Friday, 3 February 2017

Rollin' in my 2.0, with my windows down so my hair can blow...

 ...the girlies on standby...

 ...waving just to say hi...

 ...DID YOU STOP?!

...no, I just drove by...


*cough*


SIGMA!

Righto, let's get into this:
1983 GJ Mitsubishi Sigma wagon. Second year of production for the second-generation of Mitsubishi's Sigma, made right here in Australia. It's somewhat a re-hashed version of Mitsubishi Japan's GalanΣ (that's 'Sigma'); this one being a variation of the fourth generation of Galant, introduced in 1980.
Confused? Well hold on!
Knowing then that the wagon form, the second-generation Galant (..that's the local one..) is a comparatively minor windscreen-forward tszuj of the first generation? Uhh...

This particular shining star of the 4G52(Astron)-powered, rear driving, Mitusbishi family car; has been lurking around a friends place for the last little while now. A rough-as-guts example; yet original and stunning...ly still moving.
I kid you not, I would've almost put money on this thing being unregistered.
Thanks to my state's suddenly-appearing-quite-gentle registration system however; once something is registered into your name, keeping it on the road indefinitely involves little more than paying the registration again and again - it never needs to be re-inspected. So as long as this one doesn't encounter a police officer not-so-enthusiastic about early Mitsubishi station wagons, or fist-sized rust holes....

"Rust you say?"

Ohh, yes...
...and all so beautifully touched-up! Tape marks? Overspray? Pah!

All a little ironic really, as this particular Sigma wagon should've been neat-builletproof...
...seeing the Mitsubishi dealer who sold this thing thirty-four years ago, WENT-TO-TOWN with the extra protection packages: Ming rustproofing, Car Seal interior fabric protection, and ohhh.. the Car Seal 3000 3 year paint protection!

Did they work?

Ridiculous, but arguable. It's still here isn't it?















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