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View Poll Results: Which would you rather own?
Toyota AE86 (Trueno) 20 46.51%
Ford Escort MK2 23 53.49%
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Old 02-05-2010, 08:13 AM   #1
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2/5/10 car poll of the day

Two old-school classics square off in today's battle.

Toyota AE86 (Trueno):
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:RedCorollaTrueno.jpg


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Ford Escort MK2:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fo...ro_2008_03.jpg


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Old 02-05-2010, 08:14 AM   #2
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This was a tough poll for me. LOL

I had to go with the AE86 though. I love the old classic lines, the boxy dashboard, the RWD setup, and the tuneability of the chassis. I love the MK2 as well, but I think the AE86 is better looking.
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Old 02-05-2010, 08:23 AM   #3
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Tough one too, but for pretty much the same reasons you gave, the Toyota got my vote.
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I had to choose the MK2 just because it's lines are closer to a Datsun 510, but I do love the Trueno tho.
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Like the AE86, but I like rally cars more!
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Had to go with the AE86. Not sure why, just didn't like the MKII much.
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Like the AE86, but I like rally cars more!
Didn't Toyota enter the AE86 in some form of rally at one point?

I'd love an AE86. There was one left in Staten Island a few years back, with 60K miles in MINT condition. Classic story, owned by an old lady. I was going to buy it when I was 16, but the owner traded it in for a new Corolla, thinking the AE86 would be crushed. I bet some lucky mofo at the dealership took it home, I know I would've.

And it was a panda.
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AE86 here too. I've always had a soft spot for them, and my buddy had one in high school.
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This was a tough call. But I went with the AE86 because they were actually sold here(albeit in a different form) so parts aren't a problem.
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I voted mk2
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