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im gettin my insurnace money next week so what to buy

i wanna try something else nothing against the rangers ive just had 3 and i am thinking im going to get a car. Now im looking for something thats got some performance and is between 5-8 grand used. im gettin a good chunk of change from the insurance and im going loan free this time. I will be buying a beater offroad truck after the winter. For now though any suggestions on a car for me?
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if you do decide to get another ranger why not a nice ranger stx and get a little loewring kit for it? anyways i dont know what kind of car to suggest because im note exactly sure how much insurance money you're getting.
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eh ill prolly get an old ranger for my trail yatch but something under for 10 grand used.
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Maybe a used wrx or v8 stang? You can find late 90's models for under 10k.

What kind of car are you looking for? like what aspects of a car do you like/dislike? There are a lot of cars out there, you need to narrow it down a little.
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honestly i have no idea what id want its hard i know i dont really want another ranger and thats kinda how i ended up with the truck i had i didnt know what i wanted but needed something fast. I jumped into it and got this truck. Thats why im asking maybe you guys will come up with something i havent thought of.
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Get you a 94-98 gt or cobra. Both you can find under 10k but the cobra will be harder to find. Either way its a good choice to go with. I wish I still had my 96 gt.
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na those v8's are gunna be 2 hard to pay for the insurance.
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na those v8's are gunna be 2 hard to pay for the insurance.
Not really. It probably wont be any more then what you were paying for you 04 ranger. Anyway you will never know till you get quoted.
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when i was looking at v6 stangs i got a quote and it was 2x what im paying now for my ranger....


look into a 99+ Mustange GT, or if the insurance will be to much just get a V6 and put some nice perf mods on it,
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I would go with the WRX...Or an Audi
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when i was looking at v6 stangs i got a quote and it was 2x what im paying now for my ranger....


look into a 99+ Mustange GT, or if the insurance will be to much just get a V6 and put some nice perf mods on it,
my 2004 v6 stang was cheaper then my 04 ranger I have.
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how about a turbo eclispe?
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ive thought bout the turbo eclipse cuz you can pick those up cheap same wiht a v8 thunderbird
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Why not ' CD ' the cash. Take a grand, buy an older truck, do some work on it ( make it reliable ) and put the rest away to build some intrest. Take whatever you were paying ( if you had a monthly payment ) and bank that as well. In a year or 2 when you decide for yourself what you really want, what you had and more will be there for a down payment.

You might not actually have to spend the cash on a vehical.. Something might come up ( emergency ) where you might need to bail yourself out. Having expenditures around ( sock droor cash ) is always a good thing .

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im gunna have left over trust me im makin out great on this deal. thats why i wanna pay cash for something have no carpayment and bank half the left over put the other half of the left over into mods on the new car
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Buy a beater firebird, use that insurance money to put a new crate motor in it and fix up the rest
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so you did get insurance to help ya eh.. thats coo. well at least you didnt get ****'t!

im with most of the other guys ideas
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glad to see everything worked.btw get a pinto!
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see the poll thread please
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I would suggest a 97-99 Eclipse gst or gsx...most bang for the buck. Put a cold air on and do a little port on the turbo and your runnin about 250hp to the wheels...My friend has a 97 gst and he might have 10g invested in it and he has about 400hp to the wheels, so its a perty good chance you could get up there quick.
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MUSTANG ALL THE WAY! NO Foreign crap! Let us know what u decide.
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so what did ya get?
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mustangs suck...my friend whips them all the time...svt's are nothing compared to his car...anything 500hp he stomps
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mustangs suck...my friend whips them all the time...svt's are nothing compared to his car...anything 500hp he stomps
And this blindingly fast car would be? SVT Cobra's with the blower run 12's stock and easy 11's with a programmer and new pulley...
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