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      11-28-2012, 05:48 AM   #1
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For those forum oldies, my F10 replacement:D

Still shopping for a new 4/5 seater though.I saw a very nice S5 at zillion..tempted and prob can upgrade the 3.0T turbo!











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      11-28-2012, 09:41 AM   #2
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Nice car! What size are the wheels?
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      11-28-2012, 10:08 AM   #3
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20"

Actually, we (Advanshop) were worried they would rub..so i asked what other cars they fit.. he said F10 !! haha.i will sell these one day to f10 owner!
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650i GC will be a nice 4+1 compliment to your Z4
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don't have your budget..haha..i check price for fun..scared me!
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      11-28-2012, 08:52 PM   #6
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Nice ride and wheel~~! S5 is good but the interior is a bit too small for my family!
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      11-28-2012, 09:32 PM   #7
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don't have your budget..haha..i check price for fun..scared me!
BTW nice choice of wheels! I almost went for the same wheels but decided to try something else this time
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Looks huge and aggressive!
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Nice wheels Kid. Classy. Are the tires 25 profile?
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      12-13-2012, 01:05 AM   #11
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Rc3: yes 25 profile

I might have to part everything..haha..need to change cars:P haha i am crazy..i feel like a drug dealer or something always changing cars.

btw, any body with a vellfire or alphard..anything to be careful of between hong goods and water goods for these cars? minus the warranty
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Rc3: yes 25 profile

I might have to part everything..haha..need to change cars:P haha i am crazy..i feel like a drug dealer or something always changing cars.

btw, any body with a vellfire or alphard..anything to be careful of between hong goods and water goods for these cars? minus the warranty
I am not surprised Kid, you are just like our big bro Mlai.

Check with Mlai for the velfire, he has one.
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Rc3: yes 25 profile

I might have to part everything..haha..need to change cars:P haha i am crazy..i feel like a drug dealer or something always changing cars.

btw, any body with a vellfire or alphard..anything to be careful of between hong goods and water goods for these cars? minus the warranty
In the old days, people go the parallel import Vellfire due to the dismal spec from Toyota Hong Kong. But now, I think they are on par and going with official Toyota in Hong Kong is safer.....

I had a Vellfire, parallel import. But be warned, most (if not all) of the parallel import dealers are very shady. I got my sales to write-down the specific manufacture year on the contract before I sign. And I still checked it to be a previous year manufactured vehicle. Luckily, there were no difference between the 2 manufacture years, otherwise, I will be quite p*ssed.

If I were to buy one now, I would go official. Back then when I bought, Toyota HK did not have Vellfire and their Alphard specs were terrible.
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      12-15-2012, 02:50 AM   #14
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oh very interesting and helpful..yes..a lot of the dealers are shady..how did u verify the year of manufacture?

but the vellfire now doesnt seem to have power captain chairs in 2nd row.
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oh very interesting and helpful..yes..a lot of the dealers are shady..how did u verify the year of manufacture?

but the vellfire now doesnt seem to have power captain chairs in 2nd row.
Get the Alphard with the First Class chairs instead.
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wah 800k! :P haha..too much too much!:P
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wah 800k! :P haha..too much too much!:P
Come on! A Z4+Forged 1 +25 profile tyres and you are complaining about price?
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Come on! A Z4+Forged 1 +25 profile tyres and you are complaining about price?
Too much for a van. Do they still build those Alphard/Vellfire on the HIACE chasis?
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Too much for a van. Do they still build those Alphard/Vellfire on the HIACE chasis?
Maybe should go for a Viano?
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wah 800k! :P haha..too much too much!:P
Keep the Z4 and buy a cheap van like Serena if you want to carry people. Only buy Alphard if you have a chauffeur like mlai where you can actually enjoy the captain seats.

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Maybe should go for a Viano?
Viano is not cheap either but Merc makes good trucks, not cars.
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I looked at the serena, stepwgn spada and also noah. The spada was the nicest out of them but feel too narrow inside and too little legroom for 2nd row. I will be using a driver most times and sometimes using myself for family/parents stuff..and so figured i'd be happier with the vellfire instead (otherwise I will just prob end up dumping the car for a vellfire in a few months anyway)

..ended up putting a deposit on a used vellfire...but now tryin to arrange DCH to do inspection so that its more thorough then just AA check. AA is ok for check i think, but in this case want them to check all the tiny details (dunno if thats the best place to do) ..feel free to suggest.
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