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Old 06-10-2007, 11:50 AM   #21
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KIA bitches 10K for a 2007 it should last 100K easy
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Old 06-10-2007, 01:19 PM   #22
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Well, I have to do something on this one, considering I don't have a daily driver. I don't see the hype...I bought a turbo system, engine management, clutch, rear end , lsd, oil cooler, pistons, rods, core motor, brakes, injectors...that's doing something.
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I'd go with an older Legacy GT, they don't get the best mpg but other than that should fit your bill pretty well.

Subarus are very reliable cars, they don't get as much credit as Hondas and Toyotas but in my experience there just as reliable.
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You just love breakin' his *****.

PS: I finally got the stickers last week.
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I'd go with the MS3 - but aren't they doing super low interest now?
The local Maz dealers have been advertising the base MS6 for $20k, and loaded for $23k for months.
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thats not a bad price...
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My SRT is the biggest car I need. Trunk full o' groceries and a bling bling infant seat.
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My SRT is the biggest car I need. Trunk full o' groceries and a bling bling infant seat.
those cars are FUN if you have a LSD...and can carry 4 people and are TOUGH little things..

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Skip the MS3/MS6. The drivelines and engines suck. Many recalls/TSB's. The tuning sucks and there are lots of electrical gremlins, lots of things breaking.

Mazda released he cars way too early and they are very rough. Plus, for all intents and purposes, you're taking your chances with any mod. The speed forums are pretty informative about it. Basically, any mod on the car will void a warranty at the dealers discretion... over and above to an absurd level more than normal.

Stay away from the MS3/MS6, they're not very good cars. The word is out and they're not selling well. I predict '07 to be the last year for the MS6 at least.
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PS: I finally got the stickers last week.
holy **** they made it. thank god since I mailed the cutter out to its new owner this week
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those cars are FUN if you have a LSD...and can carry 4 people and are TOUGH little things..

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Yep, 03 LSD was optional, 04-05 it was standard.
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mazdaspeed = bitches :(
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Yep, 03 LSD was optional, 04-05 it was standard.
I about bought an 04...until I popped the trunk and saw a NOS bottle...I was like...yeah...sorry.

And the dealership wanted me to pay an extra grand for new cats.
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A buddy of mine almost bought a prelude that seemed to be running on 3 cylinders. Neither he nor the dealership knew why, but I spotted a purple anodized nitrous nozzle in the intake.. dead giveaway. Needless to say, he didn't buy the car.
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I'd go with an ms3 over that.
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Skip the MS3/MS6. The drivelines and engines suck. Many recalls/TSB's. The tuning sucks and there are lots of electrical gremlins, lots of things breaking.

Mazda released he cars way too early and they are very rough. Plus, for all intents and purposes, you're taking your chances with any mod. The speed forums are pretty informative about it. Basically, any mod on the car will void a warranty at the dealers discretion... over and above to an absurd level more than normal.

Stay away from the MS3/MS6, they're not very good cars. The word is out and they're not selling well. I predict '07 to be the last year for the MS6 at least.
wow, thanks. Whatever I buy will be totally stock. I'm also looking out for a 6 wagon. Are those better in terms of reliability?

I found an msp that I really wanted...but the ****** had gauges and a piggy back...unfortunately I had to move on.
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Hmm, what're the majority of the recalls caused by? Engine, susp, electronic?
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Hmm, what're the majority of the recalls caused by? Engine, susp, electronic?
dunno about the MS6 but the GF has a MZ6 2.3 and the trans is a POS as is the interior.
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