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Old 04-04-2012, 12:51 AM   #1
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Hey guys,

My name is Colin (obviously) and I live in Orlando. I have a 1994 M Edition with about 150 clicks on the clock. I'm mostly a pre 95' Mercedes guy, but I bought the Miata back in October and absolutely love it. I plan on doing a cheap turbo build and some other stuff to it sometime soon (see thread I'm about to post).

Here she blows...






The day I got her (and an E320 wagon).

Here are three prior to it being shipped in from Kansas.







Looks interesting right? Well it's 60% M-Edition and 40% LE. Car had hail damage and my friend that I bought it from swapped out the bad body panels for good/decent ones off of a totaled LE. Interior also got the swap too, and the soft top is only about a year old.

Anyone want to take a guess at what I paid for it?
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Old 04-04-2012, 04:27 AM   #2
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Nice Miata(especially the red leather). I read your other thread, have you tried the auto-x event at CFRC? It'll probably be much more fulfilling than 1/4 mile drag on a stock NA.
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^Thanks, it's a hodgepodge Miata but I quite enjoy it. The LE the interior came off of had something like 215,000 on it so it's VERY impressive how nice it is! I think it works pretty well without the red dash.

I guess I should have been more specific in that thread, but it's my "fun" car so I'd like to take it to a track/autocross/drag strip and have it be fun and versatile. I've autocrossed before but not in the Miata. I have a full set of poly bushings to install, and am working on getting some Illuminas and FM springs. This will be a priority over the turbo.

Where are you in Orlando?
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Welcome, colincoon!
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Old 04-05-2012, 01:15 PM   #5
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Where are you in Orlando?
I'm in the Hunter's Creek area.
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^you're off by $750.

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I'm in the Hunter's Creek area.
Cool, I live in Dr Phillips.
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lol, the differential is worth more than you paid for the car - that's win right there!
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Yup! $500 and I love my Torsen <3. When I first got it it had crap tires and I spun a good 5 times in the rain thanks to that plus the diff.
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$500, that's crazy
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500 huh? I hate you now...

Salvage title? Either way, that's the way to do it for a 'fun-car'.
Welcome, he says begrudgingly...
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$500 and I have had absolutely zero problems with it.

Nope regular title, no salvage or anything. I thought it would be a good idea, considering my 300TD has 86hp and doesn't get the best economy for the price of diesel. I love the Miata so far, it's fun when it needs to be and practical all the time.

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