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Old 02-20-2013, 10:27 PM   #61
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You do own his first baby, so you are included! haha By far the best color NB you can own IMO.

I got to drive hornetball's car last night, (which is nice as hell with the new suspension!) even thought I drove like an old lady it only made me more anxious to buy my next car. I'm trying to wait for the car I want, but Rick sure made it hard as hell to wait! haha
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Justin any LS-equipped car will have the Torsen, and probably (not guaranteed though) the 6 speed.
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:08 PM   #63
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I have a 2000 se on my trailer and headed home

Pics soon to come! 4 hour drive :(
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Old 02-23-2013, 08:19 PM   #64
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Woot! Congrats!
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Grats!
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oh snap!!

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Hopefully it's white. Need more Imperial storm troopers!
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Hopefully it's white. Need more Imperial storm troopers!
Pretty sure the '00 SE is only "purple" mahogany mica or whatever. Nice find though. Where you finding all these SE's man? Crazyness, I never saw any when I was looking for my NB
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Old 02-24-2013, 04:15 PM   #69
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Car was to clean to pass up for the price. I wish I could have grabbed white, but much easier getting a nicer car with a 6 speed and torsen.

Here is my gay showing off my new ride







6uls!!!!!!!!


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Wow. Nice car.
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Thanks! I love it, well worth the investment and I can't wait til I have the car finished
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Nice. Let the boost begin!
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Looks good man. Afraid to ask what you paid cuz I'd have to shoot myself afterwards. Good luck!
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Suprisingly I got this car cheap. Silly lil boy had no idea what this car had and what it was worth. I don't feel bad at all for low balling him, should have known more about the car

Timing belt and water pump were done 3k miles ago by a mazda dealer, car has 95,000 as of now. Oil is clean, car rides smooth and shifts flawlessly! I'm so so happy with the car and can not wait til the next surprise shows up ecu being shipped off for ms3 and my new build is soon to come!
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Old 02-25-2013, 12:39 AM   #75
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Suprisingly I got this car cheap. Silly lil boy had no idea what this car had and what it was worth. I don't feel bad at all for low balling him, should have known more about the car
OK, you can't tease that **** and not say. What'ya pay?
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I'm sure you got it cheap knowing how you roll. I'd have to shoot myself cuz I'd realize I paid too much for mine. Really nice find sir. Incredibly jelly even if it's not white.
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I'll put it this way. I parted a completely stock 93 and was able to buy this car. So cost me around $400 out of my pocket for title transfer and registration lol
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I'm sure you got it cheap knowing how you roll. I'd have to shoot myself cuz I'd realize I paid too much for mine. Really nice find sir. Incredibly jelly even if it's not white.
I'm curious why you say this. Your bi-polar posts all over the forum are getting hard to follow: you love the car, but you wanna ditch it, but you think its great, but you hate it, but you enjoy driving it, but its not what you want, but its sexy, but you think you overpaid for it, etc...

Take the value of your car, add up the USED market value of all parts if you were to part it out (built engine, hotside parts, everything), and it should come out wayy over what you paid for it (I'm assuming 8k). That's not counting the numerous hours of labor too.

I'm not trippin and it doesn't bother me, just comes off weird. Like you don't really know what you want in a miata.
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I'm curious why you say this. Your bi-polar posts all over the forum are getting hard to follow: you love the car, but you wanna ditch it, but you think its great, but you hate it, but you enjoy driving it, but its not what you want, but its sexy, but you think you overpaid for it, etc...

Take the value of your car, add up the USED market value of all parts if you were to part it out (built engine, hotside parts, everything), and it should come out wayy over what you paid for it (I'm assuming 8k). That's not counting the numerous hours of labor too.

I'm not trippin and it doesn't bother me, just comes off weird. Like you don't really know what you want in a miata.
I think you've hit the nail on the head there. My life has been so upside down with changes in direction, wife pregnant, then not pregnant, then moving, then africa, then a good sales month at work, then a bad one.. I'm being too reactionary I know, but truth of the matter is I don't really know exactly what I want in a Miata.

In terms of pricing, I work at a car dealership where I see cars come in that are available to me at incredibly good prices due to trade-ins. Nothing approaching a Miata, but just regular cars. So it's hard for me if I feel like I could have gotten a better deal in some way or another, whether that's true or not. Probably a bit OCD in this regard. Besides, I don't think I could have gotten a better deal. I just need to probably keep my mouth shut about my car until after I can drive it more often and actually get a feel for it.

I know my posts have been super bipolar, and frankly my feelings for the car have been bipolar as well. When I look at pictures I love it. When I drive it on a warm-ish day I love it. When I look real closely at the paint I don't love it. I'm one picky **** with certain things, and the paint job on this car just bothers me. I didn't think it would bother me so much, and I think it wouldn't bother most people, but it does bother me. It's not even that big of a deal and nobody notices it when they look at the car, but I do. I certainly don't hate it, and I certainly do think it's awesome. I'm just being kindof an idiot.

A lot of the bipolarity comes from the fact that I can't go take the car out on a twisty road. That and I'm seriously doubting my abilities to actually handle this car on a track. A broader powerband with a smaller turbo would be better suited... or even one NA. I've never driven on a track before, though I do know how to handle a car I know I've got a lot to learn when it comes to that. I promise I'm not as much of a douchebag as it sounds like

It's just really shone through how unstable life has been the last few months. But these are the facts:

1. I love Miatas. I love turbo Miatas. I will own a Miata, whether it's mine or a different one.

2. I will be living in utah, which is about 10 million times better for Miatas than Michigan, due to the fact that roads, you know, BEND.

3. Once I register this thing there's no looking back. I will love it and love it and love it. And drive it and love it.

Whether this all makes sense or not, perhaps it sheds a little more light on the reasons why it seems like there are two different people posting.
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haha makes sense believe it or not.

I'm always wondering "what if....." about my cars too. That's why I change em every 1-2 years pretty much. Heck, I'm on my 3rd miata now lol
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