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Commerical time: Try the Sambar!

After taking so many rides in the Bemo taxi busses in Irian Jaya I started looking around for one but I still have no intention of selling the Carina. 😉 I did come across this Subaru Sambar commercial on Youtube: I like the motto: Let’s try the Sambar!

Irian Jaya: Toyota Mark II

It may sound weird but this is the only X60/X70/X80/X90 I was able to photograph… I spotted many many on the roads around Jayapura but every time either the van or the car was driving too quick to photograph. On our way from Jayapura to lake Sentani we drove behind a white Toyota Mark II…

Carina Sightings: find the Corona T120!

This hideous creation is actually a Corona T120! Frankensteins Toyota Corona T120 At first I thought there was a Corolla KE70 hiding under that ill fitted front and backend, but after close inspection on encountering the very same car at the airport I concluded that it had to be a Corona T120. As you can…

Irian Jaya: Almost bone stock Corolla KE70

This Corolla KE70 sedan appears to be bone stock… Almost bone stock Corolla KE70 …but if you look closer you can see some small modifications done to it: – passenger side windshield wiper removed – mismatching chrome mirrors – bootlid spoiler BTW: the weird windshield foil is quite common around Jayapura

Irian Jaya: Skylining Skyline R31

During the decent from the hills around Jayapura I spotted this immaculate Nissan Skyline R31 parked next to a house with a beautiful skyline. Double skyline After almost thirty years it is still bone stock! No badges or decals on the trunk or side so I can only make a rough guess what trim it…

Irian Jaya: Jazzy Honda

On route from Jayapura to the lake Sentani we made a short stop in the outer corner of a hairpin to refresh ourselves by drinking out of a freshly prepared coconut. Parked next to our van was this Honda Jazzy with a huge Greddy sticker on its side. Honda Jazzy?