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post #23536 of 26983
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Originally Posted by HRoi View Post

no, lol. the GT4 is a keeper. i had a PDK Cayman S that i loved, but was a placeholder for the GT4.

it was a lease but i could have bought it out and sold to our friend here. sport chrono, premium plus, bose, PDLS, PDK if i remember correctly. buyout was in the mid-50's and i think i put 10k miles on it

I would certainly be very interested. Was white exterior and black interior, right? Believe you had the 911 wheels as well.

My m3 + 30k would be my offer tongue.gif
post #23537 of 26983
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Originally Posted by ramuman View Post


Tesla is a company that we haven't seen in about a century since Edison/GE. They have something fun for all of us coming soon. #teaser

No other thoughts - other than they are an energy company, not a car company Kool-Aid company
post #23538 of 26983
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Originally Posted by Thrift Vader View Post

Interesting Craigslist find,
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https://albany.craigslist.org/cto/5653796772.html
 

 

"Needs fuel pump and restoration"

 

Sounds cheap. lol!

post #23539 of 26983
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Originally Posted by GreenFrog View Post

I would certainly be very interested. Was white exterior and black interior, right? Believe you had the 911 wheels as well.

My m3 + 30k would be my offer tongue.gif
Yes, the 20" Carrera wheels.

Your m3 is worth, what, $20k? You'd actually get people to bite with an offer like that for a '14 S
post #23540 of 26983
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Originally Posted by Thrift Vader View Post

Interesting Craigslist find,
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https://albany.craigslist.org/cto/5653796772.html

And one for RTC. This one is halfway to track day.
https://albany.craigslist.org/cto/5692020711.html

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Originally Posted by Al9146 View Post

"Needs fuel pump and restoration"

Sounds cheap. lol!

Automatic makes me frown.gif
post #23541 of 26983
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Originally Posted by whiteslashasian View Post

The MazdaSpeed 6 made 274 hp (114 over the base 4 and 54 over the v6) with AWD so I'd say its far more than just a gussied up external trim option. It's more like a Ford ST than a full on RS. Or WRX vs STi.

http://jalopnik.com/the-mazdaspeed6-is-better-than-you-remember-1680376157

*edit*
The MazdaSpeed 3's last iteration had 263 hp. No confirmed word yet on if the newest gen will get a Speed version.

I really want a speed6 but there's too little support and too many conrod kablooeys. A saabaru seems like a more reasonable option, but I'd be lying if I said I hadn't been looking out for one.
post #23542 of 26983
There's also a Mazdaspeed Miata. Turbocharged trackdaybro goodness!
post #23543 of 26983
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Automatic makes me frown.gif

 

The majority of 928s were autos. Manual trans was an option, but few bothered, IIRC.

post #23544 of 26983

I think we have crossed the threshold.  He has now dithered more than GF.

post #23545 of 26983
http://chicago.craigslist.org/wcl/cto/5656160174.html

For @Thrift Vader
post #23546 of 26983
Come on guys. . Read the fine print, that 928s had only 13,000 miles on it. eh.gif
I'm just curious as to whether it was stored indoors or outdoors. With the extent of the word "restoration" being dependant on that. A long sit means bad fuel. Fuel pump is no drama to hook up. . . Just a thought provoker. . smile.gif

Yay ! An Alto Works Stateside! Silly fast 0-60.


Back on the Mazdaspeed's. Just wow. .
post #23547 of 26983
I'm not sure why people are equating wanting something I can work/wrench on with wanting a project car that is ugly, needs a stupid amount of work, or is not currently driveable.
post #23548 of 26983
Such as?

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You are going to need to learn more about cars by getting your hands dirty before dismissing a majority of our suggestions.

RTC. Let me put it to you like this. . We have talked Via PM. About many cars and options. And you know i'm the real deal. Also, i told you that the regular posters on this thread know their stuff. Only from different angles, (sports driver, test driver,varied ownership, etc) @Al916 has a great track day car. And skills to wrench on it himself. He can afford to. @Horndog has a killer Supra. He no doubt put in a ton of work and $$$. Members have Bimmers, Tesla's, and all kinds of awesome.
Myself? I make enough money to buy whatever i like in time. More than a salary man does. But i just like to wrench. And save the hero cars of my youth. With the skills and access to make it happen.

You, are a Med Student. Who needs a "first fast car". The one you will remember fondly later. No matter what you drive. We all have one. And i'm sorry, you can't have a "pretty, well sorted, performance car that is easy to work on" in your budget. Sacrifices need to be made. The criteria for a budget fun car are:
1. Does it run? And strong?
2. Mileage
3. Clean title
4. Easy to work on with basic tools
5.not messed with too much
6.parts support, both oem, and aftermarket.
7.performance potential (track day fun)
8.looks not embarrassing to drive, GF will get in it.

All of these are important. A shortfall in any area will cost money. So manage it. Pick a well sorted runner. Only needing the cosmetic mods to make it "your own style". Or something that has one cheap to fix problem. In this aspect. Knowledge is an upper hand when shopping. You have us for that.

The very best car, that is 7/8, that i could find until now is this:
https://baltimore.craigslist.org/cto/5696425022.html

A 99 Integra Gsr.
- clean title, stock engine/box, low miles,simple mods, handling is spot on. For the most part, an absolute diamond in the rough. The only sacrifices being cosmetic.
A few months later? Looking fresh. Everything it should be. You enjoying it. And thinking about where to go from here. . .
Edited by Thrift Vader - 7/23/16 at 7:43am
post #23549 of 26983
As long as he can switch out a front right wheel speed sensor, he'll be able to do an engine rebuild from scratch.
post #23550 of 26983
Fellas, this one made me chuckle. .
https://catskills.craigslist.org/cto/5672725593.html
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Fastest car on Craigslist for 2.5k??
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