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Old 12-06-2011, 12:22 AM   #1
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Hey everyone. I'm here because somehow I got into my head that I should get a 2nd car for HPDE tracking. My current car/DD is a B7 Audi S4 (the gas-hog 4.2L V8). I love it, but want something smaller, lighter & that can even save me gas & adding too many miles to the S4. I originally wanted a Lotus Elise, but have since decided I might be too ---- & concerned about crashing it, that I wouldn't have much fun with it. So it seems I should consider a NA/NB Miata turbo. I'm here to lurk & learn from you all. Because I have no clear idea what I want, yet.
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Welcome. If the car is going to be a daily I'd say you should go for an NB, especially since your use to the nice interior S4.
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Thanks, everyone.

18psi, what part of town you in? I'm in EG.

Gearhead_318, why so? I don't mind dd'ing a lesser interior, it might just make me enjoy my S4 more when I do drive it. Better reliability, maybe? Dunno how far I may take the Miata... I could possibly end up stripping it down LOL...
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I'm pretty confadent in the relyability, I just like the way the NB's interior looks over the NA, it's a little more modren. If your gonna strip it down though, I'd go NA.
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Old 12-06-2011, 04:42 AM   #7
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^ Thanks for the side-by-side pics. Yeah, the NB is much nicer. At this point, it's more of trying to not spend too much on car, so I can spend on upgrades. Just depends on what I can find out there. I also prefer the body of the NB. Now if I can find a good NB with goodies already added....that'd be ideal.
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I just moved from the Citrus Heights/Antelope area. I was right off Greenback near Van Maren. You guys ever go out to those Lowe's meets?
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Old 12-14-2011, 05:51 AM   #11
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I just moved from the Citrus Heights/Antelope area. I was right off Greenback near Van Maren. You guys ever go out to those Lowe's meets?
I'd love to check out a meet too. See what all you've got.

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