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1996 Mazda MX6 V6
1994 Toyota Pickup Xtra Cab
2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 8
1999 Toyota Tacoma Xtra Cab
2007 Nissan 350Z
2001 BMW 328
2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser
 

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1985 ish Subaru Wagon
1982 Nissan Sentra
1986 Mitsubishi truck
1994 Ford Ranger
1999 Dodge Ram
2003 Saab convertible
2005 MBZ SUV
2008 Jeep GC
2013 Lexus hybrid
2002 Jeep TJ
1997 Toyota FJ80
1997 Toyota FJ 80
1987 Suzuki Samurai
2012 Jeep JKUR
2007 FJ

Not counting the wife's or kids cars, because then it would be a long list ....
 

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96-98 '86 Silver MR2 - hand me down from dad, stupid car to give a new driver. Mom thought it was too small for me to bang girls in. Wrong.
98-02 '98 Black Corolla - grad present. Actually it was a fantastic car.
02-07 '00 Red Dodge Ram 1500 - first set of wheels that I picked and paid for outright. Loved that truck.
07-12 '07 Voodoo Blue FJ 4WD - the beginning of a love affair with the FJ
12-15 '12 Black Tundra - instant buyers remorse, why did I think I needed a truck again?!
2015~ '10 Iceberg FJ 4WD - oh thank god, back in the saddle
 

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1967 VW Bug
1964 Chevrolet Bel Aire
1978 Chevrolet Impala
1975 MG Miget
1983 Mazda RX 7
1992 Honda Civic
1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse
1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder
2001 Acura Integra GSR
1991 Honda CRX Si
2004 Toyota Tacoma Pre runner
2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06
2012 Chevrolet Camaro SS
2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser
 

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1964 Plymouth Valiant push button auto...1st car for diving to HS in South Carolina.
1970 Pontiac GTO Judge (wish I'd kept it).
1974 grand fury police interceptor
1977 MGB (British racing green) fun but always working on it.
1980 Lada (drove for 2 years & then gave to my brothers who drove it for 7 years and 250,000 miles.
1986 Oldsmobile (junk, lasted a year).
1982 Toyota Celica Gt.
1992 Accord sedan
1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited (black/gold edition)
2004 CRV
2004 Accord coupe
2007 Acura RDX (turbo)
2007 FJC which I'm going to keep for a good long time.






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Second time around. I bought a new Corolla in 05 to replace my 87 Silverado as a DD. Ended up throwing on a rear receiver and buying a Harbor Freight trailer for it so I could haul my Polaris Scrambler with it. 35+ mpg standard driving, 24 mpg towing. Gave it up when my wife wanted her own ATV. Needed something bigger to tow both.
 

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I answer Incorrectly this is my first FJ. Loved them from the day I first spotted a 2007.
Started driving in 1976, My first 2 years of driving 5 cars tore them up till GTX
67 Ford LTD
68 Buick Wild Cat
73 Dodge Duster
72 Grand Torino Sport
67 Plymouth GTX
79 Ford Thunder Bird
1984 Toyota Tercel My first new car 62 horse power. Loved this car carried both children home from hospital as newborns in it.
1990 Corolla
1972 Ford F150
1976 Pontiac Catalina
1989 Oldsmobile wagon
1996 Dodge Dakota, Wife regretted purchase on non Toyota. We got the next one in 2008.
1999 Chevy Lumina Van
1991 Chev. Silverado
1966 Studebaker Commander Last year of Production
2009 Toyota Matrix Traded for Tacoma. Great truck
2009 Toyota Tacoma. Left for FJ.
1999 Camry great work car.

2014 FJ Cruiser. TTUE (I will have this forever or till more are released in US.) Last year sold In US.
This total does not include moter cycles.
 

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Yep, it is my first Toyota! Probably not my last. It looks like I might be stationed overseas within 6-12 months and I may have to sell the truck. (INSERT SAD FACE) Low miles and in great shape. I guess when I get back I can get another Toyota.
 

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Not sure if I'll remember all of them, but here goes in order (i think):
- 84 Celica Supra (got the bug for Toys from this one)
- 87 Supra (should have NEVER sold this)
- 87 Ext cab Pickup
- 91 Ext cab pickup
- 89 Camry
- 93 Camry
- 88 Celica GTS
- 94 4Runner
- 92 Previa
- 95 Camry
- 85 Celica GTS convertible
- 98 Camry (now my daughter's)
- 88 4Runner (now my son's)
- 13 FJ
 

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Feel right at home in the FJ.. However my first time driving one felt strange. I felt really far away from the windshield.

1. 1994 Ford Ranger
No space in this thing.. Single cab and manual transmission. Fit 2.5 people.

2. 1995 Toyota Tacoma
Great pickup, seemed to have a way taller stance than the non 4x4 Tacomas. Extra Cab. This was the first year the Tacoma was offered. Seats in the back were terrible though, they just folded down.

3. 2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser
The controls are nearly exactly the same as my Tacoma. Guess not much changed in the nearly 20 year gap. The 4x4 shifter was in a more accessible spot though, directly to the left of the transmission shifter.


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Loved FJ from HS, but never got one.

Couldn't justify a FJ because I've been in sales for years and needed to drive economical cars

1972 Datsun pick up - sold for
1974 Chevy Blazer (full removal top) blew the motor - sold for
1989 Honda Civic hatchback - sold for
1989 Isuzu 4x4 pick up (great truck) - sold for
1992 Ford Explore Limited - sold for
1997 Nissan Altima (boring) - sold for
1999 Ford Expedition (Family car) - Still have just, just gave to my 16 yr son
2001 Volkswagen Golf 1.8T - sold for
2003 Toyota Matrix (great grandma car) - sold for
2007 Audi A3 3.2L Quattro - Wife is driving it
2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser TT - All mine, keeping it for ever!


I always wanted one but waited to get the 2013 TT because of the Cement Gray! We're in love now.
 

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Not my first Toyota....

99' Lexus GS300 (Toyota Aristo)
07' Lexus GS350
04' Lexus ES330
04' Lexus IS300 sport cross (Toyota Altezza)
05' Lexus GX470
05' Lexus LS430
08' Lexus LS460L
08' Lexus IS-F
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Current:
12' GX460
07' Toyota FJ Cruiser
09' Toyota Camry hybrid

And yes they are all Toyotas :)
 

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The FJ is my 12th vehicle and second Toyota.

1992 MR2 Coupe (European model) in white with blue interior. Completely underpowered and completely unruly in the often wet British weather. Owned between 2005-2006.
2013 FJ TT. Picked up yesterday.
 

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The FJ is my first Toyota. My husband is a Toyota man, though. I consider myself a Nissan gal, so now he thinks I have finally "seen the light". That makes me want to hate it, but I'm loving it more every day. In 3 weeks I've put almost 4000 miles on it. My vehicles:

1986 Datsan 200sx (5spd)
2002 Ford F150 (5spd)
2004 Ford F150 (5spd)
2005 Ford Explorer (Auto)
2007 Nissan Frontier (6spd)
2008 Nissan Frontier (Auto)
2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser (6spd)

I have never hung on to an auto for long. The explorer I had for less than 2 years. Between the auto transmission, crappy suspension and mod options, and making me feel like a soccer mom, I hated it. When I started looking for another truck my main contenders were the Frontier and Tacoma, and I'm glad with my choice of the Frontier after driving my husband's Tacoma (I met him a couple years after getting the Frontier). His Tacoma made me leery of ever driving a Toyota, as there are many things about it that I don't like or that I've preferred in Nissan. The FJ has been a pleasant surprise though. I love all the features I was able to get with a manual transmission, and I am not as sad about losing my Frontier as I thought I would be.
 
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