Anyone see that blue R3 in Burlington? - RX8Club.com

Go Back  RX8Club.com > Regional Forums > NW RX-8 Forum
Reload this Page >

Anyone see that blue R3 in Burlington?

Notices
NW RX-8 Forum Serving WA, OR, ID, AK

Anyone see that blue R3 in Burlington?

Old 04-20-2015, 02:25 PM
  #1  
Registered
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 44
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Anyone see that blue R3 in Burlington?

It was listed on cars.com last week at Karmart. Well, I bought it!

2010, Aurora Blue, 40k miles and it's in fantastic shape. It's unbelievable how much sharper it feels than the '05 WWP I sold back to the previous owner. This morning while doing errands to take care of title and stuff, I drove the cars back to back. It almost feels like a different car in some ways.

Anyway, I'd still like to meet more owners in the area. I'm in Duvall, but work in Redmond. With the weather getting nice again, we should plan some meets!
alexg is offline  
Old 04-20-2015, 09:54 PM
  #2  
09S2R3
 
ZoomEricZoom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Kirkland, WA
Posts: 184
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Hey Alex!

I just bought an R3 as well... It's a 2009 Velocity Red... I live in Kirkland, so maybe I'll see you around!

Also, I've only seen 2 other R3's around... A Red one in Kirkland (Not mine), and a Blue one in the Redmond/Kirkland area (Which I assume is not yours).

Last edited by ZoomEricZoom; 04-20-2015 at 09:56 PM.
ZoomEricZoom is offline  
Old 04-21-2015, 11:03 AM
  #3  
Registered
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 44
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by ZoomEricZoom View Post
Hey Alex!

I just bought an R3 as well... It's a 2009 Velocity Red... I live in Kirkland, so maybe I'll see you around!

Also, I've only seen 2 other R3's around... A Red one in Kirkland (Not mine), and a Blue one in the Redmond/Kirkland area (Which I assume is not yours).
Hey, Eric! If it was in the last few days it could have been me. What's amazing is this is the first R3 I've seen in person... ever! I'll keep an eye out for your red one. If you pass by, do a peace sign out the window
alexg is offline  
Old 04-21-2015, 12:11 PM
  #4  
Official Post Whore
iTrader: (2)
 
pdxhak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Portland,OR
Posts: 10,459
Thanked 26 Times in 22 Posts
Congrats to both of you purchasing R3s
pdxhak is offline  
Old 04-22-2015, 04:11 PM
  #5  
09S2R3
 
ZoomEricZoom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Kirkland, WA
Posts: 184
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mind posting some pictures for us Alex?
ZoomEricZoom is offline  
Old 04-23-2015, 10:12 AM
  #6  
Verbose SuperMod
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Pacific Northwest
Posts: 16,683
Thanks: 0
Thanked 136 Times in 75 Posts
I'd be the "WWP Prior owner"

Flying out tonight to get it.
RIWWP is offline  
Old 04-23-2015, 02:36 PM
  #7  
Registered
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 44
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by RIWWP View Post
I'd be the "WWP Prior owner"

Flying out tonight to get it.
Looking forward to seeing you again in person!
alexg is offline  
Old 04-23-2015, 02:39 PM
  #8  
Registered
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 44
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I don't have many pics just yet, but here's one I snapped on the way out this morning:

alexg is offline  
Old 04-23-2015, 02:41 PM
  #9  
Registered
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 44
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
And here are the spark plugs I pulled out of it the first day I had it. The car had a check engine light that I used as a negotiation tactic to lower the price. The CEL is gone now and she runs like a champ with the BHR ignition kit and new plugs


alexg is offline  
Old 04-23-2015, 06:00 PM
  #10  
09S2R3
 
ZoomEricZoom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Kirkland, WA
Posts: 184
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
That thing is a beauty! Looking forward to maybe seeing you around.
ZoomEricZoom is offline  
Old 04-29-2015, 03:28 AM
  #11  
New Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I also have an R3 (Red 2011), but am in Sammamish. I go to Kirkland to get my oil changed at Lee Johnson though, so maybe you saw me there.
nate.the.great is offline  
Old 05-04-2015, 01:40 AM
  #12  
Rotary noob
 
EpikYummeh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Kenmore, WA
Posts: 111
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Welcome welcome! Join us in the RX Northwest Facebook page as well if you want to be part of a more active community in the area.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/rx8nw/
EpikYummeh is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
DarkBrew
Canada Forum
644
08-31-2018 03:31 PM
Rocketman1956
Canada Forum
40
08-03-2015 10:58 AM
DarkBrew
Canada Forum
8
01-06-2006 09:43 PM
halfon
Canada Forum
23
08-01-2003 01:47 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:
You have already rated this thread Rating: Thread Rating: 0 votes,  average.

Quick Reply: Anyone see that blue R3 in Burlington?


Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

© 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.