want to sell my car

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  1. shilpabhavini

    shilpabhavini Member

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    I want to sell my car (it's a peugeot 205 :( nothing to be shouting about but it's been in the family for 20 years and I feel like it's going to die give or take six months) and get a drift ready/daily - how cheap can I get one for and what's the best one?

    been told mx5 or mr2 maybe. but I looked on ebay and there's some going in the region of £400?

    is that good or would i need to spend shitloads on getting it to the standard where i can drift/practice in it and drive it as a daily?
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    mr2's are pap for drifting, and a £400 mx5 is most likely gonna be a shed, you're not really gonna get anything 'drift ready' for £400, what is your total budget ? do you have any insurance restrictions, come on more info would be helpful !
     
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    sorry well the fella said to smack the pug on ebay and raise a few more dollars to get one but short of getting him to do all the work and not getting to grips with stuff myself i thought i'd use my shitty job to get more knowledge!

    well realistically, im looking at a budget of 500 ish. but really, if i can't afford something that i can pretty much use straight away then i might as well save up and wait til i can, and run the pug to its death. just trying to get an idea of what im aiming for

    not insurance restrictions - im 25, no points etc.
     
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    have had a look on here, but some of the one's i looked at seemed too good to be true.
     
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    lozza ChickFoot FTW!

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    plenty of skid cars for £500... BMW's, MX5's, Volvo's. You just need to look for the right things when buying.
     
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    that's what i need to know really, if im really honest. am i being unrealistic by looking for something to drift at that price AND use as a daily?
     
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    Info on drift cars and selling 205's
     
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    lozza ChickFoot FTW!

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    you can use a skid car as a daily :confused:
     
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    no i know that, but basically i was asking if i was to get a cheap mx5 (as i've seen) use it as a daily and learn to skid it, then am i looking at long term expensive running costs (insurance, maintenance etc)

    eg I found this on here

    http://www.driftworks.com/forum/drift-cars-sale-private-sales/126171-black-mr2-turbo.html

    obv to get it on the road i'm going to have to put cash in. but am i looking at stupid waste of money with this car or is it worth it...just trying to figure out what im supposed to be looking for.
     
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    lozza ChickFoot FTW!

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    mr2's are shit for drifting as has already been said.

    mx5 is your best bet and no it wont be expensive.
     
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    thanks. i've done plenty of searching. found a few mx5's and I'm getting more into the idea of getting rid of the pug (or selling it for parts) and saving a little to get myself one, so at least i can use mine and not shit myself at the thought of ruining the s15.
     
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    just to give you an idea, i sold a 1.6 eunos for £650, from what i remember off the top of my head it had wining gearbox and diff, major water in the sills problem, needed new discs and pads, body was tatty but not much rust, needed 2 wheel bearings, no tax but 4 months mot.

    a friend bought a mk1 mx5 for £300, no tax or mot and had a massive dent in the side but mechanically sound.
     
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    that's pretty much what i needed to know. im looking at a few mx5s and will post some up if people wouldnt mind giving their opinions. realistically, id want to get sorted by spring next year. just looking at the market for pugs too so i know where to place mine.


    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/MAZDA-MX-5-Tr...omobiles_UK&hash=item2eb0b1bb0c#ht_939wt_1139

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/M-MAZDA-MX5-1...omobiles_UK&hash=item43a28963cc#ht_768wt_1139

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/1999-MAZDA-MX...mobiles_UK&hash=item2c5841c475#ht_1029wt_1139

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/1995-MAZDA-MX...mobiles_UK&hash=item1e5f2cc61a#ht_1344wt_1139
     
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    As I have said mr2 are mid engined so they are extremely difficult to drift. Mx5 is the best bet but for 500 it would need some work to get it road worthy.
     
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    134 posts and you are asking what car to use and where you can drift? FFS, what exactly have you been using this site for?? :confused:
     
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