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'65 Mustang lo-po 289 4 speed, '03 Miata, 356C sunroof coupe, 993 C4, and E36 M3 convertible (bought on BaT, picked up in CA and driven back to OH, fun trip.)

Probably need to downsize the fleet a car or two next spring.....
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That 356 is very cool. I have an NB Miata too, what a great driver's car.
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That 356 is very cool. I have an NB Miata too, what a great driver's car.
Can't beat an old Miata for fun-per-dollar!

I had a $750 356C in high school and college, these pics are from the early 70's or so! I bought the new red one for nostalgia, but I think I'll probably sell it- too expensive to enjoy.
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post #63 of 67 (permalink) Old 11-29-2017, 11:36 AM
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Its actually faster than my Elise but nothing come close to the Elise cornering ability. Yes the Audi pulls nearly a G on the skid pad but at 3,200 lbs, you have to brake so much sooner....

Still, I enjoy off season driving ALMOST as much as Elise driving. (Well, nearly almost)
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Pretty sure our garage is among the weirdest/rarest within our circle of friends:



Left. Superformance S1 (1 of 56? worldwide). Hers. Just as fun to ride in it as it is to drive.
Middle. Alfa Romeo Giulia (about as rare as a corvette). Ours. Easily the best sedan we've ever owned.
Right. Noble M400 (1 of 700? worldwide, 220 US-based). Mine. 0-60 in 2.8s, 60-120mph in 5s, and other ridiculous numbers.

Been wanting to add to our collection a proper Lotus, instead of having a pseudo-Lotus -- Fautus?
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other than the '97 Esprit......
1967 MGB-GT Special
1978 Crossle 32-F Formula Ford
1994/5 RF VanDiemen F2000 Formula Continental - 2017 Central Florida Region SCCA Champion

see 'em, read about 'em at www.EYERACE.com on the cars page there
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Just picked up the M3! It's a 6MT, of course.
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** save ~10 lbs gain 1 hp ** EQ: Y=(190*X) / (1984-X) where Y is (HP) and X is (lbs)

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Mine: Viper & LP640
Hers: Elise & Beetle 1.8t

All have three pedals and none are stock.





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