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Date:         Fri, 12 Jan 2001 22:54:32 +1200
Reply-To:     Andrew Grebneff <andrew.grebneff@STONEBOW.OTAGO.AC.NZ>
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From:         Andrew Grebneff <andrew.grebneff@STONEBOW.OTAGO.AC.NZ>
Subject:      Re: New Microbus Website
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>Reminds me of a conversation over beer a few years back. A buddy (who made >a very nice living buying and selling vintage Jaguars all over the world) was >saying how that what you drove made a statement about who you were. I enquired >what >statement he though I was making with my rusted out, goat vomit green '78 >Westy. >Without batting an eye, he relpied "That's the vehicle of someone who doesn't >give >a s**t". He was probably right. > >So what does a vanagon say about us all???

Well, Jags (as with most other English makes of the 70s and later) are well-known for really bad reliability, current models included.

On top of that Jags (even new ones) look ugly, handle poorly, SUCK fuel like there's no tomorrow and are a bodyshop's delight.

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