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    Unusual cross shopping

    This fellow compares an older model Space-Star to a different vehicle class entirely. He declares the space star the looser of the match, but I thought it did well, and at an unbeatable price.

    https://jalopnik.com/this-247-mitsub...uck-1793339030


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    Quote Originally Posted by Canoehead View Post
    This fellow compares an older model Space-Star to a different vehicle

    "Bit of water splash, beautiful" Gotta love the English. The old old space star came to Canada as either a Plymouth or a Chrysler I think, the funny door small minivan in the 80s. I think.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dspace9 View Post
    "Bit of water splash, beautiful" Gotta love the English. The old old space star came to Canada as either a Plymouth or a Chrysler I think, the funny door small minivan in the 80s. I think.
    Maybe a Dodge Colt?

    Yup - Dodge Colt: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dodge_Colt
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    Quote Originally Posted by Canoehead View Post
    Maybe a Dodge Colt?

    Yup - Dodge Colt: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dodge_Colt
    There are some Mitsubishis that came over as Dodge clones, others didn't make it overseas. Even some Chryslers are half Mercedes at one point. Car industry is a funny thing.

    Plymouth Vista was another clone van from Mitsubishi, took some searching they were common in Europe when I visited relatives in the late 90s.
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    He got this for only $247 and now it's an off-roading rig. Wow!



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