What car should i get i got 12-15k

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  1. Brian

    Brian New Member

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    I wanna get a used honda civic or accord

    what upgrades should i get?

    that would really help the speed out
     
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    size18boarder rhetorical OT Supporter

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    oh yes.
     
  4. Meekrob

    Meekrob ANI-MAHRU !!!

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    If you want to buy a used car and your concerned about speed, don't buy a slow car. Sure u can make Accord/Civic faster, but in that price range you can find better.
     
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    ONLY OPTION
     
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  7. d-ta

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    FD/93-95 Rx-7
     
  8. NSX

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    Hell no. Stay away from the ZX. I have one. I thought I got a decent one at 84k miles and had a mechanic check on it. Two months after the transaction, I had to replace the damn transmission and 2 fuel injectors. It turns out that these two things were proned to failure. Go figure.

    My previous car was a 240SX. That car was bulletproof and fun to drive.

    Otherwise, stick to Honda.
     
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    If you buy a honda, get something with a little meat to begin with, Like an SI, or Integra GSR. Don't just go buy a Civic DX and get intake, header and exhaust, pulleys, and all of the other NA mods that ricers think make their cars go faster, trust me, happened to me friend.

    If I was in your shoes, I'd get a Mazda RX-7 Turbo II. Low mileage FD's are usually around 12-15k but I would count on a rebuild in the future. Those cars are very sensitive and if a previous owner didn't take care of it down to the last detail, the car is fucked.
     
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    Meekrob ANI-MAHRU !!!

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    Any turbo cars from the 90's are prone to common wear and tear, i mean shit their all over 10 years old and you know the previous owner(s) prolly rode them hard. Although I've got 126,000 miles on my 93' RX7, with no major poblems yet:x:. Go with the suggestion of the 240SX, you can get a later model 97-98 for that price with decent mileage. Plus those cars have a truck engine so, they seem pretty reliable. But you can't beat the joy of a Z or FD, you'll just have to give out extra TLC :) to keep them in good shape.
     
  11. AsianRage

    AsianRage Know about Media Ventures?

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    If you want a low mileage 4 door for under 15K with luxury features, then consider the Mazda Millenia S with the 210hp 2.3l Miller Cycle supercharged engine.
     
  12. d-ta

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    *psht* truck engine :slap:

    anyways, if you go 240, a later-model one can be had in the $7-10k range with an SR20DET (japanese turbo motor) already installed in it and/or with other mods as well. not too many cars you can get in this price range would perform as well or better.

    but if you're into the honda thing, listen to what JasonL said, get something w/ a little more balls than just a measly civic or accord if you wanna fix it up.
     
  13. JDM RICE

    JDM RICE Off-Topic OG Lurker

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    check out my Widebody SR powered S13 w/ S15 face in the for sale forum

    $12k takes it home
     

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