ever seen how huge those bumpers were?

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      06-03-2012 10:05 PM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by simon_C View Post
      I love the hell out of these things, small, compact, lightweight RWD 4 cyl wagons. Show me some more.
      Read people.
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    22. 06-04-2012 08:31 AM #22


      I currently own one of these (not mine, i sadly dont have any photos on my phone). I have had it for 6 years and it was my DD during undergrad. Amazing car, bought it for 250 dollars, 75hp, 90tq, 2000lbs according to the title. Currently getting an LT1 swap, i will make a thread when it is done.

      Food for thought: on sedans and coupes almost all of the AE86 suspension and brakes are a more or less bolt-in swap, so you can make thse things drive pretty nice....however, wagons use a leaf spring rear suspension.
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      06-04-2012 10:09 AM #23
      It really sucks when hipsters get a hold of things and just basterdize them.
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      06-04-2012 01:45 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by GruuvenNorth View Post
      It really sucks when hipsters get a hold of things and just basterdize them.
      yeah its really sucks when, you know, people put money and effort into older cars when they would otherwise end up rotting in a field

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      06-04-2012 04:05 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by Aaron22 View Post
      yeah its really sucks when, you know, people put money and effort into older cars when they would otherwise end up rotting in a field
      Putting money and effort into making look like it should vs making it look like a pile of azz using flat black paint and rediculous wheels and "stance" are 2 different things.
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