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Testing the waters....

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Re: Testing the waters....

Post by GreySilver Beast » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:07 pm

Don't forget the optional Hair Products Ian :kinky:

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Re: Testing the waters....

Post by kopite72 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:14 pm

Might aswell while I still have hair Nige :giggle:
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Re: Testing the waters....

Post by New Duke » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:14 pm

Totally get the dilemma Ian, you mentioned losing the R3 being on your mind last year.

Have you test driven the 25th or Kuro 5? They're slower and the suspension softer than what you'll be used to with your R3. Tho I've only driven the 25th and standard sport Mk3s myself, not the Kuro. Not all Kuros had a LSD but whether that's a must is subjective I guess. If you test drive and still want one then great for you :thumleft:

Please brace yourself for the silly low offers you'll get for your R3 that won't nearly represent it's true value.

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Re: Testing the waters....

Post by kopite72 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:28 pm

I haven't driven either Haydn,i test drove a 2L ND recently and it just didn't do it for me.Don't get me wrong its a lovely car but I found it a tad cramped and that's saying something as I'm only 5' 8" and thin :shock:

I know they will be a lot different to the 8 and I will miss the buzz of being up at 9K revs having fun but hey ho.

Regarding the LSD I defo want it but it's standard on the 25th and correct me if I'm wrong here but AFAIK its standard on 2L Kuro's too.

I know what to expect when it comes to any offers ill get for her Haydn,in fact I reckon ill be positively bent over ( cue Nigel :lol: ) but what can I do,the market is the market and my car has a few issues that need sorting so I'm not really in a position to stand firm on what I think she might be worth :(

There was a guy over here with a lovely white R3,bog standard and it took him about six months to shift,i think in the end he got something like 5500 euros :shock:
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Re: Testing the waters....

Post by MARKTHOMASBRAND » Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:12 pm

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Re: Testing the waters....

Post by tyler82 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:08 pm

I'm off the forum for a while and this is what I come back to?! It must be the end of the world 😂😂😂😂

I hear everything you are saying, you'll save a fortune running the 5 over the 8. The 8 is just a massive money pit.

You could always buy a hybrid yaris? I know they have a special place in your heart 😂😂😂
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Re: Testing the waters....

Post by kopite72 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:24 pm

:lol: Paul,I'd rather drag my bollox through a field of broken glass than to be seen in one of those :lol:

You might be in the same boat soon enough Paul ;)
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Re: Testing the waters....

Post by warpc0il » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:44 pm

I'm sure that Paul would already rather drag your bollox through a field of broken glass than to be seen in one of those...
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Re: Testing the waters....

Post by kopite72 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:50 pm

:lol:
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Re: Testing the waters....

Post by MARKTHOMASBRAND » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:56 pm

I'll just leave these here :whistle:

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Post by kopite72 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:57 pm

DAMN YOU PADDY O BRAND,DAAAAAAAMN YOUUUUUUUU!!!

That's just lush 8) Actually just thinking about it there, it would better with Irish plates on it ;) Plus the paddy plates are good for an extra 20 horses :whistle: :whistle: :whistle:
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Post by kopite72 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:08 pm

:lol: brilliant!! =D>
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Post by kopite72 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:02 am

Soooo getting back on track but would anyone on here be interested in her? Not selling right now but maybe later on in the year.If there was genuine interest from someone on here I wouldn't advertise it anywhere else.I'd give the good folk on here first dibs on her ;)
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Post by tyler82 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:07 am

I'll give you a fiver for it! Oh wait, I forgot it is an S2, make that 2 euro 😂😂😂

Best of luck with selling it. I hope you get the price you want.
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Post by kopite72 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:11 am

:lol: I'll need more than luck!!
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Post by GreySilver Beast » Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:47 am

Having seen the old girl and I don't just mean Ian Image , I can say it's a lovely looking car and been well looked after :thumleft:

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Post by kopite72 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:46 pm

:lol: Thanks Nigel, a front end respray would go a long way to making her look tip top 8)
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Post by Delanor » Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:48 pm

My observations, I owned a 2.0 litre 160 bhp Mk3 MX5 along side my present RX-8 and the MX5 is a great little sports car especially with the top down but I can honestly say it was always a delight to get back into the RX-8 after a long spell in the MX5.

At the moment I own a 911 Cabriolet and again the Porsche is a great drive just for the power alone but again I always enjoy getting back into the RX-8 it just does everything so well.

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Post by kopite72 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:01 pm

I agree with you Del and I know I'll really miss it but running both whilst possible would deprive me of a social life!!
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Testing the waters....

Post by GreySilver Beast » Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:26 pm

kopite72 wrote:
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in fact I reckon ill be positively bent over
This can be arranged the next time we meet up Ian :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
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Post by Secla » Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:36 pm

Maybe put up some details and what your after for it for those of us less in the know ?

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Post by kopite72 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:44 pm

Once I'm close to buying the MX5 I'll post up details along with pics ECT ECT but if you want to see it click on the link in my sig
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Post by Metelyk » Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:23 pm

More MX5 beauty to tempt you.........
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Post by kopite72 » Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:33 pm

Stop or Andy, just stop it!! :crybaby: :crybaby: :giggle:

She's a fine filly 8)

I was actually thinking of getting a myiako ( 2L) but it's the 25th I'm hoping to land
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