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Old 05-16-2008, 08:53 AM   #1
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Default Am I just f'ing cheap or are used car prices up?

Damn I can remember when I could find used "fun" cars cheap. I've been search for a few weeks now and most 3000 and down are POS. I use to see good condition RX7, 1gen gst's, starion/conquest.


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I'm starting to think we're "running out" of these cool, older, cheap cars. I mean ****, look at miata prices.
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It's beucase all these damn kids that were driving their Fail-Wheel-Drive pos's discovered this wonderful new invention called "rear wheel drive".
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I've definitely seen an increase specifically on Miatas since the winter, no doubt due to the nice weather. I have bought four Miatas since January. I bought two for $500 and $600, not running and one running for $1200. Haven't seen a non-running Miata under $1500 since.

Stopped to see one for sale yesterday. It's a 2000 with 60K. Top original and faded, white PEP car. He wanted $9,600!
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I know i see 92 and 93's and they are asking 5,6k for them. HELL no. And i've seen turbo charged cars going for over 12k. Insane.
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I agree with what you are seeing out there, but listing for $12K is one thing - selling for $12K is quite another.
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I agree with what you are seeing out there, but listing for $12K is one thing - selling for $12K is quite another.
Houston is what the 2nd largetst metropolitan area in the US. We have a lot of dumb people, and some with cash.
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i vote for starion. my second favorite car after miata!
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i vote for starion. my second favorite car after miata!
me too
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Houston is what the 2nd largetst metropolitan area in the US. We have a lot of dumb people, and some with cash.
ahem 4th largest city ahem
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Miatas are selling for ridiculous amounts?

This is great news! Listing one for sale this weekend.

Proceeds of the sale will get me the parts I need to complete the rebuild of the one I'm keeping. :-)
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Lol, holy **** geo metros for 3k+
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Lol, holy **** geo metros for 3k+
93 Metro XFI just sold for $7200. Yes, it only had 22K but still...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1993-...tem#ht_986wt_0
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Lol, holy **** geo metros for 3k+
caviar and cris, son.
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