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Old 06-24-2007, 10:45 AM   #1
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Default $1500 1.8L Engine, FM2, Link, etc ???

I just bought this:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...m=270136753541

Too good to be true?
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Old 06-24-2007, 11:21 AM   #2
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I'm sure all the stuff in the bay is salvageable. You can see in the pic that the car was sideswiped by something. The firewall is is bent. As long as you bought it for parts its a great buy.
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Old 06-24-2007, 11:25 AM   #3
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Trying to get the guy to give me the entire car. I would love to use the rear end for a trailer.
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Old 06-24-2007, 11:43 AM   #4
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Good score man!!
You'll get $1000 back out of the Link, basically giving you a $500 1.8 w/ turbo.
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That is frigin sweet how do you find deals like that im jealous.
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Old 06-24-2007, 04:05 PM   #6
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That is frigin sweet how do you find deals like that im jealous.
It was on Ebay! I didn't exactly luck out and find it like these other lucky bastards on this board. I came home this morning, saw it and couldn't believe no one bought the thing yet. Was I the only one who saw it (I think some dumb *** bid $1 on it before me)?
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Someone on here posted up the link to it earlier today in another thread. But now I can't find it. I definately don't need any of it, so why buy it? lol
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nice buy!
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Someone on here posted up the link to it earlier today in another thread. But now I can't find it. I definately don't need any of it, so why buy it? lol
You buy it to part it out and make money on it.
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Waiting on pictures but the guy told me the IC is gone and that alum radiator is busted. He owns a salvage yard and bought it at an auction in ATL (you can see an r-speed sticker on it). Now I just gotta figure out what to do with it. I'll probably pull my 1.6 T25 and swap this in ($200 1.6>1.8 kit from FM). I'd rather stick it in my blue Miata and end up with a 100HP upgrade but this should work too.
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You buy it to part it out and make money on it.
Yeah, I know you can do that, I was going for more of the let someone else who needs a good deal get it.

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Waiting on pictures but the guy told me the IC is gone and that alum radiator is busted. He owns a salvage yard and bought it at an auction in ATL (you can see an r-speed sticker on it). Now I just gotta figure out what to do with it. I'll probably pull my 1.6 T25 and swap this in ($200 1.6>1.8 kit from FM). I'd rather stick it in my blue Miata and end up with a 100HP upgrade but this should work too.
Oh crap. That car is Chad's from R-Speed. He was killed in it Thanksgiving day of last year.
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http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg...GRid=16768400&

Now I feel like **** for writing r-speed and asking them who owned it!
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Get him to include the engine mount brackets and you can get by with just the TB adapter. no need to buy the whole kit.

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ohhhhhh, that's the damn car everyone on m.net and clubroadster.net have been talking about.....
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http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg...GRid=16768400&

Now I feel like **** for writing r-speed and asking them who owned it!
Feel a little less bad, He was DWI at 3 am and driving like an idiot.

http://www.northamericanmotoring.com...ad.php?t=85268

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ohhhhhh, that's the damn car everyone on m.net and clubroadster.net have been talking about.....

I haven't seen anyone talking about it. Links?
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http://clubroadster.net/forum/viewto...ight=red++chad


I mean it happened a year ago........ahhh ok, had to refrain from bad jokes. I dunno, seriously it will be nice to put engine engein back to work and see it live on.
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ouch man that sucks. Still why not put the carcass to good use GL man.
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nice choice of words there Richard

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Looks like the engine is back up for sale, did you decide to back out of buying it?
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