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Old 04-13-2012, 05:35 PM   #1
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Howdy, I'm Taylor.

I have been a fan of miatas since I was a teenager, but at the time it was difficult to find one for less than 3 grand, so i bought a first gen MR2 to satisfy my want for a tiny gokart like car. There was an abundance of decent MR2s for 1500 back then.

Later on I got job with more hours so decided to upgrade. I went in dept to buy an E36 M3. It was a blast for a couple years, but I got tired of making car payments and every summer I would notice all the roadsters with their tops down. I also ride a motorcycle, but in Portland, one should take full advantage of the sunshine, whether in a car or on a motorcycle.

I sold the M3, and used the money to buy a 1992 Miata and then a 98 subaru forester for my old lady. I have had the miata for over a year now and I miss the M3 sometimes, but I don't regret the decision. I love my miata.

I got these pictures from the guy that sold me the car.



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Old 04-13-2012, 08:21 PM   #2
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Welcome, nice color you have there.

If we ever orgainize a drive around some of our great local roads we generally discuss it in the PDX thread on CR.net. Feel free to drop by.

But stay here for all your miata needs
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Old 04-14-2012, 02:04 AM   #3
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Nice clean car! Welcome! Mariner ftw.
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Old 04-14-2012, 03:40 AM   #4
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Thanks fellas. I will check out the CR for some group drives. I was just scootin around skyline tonight after putting some new tires and brakes on.

BTW I think James May is my favorite top gear host.
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Old 04-14-2012, 09:16 AM   #5
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brummeepants, congrats on signing up at the best site on the web!
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