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Offline Dom

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\'Progression\' to RX7 FD
« on: December 23, 2002, 01:06:19 PM »
Hi,

Some of you may remember that I\'m biding my time until I\'m 21 before subjecting myself to a 3rd gen RX7. Thing is, I don\'t really wanna jump in one unprepared

My original plan, as I\'m selling my mini for a house, was to buy a land rover for up to 2.5k. Reasons for this is that it won\'t devalue over the year that I keep it, could come in useful for a first time house buyer (shifting sofas etc) and is fun in it\'s own way.

But, in my infinite wisdom, I\'ve just thought about perhaps buying a 2nd gen RX7? They did a non-turbo version of them didn\'t they? Would this be overly expensive for a 19 year old to insure.

I was kinda thinking this might give me experience of rotary, and rear wheel drive without sitting 20ft in the air.

Any thoughts :confused:

Cheers,

Dom
The RX7 path has begun... got the runaround (starlet gt), now need the real thing... roll on 2004 :D

Offline richrx

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« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2002, 12:52:02 AM »
hey i got a quote for one of those. i was 19 and 1yrs no claims and got hit with £2500 fully comp. maybe you should try a 1st gen. I think if you wanna learn about rear wheel drive cars i think most racing tracks do courses on how to drive them. or you could go to a track day with your FD and learn the fun way:D

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« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2002, 10:01:10 AM »
I\'m 21 with 0 years NCB ( 2nd car - 1st car has 3 years NCB) my 1st gen cost me somthing like £450 fully comp to insure + you can pick them up for peanuts at the moment and the handle really well and are quick enough to have some tail happy fun in 1st and 2nd :D ( 3rd in the wet :eek: )

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« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2002, 10:05:49 AM »
Cheers guys, I\'ll have a gander at some 1st gen quotes...

Merry Christmas ;)

Dom
The RX7 path has begun... got the runaround (starlet gt), now need the real thing... roll on 2004 :D