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#1 Old 06-08-2012, 04:01 AM
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Hi all. I'll be a XB or more so a toyota bB owner in a few days. I was driving a altezza/lexus but sold it on and have been thinking of making the move after strong recomdadtions of the xb/bb from Mr Billy Gibbons.. he now has two and he raves about them. although he has his slammed and in matt black Mine will be a more sedate car to begin with.. But I love that shape.. the old boxier shape to be more precise.. I know it polarizes most people even my wife to begin with but shes come around now..
I'm hoping to put on the cold air intake mod once i get it tho I'l have to ship it in from the states as its hard to get performance parts here in nz..
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Welcome! It took my wife and I a bit to loosen up to our first xB. I couldn't imagine ever letting it go now though. You'll love yours and she will soon. Once you get a few bolt-on's setup you'll be in business. Welcome to the community and please share lots of pics when you can. I must say , I'm envious of your location. New Zealand is a beautiful place.

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Hi, I can't wait to get the car Billys two rides have been an inspiration. he sent me this pic of his two last night when i told him about the impending purchase
and its fired me up more for the purchase haha.
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Re: HI FRom Nuu Zeeland

Thanks steve. I will keep you in my address book. I'll have to post a few more things so i can start posting pics..

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will probably make a start with cold air intake that seems to be the usual first pepp up? am I right. I'm not lookig to get crazy hp boosts or suddenly make it a really uneconomical car, thats the reason i sold my lexus is250 as i have mnoved into the country and wanted a leaner on fuel small wagon.. Plus I have been hooked with the little boxxy wagons since i first saw them and was reminded of them on Billys last visit thru nz with pete Chapouris from so-cal speed shop. they had pics of his first XB and it was just mindblowing..
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Re: HI FRom Nuu Zeeland

Well I found my car a 2001 Toyota bB, which i belive is the same model as the first gen xB.. I'm really happy to have found one in m,y price range. there still not a common car here in nz so will be great to have something a little more unusual. Now to get some more gigs and same some money to lower it and get some nice wheels onto it.
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