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    Thread: If you had 15k to spend. What would you get?

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      02-24-2012 04:43 AM #1
      As the title states, I'm curious.

      If you had $15,000 to spend on a car and mods, what would you do?

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      02-24-2012 04:44 AM #2
      I'd probably get the newest Boxster S I could find for $15k

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      02-24-2012 04:49 AM #3
      Mustang 5.0. With the rate at which people are unloading these cars I'm sure it won't be long before you can get one for $15k.

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      02-24-2012 05:07 AM #4
      s2000.

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      02-24-2012 05:13 AM #5
      400+ HP Racing Dynamics R50 for sale on ebay now:





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      02-24-2012 06:32 AM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by warren_s View Post
      Mustang 5.0. With the rate at which people are unloading these cars I'm sure it won't be long before you can get one for $15k.
      Thanks for reminding me to update my profile car.

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      02-24-2012 06:49 AM #8
      I would buy myself a 1987 Buick Grand National.....

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      02-24-2012 09:23 AM #9
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    10. 02-24-2012 09:26 AM #10
      I would be close to 15k

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      02-24-2012 09:29 AM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by potatobread View Post
      As the title states, I'm curious.

      If you had $15,000 to spend on a car and mods, what would you do?
      Depends on what I was looking to do. In my own case, I'd buy this on eBay, which currently has a $12,000 BIN:

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      02-24-2012 09:39 AM #14
      MKV GTI with 5 Doors, if money left over, chip, suspension, and engine mounts.



    14. 02-24-2012 10:31 AM #15
      I had $15k to spend last June and bought a 2008 VW GTI with 24k miles for 14,198.00 . I was leasing it and couldn't find anything better 2008 or newer to buy, car has had no problems and has multiple warranty extensions on engine components and DSG for 10 years. Great deal.

    15. 02-24-2012 10:38 AM #16
      Can you really get a viper for 15k now?

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      02-24-2012 10:48 AM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by Vash350z View Post
      Can you really get a viper for 15k now?
      an older 90's model....yeah, pretty damn close to 15k..

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      02-24-2012 10:49 AM #18
      I bought a nearly stock, one owner, '06 WRX with 64k for $14000 and spent $1000 on a used Cobb AccessPort and turbo-back exhaust.

      Maybe not the fastest or best handling option but its a nice, quick, versatile daily and I love it.

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      02-24-2012 10:51 AM #19
      Very hard.

      Either a super clean NA miata with a lot of mods.

      An S2000.

      Or most likely, an e46. Probably a clean ZHP.
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      02-24-2012 10:52 AM #20
      Since my wife and I both have practical daily drivers, I'd probably find a nice S2000 and have my "fun" car.

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    20. 02-24-2012 11:30 AM #21
      Right now? An R32. I still need something I can put drums in.
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      02-24-2012 11:32 AM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by crannky View Post
      Right now? An R32. I still need something I can put drums in.
      you can put drums on the back of a new Jetta.
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      02-24-2012 11:38 AM #24
      I was in this exact position a few months back and I bought my MKIV R32, which is what led me to the vortex. I needed a daily driver and wanted something fun to drive and practical. Pretty happy with it.

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      02-24-2012 11:46 AM #25
      I would replace my '98 LWB E38 with an '01 SWB Sport model E38 or '01 750 E38 and have cash left over for upgrades.



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      02-24-2012 11:53 AM #26
      Save $2k more and buy this.

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      02-24-2012 11:55 AM #27
      daily driver?

      Late model GTI, MazdaSpeed3, SVT Focus AND ford ranger 4.0 4x4, Outback XT mt, Forester XT mt, R53 MCS (JCW).

      Fun car only?
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      02-24-2012 11:58 AM #28
      Quote Originally Posted by Dan92SLC View Post
      daily driver?

      Late model GTI, MazdaSpeed3, SVT Focus AND ford ranger 4.0 4x4, Outback XT mt, Forester XT mt, R53 MCS (JCW).

      Fun car only?
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      I'd daily a 911 like nobody's business. especially a 3.2 g50
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      02-24-2012 11:59 AM #29
      Bone stock 2005 STi, and I would never modify it.

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      02-24-2012 12:01 PM #30
      S2k or 350Z

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      02-24-2012 12:03 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by Volvo_D View Post
      you can put drums on the back of a new Jetta.
      But can you put your bike in it?

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      02-24-2012 12:03 PM #32
      A better job.

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      02-24-2012 12:04 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by zaYG View Post
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      Or most likely, an e46. Probably a clean ZHP.



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      02-24-2012 12:06 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by Eightysixturbo View Post
      I'd daily a 911 like nobody's business. especially a 3.2 g50
      hard to find a decent one for 15 grand. more like 20-25k on a good g50 911.
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      02-24-2012 12:06 PM #35
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      2.+ Put a T5 motor in it.

      3.???????

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