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Old 02-17-2017, 02:31 PM
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CA Buying an RX-8 (on Craigslist)

Hello all!

I am looking to buy an RX-8 (The newbie stickie hasn't dissuaded me and I still want to be part of the club) and I saw this one on Craiglist (https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/5978576408.html).

I think the 9500 price tag may be a little steep. What are your thoughts on price and the proclaimed quality of the car?

Also, if anyone is selling a R2/R3 RX8 in the CA (preferrably SoCal) area, please reply/point me to your listing.

Cheers,
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Auto, sucks.
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Old 02-19-2017, 02:56 AM
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@ritual quite the succinct reply - thanks.
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Auto's suck. Skip it and get a manual. You're gonna hate yourself if you don't.
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Originally Posted by solaremperor View Post
Hello all!

I am looking to buy an RX-8 (The newbie stickie hasn't dissuaded me and I still want to be part of the club) and I saw this one on Craiglist (https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/cto/5978576408.html).

I think the 9500 price tag may be a little steep. What are your thoughts on price and the proclaimed quality of the car?

Also, if anyone is selling a R2/R3 RX8 in the CA (preferrably SoCal) area, please reply/point me to your listing.

Cheers,
S
You could check on KBB if that price is in the range, but I would think so. Contrary to the helpful posts above, I like my AT - each his own. Looks like a nice looking R3. You probably get one more advice from many members - do a compression check.
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Old 02-19-2017, 01:25 PM
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Price is a little up there. $7500 would be more like it, especially considering it an automatic. I would wait and find a seller that's a little more negotiable on price and one that has a manual transmission.

If you're dead set on that one, look over the paperwork he has and go halves with him on a compression test. Its a must at his firm asking price. Also, research others in your area in similar condition, miles, and equipment to make a better determination on the price you want to pay.
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