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Old 11-06-2004, 11:59 PM   #1
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A little help deciding cars...

Hi. I am about to get my first car but I need a little help. I did want an import but it turns out that I have to get an american one. So what american car is good to get? I want something that has reasonable power, cheap, and good to modify but nothing too common like a Mustang, Neon, etc.

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Old 11-07-2004, 02:04 AM   #2
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Search these forums and the web. Opinions are plentiful.
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Old 11-08-2004, 01:37 PM   #3
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Try looking online and in magazines and stuff... like autotrader and such.
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Old 11-14-2004, 03:37 AM   #4
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The truth is, something thats not too common will have a downside, which will be why its not common. So be sure to know everything about the car you want to get before you buy it. Read it's reviews, specifications etc.
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Old 11-14-2004, 04:24 PM   #5
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Well when I bought my first car, I bought a daytona and fixed up a muscle car on the side. Daytonas can be had cheaply with a stock turbo and intercooler. Not ultra high-po, but fun little cars. The faily common Turbo 2 engine, stock in many daytonas, puts out 174hp, and since it already has a turbo, can be readily modded. The cab and the trunk are open, so a decent set of subs sounds really really nice in there. Those cars also could be had with a Turbo 1 engine, with 150hp, just a T2 without an intercooler. There's the VariableNozzleTurbo Turbo 3 engine, extrememly rare and hard to find. There's also the Turbo 4 enigne with 224hp, made in the early 90's, and also harder to find. But when you do buy something, make sure it's a standard. Unless you get a V8 car, then you can do with an auto if you have to, IMO.
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