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Help my dad out...

Now that the 4th gen is gone, he needs something else to drive. He's 55. He likes the 300ZX and 3.2CL. He wants a coupe and an automatic in the $6-12K range. He loved the Lude and the only reason he sold it is cause it was manual. I might try to put him in a 5th gen. The only car that's really off limits is an RX7 because if anything rotary goes in the yard, it's mine. With that said, gimme some ideas!
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how about a teggy?
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Well, the first candidate:

http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.js...00&cardist=167



As you know, that color is VERY rare. he said he likes it. But still, more ideas. If you wanna search auto trader, search 200 miles from 30445 in the 6-12K range and post up here.

And Tim, he never liked Tegs. He's the one who talked me out of getting one before I got the Lude, lol. Glad he did.
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ahhhh, gotcha,

screw it dude, tell him to invest the money and when the challenger comes out take that money and buy onea them babies in orange
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He can't afford a new car. In fact, he says it's not really smart to buy a new car when you can get one thats 3 years old with $40K miles with a big price slash on it, depending on what car it is of course. I wanted him to get an IS300 but he doesn't like them.

Neck, he'd consider one of those but he's really wanting something more sporty. Besides, the last one he was interested in, wound up getting wrecked with me driving, lol. It wasn't my fault though, lady turned into me.
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he wants sporty, but still automatic? kinda contradictory aint it?
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Yeah... I asked him bout the Legend and he said "Nahhh..."
I'd rock a Type II Legend coupe.
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i'd rock the SH!T outta 6 speed legend coupe. limo tints and slammed... mmmmmm
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i'd rock the SH!T outta 6 speed legend coupe. limo tints and slammed... mmmmmm
hahaha I can drive one of those any time I want. Slammed and err thang shawtie

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01 Accord coupe EX V6. That's what my wife sports. It's got the luxury with the leather, auto 3.0 vtec V6. It's a very peppy ride with some definate kick.
that's what my wifey has too. great choice.
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and then E can take his time and get the CL3.2 type s six speed tranny and put in that bytch then supercharge it! yeah yeah I have a friend that did that to his Mom's 01 v6 accord. Car is fast son..
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Funny think is, if he got the 3.2CL Type S, it would outrun the Lude, as they stand right now. In a way, I hope he gets one of those in Type S trim so I can take it out on the weekends and leave him the Lude... Well, I'll just take his car and the one and only key to my car with me.

He wants a white car but will take what he can get.

Mazda6 and WRX are 4 door, not 2.

Just so everyone knows, AV6 is an Accord and like I said, that's on the back burner. He'll only get one if he finds a steal but he's not really looking for one.
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what about a tib?
Are you retarded?
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haha...well just throwin it out there...
they come in white with the sportshift and theyre not a bad lookin car
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oh wait.... they make CL-S's with the tiptronic tranny right?!? this whole time i thought they were only 6 speeds.

but if those trannies are as problematic is the 5th gen auto, then he can basically rule that car out.
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so sporty 2door 12k and not an rx7..350z, Audi Monte Carlo SS stealth 3000gt

or if you want a lil luxery 2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Coupe $11,950
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give us a lil more info on what he like in a car rwd awd 4,6,8 cylinders or does it really not matter and just the most bang for his buck
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whats wrong with a tib?
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whats wrong with a tib?
It's made by Hyundai...


But no... for real, they are butt. They look aight, but they are slow as dirt. Fastest one they make (current gen 2.7 litre v6) does 0-60 in over 8 seconds in with the A/T... almost 8 seconds in 5 speed trim... and just over 7 in 6 speed... it's got a good deal of torque since it's a 6 cylinder, but it'st still slow as ****.

Plus... it's a Hyundai, I don't like their quality of work... my girlfriend has an 02 Accent, and I hate working on the ****ing thing...
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oh wait.... they make CL-S's with the tiptronic tranny right?!? this whole time i thought they were only 6 speeds.

but if those trannies are as problematic is the 5th gen auto, then he can basically rule that car out.
Only the 03's were available in manual.

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OLD SCHOOL VW BUG WITH TURBO PORCH ENGINE FTMF lol jk jk (i secretly hope one day my 69 bug will have one tho)

so sporty 2door 12k and not an rx7..350z, Audi Monte Carlo SS stealth 3000gt

or if you want a lil luxery 2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Coupe $11,950
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give us a lil more info on what he like in a car rwd awd 4,6,8 cylinders or does it really not matter and just the most bang for his buck
He doesn't want a bug, lol. He hates them. He'd consider a Monte Carlo SS but he'd rather get an import. He can't afford insurance or repairs on a European, lol.
He'll take FWD or RWD. Preferably 4 or 6 cylinder, just depends on the car. He really just wants the most bang for the buck and decent fuel mileage.
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what about a SLE v6 solara? them things have some kahunas to them and they're pretty nice to ride in!
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i think i got it! lol. here u go:

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He should invest in an old model RSX or S2K...can find one for about 2 g's but i know he's not looking to spend that much, in that case I would just go with a teg (98'-00')...
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