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Old 08-15-2006, 06:22 AM   #1
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ok i love supras to death...but i cant afford all this repair so im thinking of just going after a 3000gt buh i know how heavey they both are buh which one in the long run will give me the power i want all the time and the resepct of just poeple seeing ur car and fearing it
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Old 08-15-2006, 07:15 AM   #2
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The 3000GT, and the Nissan 300ZX parts are more expensive. And these cars have just as many problems as a MKIII.

ie: 300zx Injector is $330 list at Carquest. Putting it in is a WHOLE lot of work. MKIII list is $260.

Remember....most of these cars are old, and have been pushed hard at times.

True, you may find any of these cars that were owned by someone who hardly drove it, and may be in really great condition.

I do know that a modded 3000GT twin turbo will 'kick ass' on a modded MKIII.

I own an MKIII and love driving it every day. BUT....when I was selling cars at the Dodge dealer back in '99, a guy traded in a 3KGT. I 'test drove' it up on the freeway. I always watch the tach, and stay about 500rpm below redline (I don't want to break 'em.

When getting on the freeway, I went to shift into 3rd just below redline, and glanced at the speedo.............

90 mph. WTF ??? I started looking for cops. The car had 6sp manual.

I took it right back. I knew I would NOT be able to contain myself it I continued to drive it.

As a salesman, and a tech for ever, I've driven many, many cars, Corvettes (stock and heavily modded), Mercedes, Fiats, MKIVs, Porsches, all the Jap makes, BMWs etc.

A 3KGT TT is a bad ass car for the $$$.

But look for something VERY clean, and low mileage.

Car insurance will be higher on the 3KGT.
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I do know that a modded 3000GT twin turbo will 'kick ass' on a modded MKIII.
Maybe on your modded NA auto...

If you want something reliable by a new car. Any 15 year old option is going to have its issues.
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isnt the 3000gt more money than a MKIII, especially the VR4
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and yes the vr4 does 'kick ass' on a 7mgte supra.....i've personally experienced it
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Talking $$$ = speed.

I do know that a modded 3000GT twin turbo will 'kick ass' on a modded MKIII.

[QUOTE=kwnate]Maybe on your modded NA auto...QUOTE]

I meant, ANY modded MKIII.

As I posted earlier...and this is a true story...

....when I was selling cars at the Dodge dealer back in '99, a guy traded in a 3KGT. I 'test drove' it up on the freeway. I always watch the tach, and stay about 500rpm below redline (I don't want to break 'em.

When getting on the freeway, I went to shift into 3rd just below redline, and glanced at the speedo.............

90 mph. WTF ??? .......

I was doing 90mph just below redline...in 2nd gear....!!!!

I think the car was a 1995 or 96. We gave him $19k trade-in. The car sold that week for $31k.(it wasn't me. darn it, fat commission)

I love my MKIII, and can afford it fine. But some people have lots of $$ to put onto a car, and if going insanely fast is what you want, an MKIII is not it.

To me its about enough power and handling to have fun on the mtn roads, and a really good looking car. To others its about a drag race feeling.

It all comes down to $$$, and how much thrill you can get for it.
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I love my MKIII, and can afford it fine. But some people have lots of $$ to put onto a car, and if going insanely fast is what you want, an MKIII is not it.
Thats the stupidest comment I've read on this forum to date and there is a lot of stupid shit being said on here...
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Old 08-17-2006, 09:41 PM   #8
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ok lets review waht this idiot just said...if u have lots of money and want to go fast..a supra inst for u..hmm ok moron for 1 a supra turbo is fats newer older, they r fast. 2nd of all u said if u have money. a supra can beat a ferarri f50 if u have enough money into it u idiot.
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sry about bein in a bad mood just got out of work and the boss was an a-hole do not mean to be offensive
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What the hel do you mean that if you want to go fast than an MKIII isn't for you? BULLSHIT! It might not be the greatest coming of the line but dammit you'll beat alot of cars in top end. I know my buddie 95 Mustang GT and I raced, of course he beat me off the line but at the mile I caught up and beat him by the nose. And my MKIII is ntirely stock with the exception of the cone filter and (at the time) a gutted cat. So no offense your wrong in thismatter bud.
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