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Old 06-21-11, 03:07 AM   #1
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As the title says. All you rotorheads, owners, enthusiasts, etc..
I just moved into the Island. I will be living on kinser for the next few years and I had to sell my FD before heading this way. I'm looking on buying an FB/FC (the only thing i'll be able to take back with me) and meet the local wankels aorund here. Hit me up. PM me or email me directly. I don't know how you guys do it around here but we used to have a tight group back in NC.
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Old 06-22-11, 12:03 AM   #2
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Hit up REALCHIKEN here on the forums he just got there too. Rolls in Black R32 GTR
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Old 06-22-11, 12:29 AM   #3
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Welcome to Okinawa. Im up north Nago / Schwab. Right now I have a Cosmo and FD.
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Old 06-22-11, 01:32 AM   #4
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does he have a black gtr? I saw a primer black GTR on IPAC on camp kinser.
hey 87, wich one do you have? Ive seen so far 3 white FDs around here. I got tailgated by a blue one, and a black one sitting on a parking lot.
I'm trying to find out the rumor that there is one year in teh FD that you CAN import without having to do the DOT modifications before TMOing it. anyone got feedback on this?
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I have a black FD
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and a dark green ( looks black ) Cosmo.
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As far as i know, the only FD you can take back to the states would be a LHD one. The Registered importers do not count the RHD FD as "substantially similar" to a LHD version. And once they know it is RHD, most dont want to deal with them. Just a few more years and you can bring back FC's and Cosmos.

2011 you can bring back 1986 and older cars with out any problems.
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Old 06-23-11, 05:25 AM   #6
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that cosmo is just plain gorgeous bro... congrats.
Funny... I have a whole 99spec setup coming on my TMO shipping with no FD to put on . lol.
I will be shipping back to the states on 2014. I'm looking around for a healthy FC. Trust me man, If i knew it was possible, i'd take an r32 back no problem... but ive heard its a pain in the **** and not worth it.
If I ever get my hands on anything worth riding on, I'll let you know. Right now i picked up a 97 corolla II for the commuting to and from work.
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look up okinawa yard sales man theres always fds there.

87gtr i see your old cosmo back there lol, is that the hobby shop at hansen.
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Yeah I can't do an FD. can't bring it back.. and if that's the case, i'd be cheaper to buy one stateside than all the BS and fees and peperwork to move an FD from here...
I'm keeping my eyes for a clean stock trueno. now that I can move no problem back w me...
btw I saw an orange RX-3 on 58 today. BADASS
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I just parted my single turbo FD at the Kinser Hobby Shop. There are tons of FD's running around but, FC/SA's will be hard to come by (at least a solid example). However, there are not too many guys that do much with their cars expect race up and down the main roads. I am leaving for Tokyo in the morning but, you can hit me with your phone number and I'll BS all day about how much I had rotaries!
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yeah i saw that. no love for the FC over here
Did youpart a white FD? i sotallymissed on that one because of work.
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No, it was a silver one.
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did you atleast part all of it?
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Hey, I live on McTureous and work on Hansen. I do drive a BNR32. Man, I sure miss my FD
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did you atleast part all of it?
Yes, everything was stripped off of the car.
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Where all the Oki's at? Just pulled in today, any fella rotor heads wanna hang out tomorrow shoot me a PM. I'm at Kadeina AFB.
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I'm on Hansen. We got a couple FD's on base here. Foster has an FC ive seen a couple times. Glad to see some forum members are around.
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im on kadena. i drive around in the black fd with the gold rays with a crome lip. any fellow fd owners, im down for a meet and greet...
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let me know I back here in Okinawa again till Friday, staying at camp lester though & on foot patrol.
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Looks like there's going to be a red FC bouncing around a lot more this week......until I get the clutch on the Roadster replaced.
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anyone still around or nay?

Seen a bunch of FDs run around, havn't had the chance to meet anyone else.
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IM still around here. I will breaking down a 20b at hansen typhoon motors on Sat april 21 if anyone wants to come out and see taken apart.
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damn... i would love to see a 20b apart. hansen is far from torri... which is the area that i live so maybe not... good luck. you should post some pics...
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I'm on Kadena, I'd love to help you out. Buuuuuuuut

My FD just blew an apex seal, so it's over at Haro motors getting fixed (too damn lazy to do it myself).

If you're willing to give me a ride, I'd love to help
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