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Old 01-29-2007, 04:01 PM   #1
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So I was thinking about my tax return and what I should do with it. My options are pretty much: spend it on a torsen swap and maybe some other miata stuff (keep in mind I just got my MSquirt) orrrrr supercharge my IS300. There's really a limited list of miata stuff I could do at this point, but supercharging my IS300 really doesn't make it that fast (I believe its around 320 rwhp. Please don't say something responsible like "save the money" cause I do that all year and its boring.

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IS300 a 5spd? Tough call. Spend that ish, but I'd leave the nice DD alone and appreciate the Lexus reliability and the fact it starts every morning!

My DD is down so I'm bitter. :gay:

From your mod list, maybe WI? (and the torsen of course)
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Upgrade your turbo, your manifold and downpipe.
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I second the torsen swap and leave the dd alone so you have only one car to troubleshoot. Remember the early days with your miata....haha...I know the lexus is nothing like that but....
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One project car is enough Brad....be cool like me and do the swap, then with your ECU and rear you'll never have to worry about it.
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Stick to the Miata. Unless you're okay with utilizing 8 jackstands at a time.
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Mine is buying a wideband and a knock sense.
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laptop and the other half in the bank. trying to open an IRA or maybe play in stocks or MF's
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mine is going to either build or buy a turbo system. Leave the daily alone.
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second on keeping a dd around, i got one and its saved my *** more than once.
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I appreciate the input minus the guy who suggested I save for my future! I mean why save when i'm just going to win the lottery anyway.
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I appreciate the input minus the guy who suggested I save for my future! I mean why save when i'm just going to win the lottery anyway.
hey I didn't tell you to save, I just mentioned what I was going to do. Its the only way I can think of not blowing it on turboing the 99
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I appreciate the input minus the guy who suggested I save for my future! I mean why save when i'm just going to win the lottery anyway.
Sweet man. Buy us all parts
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buy some hookers
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I'm starting THREE 529s for my little ones.
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Dude, I'm lovin my RX7 LSD. SHoulda done that a looong time ago. Go for the torsen.
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buy some hookers
Valid input... I will make a note of this one
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sadly I owe a few hundred bucks. sold some stock to remain unemployed for half of last year
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I'm starting THREE 529s for my little ones.
I'm guessing 5% of the members here know what a 529 is.

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Yeah they didn't teach it in my 1st semester at college, maybe this semester it'll come up...:gay:
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