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Old 08-29-2016, 08:48 AM   #1221
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1973 MG Midget. Street-legal race car.





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1973 MG Midget. Street-legal race car. - $4200 (Brunswick, OH)

1973 MG Midget

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odometer: 100000
title status: clean
transmission: manual

1973 MG Midget. Street-legal race car. Mazda RX 7 rotary engine professionally built w under 20 k miles. RX 7 5 Spd tranny. Stewart Warner guages. Battery in trunk, rollbar, auto cross ready w Yokohama tires (have original wheels and set of good street tires) have original steering wheel and rear end. Center force clutch disk and pressure plate. Roll bar. Heavy duty shocks. Minilite wheels. Springs new. Supertrapp exhaust. Payton Performance narrowed RX 7 rear end w Mosler axles. RX 7 drums. Racing Beat four-barrel manifold and Holley 390 CFM carb. Electronic distributor. Sway bar added by Winner's Circle. Lowered inch. Delrin front camber adjustables. Kingpins re-bushed. New top in 1998-little use. Sunbeam Tiger traction bars added to rear axle. Mallory elec fuel pump. Passed safety inspections in two states. Heater and defroster works. Aftermarket radio. Earl's or Aeroquip hoses. Two fans, one manually operated. About 100k on car, under 20 on engine. Minimal surface rust rear quarters small spot between fender and door.
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Old 08-29-2016, 09:28 AM   #1222
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Holy crap I dig that.
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Holy crap I dig that.
Only a couple hours from you (I assume Western PA).
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1988 Mazda 626 turbo

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2 door, 5 speed. It has 308,978 miles on it.


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1990 Suzuki Alto Works Turbo IE

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What you are looking at may very well be the only model of the Suzuki Alto Works Turbo IE in the United States. This is a Japanese imported Kei (city) car that only has 55,051 miles.

This Alto Works is completely stock and is powered by a 3-cylinder 660cc single overhead cam (sohc) turbo motor. It holds a smooth shifting 5-speed manual transmission.

The vehicle weighs less than 1400 pounds. Though it has only 61hp, the power to weight ratio allows it to accelerate at a speed comparable to a modern standard car. The car tops out at about 85mph and gets over 40mpg.

After an oil change, new plugs, cap, and rotor, the Alto Works drives wonderfully and is ready to GO. The back seats actually have a very surprising amount of legroom for the size of the vehicle.

The only aftermarket accessories are a turbo timer, shift ****, sony speakers and a TND Motorsport steering wheel.

I have it stored in the garage and drive it around town every once in a while. I have taken it on the highway and it drives great on the highway also.

The Vin number for the vehicle is CN21S-180737, it has a clear Texas title and has been properly legalized with copies of all customs and government documents.

This is a very rare and unique vehicle, it attracts a lot of attention anywhere it goes. The very few people who know of this vehicle reminisce of driving it in gran turismo. Now is your opportunity to own this really fun to drive and distinct jdm kei car.

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Old 08-29-2016, 10:25 AM   #1226
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1987 Audi Coupe GT

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FOR SALE!! NEED GONE BEFORE SEPTEMBER!!!
1987 Audi Coupe GT White with Sunroof
Power Windows and mirrors
2.2L 5 cylinder
Non-turbo FWD
Manual 5 Speed Transmission
Car runs, starts, and drives every time. The title is clear in my name. I drive it around as a pleasure vehicle and no longer have the space for it. The car probably needs some suspension work but it feels like driving a boat to me!! Just an old awesome car that needs some time and TLC to get it feeling like new!
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Those cars weigh 1250 lbs. and have really good rack and pinion steering. I had the Austin Healey version and at 50hp it was still the most fun car I have ever owned. It had so little weight, if you turned the wheel it went there. It was a go kart.

Lightweight cars are the perfect match for the power delivery of a rotary, too.
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Those cars weigh 1250 lbs. and have really good rack and pinion steering. I had the Austin Healey version and at 50hp it was still the most fun car I have ever owned. It had so little weight, if you turned the wheel it went there. It was a go kart.

Lightweight cars are the perfect match for the power delivery of a rotary, too.
I had a 1966 MG Midget with hardtop, black + red interior + wire wheels. Whished I'd never sold it.
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Piggy, piggy, piggy. Heavy car, and the 5E was weak naturally aspirated.
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Piggy, piggy, piggy. Heavy car, and the 5E was weak naturally aspirated.
Yup. It only came up in my search because of the phrase "non turbo". Still kind of want to put some flares and set of OZ Rally's on it and then slide it sideways into a Norwegian pine.
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1997 Volvo V90 wagon LS1/T56 swap

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For sale is my 1997 Volvo V90 wagon with a GM LS1 engine (350hp/360tq) and Tremec T-56 6-speed manual transmission. Very fun & comfortable car with effortless power. Swap was done by a gentleman named Mike Kornely from Massachusetts and it's done properly with attention to detail, build documented on turbobricks forum. The car is very well sorted and I have made many improvements to bring the car to a higher level in terms of performance and reliability. Standout upgrades include Kaplhenke Racing coilover suspension, Eaton TrueTrac LSD, and Griffin radiator with shrouded dual puller fans. This car brings a big stupid grin to my face everytime I drive it and is always a crowd favorite at cars & coffee meets. I've used this a daily driver on sunny days and it has never let me down. No check engine lights, fires right up and drives fantastic. Goes like hell and holds its own in the corners, but retains the "luxury" feel of a V90. Nearly identical weight as stock V90 but now DOUBLE the powaaa! Unfortunately the time has come to sell it to make room for another toy/project car. Considering the condition of the car, quality of the swap, and cost of the components put into this car, you honestly couldn't build it for this price and I'm losing a lot on it.

Body & Chassis: 1997 Volvo V90 wagon, rare Blackberry Metallic paint, tan leather interior, 148k miles. No rust, paint is very good, very few minor dings and scratches but overall extraordinary for 19 year old car. Interior is overall very good, some blemishes typical of '90s Volvos (cracks in passenger airbag cover, wrinkling of door card vinyl, cracks front seat leather). Has rear-facing seat and seat belts, child booster seat integrated into 2nd row armrest. Most everything functions properly except for the cruise control and stock temp gauge (both due to engine swap incompatibility). Front & rear suspension have been thoroughly refreshed. Refurbished steering rack. Newer front brakes. Wheels are 16" Columba style from 850 Turbo... perhaps a bit small for the power but keeps the sleeper look intact! It had 17" S60R Pegasus wheels but too much rubbing especially with coilovers.

Engine & Cooling: Engine is from a 2004 GTO, 5.7L LS1 aluminum block with approximately 50k miles. Engine mounts are custom made using 1" aluminum mated to GTO mounts. Intake is a K&N FIPK from a GTO. Exhaust is custom dual 2.5" mandrel bent tubing through two 100-cel cats into an Edelbrock muffler exiting into a single 3", then through a three-pass turbo style muffler out through the original opening in the bumper for that sleeper look. Deep rumble and aggressive under throttle, but not loud or droning. I installed a custom Griffin aluminum dual-pass 3" deep core radiator and dual Derale puller fans mounted in an aluminum shroud. Fans are controlled by a Derale PWM controller that kicks on around 205F. Coolant temp is consistently 200F on highway and rarely exceeds 210F in traffic. I also installed a Derale engine oil cooler with a thermostat in the filter sandwich adapter.

Drivetrain: T56 6-speed manual trans from 2004 GTO, Volvo crossmember adapted to GTO trans mounts. Brand new upgraded OEM LUK clutch for LS7 (Z06), new slave cylinder, master cylinder is from Tick Performance with 7/8" bore and adjustable pedal rod. Pedals are from a manual Volvo 700/900-series. Shifter is F-body solid shorty, Hurst leather shift ****, custom shift boot. Driveshaft is shortened V90 mated with GTO input shaft and was recently dynamically balanced. Rear end is a custom setup using an Eaton TrueTrac torsen LSD, Volvo 3:31 gears, and custom machined output flanges from Swedish company BakAxel. I retained the Volvo IRS 1065 cast iron housing and I turned the diff carrier on lathe to fit stock Volvo speedo ring. Axle shafts are flange-style from a '94 940. It was a very expensive endeavor (not an off-the-shelf upgrade for V90 with IRS) and required a fair amount of engineering, but it was well worth it -- works great to put down power and has great drivability. Cruises at 70mph at 1900rpm.

Suspension: The V90 has one of the best suspensions Volvo has put onto a RWD car. The rear "MkII" IRS is an aluminum multi-link independent system with fiberglass transverse leaf spring, while the front uses MacPherson struts and has very similar geometry as the FWD models. I installed custom Kaplhenke Racing coilover struts with Koni adjustable inserts, 12" x 2.5" 275lb springs and adjustable camber plates. In the rear are Koni adjustable shocks. Ride height of front is stock to match rear. Body control is improved orders of magnitude over the floaty stock suspension, with only slightly stiffer ride quality. Really nice setup, very expensive but again worth it.

Electrical: GTO ECU is essentially acting as a standalone engine controller, with full OBD2 capability and seamless integration with body. Volvo tachometer works with signal conversion by Dakota Digital unit. Oil pressure and coolant temp are displayed by Autometer analog gauges in center stack (ashtray location). I have also installed an UltraGauge display that shows all engine ECU parameters, with programmable alarms (i.e. coolant temp) and full OBD scan capability. Pioneer CD headunit with Bluetooth.

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I've put a lot of time & money into this car, and my priorities have been making sure it was mechanically robust. With that said, there are a few tasks that I have not had time to conquer yet:
- A/C compressor is currently not installed on engine. Stock GTO compressor interfered with body during swap and was removed for clearance but all other components are still on car (condenser, evaporator, dryer, hardlines, hoses). I have a set of low-profile low mount brackets from Alan Grove Components for a Sanden SD7 compressor. I test fit a stock Volvo compressor (also a Sanden SD7) and it had plenty of clearance but the ports were not ideal to use in this location with the Volvo hoses. I was planning to use a Sanden 4665 compressor ($180 on eBay) with standard O-ring ports and have a shop crimp on proper end fittings to Volvo hoses.
- Heater core leaks, has been bypassed. After flushing the cooling system during new radiator install, I must have dislodged the magic unicorn turd sealing the heater core and immediately noticed coolant smell in cabin. I bypassed the core and pulled the carpets to dry everything out, no problem. Unfortunately now the car has no heat until the heater core can be replaced. Not a pleasant job, but not overly difficult DIY either.
- There is a 3" tear in the driver's seat cushion leather. I have tried to find a replacement seat or cover but there is nothing local to me to pick from. Not a big deal but I'm kinda OCD about things like that!

Also included in sale, if buyer wants them, are:
- Volvo OEM vehicle cover, all-season
- Stock struts (with springs) and shocks
- Stock 1065 rear end, 3.73 gears, and axle shafts
- Volvo repair manual CD (not great coverage for 960/V90 series, but better than nothing)
- Wiring diagrams for LS1, maintenance binder with all receipts, any other spare parts I have for the car
(inclusion of spare parts may need to be negotiated with transport company if vehicle shipped)







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Nice.

Proper ad for a properly cool wagon!
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I want that so, so bad.
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1999 Mazda Miata

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DO NOT CONTACT ME UNLESS YOU WISH TO PURCHASE THIS CAR!
First off I hate to sell this car.
1999 Mazda Miata
164k will go up as I daily drive it.
ice cold ac/ hot heat
lifted
28" mt tires
15x8 steel wheels -52 offset
42" light bar
24" light bar
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Old 09-17-2016, 01:51 PM   #1235
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^ I really am quite curious as to how a thing like that handles on the road.
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I'm curious about how long the wheel bearings last.
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^ I really am quite curious as to how a thing like that handles on the road.
Probably fine. It's only a 28 inch tire. So like what, 2.5 inches on the radius? Looks bigger than it is. Not hard cornering either, so bearings probably last longer than a track car, for sure.
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I'm curious about how long the wheel bearings last.
I think this will be the weak link once we start seeing more of these... the rallycross guys will likely be the first to figure it out.

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condition: fair
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^ I really am quite curious as to how a thing like that handles on the road.
I'm curious how far I can jump it before I need to break out the MiG welder. Come to think of it, a nifty set up would be to have the welder on board right next to the cooler full of tasty beverages. Huck to your hearts content, pause for refreshment and repairs, repeat as necessary.
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