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Old 11-26-2006, 11:57 PM   #41
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I went miata due to the simplicity of it to get a little more power out of, also very cheap for rwd, fwd sucks, I learned that with my tricycle when I was 2. For everyone that thinks that the miata sucks to work on, here is a shot of the newer camaro underhood.
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Old 11-27-2006, 12:07 AM   #42
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Porshe 944 Turbo was a great car. Handled amazing with full stock suspension and the power was good as well. Just a different feeling driving around in a Porsche. N/A versions can be had really cheap if you just want a car you can strip down and race the hell out of. Just make sure you change the timing belt with that interference head. I've seen 3 myself with bent valves. I haven't driven an S2000, E30, Elise or many of the above so I wouldn't know about them. I sure have seen alot in my trips to Road Atlanta for Petit Le Mans though so there must be something good about them.
Cayman S FTW though they're such beautiful cars. Porsche Engineer was telling me how they spent over a month trying to figure out how to form the rear fender with the only "Double Curve" in the automotive industry.
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For everyone that thinks that the miata sucks to work on, here is a shot of the newer camaro underhood.
I don't think there are many cars easier than the Miata to work on. Dash comes out in 10 minutes. Trans comes out in 20 minutes. Timing belt takes under an hour. Suspension takes under 2 hours. Not many cars that are that easy.
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Trans comes out in 20 minutes.
OMG, I hope so! I'm doing my first clutch job this week... wish me luck.
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Old 11-27-2006, 01:04 AM   #45
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OMG, I hope so! I'm doing my first clutch job this week... wish me luck.
cake minus the stupid torsen bar that runs the entire car.
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Old 11-27-2006, 01:16 AM   #46
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I left out the part about having $30k in tools.
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I left out the part about having $30k in tools.
lucky =P
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sell both my cars and get a loan for a c5 z06.
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I don't think there are many cars easier than the Miata to work on. Dash comes out in 10 minutes. Trans comes out in 20 minutes. Timing belt takes under an hour. Suspension takes under 2 hours. Not many cars that are that easy.
my old 2.0 vw was really easy to work on.
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my old 2.0 vw was really easy to work on.
VW's need to be easy to work on for a reason....



Sorry, couldn't resist

I really want a Honda Fit
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E36 M3!
omg...a friend of mine has a turbo E36 M3...its the ****.
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sell both my cars and get a loan for a c5 z06.
Agreed
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A 72 240Z with a restored body.
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Old 11-28-2006, 05:07 PM   #54
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VW's need to be easy to work on for a reason....



Sorry, couldn't resist

I really want a Honda Fit
yeah they do...******* shitboxes.
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Old 11-29-2006, 11:47 PM   #55
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S2000 or another Miata.
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I wanted an NSX so bad, but I just could not part with my miata. I'm glad about it, because I found my FD shortly after and now I get to keep the miata and its turbo. And now I'm thinking about just keeping my B16 90 civic and putting a LS block in it for next winter. Save big $ on insurance vs a STI. FWD does suck, but burning up my snow tires at 8500rpm sure is fun. And more $ saved for the other two, once the wife finds a job. (2250 lbs, 180whp with LS/Vtec na)(I mean Intregra LS 1.8, not the V8 kind!)

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A 72 240Z with a restored body.
My friends mom is selling her 72 240Z with 14,000 original miles on it and zero rust.
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My friends mom is selling her 72 240Z with 14,000 original miles on it and zero rust.
If only I were in the market
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My friends mom is selling her 72 240Z with 14,000 original miles on it and zero rust.
I might be soon... how much is she asking?
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I sold two skylines and bought my '5 - if i sold the car i think i would probably get another
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