One must realize that not all owners properly maintain their vehicles and
they may stall out on occasion.
Since I do not have access to every part of the country there is no way I
can know how many are still daily runners, but I'm willing to bet there are
many more Torinos still running around than there are Japanese cars from the
same area. LOL
What make you think the Brits, the Germans and the Italians sold a lot of
sedans in the US in the seventies? Go to any old car show and you will see
plenty from those counties but rarely a Japanese sedan. There are even all
British old car shows. One may see a low mileage 'Z' car or RX7 on
occasion, but the old sedans are in the bone yard.
DUH apparently you need everything explain to you like a child. You were
agreeing with the referance to the fact that the Torino sold much better
than Japanese cars. The Torino also sold much better than European cars yet
the Torino and the European cars are appearing at car shows and no Japanese
Let us review the discussion, shall we class?
He said; There are far more Torinos than Toyotas at old car shows "Since
Toyotas were relatively unknown and more people were driving Torinos back
then" as the reason there were more Torinos at old cars shows and no Toyotas
To which YOU jumped in with, "Will you stop it? Don't bring in facts and
logic into this. Mike can't handle it." Obviously you agreed with his
To which I replied logic says total sales is NOT the reason, by pointing out
there are plenty of European cars from the period at car shows and they sold
fewer of those than Torinos as well. Apparently there MUST be another
reason there are few Japanese cars that show up at old car shows.
Perhaps what you need to do is learn how to express your thoughts clearly so
can follow your convoluted reasoning about who is bring facts to the
Japan had not yet learned how to paint a car or keep it from rusting. A
'71/'72 Corolla, 240Z, or Honda 600 or Civic was a pile of rust dust by
1976. 100,000 was beyond the life expectation.
The war-horse Fairlanes/Torinos/Montegos/Cyclones(& clones through
1979)lumbered along for decades before succumbing.
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