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RexSeven
RexSeven SuperDork
9/24/12 6:59 p.m.

No, not a Starion, but a 1988 Galant Sigma. From a time when you couldn't have success without excess. And I want it.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/38K-MILES-EXTRA-CLEAN-SIGMA-EXCEPTIONAL-CONDITION-MUST-SEE-/130768095228

mad_machine
mad_machine MegaDork
9/24/12 7:35 p.m.

wow.. turnsignal stalk on the dash?

Gearheadotaku
Gearheadotaku SuperDork
9/24/12 7:48 p.m.

Holy time capsule Batman!

clutchsmoke
clutchsmoke HalfDork
9/24/12 7:50 p.m.

In reference to turn signal design: lol wut?

JamesMcD
JamesMcD Reader
9/24/12 8:19 p.m.

FC RX-7s have a similarly located but differently shaped signal switch thingy.

I like those seats.

Appleseed
Appleseed PowerDork
9/24/12 8:28 p.m.

Wow. That IS clean.

mndsm
mndsm PowerDork
9/24/12 8:30 p.m.

Jesus. I....I think i'm in love.

JG Pasterjak
JG Pasterjak Production/Art Director
9/24/12 8:32 p.m.

Nothing tents my pants like orange lettering on grey plastic. The only thing that could make that more perfect is a Subaru XT-style asymmetrical steering wheel.

jg

clutchsmoke
clutchsmoke HalfDork
9/24/12 9:09 p.m.
JamesMcD wrote: FC RX-7s have a similarly located but differently shaped signal switch thingy. I like those seats.

Yes similar in location, but actuated in a manner that makes sense...

I am in love with those seats. Just by looking at them I can pretty confidently proclaim them to be one of the most comfortable seats ever put in a motor vehicle.

SyntheticBlinkerFluid
SyntheticBlinkerFluid UltraDork
9/24/12 9:19 p.m.

Damn, I forget how awesome some 80's cars are.

Where's 92CelicaHalfTrac when you need him.

irish44j
irish44j SuperDork
9/24/12 9:32 p.m.

There is nothing that can describe how awesome that is....

DoctorBlade
DoctorBlade SuperDork
9/24/12 9:37 p.m.

That's in great shape.

mad_machine
mad_machine MegaDork
9/24/12 9:54 p.m.

I love the alarm panel to the right of the steering column

Vigo
Vigo SuperDork
9/24/12 10:07 p.m.

I checked out one of those in a junkyard and IT WAS COOL!

Also, one of my friends dyno'd over 500whp with a self-turbo'd version of that motor.

SyntheticBlinkerFluid
SyntheticBlinkerFluid UltraDork
9/24/12 10:08 p.m.

Damn I wish I had a better view of that factory radio.

SyntheticBlinkerFluid
SyntheticBlinkerFluid UltraDork
9/24/12 10:12 p.m.

There we are.

mndsm
mndsm PowerDork
9/24/12 10:44 p.m.
SyntheticBlinkerFluid wrote: Damn, I forget how awesome some 80's cars are. Where's 92CelicaHalfTrac when you need him.

On his way to challenge, IIRC.

Twin_Cam
Twin_Cam UltraDork
9/25/12 5:30 a.m.
mad_machine wrote: wow.. turnsignal stalk on the dash?

Trivia question: name another not-so-obscure car that had no stalks and thus a turn signal switch mounted on the gauge surround. It also started its life in the '80s.

That interior is pretty epic. They thought '90s BMWs had lots of buttons...ha! Pretty sure that's the same V6 that showed up in my mom's '89 Caravan back in the day, too. Oh, the DSM days.

Mazdax605
Mazdax605 Dork
9/25/12 5:53 a.m.
SyntheticBlinkerFluid wrote: There we are.

I have that same stereo setup in my 1990 Mitsu van. And by the way Johnathan thanks for letting everyone in on the deal that I have already contacted the dealer about!! You are going to ruin it for me, man!!!

Vigo
Vigo SuperDork
9/25/12 7:45 a.m.
Trivia question: name another not-so-obscure car that had no stalks and thus a turn signal switch mounted on the gauge surround. It also started its life in the '80s.

Later Dodge Daytonas had the turn signal on the dash. All the owners hate it.

Also, Dodge Monaco/Eagle Premier had a similar thing going on to the Sigma.

MadScientistMatt
MadScientistMatt SuperDork
9/25/12 8:29 a.m.
Trivia question: name another not-so-obscure car that had no stalks and thus a turn signal switch mounted on the gauge surround. It also started its life in the '80s.

Ford Probe. Had a '89 myself; you could definitely tell from the interior design that they'd been thinking "Space Probe".

belteshazzar
belteshazzar UltraDork
9/25/12 10:24 a.m.

as an unabashed-mitsu hater let me just say, even i love that car.

Zomby Woof
Zomby Woof UberDork
9/25/12 10:46 a.m.

That thing reminds me of an 80's sport bike, and just how good the Japanese are at designing something that looks dated 10 minutes after it goes on sale.

GameboyRMH
GameboyRMH PowerDork
9/25/12 12:39 p.m.

Sorry but the Subaru XT is, and always will be, the most 80s-tastic car of all time.

Wedge shape with angular space-fighter styling? Check.

Angular wacky interior, crazy steering wheel with buttons, Atari joystick for a shifter and digital dash? Check.

aussiesmg
aussiesmg UltimaDork
9/25/12 12:53 p.m.

Had one named a Magna downunder, 2.6 Astron engine, cronic trans issues

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