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Old 12-22-2012, 09:49 AM
jason12345 jason12345 is offline
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Originally Posted by DAQman View Post
My first car was a 1990 240SX. Great car, but I like my Bimmer better. I also had a 99 Miata for a while, an 84 Supra, a pair of 77 (RWD) Celicas...

Weighing insurance, maintenance, and initial cost against just plain fun and joy, the Miata has my vote.

To be brutally honest, though, of the 20+ cars I've owned, the two that best fit that criteria were my '85 Mercedes 190E 5MT and my '92 Nissan Maxima SE (VE30DE, 5-speed). Cheap to insure, easy to maintain, and more fun than anything.

Good luck in your quest!
I also like the 240sx however i talked to a few owners 2 out of the 3 said it was a bad idea because of reliability, and tinfoil like body.

Im still unsure about the miata... As even the beat up ones are on the higher side of my budget.
Anyone have any insight on a MR2? I really like the idea of buying something that needs a little repair/ restoration So I can learn how things work and how to repair it. I did this with my motorcycle and it worked out really well for me.

Last edited by jason12345; 12-22-2012 at 09:50 AM.
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