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  1. #111
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    Your Current Car :
    88 Mazda B2200 regular Cab

    Color:
    Black

    Odometer Reads:
    155000 miles

    Purchase Price:
    $1200

    Fixed Problems:
    bad seats
    change fan clutch
    Remaining Problems:
    bad Paint
    old tires

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carpc)
    bucket seats for a 97 ford escort


    Future Plans:
    LSD form A Mazda RX7
    Rotary Engine
    New Paint
    Carputer


    Why did you buy it?
    Fun to drive
    manual transmission
    good Price
    Cheap part

    What do you like the most about your car?
    Manual Transmission
    Regular Cab
    Pick up
    and the wheels

    What do you dislike about your car?
    how underpowered it is now

    other cars:
    2003 ford Taurus SEL
    Possible Future Cars:
    Subaru WRX STI

  2. #112
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    Your Current Car:
    2001 Mazda Miata Base

    Color:
    Midnight Blue Mica

    Odometer Reads:
    187,000 Miles (all original)

    Purchase Price:
    $5,000 2011 With 170,000 Miles and a 5 year 100,000 miles extended warranty

    Fixed Problems:
    When I bought it, I replaced the Air Filter with K&N and used Iridium Spark Plugs. Other than that, just brakes, tires (maintenance and replacement) and oil changes

    Remaining Problems:
    Sound system is lacking.......

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    Nothing yet... looking for the right subwoofer to use that won't take up the 1sq ft trunk.... LoL

    Future Plans:
    Sound system upgrades
    Intake and Exhaust system upgrade

    Why did you buy it?
    Needed a car, wanted a 2 seater convertible roadster. Was the right price and great condition.

    What do you like the most about your car?
    Drive in beautiful southern california weather with the top down 11.5 months out of the year

    What do you dislike about your car?
    Can't fit a lot of stuff in it

    Previous and other cars:
    93 Mercury Sable (PLEASE NEVER EVER EVER BUY A SABLE!!!!) [Totalled ]
    2006 White Scion XB (Totalled)
    2006 Silver Mazda Tribute i Touring (Traded)
    2007 Jeep Compass Limited 4X4 (Wife's car)

    Possible Future Cars:
    2002-2006 Chevy/GMC 2500HD Diesel Extended/Crew Cab
    2001-2003 BMW 528-530
    2003-2006 Infinity G35 Sedan
    2006-2008 Subaru Legacy Sedan
    Last edited by Rafster; 10-16-2012 at 07:24 PM.

  3. #113
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rafster View Post
    What have you bought for it? (exclude carputer)
    Fuel mileage (I get 33-34MPG avg) and a VERY fun car to drive in the twisties!!!
    Seriously? You have bought fuel mileage for it? How?

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    Whoops, I misread... I thought it said Why did you buy it... LOL I will fix it...

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    Your Current Car :
    2005 Toyota Tacoma PreRunner SR5 Double cab

    Color:
    Silver

    Odometer Reads:
    158000 miles

    Purchase Price:
    $23000

    Fixed Problems:
    Brake pads and rear shoes (once)
    Tires (Twice)

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carpc)
    Camper top, side steps, K&N intake, FlowMaster exhaust

    Future Plans:
    Seat Covers

    Why did you buy it?
    Bought it to support a small business.
    Excellent reviews

    What do you like the most about your car?
    100% reliability after 8 years. Not 1 single (unplanned) day in the shop
    Roomy, comfortable and easy to drive.
    Drives like brand new.

    What do you dislike about your car?
    Gas mileage not quite what I'd hoped, but not terrible

    Previous & other cars:
    2012 Lexus RX350
    2011 Toyota Rav4

    In the past....
    1961 Plymouth Belvedere Station Wagon (push-button transmission, my first car )
    1953 Morgan Plus 4
    1971 Datsun 240Z (2, both orange, one with a 350 SBC)
    and a whole bunch of less interesting (but probably more practical) Toyotas and Lexus.


    Possible Future Cars:
    Morgan 3-Wheeler (I wish!)

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    Your Current Car:
    2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GTP (Comp-G)

    Color:
    Blacked out

    Odometer Reads:
    108,000 miles

    Purchase Price:
    $17,000 USD (used)

    Fixed Problems:
    AC Condenser
    Leaky roof
    Wheel Hub Assembly
    Sway bars
    Motor mounts
    Repaired the HUD myself.
    New Transmission (cry)

    What have you bought for it? (exclude carpc)
    K&N intake, grilles, spoiler, big black wheels, tail-light covers, tint.

    Future Plans:
    Performance upgrades, more boost!

    Why did you buy it?
    Been in love with supercharged 3800 engines since a girlfriend drove a Bonneville SSEi back in 1997. Miss that chick.

    What do you like the most about your car?
    Supercharged. Why honk when you can squeal your tires?
    Top speed 140 mph.
    Looks like a cross between the batmobile and a pimp car.

    What do you dislike about your car?
    Money pit. Constant maintenance. Pricey repairs due to performance package.
    Runs on premium.

    Previous & other cars:
    1986 Chevy Cavalier
    1991 Ford Tempo
    1992 Chrysler LeBaron
    1986 Chevy Celebrity
    1988 Pontiac Bonneville
    1992 Buick LeSabre
    1984 Chevy Celebrity (with 40,000 miles!)
    And I've never sold a car.

    Possible Future Cars:
    Pontiac G8 or Ford Taurus SHO

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