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I'm from the chicagoland area and have been driving an Eagle Talon for a while. It's a quick car, but there's just something missing (well a lot of things)

I'm looking for a car that can get me from point "A" to point "B"...
But I want to get from A to B extremely fast and sideways around the corners!

I love the way 2nd gen MR2's look and I love the speed, but I have no idea how much they go for...

I've been saving up for a while, and have been getting a lot of hours at work. I'll be ready to buy one in about 2 months if I decide to get one... (I think thats how long it should take to get that much money.)

But about how much do they go for on average?
I dont care if it's turbo or not, after I buy a new car, I'm gonna sell my talon and buy a turbo kit w/ the money I get from that if it isn't already turbo. If the car is already turbo, I'll put it towards other parts.

Thanks for your replys...
 

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Just so you know.... the NA and Turbo motors are different motors. The turbo version isn't just an NA motor with a turbo on it. The NA is a 5SFE which is the economy engine they stuck in camrys, celicas, and MR2s. The Turbo is a 3S-GTE.... which they stuck in.... the MR2 turbo and Celica All-trac (turbo).

Some (like myself) do the NA to Turbo swap... but it generally ends up costing more than just buying a turbo in the long run. Some turbo the 5sfe.... but ya can't boost too much on them. 5 - 6psi I believe (stock 3sgte is 8 - 11psi).

Depending on the want for the car at the moment (winter vs summer)... the price will vary. Also depends on what year you buy.... 94-95s are much more rare than the 91 - 93.

So in closing.... you are looking at $4,000+ for a turbo model. Probably somewhere between $3k - $7k for a NA.
 

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<~ daily driver

got my 91T for 5,500 w/ 170,000 engine still running strong, no tranny noise... all records :) gotta love anal enthusiests.
 

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rony said:
<~ daily driver

got my 91T for 5,500 w/ 170,000 engine still running strong, no tranny noise... all records :) gotta love anal enthusiests.
easy for you....u live in no snow climate....
 

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Yea... a deuce in Chicago ?? Thats gonna get pretty painful in the winter. I'm looking for another nother daily driver as it is.... I can't take either of mine in the snow :(
 
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