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Old 09-26-2004, 07:31   #1 (permalink)
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Whats your opinions/ideas!

Hey,
Well i need a second car, my car is coming off the road soon for some mods
So i need some ideas on a second car.

Now it has to be CHEAP lol (1k-2k)
Can i have some opinions/ideas on what car i should get
This will only have 3rd party so it doesnt have to be nice.
also has to be manual, fuel costs arent a problem

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Old 09-26-2004, 07:44   #2 (permalink)
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You should be able to find a dew EA s-paks with manual floating around for 1-2grand. i got mine for 1 with a few bonuses in there.
Failing that look at an Xseries falc.
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Old 09-26-2004, 08:58   #4 (permalink)
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Get a Malvern Star......no fuel = more mod $$$
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Old 09-27-2004, 01:43   #5 (permalink)
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I'd look at a manual KF Laser GL - you should get a workable example for that money.
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Get a laser or a datsun.....these things are built like tanks and there cheap as well!!!!
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Laser, Mazda 323

or dare I say it, a very good condition first gen magna can be pricked up for cheap. Plently of power, decent room and most of the dodgy ones should be off the road by know, dodgy fuel economy though.
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Old 09-27-2004, 02:09   #8 (permalink)
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Get a Lada Niki... Bit like a mini porsche!

Awsome man, Best car those, Only car where you can do the quarter mile and still be doing less than 60 km/h on your pass.

Seriously, A laser or a suzuki swift or barina.. something like that would suit perfectly cheers!

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Old 09-27-2004, 02:25   #9 (permalink)
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4 CYL I DONT THINK SO
IF ITS A FORD GET AN XF SPACK ON GAS(cheaper to run than a 4cyl) LSD cheap from furlane or ghia, should have p/s air 2k should buy a good one.
if you want quick and can stand being seen in a commode get a VN 5 speed not bad on juice LSD a bit hard to find cheap but
i'd buy the commode if you're gunna sell later XFs are gettin quite old now only i like em
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KF Laser? they are still 4-5k! for a sedan anyways...Get a Peugeot 205 si.
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