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I let my girlfriend borrow my shitbox, and she wrecked the shit out of it. So I'm looking for a new vehicle, and I'm turning to /o/ to help me decide.

>Needs to be a 'vert
>Needs to be manual
>Would prefer a 4 seater, not mandatory as long as it has enough room to hide a body with 2 passengers
>Not a Miata
>Flip up headlights are a plus
>Preferably good on gas
>Not a fucking Miata
>Fast as fuck is a plus
>Easily available in okay condition for 3k or less
>I like the look of cars from the 80s
>And not a mother fucking Miata
>I'm not a fan of German cars
>or Miatas

Things I've considered:
>RX-7, it's a 2 seater though, and the 13B has known problems
>TR7, but they're difficult to find and 2 seater
>Foxbody Mustangs, but the GT is bad on gas and no flip up headlights
>Porsche 944, but they're very hard to find in convertible

I'm hoping you guys can help me out here, as I have no idea what to get. Pic related, it's the shitbox my girlfriend wrecked.
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>>16469476

Pic related is easily the most underrated 4-seat convertible of all time, but good luck finding it in manual.

The other option is a Lelclipse Spyder, but they're harder to shop for.
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Have you looked at Porsche 924 convertible? They're cheaper than 944s and also less prone to breaking down.
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>>16469476
SW20.
Add tarbo later.
Literally ticks all the boxes.
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>>16469476
240sx Vert?

pic related
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>convertible
>4 seater

Out
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>>16469476
Fiata
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>>16469514
maybe he wants to play Hitler?
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I'd get a 924 or a MR2, but I'm not seeing any available local to me. I've already considered both of them. I don't like Sebrings or "Lelclipses" because everyone has one.

I'm also half tempted to just buy another Celica. It was a great daily.
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>>16469506
Literally the only good option here.

Whoever posted the Sebring, kys. Why are you on an auto enthusiast board posting Sebrings?
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>>16469554

>/o/
>auto """enthusiast""" board

nigga this is a malaysian unicycle repair and maintenance forum.
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>>16469531
>no german cars
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>>16469569
Lol true
>>16469554
Forgot to mention, E30 vert should also suit your needs well
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>Easily available in okay condition for 3k or less

Things I've considered:
>RX-7, it's a 2 seater though, and the 13B has known problems
>TR7, but they're difficult to find and 2 seater
>Foxbody Mustangs, but the GT is bad on gas and no flip up headlights
>Porsche 944, but they're very hard to find in convertible
OP HAVE YOU EVER HEARD THE PHRASE: "BEGGARS CANT BE CHOOSERS"

WELL WITH ONLY THREE THOUSAND DOLLARY DOO LITTLES YOU ARE A BEGGAR NOT A CHOOSER
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>>16469476
>I let my girlfriend borrow my shitbox, and she wrecked the shit out of it.
why does this keep happening
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>>16469602
The only issue is that I have an undying hate for BMWs and Volksfagens for no good reason.
>>16469621
I've found everything there for $3K or less. Except a 'vert 944, I've found hardtops for that price though.
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>>16469635
True, consider a 240 then, just beware of rust.

t. s13 coupe owner
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>and the 13B has known problems

???
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wait 20 years and get a Fiat 124

otherwise e36 z3, e46 330ci, 9-3, 240sx, 300zx,or save a little more and get a c4 corvette
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>>16469661
My one friend who used to be an engine builder told me the stock apex seals on the 13B go out between 90k-140k miles.
>>16469678
I've considered getting a C4, but I'm looking for a shitbox daily. I've also considered 9-3s, but they're just damn ugly.
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>>16469525
I see what you did there.
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>>16469476
Are you in the mob? What's with the body bag in the passenger seat.
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>>16469884
>Would prefer a 4 seater, not mandatory as long as it has enough room to hide a body with 2 passengers

Did I stutter?
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>>16469896
Actually a z32 would better.. Its more comfy than the 240 and a much better cruiser
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>>16469922
That's another one of those cars I considered, but was turned off because of the looks.
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>>16469476
Try look for a MX5, they are great cars
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>>16469967
Kys
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mustang vert. v6 or v8 depending on how gas conservative you wanna be
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>>16469980
:/
>>16469986
How does Nissan fuck up headlights that badly? Z31s are so much better looking.
>>16470031
I'm not a bitch, I obviously need the largest, least fuel efficient engine I can get.
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Lmao you fool this is what you get
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>>16469482
jesus christ that is ugly
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>>16469476
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>>16469476
>I let my girlfriend borrow my shitbox, and she wrecked the shit out of it.
seems to be a common thing

idk about the 3k stipulation though
>>16469506
this guy used the image I was gonna post how about that
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>>16470146
>>I let my girlfriend borrow my shitbox, and she wrecked the shit out of it.
>seems to be a common thing
This is why I hesitate to let anyone use my car.
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>>16470161
>>16469476
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>>16469476
A vote for FC RX-7 here. Plenty of convertibles that nobody else wants for cheap. Checks all your boxes and is infinitely more reliable than a TR7 despite the apex seals meme.
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>>16470174
fuq
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>>16470146
That's why I'm looking for more suggestions of unpopular cars that don't cost as much. I'm okay with some of the cheap garbage on craigslist since it's just gonna be a daily. The Celica in the picture only cost me $900.
>>16470161
If I wasn't already considering getting rid of the car, I wouldn't have let her borrow it.
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>>16470185
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>>16470174
Your shit got fucked up royally
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>I'm a retarded 16 year old who can only think in /o/ memes
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>>16470197
http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv/cto/5953512497.html
you can find them at a lower price since nobody wants the convertible because. This is in LA too, used cars are typically more expensive here.

maybe you should consider getting a convertible PT Cruiser :^)
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>>16470226
http://delaware.craigslist.org/cto/5940203094.html
This is the only one relatively close to me.
http://delaware.craigslist.org/cto/5928106151.html
I was also considering this RX-7.
(I'm in PA)

A PT Cruiser? Really?
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>>16469476
>I let my girlfriend borrow my shitbox, and she wrecked the shit out of it

How did she wreck the rear of the car so hard? She drives everywhere in reverse?
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>>16469506
Good luck finding a working 240sx convertible for under 3k
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>>16470379
From what I can gather, she took a turn doing at least 40. My Celica was never meant to be a drift car.
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>>16470409
see
>>16470226
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>>16470412
I spy with my little eye a front passenger fender that doesn't line up. Dude probably rolled the wheel back in to the wheel well on a curb.
>Lowered but doesn't say what he lowered it with
>No engine pic

I went 240 shopping for a year before buying mine. Its damn near impossible to find even a nice KA that runs well under 3k



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