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Old 01-13-2007, 08:15 PM   #1
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Default If you didn't have a miata...

...what would you buy as your hobby car (or if your miata is you DD, what car would you replace it with)?

I've been thinking about this a lot lately, and I would definitely consider a (88-89) Mazda GTX. AWD, turbo'd, you can't go wrong.

So lets hear it...
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Old 01-13-2007, 08:19 PM   #2
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Either a turbo II FC or a 240Z
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Ford Lightning
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Old 01-13-2007, 08:23 PM   #4
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probably an impreza:gay:
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a 2.5 impreza rs '99 or a ford lightning + forged 5.4l bi-turbo! But the car I would waant to replace the miata with is a 93/94 RX-7
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i WILL have a 2nd gen Lightning some day!
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Gti Vr6 turbo....no question about it
I wouldn't mind a GC8 Impreza or another white E36 M3.
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Either a Buick Grand National or a Subaru WRX STi or a heavily modded RX7 Turbo II.
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I've got a '96 Trooper with 137K on it. Runs fine, would keep it forever except the frame is rusting out. Need to get something like it this year before it splats on the road, but they don't make 'em anymore.

Any suggestions?
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E30
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E36 M3 or LS1 Camaro
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Lotus Exige.
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s14, fd, m3, soarer, aristo
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I've had a lot of other cars. Nothing beats the miata as far as grins per $ go. To have more fun, I'd need to spend a lot more. M5 perhaps, or the new 650 Coupe (that thing is sick). The last generation SL500 is nice (129 chassis iirc) but cost a fortune to keep running. I wouldn't mind a 69 Cutlass H/O or 70 442, but I'd feel real bad about driving them hard, so I think that would ruin a lot of the enjoyment.
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fast with four doors.
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When i found my Miata, i was actually LOOKING for a clean FC RX-7 shell to put an LS1 into.
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heh...I'd love to have a V5 2.5RS w/ a V7 STi Full Swap...
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oh god!!! how could i forget. scratch EVERYTHING Datsun 510 FTMFW! and it has to be baby blue.
or a bmw 2002

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DAtsun 510 if I could find?
240sx ka-T!
Gen. 2 Rx-7 w/V8 swap
Integra turbo
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