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Old 06-28-2009, 08:14 AM   #1
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Default Wife now has a Miata................Maybe

6/26 6:00pm
Cruising Craigslist, See a 1994 5sp Red Excellent Condition $2500.00.

6/26 6:05pm
Sent email to seller to contact me, forgot to include phone number.

6/26 6:07pm
Another email sent with phone number.

6/26 6:09pm
Wife asks me why the hell am I looking for another Miata? I reply that is might be a good deal and I could make some money on the car. She tells me I am ******* crazy and I should finish soldering the damn "Megawhatever" for my car and stop spending money. She does not know about the Garrett 2560 I just bought and is hidden in the basement. I agree with her to make her happy and we have a pleasant evening.

6/27 8:15am
Seller sends me an e-mail and the car is not sold.

6/27 8:16am
Reply to seller that I would like her phone number so I can discuss the vehicle. She immediately responds with the number.

6/27 8:18am
I Tell the wife to get ready to go shopping, and we might stop by just to look at the car. She gives me "The Look".

6/27 9:00am
Arrive at the home of the Red Miata. Wife says "I think it's cute, I always liked red ones". So we test drive the car, which is in excellent condition, only 93,000 miles and well taken care of. New tires, new timing belt and garage kept most of it's life and only 2 owners. Typical fading of the front and rear bumpers. Runs great handles great. I am thinking I can make a few bucks on the car for a new downpipe and some other **** for MY car.

6/27 9:30am
I "tell" the wife "we" are buying the car. She agreed without a fight. As a matter of fact she seemed happy about it. I thought "this was easy" and payed for the car and finished the paperwork.

6/27 10:00am
This is when it all fell apart. As we left the PO house she started referring to the Miata as OUR car.This slowly developed into us talking about the Red Miata as HER car. I thought I was so ******* smart, but it seems I was the one who was going to lose this battle anyway. At this point I could either TELL her I was selling the car for profit, and probably not get laid for a year. Or I could at least come out of this somewhat unscathed and give in. It was then I told her how sexy she will look driving the car.

Oh well, maybe she will let me drive HER car when mine is down for the turbo install. I will have to find another way to fund my turbo project. I guess you can never have too many Miatae.
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Old 06-28-2009, 09:09 AM   #2
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Great story, lol

Must remember your tactic..."GO GET READY TO SHOPPING (she drops guard)

andwemaylookatanothermiata...slips in real quick and fast...
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Old 06-28-2009, 10:01 AM   #3
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Got a nice deal there.
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Old 06-28-2009, 10:06 AM   #4
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6/26 6:00pm

6/26 6:09pm
Wife asks me why the hell am I looking for another Miata? I reply that is might be a good deal and I could make some money on the car. She tells me I am ******* crazy and I should finish soldering the damn "Megawhatever" for my car and stop spending money. She does not know about the Garrett 2560 I just bought and is hidden in the basement. I agree with her to make her happy and we have a pleasant evening.

That's funny dude

shhh... I gotta 3071 hiding in the garage too
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I guess you can never have too many Miatae.
this is very true.. ive had 3 miatas in less then a year..

it started with a 90 that didnt run. got it for $600 only needed a new battery

then i found a 91 in great condition for only $1800.. got that, then decided to turbo it(still in progress)

then just a couple weeks ago i found a 92 for $900 that was ment to be my parts car but its actually in really good condition so im just gonna throw a greddy kit on it and call it a day lol

last week i almost bought a 97 that was rear ended(only needed body work) for $1000 but i was short a few bucks and someone beat me to it

all of which i found on CL too
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Hiding in the garage:
949 rods
AA clutchline
AA brakelines
550cc injectors
3.636 r&p
Billet OP gears
Kia waterneck
Voodoo ****
Autometer boost gauge
Uber-Seat
15" Heliums

Not in the garage:
A Miata to put it all on.
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Old 06-28-2009, 02:51 PM   #7
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Hiding in the garage:
949 rods
AA clutchline
AA brakelines
550cc injectors
3.636 r&p
Billet OP gears
Kia waterneck
Voodoo ****
Autometer boost gauge
Uber-Seat
15" Heliums

Not in the garage:
A Miata to put it all on.
I canít hide the **** I get for my car; my wife collects it all from the nice UPS guy, and stacks it in my shed. I have so many boxes in there now that she said it looks like Christmas, and threatened to put the tree back up for my next R&R.
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