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Car Comparisons Compare any cars and find out what every body else thinks. Just refrain from making stupid comparos like Viper vs. Geo Metro :)
View Poll Results: A sports car for around $12k, years approx.
Mustang GT ('96) 3 25.00%
3000GT SL ('95) 0 0%
Eclipse GSX(or T) ('94) 3 25.00%
Other, if so name it. 6 50.00%
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Old 12-04-2001, 11:04 PM   #1
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Which sub $15k car, used?

I am going to be getting a car soon, and i have a budget of about $12k, i will be gettung used, i want under 70k miles, and good if not great repair records. What other suggestions do you have?
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Old 12-07-2001, 01:43 PM   #2
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Why do you need a sports car for? Just saying, I had a 1999 Pontiac T/A WS6. Fun car, but costed way to much to own. That meaning insurance, service, and repairs. I would just reccomend a used Accord or Civic. Hell you could get a newer V6 accord coupe with decent milage for about the price you are asking. Trust me they are not really sporty but then they are no slouches. My .02
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Old 12-13-2001, 05:08 PM   #3
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there are plenty of sports cars out there you can get for around $12K...Porsche 944Ts, 928s, older 911s, you could get a '77-93 vette for that, maybe a 300ZX or other Z car, any MG (they are a reliability nightmare, though)...there are tons, it just depends on what you are looking for and what your insurance/fuel budget is
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Old 12-13-2001, 06:51 PM   #4
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Porshe's are too small (at least to my parents), the vette's have hella miles on them, and 300zx's are too expensive for a decent one. The fuel efficiency has to be at least decent, nothing terrible. Insurance isn't much of a problem, i got a quote for a firebird formula and a mustang GT and since one of my parent's will be down as the main driver and me as just a secondary driver, plus we have a lot of people insured on a few cars the rates aren't bad at all. RELIABILITY is the big thing, this car is going to be my car for a while, as long as i can keep it going (hopefully a while).
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Old 12-22-2001, 12:13 AM   #5
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wow, hope we get more replies for this post coz i wanna know the same stuff........

ummm as for reliability id say go for something honda or toyota......
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Old 12-27-2001, 01:03 AM   #6
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HAHA nice 12k

Civic Hatch 4k
Engine Drop w/b18 Turbo 7000k
Paint job or Rims 1k

smile on face when flying by that Mustang GT
Priceless
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Old 12-27-2001, 02:19 AM   #7
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Actually my budget is now $15k tops. Anyways, it looks like a nice '98 f-body for me.
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Old 12-27-2001, 02:58 PM   #8
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98? niiice, congrats!
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Old 12-27-2001, 03:55 PM   #9
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Yup, got it today. '98 Firebird formula, 6 speed, black leater, silver (car), cd, monsoon stereo, t-tops, ect. I like
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Old 12-28-2001, 03:38 AM   #10
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what the heck is that, I never heard of one of those? some pictures pelase =)
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Old 12-28-2001, 04:47 AM   #11
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pictures....YES
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and then this. These are all i took today, considering i only got the car today, i will have more pics up as the days go on. It drives great, i just need to get a little better at manual. I love how it drives, feels, looks, sounds, and everything else. Its a great car.
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whoa, that car is 100% sexy
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MAD PROPS AND CONGRATS ON THAT CAR ITS BEAUTIFUL, now that I know what it is

just drive safely in it, if I had that thing when I first got my license i sure as hell would be dead.
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I've had my lisence for about a year, its not a huge amount of time, but its not like i just got it, and before my lisence i had my permit for 7 months. ANYWAYS, i haven't been driving it as much as i could be, just because if i drive a long time thinking about trying to get better i just end up sucking more and getting aggrivated. So i am just taking it on normal trips out on errands, and its working ok for me. As long as i can drive it ok by the 7th. But now my problem is giving it too little gas starting out in first, i used to give it too much, now its a bit rocky with too little, but every few shifts i get the perfect shift where you don't feel a change at all, just smooth....i just gotta get more consistant.

Car = chick magnet, me driving it = double chick magnet....stalling out in front of a group of girls = bad so i hope i don't, lol
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