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Old 05-13-2008, 09:28 PM   #21
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But also, a fc rx7 turboII?
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Old 05-13-2008, 09:44 PM   #22
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I would kill for a celica all-trac but they are just as hard to find as the GTX
almost. and when you do find them, they're like 3 grand. I had to drive 400 miles for mine and that was 7 yrs ago.
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Id like to have one of these as a daily driver..... http://fortlauderdale.craigslist.org/car/658868160.html
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But also, a fc rx7 turboII?

I think the OP's point is a Reliable daily drivable car... *.rotary need not apply.
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Old 05-14-2008, 12:41 AM   #25
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I think the OP's point is a Reliable daily drivable car... *.rotary need not apply.
My brother has an N/A 88 RX-7. It's hilarious, Every day something else is broken. Blew the radiator, the rear brakes don't work, clutch slips, suspension bottoms out, burns a TON of oil...pretty much everything.

Yet every morning it starts. I guess you can say its "reliable" lol.

I would buy an old diesel of some sort and convert it to run on grease just for the hell of it. I think it would be fun to do.
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My brother has an N/A 88 RX-7. It's hilarious, Every day something else is broken. Blew the radiator, the rear brakes don't work, clutch slips, suspension bottoms out, burns a TON of oil...pretty much everything.

Yet every morning it starts. I guess you can say its "reliable" lol.

I would buy an old diesel of some sort and convert it to run on grease just for the hell of it. I think it would be fun to do.

Friend of mine just bought himself a little diesel benz to run grease through it. After setting up his processing shizzle, he figured up it costs him around $0.98/gallon to produce biodiesel.

Funny enough, I just read about this on the news tonight:


http://www.kmbc.com/news/16259451/de...s=kc1&psp=news

Figured it wouldn't take long for some bastards to start selling the ****. "70 cents below market value of diesel" is a joke when it can be made for under a buck a gallon.

You used to have to PAY someone to dispose of it, and I give it by 2009 the way we're going fast food chains will charge YOU to take it away!
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Seriously I'd go with an early DSM with a decent motor. Boost controller, filter and exhaust and be done with it. Plenty out there, plenty of parts and support, and you can take it as far as you want.

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http://louisville.craigslist.org/car/674316512.html

3 cylinders of turbo awesomeness.

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YES!! I tried to find a decent one of these for a while. I guy who worked for my dad had two and they were extremely fun.
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Seriously I'd go with an early DSM with a decent motor. Boost controller, filter and exhaust and be done with it. Plenty out there, plenty of parts and support, and you can take it as far as you want.

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I want a GSX, but finding an un molested example is hard.
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GSX? isn't that 90s pimpin'?

euro pimpin'
http://atlanta.craigslist.org/car/671299123.html

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I some some Omni GLH's as well as some turbo Colt's.

I could get an NA GSL-SE RX7

Maybe i'll just put the money in my money market.
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Old 05-15-2008, 07:31 AM   #32
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i'm surprised no one has mentioned the mkIII supra turbo. As long as the head gasket is in good shape (replaced/upgraded is preferable) then the cars are pretty dead reliable...and really, really easy to make gobs of power too.

I had a friend with an st165 alltrac (1988) and while awesome, they are hard to find, even harder to find in decent shape, and even just looking at the engine bay wanted to make me run away. I have never seen an engine that is as difficult to work on as that.
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I might have found an 87 RX7 TII
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