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Old 07-01-2006, 08:23 AM   #1
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Trouble deciding on a new car.

I currently run a 1994 Mustang GT, its got 160k miles on the chassis and engine and i will probably need to replace it in the next few years. Ive been looking at other cars, but most the ones I end up liking have no low end torque (S2000, ect). Any suggestions on what car would be a good replacment for this? What would you do with $20,000? Please dont say LS1 camaro either, nothing can make up for how that car looks.

P.S. I know it matters what I myself like, I just would like to see what some of you would do.
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Old 07-01-2006, 03:52 PM   #2
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I currently run a 1994 Mustang GT, its got 160k miles on the chassis and engine and i will probably need to replace it in the next few years. Ive been looking at other cars, but most the ones I end up liking have no low end torque (S2000, ect). Any suggestions on what car would be a good replacment for this? What would you do with $20,000? Please dont say LS1 camaro either, nothing can make up for how that car looks.

P.S. I know it matters what I myself like, I just would like to see what some of you would do.

Personally I'd go 96-98 Mustang Cobra, they can be had with decently low mileage for decent prices. Stock 4.6 DOHC 4valves per cyclinder 305hp 300trq
And with the money left over you could make it as fast as you wanted, supercharger, turbocharger, h/c/i, whatever you want.
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Old 07-01-2006, 08:40 PM   #3
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VW Golf TDi is my pick.
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Old 07-03-2006, 01:50 AM   #4
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Squeeze a few more miles out of the Stang, save up a few extra K, and go for an 03-04 Cobra.

And don't be hatin' on the almighty LS1 Camaros. Show me a better looking car-catfish hybrid.
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Old 07-03-2006, 03:16 AM   #5
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[quote=Nazzuk]Please dont say LS1 camaro either, nothing can make up for how that car looks.
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i like this guy... he can stick around for while
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Old 07-03-2006, 04:22 AM   #6
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im pretty sure you could find a used 1994 nissan silvia and with the left over15,500 you could in any number of ways.

*cough* http://www.adpost.com/nz/vehicles/1186 *cough*
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Old 07-03-2006, 02:53 PM   #7
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I currently run a 1994 Mustang GT, its got 160k miles on the chassis and engine and i will probably need to replace it in the next few years. Ive been looking at other cars, but most the ones I end up liking have no low end torque (S2000, ect). Any suggestions on what car would be a good replacment for this? What would you do with $20,000? Please dont say LS1 camaro either, nothing can make up for how that car looks.

P.S. I know it matters what I myself like, I just would like to see what some of you would do.


if you like a car, then don't let a spec number like low end torque keep you from it. An open minded, well rounded enthusiast will be able to enjoy a car regardless of whether it's a grunty low end car with no rpm capability, or a high revving 4 cyl that requires being wound out. Look at the car in my sig. A fun street driver that has no more than 100 hp. I've had 600+ hp, big block, street driven, drag cars, too.

You don't like the LS1 Camaro? Put that LS1 in an RX7 and get the best of both worlds. (there's a kit for it, so you don't have to even be a fabricating wiz anymore to get it done), or just get one of the cars you say you like but are different than what you're used to.
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Old 07-07-2006, 06:34 PM   #8
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I buy a cavalier z24 for $5000 and spend $10000 on it so it'll run cosistant 12's wait I already did!!!
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Old 07-07-2006, 10:44 PM   #9
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I buy a cavalier z24 for $5000 and spend $10000 on it so it'll run cosistant 12's wait I already did!!!

$10 000 into a Cavalier?

Yeah Nazzuk, really take what ChrisV said into consideration. He hit the nail on the top of the head. Change is good and cars are things of passion...choose one that makes you get that unexplainable feeling rushing down your spine right when you see or sit in it.

*thinks of that first time he sat in an S2000 or M3*

Have you checked out any M3s perhaps? The 95-99 M3s cost anywhere from 9 to 20 000 used. A '95 will cost you around 9 and a half while a 98-99 will cost you from 14 to 20 00o. They're amazing machines, with quite a bit of torque, hp and fantastic handling.

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Old 07-08-2006, 03:12 AM   #10
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I like what ChrisV had to say, but really ive almost narrowed it down to two cars, of course, those two cars are impossible to choose between (Evo VIII and STi). For some reason I just love the way the 2004 and 2005 WRX's look, but at the same time the Evo is just so beautiful

And yes Newspeak i have looked into M3s. Only seen 1995's for sale in my area, half being the 95 automatics, and I dont think I could stand to drive an automatic. Although dont get me wrong, M3s are sick.

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Old 07-08-2006, 08:22 AM   #11
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LS1 Trans Am WS6 perhaps?

Hehe, since everyone is pimping their own car out I had to say something about Trans Ams.
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