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Sold the ranger sad day...

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Old 03-20-2012
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Sold the ranger sad day...

well i know its been awhile since i have been on the site but it was a sad day i finally broke down and sold the ranger.....


and picked up a 2010 mazdaspeed 3 with only 4000 miles on her

i love the new mazda is exactly what i was looking for something small good on gas and is fun to drive.. its going to be a lot easier to find parking in this car then the truck would be in san fran since i am being stationed there at the end of the month.. so that was a big factor in finally selling the truck

just wanted to say thanks for all the advice i got on here and thanks for all the people that helped me out with whatever questions i came up with...
 
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Congrats on the new car. I must ask....is it fast?

Ive had a couple of folks trying to push me into getting a mazda speed3.

Hopefully the new owners will appreciate the ranger very much.
 
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Speed3's are pretty quick from what I've read. I'd say good buy as it'll save you money and it'll handle the twisties much better!

Quick google search says 5.7 seconds for a 0-60 mph and a 14.3 second Quarter Mile. Definitely pretty quick (Reference Site).
 
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I love the speed 3 but not the torque steer.
 
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Coming from an RX8 owner, it's not always about straight line performance.
 
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Originally Posted by firebirdude View Post
Coming from an RX8 owner, it's not always about straight line performance.
Rx8 is a nightmare. Seen plenty with the starter issue to the seals. Then having the hot start and idles problems. I'd never own a rx8
 
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Nice car!
 
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Nice car. I bet that turbo is fun
 
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O damn dude better turn in your man card!!!! haha jk.
Before I got my ranger, I was going to get a mazda 3 or a subaru impreza. I just cant stand those high reving jap engines, makes me feel like I 'm driving a weed-whacker powered go-cart or something. In my honda I gotta bring it up to like 4grand before it actually starts to move. Thats why I picked the ranger. Amazing color though, I love the electric blue, and i bet its such a nice ride compared to the bouncy-*** torsion bars!
 
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nice truck and I know the feeling about getting rid of the ranger. dont know if i would have swapped it out for a mazda car , but to each his own.
 
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You're going to love the 3! Mine's a GT-E, not a Speed but no complaints here!
 
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yea its a fun car i love it just what i need for san fran
 
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