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Old 01-23-2020, 10:25 PM
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I want a car with no computers, sensors, or catalytic converters that can be tuned up using a timing light and a tachometer.
Wow, prehistoric ride... I believe that was way before cup holders were even invented... LOL
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I want a car with no computers, sensors, or catalytic converters that can be tuned up using a timing light and a tachometer.
Could that have been our 1967 Mustang? No power steering, no power brakes. No a/c. (Actually, heater was stuck on On.) Pretty noisy. Broke a lot. But a manual.
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The new Vette looks really cool. Watched the Jay Leno review. Problem is not available to see live at this time. Auto transmission only.
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I have a '99 Miata (5 speed) and I have thought about a supercharger. I am not worried about the engine but a lot of other parts would probably need to be upgraded to handle the power increase. Ultimately it would be a lot of money for a 20 year old car with limited functionality. I am looking to get something new and more practical. If anyone is interested in a 99 Miata with 80K miles, contact me.


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Not sure if I want to spend that kind of money? Also this might too hard on the '99 motor.
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What are the names of the sports car clubs in The Villages?
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Old 01-25-2020, 05:23 AM
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What are the names of the sports car clubs in The Villages?
The Villages Convertible Club is one of the clubs.

Not really model specific, just have to like riding around topless
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I have a '99 Miata (5 speed) and I have thought about a supercharger. I am not worried about the engine but a lot of other parts would probably need to be upgraded to handle the power increase. Ultimately it would be a lot of money for a 20 year old car with limited functionality. I am looking to get something new and more practical. If anyone is interested in a 99 Miata with 80K miles, contact me.
That worried me too, plus the cost. Figured at +$5,000. without problems.
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The Villages Convertible Club is one of the clubs.

Not really model specific, just have to like riding around topless
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Old 01-31-2020, 07:33 AM
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Yesterday I was at Brownwood in the parking lot behind McAlister's Deli when I saw a car identical to this one. It' was orange, but looked really outstanding. I had to do a search of the entire US for find another orange for sale, this one is in Virginia for $75,000 new. For silver, black, white, blue, most of the other colors you can find in central Florida. Jaguar F-Type. You wouldn't have to buy a Turbo, it already is.

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Yesterday I found a 2016 F Type S with only 1,290 miles. Really 1,290 miles. Took it for a drive. The exhaust sounds alone is enough reason to buy this car. Italian Red w/Camel sport seats. Beautiful car. Priced low 50s for a 98k new price. Lease trade-in. Under warranty for 1 1/2 years more. What are the thoughts about this?
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Yesterday I found a 2016 F Type S with only 1,290 miles. Really 1,290 miles. Took it for a drive. The exhaust sounds alone is enough reason to buy this car. Italian Red w/Camel sport seats. Beautiful car. Priced low 50s for a 98k new price. Lease trade-in. Under warranty for 1 1/2 years more. What are the thoughts about this?
I owned a 2015 orange F-Type R coupe for a year...fastest car I had ever driven at that point.
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Well I bought the F-Type S convertible, Italian Racing Red. What a beauty. The sound is awesome. 2016 with 1,320 miles, owned by a guy with too many cars. It is by far the best car I have ever driven.
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Well I bought the F-Type S convertible, Italian Racing Red. What a beauty. The sound is awesome. 2016 with 1,320 miles, owned by a guy with too many cars. It is by far the best car I have ever driven.
Beautiful car, I am sure. The S is a 380 HP V6. The R is a 550 HP V8. The regular non-S and non-R F-type is a 340HP V6. The R is scary fast.
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Well I bought the F-Type S convertible, Italian Racing Red. What a beauty. The sound is awesome. 2016 with 1,320 miles, owned by a guy with too many cars. It is by far the best car I have ever driven.
Nice Car! Congratulations!
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Well I bought the F-Type S convertible, Italian Racing Red. What a beauty. The sound is awesome. 2016 with 1,320 miles, owned by a guy with too many cars. It is by far the best car I have ever driven.
As soon as the weather clears, we need some photos. I guess you'll be too busy driving to do that. Before I posted photos of the orange Jaguar, was that car on your radar?
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