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Old 11-01-2008, 01:13 AM   #1
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Default Finally have both my dream cars....

My miata is definitely faster, but....

I have been wanting one of these badly since they came out when I was twenty. Its taken this long but it was a great price and I was able to borrow the money without putting my families financial security at risk. But I probably wont get to really drive it, considering I put 2.5K on the miata this past summer mostly just to the track, and this car isn't going there. Yet I will be driving a 94 villager pos everyday so I can have them in my garage.

The 20/19 inch Niche chromes weigh about 200lbs each and will need to go, but they actually look very sweet in person and have brand new tires. Anyone want to upsize?

I was unsure of the color, but I love it in person.

It isn't going turbo for a while, salary limited. It needs a clutch but we are putting one tomorrow, traded for ownership of my 97 m edition track **** project. Can't wait to accelerate without feathering it.

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Very nice.
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Very nice acquisition indeed! I have wanted one of those for a long time also. You have to get back to us on how it feels to drive.
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Very nice. Have wanted one since I drove one when I worked for Acura in 2002.
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Sick.

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I think most guys at some point dream of an nsx...I know I've wanted one since I was 14....very nice man
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What did you pay for it if you don't mind. Just curious what people are picking these up or now-a-days.
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I guess I'm alone in not being impressed by NSX's? Maybe it's because of my deep seeded hatred for Honda, but I've never thought they were all that personally.
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When they came out they were pretty impressive, if a little underpowereed. It's still a beautifully engineered car.
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I dont think honda was trying to go for "***** to the wall pure raw power" with this car. it is sexy, well put together, dependable, all around well built car.
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I guess I'm alone in not being impressed by NSX's? Maybe it's because of my deep seeded hatred for Honda, but I've never thought they were all that personally.
Incredible. I'm not the only person who fails to nut their pants over an NSX.


OP. Congrats on the purchase, I'm sure they're great cars.. Just not for me.


I hear "dream car" from a lot of peoples mouths, and it typically involves a Honda of some sorts. ******* incredible. Don't want to **** on anyones dream, but I think of Dream car I typically associate a 250,000 Minimum price tag..

:Edit: I forgot to mention.. I like the color, a lot. Very uhm, how you say, Semi-stealthy.. Like, "It wasn't me Officer, Seriously." and it would almost be believed.
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Thanks guys.

If everyone liked them, I wouldn't have been able to buy one for $17,750. So, I'm grateful not everyone likes the same stuff. I have even heard some people don't like miatas, dumb asses.

Cody from Lovefab put a clutch in it this afternoon and now it drives like new. And with only 157K miles on it. As for power, there is this device called a turbo...
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As for power, there is this device called a turbo...
A who?

Nice car. I think some more pics are in order though.
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the last one i saw was at a dealership, much smaller in person then they look in photos. Great snag
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woah.. 17k.. Not too bad.. Mileage scares me.. Interior looks in good shape from a far, how is it up close?

Those wheels are kinda baller looking... But I bet you can get a good chunk of $$ from em!
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One of the few cars what will still turn heads, 10 years from now. Never understood their performance standpoint, a supercar that runs 14s?
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Who ever said it was a supercar?
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Who ever said it was a supercar?
Everyone that's ever even thought about visiting hondatech, the same people that nut themselves when they hear "NSX"
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it's one of those cars with a timeless design, it just always looks good. I've driven a couple over the years, nice cars, but personally i was dissapointed, it just wasn't exciting, but i'm sure with modding it can be less refined
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