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Old 01-20-2007, 03:02 AM   #1
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Default newer miata, or old school miatas

1. New miata (2006)
2. Older Miata (other)

which miata would you prefer, the bigger and stronger 2006 miatas? Or older models?

I like the styling of the 2006, but aftermarket-wise, the older models are superior
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Old 01-20-2007, 03:39 AM   #2
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older, no contest
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Buying a new Miata seems silly. Thats used S2k money and the Miata is slower, uglier, and has a shittier interior.
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The NB is the better car, but the NA is the better Miata.

I would never consider buying an '06. Like WOT said, that's used S2k money.
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ok lets assume his question is :

1. New miata (2006)
2. Older Miata (other)

not 3. used s2k.

I like my 2001 for cruising with turbo, but I'd consider a barebones early car for bombin around in. maybe even a high strung 1.6.
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Old 01-20-2007, 11:43 AM   #6
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my roomate has an 06. That's a girl car. It may be faster or whatever all the way around, but its boring. The torque is really nice though.

I didn't buy a miata to cruise around in for a nice looking daily driver, I bought it to beat on at the track...one day.

My car is the slowest miata on earth, but its super fun to drive.
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First gen 1.6 is the best when upgraded with a torsen and bigger brakes

1.6 ftw
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Well if we are playing by the rules I'd go for the NB. The NA has a horrible interior and dash board upgrade in the NB makes it so you don't feel like you are sitting in a car from 1987. Plus look at Russmans car...how ******* hot is that thing?
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Old 01-20-2007, 12:08 PM   #9
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older gen all the way , im rockin my 94 1.8 like its a corvette... I love my car and would'nt give it up for the world, Its me, my soul, my personality, and my soul. Though I wouldnt mind having a 99 on the side but none the less 94 nuff said.
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Older miata...NB is a nicer miata, NA is a cheaper, lighter miata if your looking for power
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Well if we are playing by the rules I'd go for the NB. The NA has a horrible interior and dash board upgrade in the NB makes it so you don't feel like you are sitting in a car from 1987. Plus look at Russmans car...how ******* hot is that thing?
wtf are you smoking? The camel early dash is far superior to the rounded one.
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Wrap an NA dash in black ultrasuede and it would be livable.
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99 sport ftw
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Wait who leaves the interior in their NA's anyway. I thought all NAs were missing their center consoles, carpet and everything else that they could rip out.
I like my NB far more than my roommates NA just because like most NA's i've been in, it's a POS. I would definitely track an NA because I wouldn't feel bad for stripping it, but that's all. I like the NB body and interior far more, even though the factory seats rip easy.
Wait back on track, I hate the NCs. I don't like the body styling at all, otherwise the retractable hardtop versions are awesome.
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Guess im the only one who likes the NC...
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The only reason my center consol is out of the car is because Im removing the shtty factory cd player (it wont play cds) and Im going to be adding a wide band and such ....so after all is said and done Im putting it back in, I was also thinking of mounting a bipes unit or sebring unit inside the compartment...that be nice if it fits
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I didn't know you could get a factory cd player as early as '94
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Guess im the only one who likes the NC...
I like the 2007 with the retractable hard top. Those lines remind me of the early T Bird hard tops. If my '91 doesn't outlive me, I'm going for that to drive around in my old age.:gay:

Oops, too late
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yEp , mine came with a cd player(oem) ....it use to play cds all the bloody time , now its whenever the *** it wants!
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Wrap an NA dash in black ultrasuede and it would be livable.
like my mk3's dash, pillars, and headliner? :gay:
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