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Old 11-28-2010, 10:58 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Speaking of cheap cars in need of repair, I bought an 85 maxima on its last legs for $200 years ago. After about $100 in junkyard parts and some tinkering it was one of the best cars I'd ever had, besides being the fastest I've ever owned.
RIP Maxima 1997-2012

Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
I think you missed the point I was trying to make, which is that it's not rational to do either speed or fuel economy mods for economic reasons. You do it as a form of recreation, for the fun and for the challenge.
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