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Old 03-29-2009, 11:12 PM   #1
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Hi miata nuts!

I recieved a hand-me-down Automatic '93 from my sister a few years ago. I've had dreams about this car for years. The auto blew up last fall and I bought a five speed from a junkyard, which turned out to be seized. So the car's in pieces on jackstands in my father's garage, and it's been there for a long time.

My first car was a '91 Dodge Stealth which had main bearing spin a few months into ownership. After rebuilding the bottom end in my driveway and using it for a year I gave it to my brother and bought a 1984 Mustang GT turbo convertable. It's seriously short on power, and handles like a dog, but the way the power comes on is so much fun. I love the four cylinder turbo rear wheel drive configuration.

Moving on:
The real main reason for starting this thread is because I cannot reply in the "for sale" section with my current low post count and I wanted to get a hold of this fellow somehow!
Here's the thread:
https://www.miataturbo.net/forum/t33119/

I'd gladly pay asking price provided the car is mechanically sound enough to drive from it's current location in Portland to the Tampa Bay Area in Florida.

Please help me make this deal go through!!!

It's nice to finally play the meet and greet game.
I'll come back tomorrow and post some pictures of the Mustang.
There aren't a whole lot of these 2.3 turbos around. I've never encountered one on the street. Slow slow slow, dirt slow, but a good pieces of fun to drive.

Anyhow
I love this community
I'm crazy about miatas
with any luck, sometime soon you'll be seeing a build thread.

Hello miataturbo.net! PS-- members in mid/southwest Florida: we should meet up, I'd love to drool over your cars and tap into the resevior of experience which surely exists here.

John
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Old 03-29-2009, 11:23 PM   #2
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Sorry John. I just checked the thread you linked and it's already gone.

BTW, welcome aboard.

I see you're in Tampa so; put your location below your Avatar. There are 2 other members here from Tampa (3 if you count me as an honorific one )
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Old 03-29-2009, 11:25 PM   #3
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Looks like he edited a few minutes ago to say it was sold (edit: Rafa beat me to it). But welcome to the forum nonetheless!
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Old 03-29-2009, 11:32 PM   #4
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There are a few more than two of us in the Tampa area. Welcome. I think I counted 4 or 5 depending on if you count Mapa(sp?) up in Hernando.
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Old 03-30-2009, 01:02 AM   #5
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Hi miata nuts!

I recieved a hand-me-down Automatic '93 from my sister a few years ago. I've had dreams about this car for years. The auto blew up last fall and I bought a five speed from a junkyard, which turned out to be seized. So the car's in pieces on jackstands in my father's garage, and it's been there for a long time.

My first car was a '91 Dodge Stealth which had main bearing spin a few months into ownership. After rebuilding the bottom end in my driveway and using it for a year I gave it to my brother and bought a 1984 Mustang GT turbo convertable. It's seriously short on power, and handles like a dog, but the way the power comes on is so much fun. I love the four cylinder turbo rear wheel drive configuration.

Moving on:
The real main reason for starting this thread is because I cannot reply in the "for sale" section with my current low post count and I wanted to get a hold of this fellow somehow!
Here's the thread:
https://www.miataturbo.net/forum/t33119/

I'd gladly pay asking price provided the car is mechanically sound enough to drive from it's current location in Portland to the Tampa Bay Area in Florida.

Please help me make this deal go through!!!

It's nice to finally play the meet and greet game.
I'll come back tomorrow and post some pictures of the Mustang.
There aren't a whole lot of these 2.3 turbos around. I've never encountered one on the street. Slow slow slow, dirt slow, but a good pieces of fun to drive.

Anyhow
I love this community
I'm crazy about miatas
with any luck, sometime soon you'll be seeing a build thread.

Hello miataturbo.net! PS-- members in mid/southwest Florida: we should meet up, I'd love to drool over your cars and tap into the resevior of experience which surely exists here.

John
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Old 03-30-2009, 01:15 AM   #6
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Didn't you see the part where he tried to swap in a 5-speed? At least he's trying to rectify the situation. lol
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and I'm in Naples not to horribly far away.... not that I really matter in the picture I am but a pion in this community of Gods
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and I'm in Naples not to horribly far away.... not that I really matter in the picture I am but a pion in this community of Gods
What are you talking about? You are in the golf capital of the world! (at least while you're in school )
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Didn't you see the part where he tried to swap in a 5-speed? At least he's trying to rectify the situation. lol
I got ten words in and saw enough.
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