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Old 11-01-2010, 03:34 PM   #21
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I called on a car once and even though it was a great deal I didn't end up going to check it out. The guy sounded kinda Turkish and as you all know I'd rather be a Paki than a Turk.
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Old 11-01-2010, 03:48 PM   #22
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Im brown but not 4". Am I Mexican?
No, you are Cuban and we all know that is worse because you are a damn communist.
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Old 11-01-2010, 03:57 PM   #23
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Thank you.
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Old 11-01-2010, 04:18 PM   #24
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Really, everyone is going to get their panties in the bunch over that comment? Ok, I'll edit the post.

I've bought plenty of used parts. There's a big difference between sellers and it's pretty clear when you're dealing with a legitimate, knowledgeable owner or someone who just got the parts 2 days ago.


I can tell legitimate sellers from scammers as well...I just don't base who I'm going to do business with on race.

Racism won't be tolerated here. End of story.
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Old 11-01-2010, 04:25 PM   #25
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**** I thought we were all humans. I usually have a problem when Im filling out forms and I'm asked to pick what race I am. I find Human nowhere
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Old 11-01-2010, 04:25 PM   #26
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I hung up on this guy the other day because he had a French accent. Turns out, it was my dad! He was pissed.
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Old 11-01-2010, 04:26 PM   #27
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I hung up on this guy the other day because he had a French accent. Turns out, it was my dad! He was pissed.
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Old 11-01-2010, 04:33 PM   #28
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I was going to rape you first
Rape me or grape me?

I had to repost this from the other thread:

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Old 11-02-2010, 01:25 AM   #29
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here's what I brought home







it's a 2.5" catback exhaust, a cat and 1/4th of a downpipe. no brand name anywhere. seller claimed "3 inch flyin' miata turboback". he also had a 1.8 diff in the trunk. I asked him if it was a torsen, he said it was "an LSD". Didn't know what type. But he was "swapping it into his car". he also referred to the flex pipe as "the resonator". I think the cut downpipe tells the whole story!

Right.... so, anyone recognize the exhaust?
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Old 11-02-2010, 01:43 AM   #30
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how much did you pay for it? Looks decent
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$175 for everything. looks pretty new - no rust anywhere. the cut downpipe is just...
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Old 11-02-2010, 02:06 AM   #32
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great deal
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Old 11-02-2010, 02:22 AM   #33
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Someone on miata.net is confused why their car is suddenly so loud. But at least you got a nice score.
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Old 11-02-2010, 11:37 AM   #34
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Apparently the seller wasn't 100% full of **** - it's an early Flyin' Miata exhaust.
Here's how it looked new -

Picture timestamped 2003....
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Old 11-02-2010, 11:54 AM   #35
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Positive proof when vetting a buyer or seller is always a plus...
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Old 11-02-2010, 12:07 PM   #36
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They sound great with a turbo hanging off the engine
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Old 11-05-2010, 08:09 PM   #37
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Maybe it was an Eskimo? Or as I like to call them, snow Mexicans.
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Old 11-05-2010, 08:29 PM   #38
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BTW- the cat looks like the old cat off my car, so it is probably an FM cat. The PO bought everything they had to offer, minus a built engine.
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