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Feb 10, 5:00pm - #101140 
Hachi Roku sighting

i saw this car in front of Super Arcade across the street from Mt. SAC on feb 10 2004 at approx. 11am ish

its a dope car

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Feb 10, 5:01pm - #101141 
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Feb 10, 5:06pm - #101142 
im not really feeling it, and the only reason so many people know about it is because some cartoon show picked this car to show that driver skill is whats really imprortant. im kinda sick of initial D fans, hahaha, i know someone who wanted to sell there car just to buy one of these. im like, your a fag spineyes spineyes, just because its from a cartoon


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Feb 10, 5:11pm - #101143 
good drift car.

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Feb 10, 5:12pm - #101144 
dont like the car thumbsdown

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Feb 10, 5:21pm - #101145 
Originally Posted by boxer4turbo
dont like the car thumbsdown

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Feb 10, 5:33pm - #101146 
The car might not be the most stylish thing to some of you, I peronally like it. But IMO it's better than my GTS in some aspects. Like the fact that it's RWD and a great and perferred drifter.


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Feb 10, 5:40pm - #101147 
wtf

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Feb 10, 6:52pm - #101148 
My neighbor's son has one...

A person from my Japanese class has one too.

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Feb 10, 7:10pm - #101149 
i like it thumbsup


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Feb 10, 8:24pm - #101150 
Originally Posted by boxer4turbo
dont like the car thumbsdown

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Feb 10, 9:33pm - #101151 
OMG I saw that Car today tooo...haha when i was going home from my last class...and also saw another Hachi Roku at Pomona when I was driving back home...it even had the Trueno emblem on the back...


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Feb 10, 9:34pm - #101152 
ITS A CLASSIC


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Feb 10, 10:02pm - #101153 
Oh I didnt know Takumi was in the states laughsilly


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Feb 10, 10:41pm - #101154 
Those cars are bad ass.


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Feb 11, 12:08am - #101155 
haha thats in front of "Super Arcade" hahaha Linked Image

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Feb 11, 6:34am - #101156 
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
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dont like the car thumbsdown


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Feb 11, 7:32am - #101157 
i like it... tongue


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Feb 11, 5:27pm - #101158 
its only cool in the cartoon even cause like he said they are slow and its proving being a good driver winning in one


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Feb 11, 7:02pm - #101159 
Originally Posted by boxer4turbo
dont like the car thumbsdown


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Feb 11, 8:08pm - #101160 
the car gets pretty fast in GT3

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Feb 11, 9:14pm - #101161 
my frieds bro has one. the first time i met him, him and his friends who are like 30 were all talkin about Initial D and how cool it was. It all sounds pretty gay to me but whateva. probably a fun car to drive but i wouldnt rock it.


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Feb 13, 12:27am - #101162 
Originally Posted by NorwayGT
im not really feeling it, and the only reason so many people know about it is because some cartoon show picked this car to show that driver skill is whats really imprortant. im kinda sick of initial D fans, hahaha, i know someone who wanted to sell there car just to buy one of these. im like, your a fag spineyes spineyes, just because its from a cartoon


I know what that is and all about it, but I've never seen Initial D.

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Feb 13, 12:38am - #101163 
hehe, i have a rather large vid clip from a tv show in japan, they did a real-world track test, pitting an apex GT trueno and a Boss Trueno (full out race package) against an R32 skyline, the trueno's ripped it up hardcore, and just like in the cartoons, the R32 would pull away quick on the straights, but the little 86's would walk all over it in the twisties, the trueno's would eventually overtake and win. They are grossly underestimated cars.

You have guys running NA 4AG engines making over 200 HP, and if you got a 4AGET, well, that's just scary.

The car's almost perfectly balanced front to rear, the fact that it's cheap, rear wheel drive and easy to tune has made it a favorite among the people in the drift scene.

BTW, 80's models of the Chevy Nova were built on the same platform (they have fixed headlights, like the toyota Levin) and came with either a toyota 4AL series motor, or a 4.1L 250 CID L-6 (which makes a ton of power) Hardcore guys would swap that six cylinder motor into their corolla, or you could put a 4AG motor into your 4AL nova if you want...

Unless you are an old-school gearhead that was working on imports way back in the mid 80's you probably wouldn't know this.

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Feb 13, 12:40am - #101164 
For those of you who don't like it probably don't know anything about it. You probably just know that it was the main character's car in initial D. What you probably don't know the car's potential. I've seen some pretty crazy motors for those little wonders. Those cars are also very hard to find if you can find them.

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Feb 13, 3:19pm - #101165 
who cares its just a bunch of kids copying cartoons cause the show makes them look fast


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Feb 13, 6:27pm - #101166 
Originally Posted by Shinobi
good drift car.


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Feb 13, 9:10pm - #101167 
kool car! thumbsup

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Feb 14, 1:01am - #101168 
the guy that won the D1 racing series was driving an 86. with only 180hp, he beat supras, skylines, rx7..ect. it was in all the magz a few months ago.


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Feb 14, 2:25am - #101169 
Don't get it twisted, the car made the cartoon, not the cartoon made the car. Thread closed.

Originally Posted by eric_h

who cares its just a bunch of kids copying cartoons cause the show makes them look fast


Originally Posted by NorwayGT

im not really feeling it, and the only reason so many people know about it is because some cartoon show picked this car to show that driver skill is whats really imprortant. im kinda sick of initial D fans, hahaha, i know someone who wanted to sell there car just to buy one of these. im like, your a fag spineyes spineyes, just because its from a cartoon

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