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Old 11-26-2008, 07:35 AM   #1
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Old 11-26-2008, 08:05 AM   #2
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vice grips on the door and a can of rust protector in the center console. I'd say it's a steal

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Old 11-26-2008, 08:09 AM   #3
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Some quips:

"*The airbag light flashes but I covered it with a piece of black tape"

"*There is holes underneath the driver side. Does not affect how the car drives/handles"

"* Headlight retractors are disconnected as they o up and down uncontrolably when it rains"

" * The car is not holding a charge. Don't know whats wrong with it"

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Old 11-26-2008, 09:14 AM   #4
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Oh man I thought mine was bad but its solar systems ahead of this one.
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Old 11-26-2008, 09:14 AM   #5
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What the hell is a "modified WRX intake" and why would you put it on a 1990 1.6 liter miata. Why do people also advertise the world famous "Autometer Monster Tach?" Who gives a **** if it has an aftermarket tach? Why would you put another tach in a car that already has a tach from the factory? 1 RPM display for each eye I guess. I don't get that trend...If you need a shift lite to tell you when to shift, buy a shift light, not a tach so enormous you can sleep under! At least that car is on ebay, cause aside from craigslist, that seems to be the place to find bottom of the barrel miatas.
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Old 11-26-2008, 09:17 AM   #6
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Some quips:
"1)The airbag light flashes but I covered it with a piece of black tape"
- Aftermarket steering wheel, mine does the same thing. No Biggy.

"2)There is holes underneath the driver side. Does not affect how the car drives/handles"
- Bullshit, in the pictures it looks like he is missing 20% of the unibody. That thing is going to be more limp than an 80 yr old alcoholic's dick.

"3) Headlight retractors are disconnected as they o up and down uncontrolably when it rains"
- Hmm, Maybe you have an electrical problem. Like maybe a sticking relay or a short to ground on the trip wire. Heaven forbid you should take 10 mins to find said simple *** problem.

"4) The car is not holding a charge. Don't know whats wrong with it"
- Seriously? You don't know what's wrong with it? Perhaps it's related to that nice electrical problem mentioned in #3.
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Old 11-26-2008, 11:09 AM   #7
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It saddens me to see what was once such a fine car end up like that.
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Old 11-26-2008, 01:10 PM   #8
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$1900?! My friend buys Miata in better shape than that for half that price monthly.. I saw that on Ebay a week or two ago, must have not sold.
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Old 11-26-2008, 01:57 PM   #9
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I give the guy credit for being upfront about the condition of the car. If he had included 50' shots of the car and claimed that all was in good shape, a buyer would have every right to be pissed. It is getting harder to find a sale ad that accurately reflects the condition of the item--especially on eBay. It took some guts to post up close pictures of the bad rust. It took more to ask $1900, but I can't fault him for being an optimist.
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Old 11-26-2008, 02:30 PM   #10
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I will give him that. He could have easily not shown the floor boards (or lack thereof). I check them on older cars, but can't say that its the first thing that crosses my mind when I am looking at a Miata.
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