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Old 03-03-2002, 02:14 AM   #16
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dude if you got 7k put it down on loan.....
with that you can sit yourself in a lot of things... and if you plan on putting 10k into it after you buy it then just use it to pay off and you'll have anything you want for 17-20k ......
and if you want to pay longer then you can really get something worth while...
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Old 03-03-2002, 05:13 PM   #17
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Sweet, going with a 240sx...You can get a sweet Silvia cnversion kit and you'd have a badass looking car...
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Old 03-08-2002, 04:16 AM   #18
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dude if a crx can smoke a viper.. that might help you choose...
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Old 03-08-2002, 11:01 AM   #19
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dude if a crx can smoke a viper.. that might help you choose...
AHh but how much money did it cost for that CRX to jump on the viper? And could the guy in the viper drive it? I've seen the Civic Vs. 550 and the guy in the 550 couldn't drive... But thats besides the point.

Me personaly, I prefer imports, but I also like old american cars. I'm not to happy with the looks of newer american cars. All in all, it comes down to personal taste. If you want an old Cuda (Drool ) or Charger or whathaveyou, go for it! If you want a 240SX, go for it! Personaly I love Nissans and if its in your pricerange, this is what I'd do with a 240.
Drop an RB20DET or perhaps even an RB25DET, get exhaust, downpipe, intake, boost controler, injectors, fuel pump, seals, filters, pulleys, Clutch and find a good boost setting Or you could replace the RB idea with the SR20DET, both VERY good engines... I just figure hey, if it works for the Skyline, it can work for me

I myself an looking for a good 93ish RX-7, although they require a few K in reliability mods they have great potential. But they are high mantenence cars so unless you are going to work on it yourself or are willing to learn, it can get expensive ALso finding one that runs the right boost pattern, doesn't have the 3k RPM stutter, has low miles, does leak any coolent and is actualy close to you.... That can be an undertaking
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Old 03-22-2002, 09:13 AM   #20
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well you can find an old crx for under a grand and then you can sink less than 50k into it and beat a viper... don't get me wrong i have all respect for a viper and whatnot but it's nice to know that some dick in a 4 cyl. crx can put him down
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Old 04-27-2002, 10:31 PM   #21
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With that much money you have hella options...If you want a 240sx i can recommend that you visit www.zilvia.net and broase their forums. I have just bought an S13 and will be swapping the engine out for something (dont know yet) and will be doing a S14a front end conversion for those evil looking headlights, and putting the ING front bumper on it. I am actually thinking about swapping in the tt supra engine into it, dropping the stroke down a bit and strive for a 10K plus redline. Trust me though you can do alot w/ that much money and a nissan! Don't get an american car if you want high performance and handling cause you just wont find it. The 240sx is one of the best handling cars ever made. very wise choice on your part!
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i have to agree withgtstang even if he likes rustangs.
many trans ams and camaros in 2nd gen form and up have power steering an brakes. disc brakes might be in the back but thats ok (burnout) and that stuff can be puton for less than your nissan engine turbo. the gratifacation of v-8 pleasure is like no other. ifyou can stand a new muscle go for an LS1 they be haulin majar ass!
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I might consider instead of a 240SX and dropping a SR20DET, or turboing the KA24DE in it already, I wait and buy a 300zx Twin Turbo. I could buy a decent one for 12500, and drop in another 1500, and get 400 bhp. That's quick enough to eat everything on the road short of Z06 or Viper performance. Stock with 300 bhp it does 0 - 60 in the low fives. A 100 horsepower jump, I'm hoping, puts it to the high fours. And according to a Car And Driver test in 1993, the 300zx placed second out of six cars, including a Porsche 968, Mitsubishi 3000GT VR-4, Toyota Supra TT, Cheverolet Corvette LT1, and a Mazda Rx-7 TT. With a top speed of 155 mph (stock, electronically limited,) that should be fast enough anyways.
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sorry to see you went with a jap
but if your having second thoughts
you might want check out some nice
454 camino's
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nice to see you went with a jap ..
when ya find one put up some pix.....
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I think you should go for a 240Z and drop a small V8 in it it cost way less the a 300ZX or anything thats been mentioned and it should run 11 or 12's and you get the best of both world Jap import with American muscle.
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Old 07-19-2002, 04:28 AM   #28
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why not drop a v8 into a crx... the engine would weigh more than the car..
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heh. CRX. I'm not really into the CRX. I don't like hatchbacks that much, and it is front wheel drive. For me, it's all about Nissan. hehe.
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ok well you can get an s2000...
a rear wheel honda..
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