Cheap, fast, non-daily fun car?

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  1. FiKtIOn

    FiKtIOn A bottle of Jack, a case of Pearl, and a pack of c

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    I'm thinking about picking up a car I can beat on occasionally, non-daily, just fast car.

    I'm looking to spend <$4500 on it, all said and done, would prefer no swaps, don't really have the time or room.

    Car has to be right wheel drive (rear) or I guess AWD, has to have a clutch, has to be fast, or fast for cheap.

    Right now at the top of my list is a Fox, carbed foxes are really what I'm looking for.

    The only other thing I really thought about was a 1G DSM, but I don't think the reliability even comes close to that of a fox.

    Anyone have any other ideas?
     
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  3. FiKtIOn

    FiKtIOn A bottle of Jack, a case of Pearl, and a pack of c

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    I guess foxes aren't common in Florida?

    The car doesn't have to look good, just run. Finding a fast fox for $4500 or less isn't any problem here.
     
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    your gonna have to pay to play bro
     
  5. FiKtIOn

    FiKtIOn A bottle of Jack, a case of Pearl, and a pack of c

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    Fully aware of that, just don't want to initially spend more than what I said.
     
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    Fareo New Member

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    v8 / 5 speed / single cab / dodge dakota (drop+intake+exhaust=mustang feel for half the insurance cost) (i have one of these, lots of fun)

    lincoln mark VIII (mustang 4.6+different+owned by people who maintain them=fun)

    LT1 Fbody (self explanitory)

    :dunno: man i almost bought a mustang, but i kinda like having a pickup and its cheeper on everything then a mustang.
     
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  8. Mjolnir

    Mjolnir WHM6D > *

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    Go witht he Fox.

    Out here a roller cam 5.0 with a few mods, a decent interior/body, and maybe some rims is a $3500 to $4000 car.
     
  9. FiKtIOn

    FiKtIOn A bottle of Jack, a case of Pearl, and a pack of c

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    My daily is a truck.

    If I wanted a sleeper I'd get a 351W and pack it into a Ranger, and no LT1 for me.
     
  10. FiKtIOn

    FiKtIOn A bottle of Jack, a case of Pearl, and a pack of c

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    That's kind of why I'm leaning towards it. The only problem is just sorting through the HUGE amount of them to find one done how I want.
     
  11. Why no LT1?
     
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  13. Mjolnir

    Mjolnir WHM6D > *

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    Because it's a Ford and the path to Windsor goodness in a Ranger is well beaten.
     
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    I don't think he meant that he didn't want to put an LT1 in a Ford, I think he meant that he doesn't want an LT1 car.
     
  16. Mjolnir

    Mjolnir WHM6D > *

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    Yeah... uhhh....

    Look- I'll be honest here.

    I went back and re-read the posts, and it appears I'm a total fucking moron.

    Sorry about that.
     
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    Hey, everybody makes mistakes. ;)
     
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    a 351 ranger would be bitchin' :x: .. but i :dunno: i like having the new car feeling my dakota gives me rather then a weekend hotrod that the ranger would feel like.. thats my chargers for.. when it runs.. :wtc:
     
  19. FiKtIOn

    FiKtIOn A bottle of Jack, a case of Pearl, and a pack of c

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    No LT1 because I'm immensely tired of Chevy's at this moment.

    I'm helping a friend swap an LS6 into his RX-7, and it has just been a pain in the ass, and I don't want to mess with Chevy shit right now.

    And that's also why I don't want to deal with a swap right now.
     
  20. FiKtIOn

    FiKtIOn A bottle of Jack, a case of Pearl, and a pack of c

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    All this car will be is my weekend hotrod, like I said, my truck is my daily, I just want something fast and cheap to fuck around with on weekends.
     
  21. TheCastor

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    If your lucky in your area you might be able to pic up a 94 - 96 Impala SS or Caprice. I was able to pick mine up in Riverside Cali for 5,500 with 125k miles on it. The SS comes with the LT1 and is fun to drive.
     
  22. AcidAngel_5.0

    AcidAngel_5.0 Pure 0wnage

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    got a 88 Fox im selling atm...

    asking 6500.. fully built
     
  23. FiKtIOn

    FiKtIOn A bottle of Jack, a case of Pearl, and a pack of c

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    Not unless you'd take $4500
     
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    it's a fucking BOAT though
     
  25. FiKtIOn

    FiKtIOn A bottle of Jack, a case of Pearl, and a pack of c

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    No LT1 por favor.
     

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