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Lithium

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So thats all three of you gaiz accounted for. Everyone else is in Syndey yeah.

just cudding bro's.

Crack yourself up? We have a NI wasteland area - if you need to spam NZ threads with your stunning Australian wit, put it there.

Ta.

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r32 gts4, rb30det. 400hp at the wheels

Been sitting in a shed for 2 years while i was in london and going back for another year in a few weeks so havent had it out much.

Split my time between auckland and south taranaki, via the awakino gorge :down: Im down to 4hrs, 10 mins so far!!

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Putting my hand up for Christchurch here.

There seems to be f**k all happening in the south island thread so thought I'd post here instead.

I'm living in Perth now.

Had an MR2 GT (that's the turbo one for any one-eyed Nissan fans) back home.

Hoping to get an R32 over here when I've finally got some money together.

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Another Christchurch boy here, once again, seeing as theres f**k all happening in the South Island thread lol

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Living on the North Shore of Auckland. Long term 1997 Stagea 25x owner since 2000 (one of the first Stageas here in NZ.) Has been a great car, and served us well.

Just imported it's replacement a week ago, a 2006 M35 RX250 FOUR with normally aspirated VQ25DD direct injection motor and 5 speed auto. Love this car, and it's handling. Despite being 300kg heavier than our other car, (a 1998 Cefiro with VQ25DE motor), it feels much faster, and handles much better. Stageas are becoming quite plentiful over here, and we don't have any limitations on which models can be complied.

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