Need a fairly cheap, fast car that looks good.

Old 04-30-2009, 07:57 PM
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Default Need a fairly cheap, fast car that looks good.

As the topic says, I need a nice cheap car that I could race. I'm not really that car familiar and am just getting into them. Can anyone suggest a car?
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Old 04-30-2009, 08:52 PM
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Anything Chevy.

Reason being, they are easy to work on, cheap to maintain, performance parts for them are everywhere and they are very durable.
Check the ad(s) section on the homepage adn look in "complete racecars", there are some deals out there, you just got to look for them, they won't come looking for you.

Goodluck, Cp
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Old 04-30-2009, 09:01 PM
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Mopar if you want to go fassst :!: :!: :!:



''JUST MY TWO CENT'S WORTH''


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Old 04-30-2009, 09:29 PM
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X2 !! :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Old 04-30-2009, 10:55 PM
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Originally Posted by mopar1968
Mopar if you want to go fassst :!: :!: :!:



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http://www.racingjunk.com/profile/163312
He said cheap car. Only the rich get to run a Mopar.
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Old 05-01-2009, 03:33 AM
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I have not posted for my buddy yet, but he has a turnkey 1976 Nova with a 406 sbc and glide. Nice little chassis car. Complete with trailer for 11,500. Shoot me a pm and I can get you a number.

SP... or look for an add in the complete race car or door car section by Monday.
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Old 05-01-2009, 04:02 AM
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go with a Pontiac. You have to be brave to run them, LOL.
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Old 05-01-2009, 05:50 AM
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Originally Posted by cepx111
Anything Chevy.

Reason being, they are easy to work on, cheap to maintain, performance parts for them are everywhere and they are very durable.
Check the ad(s) section on the homepage adn look in "complete racecars", there are some deals out there, you just got to look for them, they won't come looking for you.

Goodluck, Cp
Find a Big Block Camaro or Nova...they will run decent without a bunch of fancy stuff...just a goos basic BC will still be a torque monster.
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Old 05-01-2009, 11:42 AM
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Art-

I see "that looks good" on the title too... what about a decent 70 to 73 Camaro w/a BBC or SBC? they are still resonable to buy & can be a semi-investment if you play your cards right. You can make a nice raceable prosteet split-bumper that will look awesome & bring a few bucks when you sell... and you can still land good deals on them still.
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Old 05-01-2009, 12:53 PM
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Info needed;

- What type of racing (drag / auto cross / road race / ?)

- What is 'cheap' vs expensive (your budget)

- Dedicated race car or 2 timer (dbl duty)

- How fast is FAST to you (speed costs money, how FAST you wanna go ?)
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