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Fear Not, Manual Fans: Canadian Subaru Legacy

Post by Standardshifter » Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:13 pm

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"You can thank the strong take-rate amongst Canadians for the Legacy's manual gearbox for this advantage over the American-spec car."
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Re: Fear Not, Manual Fans: Canadian Subaru Legacy

Post by tankinbeans » Thu Feb 13, 2014 5:21 pm

Should I work on becoming Canadian now so that I may get other cars they have that we don't? I'm used to the climate, but don't understand French.
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Re: Fear Not, Manual Fans: Canadian Subaru Legacy

Post by Squint » Thu Feb 13, 2014 5:42 pm

tankinbeans wrote:Should I work on becoming Canadian now so that I may get other cars they have that we don't? I'm used to the climate, but don't understand French.
You aren't going to be crossing into Quebec, you should be fine without the French. I AM actually curious as to how much more it would be to buy a Canadian one and then pay the taxes to import it...
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Re: Fear Not, Manual Fans: Canadian Subaru Legacy

Post by MisterTwo » Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:04 am

Now if they would only bring back the turbo with that!
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Post by Rope-Pusher » Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:46 am

tankinbeans wrote:Should I work on becoming Canadian now so that I may get other cars they have that we don't? I'm used to the climate, but don't understand French.
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Re: Fear Not, Manual Fans: Canadian Subaru Legacy

Post by Rope-Pusher » Sat Feb 15, 2014 9:49 am

Squint wrote:
tankinbeans wrote:Should I work on becoming Canadian now so that I may get other cars they have that we don't? I'm used to the climate, but don't understand French.
You aren't going to be crossing into Quebec, you should be fine without the French. I AM actually curious as to how much more it would be to buy a Canadian one and then pay the taxes to import it...
No, you buy a US slushbox model and then drive over and swap with someone in Canada for their Amish model. Just change plates and drive home - nobody ever checks VINs.
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Re: Fear Not, Manual Fans: Canadian Subaru Legacy

Post by theholycow » Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:22 am

Rope-Pusher wrote:No, you buy a US slushbox model and then drive over and swap with someone in Canada for their Amish model. Just change plates and drive home - nobody ever checks VINs.
I know that's a joke, but in RI you'd get caught when they plug the machine in for the 2-year inspection.
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Re: Fear Not, Manual Fans: Canadian Subaru Legacy

Post by tankinbeans » Sat Feb 15, 2014 10:36 am

theholycow wrote:
Rope-Pusher wrote:No, you buy a US slushbox model and then drive over and swap with someone in Canada for their Amish model. Just change plates and drive home - nobody ever checks VINs.
I know that's a joke, but in RI you'd get caught when they plug the machine in for the 2-year inspection.
Praise me to dog that we don't have inspections, or curse be to dog (we do have a goodly amount a craptastic hoopties and jalopies cluttering up the road with their busted taillights, sagging suspension, non-existent turn signals, and missing body panels cluttering up the motorway)?
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Re: Fear Not, Manual Fans: Canadian Subaru Legacy

Post by monkeyhunk » Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:23 pm

You don't need to know French but get used to this.

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