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Old 10-03-2011, 01:09 AM   #21
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I have one of those. I want a different car to compliment the miata, that also shares similar characteristics.
make a venn diagram of the Miata and the 240sx please
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Old 10-03-2011, 01:18 AM   #22
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*OP googles Venn Diagram*

Seriously, you pay 1K for a car and it isn't going to be a reliable DD. Put that money into your existing car and make it reliable. Problem solved.
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Old 10-03-2011, 01:24 AM   #23
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If you do get it and do a sr20 swap rather than a ka-t your a retard.
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Old 10-03-2011, 01:40 AM   #24
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the car looks to have a single cam at the moment but KAs are everywhere and people give them away
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Seriously, you pay 1K for a car and it isn't going to be a reliable DD. Put that money into your existing car and make it reliable. Problem solved.
it's a joke, no $1k car is going to be reliable AND fun to mod. Buying a daily and telling yourself you're sacrificing comfort, economy, etc. because you have the intention to "have fun" with it is pretty stupid and makes me hate you.
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If you buy the 240 it'll just be a second project in a week. No gear head can leave **** alone and just drive it. Pick up something useful that you won't dump money into modding. Like a mid/late 90's Ranger. Then you can use the truck for picking up Miata parts or making money helping people move. Gas isn't killer but a Prius will make you kill yourself. A Miata is a reliable cheap car that will need work time to time. I've had SR 240's in the past. You will always be under the hood. If your dumb enough to buy it put a KA24de in it, '91 intake cam and go have fun cheapish. 2 project cars eventually becomes 2 cars down at the same time
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A $1k DD should be something like a Hyundai, Toyota Tercel/Corolla, Ford Escort, an older Volvo...
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That's complete bullshit Pusha. On three different occasions I bought 800$ cars. Granted the first one was a 94 toyota celica that randomly stalled out and wouldn't start back up. It took me forever to diagnose that and fix it, but the other ones were a 94 Mitsubishi 3000gt that I popped the hood once and never had to again (except for routine maintenance) and a 92 le Miata that needed spark plug wires. It was missing under load. It's all about luck. This could go either way right now, and if things don't work out my miata is very reliable. I don't mind project cars but this particular 240 is this guy's DD right now, so I'd assume it's running somewhat well.
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how far is your commute? get a 50cc scooter and slap a miataturbo.net sticker on your helmet.
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That's complete bullshit Pusha. On three different occasions I bought 800$ cars. Granted the first one was a 94 toyota celica that randomly stalled out and wouldn't start back up. It took me forever to diagnose that and fix it, but the other ones were a 94 Mitsubishi 3000gt that I popped the hood once and never had to again (except for routine maintenance) and a 92 le Miata that needed spark plug wires. It was missing under load. It's all about luck. This could go either way right now, and if things don't work out my miata is very reliable. I don't mind project cars but this particular 240 is this guy's DD right now, so I'd assume it's running somewhat well.
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Sounds like you've already made up you mind. Just do it.
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I agree with the small pickup as a dd.
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