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Old 03-24-2003, 04:03 PM   #1
tuan phan
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Default OMG! just saw 04' sti cruise'n PCH!

so i was at my shop arguing with my electrician on the phone. i turn my head and notice the rally blue with the big tail and and shiny tail lights. i freak out and run outside to get a better look! i see nothing but butt. so i freak out even more because i could careless about the back since i'm already famliar with the design. i rudely interrupt the conversation and hang up. so i run to the rex frantically hoping to catch up to the STI. i drive and i drive, and i drive some more. but i don't see any sti's. darn thing slipped right through my fingers!!! i was hurt'n afterwards. i still am hurt. but i'll see it this saturday for i know someone who has 2 of them in their possesion. if anyone from the orange county area would like to join me, please email me at [email protected] and i'll try my best to get us a sneak peek!

the siting was on south coast highway and oak st. in laguna beach. looked like it had out of state dealer plates.
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Old 03-24-2003, 04:31 PM   #2
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who has two?

and you better take some pics and give us some new info!

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Old 03-25-2003, 11:36 AM   #3
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I saw these guys twice on Sunday. Both of the cars have MFG's licence plates from NJ. Looked like they were doing some testing or shooting a commercial. Both drivers had Subaru shirts on. I rolled up on them at a light while I was on my bike. The car was production with the STi emblems on the trunk, side doors and grill. Didn't want to be fan boy and start asking a bunch of stupid questions that they have probably been asked all weekend. The car will be released soon enough.
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Old 03-25-2003, 11:43 AM   #4
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Press cars
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Old 03-25-2003, 01:52 PM   #5
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yep these are press cars 25 of them in OC. They are doing a press release party but doesn't mean they are going to be available any time soon. I would still bet on the later half of the summer
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Old 03-25-2003, 02:25 PM   #6
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With so many reported test cars around now, I am sure they will have a road test in the upcoming issues of Car and Driver, Road and Track, Autombile, etc....

I cant wait to see how well it performs!
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Old 03-25-2003, 04:22 PM   #7
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2004 STI--evo killer
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I guess the higher cost of living in Cali is worth getting a glemse of the STi before it is released.
All I see here in Alabama is old used cars.
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Old 03-26-2003, 05:37 PM   #8
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What the Hell! the STI is on the streets, its coming in May..... and still no price... and even worse, no weight. No magazine tests.... this sucks
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Old 03-26-2003, 07:26 PM   #9
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Today a dealer told me SOA is three months behind on STi production. They will hit the showroom around Sept.

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Old 03-30-2003, 06:26 PM   #10
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I saw them, too! I was on the PCH just south of Laguna Beach on Tuesday and saw one heading my way. He turned in front of me and went into a hotel parking lot. Before my heart could recover two more came by me and turned in at the same place. Awesome looking cars!

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