Javelin
Javelin SuperDork
1/26/11 4:45 p.m.

This Conquest Esi in purple lives 3 streets away in my neighborhood. I fawn over it every day when I drive by. Now it's for sale and my Miata is acting up (again). Why do I have the feeling I'll be in the doghouse tonight?

Giant Purple Snorklewacker
Giant Purple Snorklewacker SuperDork
1/26/11 4:54 p.m.

I love the way those look but I have to think that it is not possible for an 80s turbo car to be more reliable than a Miata. Perhaps you should LS swap it just to be safe.

ManBearSTIG
ManBearSTIG Reader
1/26/11 4:55 p.m.

In purple? Unicorn status? I have never seen a purple one before.

pres589
pres589 HalfDork
1/26/11 4:58 p.m.

Sounds like something Prince would have driven around to buy cocaine in.

Javelin
Javelin SuperDork
1/26/11 5:00 p.m.
Giant Purple Snorklewacker wrote: I love the way those look but I have to think that it is not possible for an 80s turbo car to be more reliable than a Miata. Perhaps you should LS swap it just to be safe.

OMG, LS1 Starquest? In Purple?!?!? I need a minute alone...

imirk
imirk New Reader
1/26/11 5:04 p.m.
OMG, LS1 Starquest? In Purple?!?!? I need a minute alone...

Take as long as you need, as long as you end up with a Purple Starquest with period Supra rims

Junkyard_Dog
Junkyard_Dog Dork
1/26/11 5:31 p.m.
Javelin wrote:
Giant Purple Snorklewacker wrote: I love the way those look but I have to think that it is not possible for an 80s turbo car to be more reliable than a Miata. Perhaps you should LS swap it just to be safe.

OMG, LS1 Starquest? In Purple?!?!? I need a minute alone...

Just try not to kill this one too. Your recent record has been less than stellar.

Javelin
Javelin SuperDork
1/26/11 5:32 p.m.

Heh, you're only as good as your last race car, huh?

Teh E36 M3
Teh E36 M3 HalfDork
1/26/11 5:56 p.m.

That dash is pure '80s trontasticness.

Here's one near DC for $1500 http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/cto/2171970405.html

RexSeven
RexSeven Dork
1/26/11 6:02 p.m.

I'd rock that just the way it is, or if I HAD to do an engine swap, I'd go 4G63T. Either way, buying the Conquest would (slightly) make up for you selling the FB.

pres589 wrote: Sounds like something Prince would have driven around to buy cocaine in.

Nickname suggestion: Purple Reign (see what I did there?)

Strike_Zero
Strike_Zero HalfDork
1/26/11 9:08 p.m.

In reply to Teh E36 M3:

OH MY YES . . .

Raze
Raze Dork
1/27/11 6:43 a.m.
Strike_Zero wrote: In reply to Teh E36 M3: GOOD GOD YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

fixed that for you

4cylndrfury
4cylndrfury SuperDork
1/27/11 7:13 a.m.

If you dont buy that car, no one will forgive you...not even Jesus.

92CelicaHalfTrac
92CelicaHalfTrac SuperDork
1/27/11 8:44 a.m.

Just get it.

Starquest > 1.6 Miata.

Giant Purple Snorklewacker
Giant Purple Snorklewacker SuperDork
1/27/11 8:46 a.m.
RexSeven wrote: I'd rock that just the way it is, or if I HAD to do an engine swap, I'd go 4G63T. Either way, buying the Conquest would (slightly) make up for you selling the FB.
pres589 wrote: Sounds like something Prince would have driven around to buy cocaine in.

Nickname suggestion: Purple Reign (see what I did there?)

mblommel
mblommel Reader
1/27/11 8:50 a.m.

In reply to Javelin:

GET IT!!!!!

MA$$hole
MA$$hole New Reader
1/27/11 11:38 a.m.
92CelicaHalfTrac wrote: Just get it. Starquest > 1.6 Miata.

I've driven my Starion only 3 times since I bought it last month & than lost it somewhere under the snow in my driveway. But I agree with this statement after driving a slightly modified NA for 3 years. The Starion has more "cool" factor.

And to the OP "GET IT"

EricM
EricM Dork
1/27/11 11:44 a.m.

it is for this very reason I stopped looking at Craigslist.

Just today I saw a CRX (unmolested) and a 73 Camaro (rust free). I had to turn away, I had to.

I have stopped looking, honest I have......

stealthfighter1
stealthfighter1 Reader
1/27/11 11:48 a.m.

i really enjoy driving my 86 esi-r , it's cool, fun, non-gay jokes car...

MA$$hole
MA$$hole New Reader
1/27/11 11:48 a.m.
EricM wrote: I have stopped looking, honest I have......

I call BS!

I stopped looking too but than I had to help find Granny a car, which didn't help my addiction one bit.

Raze
Raze Dork
1/27/11 12:57 p.m.
EricM wrote: it is for this very reason I stopped looking at Craigslist. Just today I saw a CRX (unmolested) and a 73 Camaro (rust free). I had to turn away, I had to. I have stopped looking, honest I have......

Start helping others find cars, it's even more fun because you don't have to live with the consequences...

Brett_Murphy
Brett_Murphy Reader
1/27/11 1:46 p.m.

It even comes with box flares.

Crap, I want one of those to rallycross in now.

Oh, Dinan E36 M3. There's one for sale in easy driving distance.

http://raleigh.craigslist.org/cto/2175491064.html

poopshovel
poopshovel SuperDork
1/27/11 2:19 p.m.
4cylndrfury wrote: If you dont buy that car, no one will forgive you...not even Jesus.

Pretty much sums it up. I'll gladly volunteer to stand in the nut-kicking line. DEW-EEEEEET!!!

I think the color is called "Durban Maroon," and I've never seen one I think it looks dead sexy on that car. Throw on some gold mesh wheels, crank up "Rasberry Beret" and throw your middle finger out the window, knowing your a berkeleying man, by God. My brother had them in Blue, White, Red, and Black.

littleturquoiseb
littleturquoiseb HalfDork
1/27/11 2:33 p.m.

Can you get it for less? 3200 sounds high no matter what the color is!

http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/cto/2112835606.html 1K

http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/cto/2172318017.html Best offer ... looks the same but diffrent year.

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