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Old 10-27-2008, 10:42 AM   #1
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Why am I slowly killing myself trying to build my 99 when I could just drop $15K to buy this 91 and be done with it?

He starts with this ad:

Miata, 91 25K in fancy stuff

and follows up with this detailed piece:

Miata 1991, all the bells and whistles, burn rubber at a 100
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Old 10-27-2008, 10:45 AM   #2
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When are we handing out the "Most descriptive CL ad EVVVVVVEEEEEERRRR" award?
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Wow that thing looks sick. I dunno why I'm wasting my time building my 99' anymore.
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Where can I get some fancy work done?
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lol.

Some people don't understand the interweb very well...
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So I e-mailed the guy telling him that I loved how descriptive he was in his CL ad so much that I was ready to send him a check and fly out to pick it up right away, he responded with: "give me your fax number so I can send you the mods" so of course I had to keep going. I responded to that with "no I already told you that you can consider it sold, I loved how descriptive you were and fell in love with the car at first...read"

Now he's concerned I might be a scammer and wants to wait for the check to clear before I pick the car up. I asked if I could send him a check, fly to his house, and sleep in the car until the check clears, waiting on his reply now
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Stein: Thats in Overland Park, where I live. Send him an email and get his address... I wanna go photgraph this 25k$ beast...
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Stein: Thats in Overland Park, where I live. Send him an email and get his address... I wanna go photgraph this 25k$ beast...
[email protected] that's his actual e-mail address, his name's Charlie
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He told me by email that his fax is broken and that I should call for a list of the mods and "I'll read them to you." I declined and wrote back, "All I'm asking is what makes this car so fast -- turbocharger, V8 conversion, etc.?" .... he wrote back to me, "Super turbocharger"... LOL, I didn't waste my time beyond that.
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He told me by email that his fax is broken and that I should call for a list of the mods and "I'll read them to you." I declined and wrote back, "All I'm asking is what makes this car so fast -- turbocharger, V8 conversion, etc.?" .... he wrote back to me, "Super turbocharger"... LOL, I didn't waste my time beyond that.
He finally responded that I was more than welcome to fly in and sleep in the car until my check cleared...what an ***..
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This is what I got just now trying to pry details out of him:

"Call me, I will tell you all about it--supercharged to max."
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Haha.

I'd like to roll up to his house in an LSx converted Miata..


If that thing is so bad, lets run em.
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He told me by email that his fax is broken and that I should call for a list of the mods and "I'll read them to you." I declined and wrote back, "All I'm asking is what makes this car so fast -- turbocharger, V8 conversion, etc.?" .... he wrote back to me, "Super turbocharger"... LOL, I didn't waste my time beyond that.
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This is what I got just now trying to pry details out of him:

"Call me, I will tell you all about it--supercharged to max."
hmm
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No no.. its SUPER TurboCharged to the Maxxxxx! Maaad booosts yo!



If it was a cold side MP62 with a STS Turbo setup... That'd be cool. I bet the guys talking out of his ***, though.
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No no.. its SUPER TurboCharged to the Maxxxxx! Maaad booosts yo!



If it was a cold side MP62 with a STS Turbo setup... That'd be cool. I bet the guys talking out of his ***, though.
Finally told me he's 73, knows nothing about cars, and his "motor guy" will e-mail me today
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I can burn rubber at 100mph. Gimme a lighter and a peice of retread. I'll burn that ish all day.
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