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Old 04-13-2017, 01:26 PM   #1
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I love my Miata

The weather has been nice this past week and I cannot express just how damn happy I am with the Miata.

It's perfect. It's so much easier to push close to the limits than any other car, and it's so simple, cheap, and beat up that it provides a guilt-free ownership experience. I love that car.

The only things I miss from the 987S are the sound and the looks. OK and once in a long while, the speed. Otherwise, it's not close.
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Old 04-13-2017, 01:31 PM   #2
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My 6yo saw a guy in a miata the other day with the top down and decided that it wasn't fair that we didn't have a convertible. I tried to explain that miatas are hairdressers cars, but he didn't seem understand.
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Old 04-13-2017, 02:40 PM   #3
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My 6yo saw a guy in a miata the other day with the top down and decided that it wasn't fair that we didn't have a convertible. I tried to explain that miatas are hairdressers cars, but he didn't seem understand.
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Old 04-13-2017, 04:52 PM   #4
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After this week's weather, there is no way I'd want a hardtop for my fun car. I absolutely love my 1er. It's fun like a golden retreiver puppy... all wiggly and squatting and hyperactive
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Old 04-13-2017, 05:34 PM   #5
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Huh. Why didn't I consider a Miata?

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Old 04-13-2017, 05:52 PM   #6
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I totally forgot you bought that.
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Old 04-13-2017, 06:38 PM   #7
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That's awesome that you're loving it.
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Old 04-13-2017, 09:21 PM   #8
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Great! I haven't driven one in about 15 years. The new body style is sharp. Although I read it's lost its edge a bit?
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Old 04-13-2017, 09:24 PM   #9
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Lots of body roll. But the ND fans somehow spin that as a good thing.
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Old 04-13-2017, 10:32 PM   #10
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They all have lots of body roll. That's what tricks you into thinking you are going fast.
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