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Old 03-03-2013, 09:48 AM
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Well it's been a journey but it's finally coming together...
Lets start off with I'm currently 18. When I was 17 I got my rx8, absolutely in love when I got it. It was all stock sunlight silver that I got for $7000. After a week of driving it, the motor went out. This was last August. After a numerous list of problems and a substantial amount if money, my car needed a new motor along with basically a whole new electrical system and clutch. Once I got to November of 2012 my rx8 was finally ready. Even though this car has given me nothing but problems I can't help but love it. At this point the car is basically brand new. I have worked as much as possible on top of being in high school to afford it. Now my rx8 has a RB catback, AP midpipe, revi intake w/duct, ksport coilovers lowered 1.5in, whole appearance package, and a set of enkei lusso rims 18x8 waiting for spring. I just thought I would share my story with you guys and keep in mind I am 18 and in high school, I love this car and have worked so hard for it! I also thought you guys could get a chuckle out of where I work.

So to anybody getting an rx8 and worried about cost, it doesn't matter, this car cost me everything I have but I wouldn't trade it for anything.
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When I first got my rx8 you guys first told me to make sure it doesn't do pizza deliveries. Well it doesn't
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Ding fries are done! Ding fries are done! Yay I work at Burger King!
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LOL good story
+1 on all the hard work.

If you work that hard at school as well you'll go a long way.

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If you work that hard at school as well you'll go a long way.
I do! I am enrolled in college already, majoring in chemistry. I start this fall, going to be a scientist!
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Congrats!
The RX8 club needs more scientists

Try and stay away from the Strip joints ... those killed me the first year.
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Congrats, wish I had that amount of money back in HS to do all of that! My story is similar, have had my 8 for like a few months now, a big chunk of that is it sitting in different Mazda shops for new engine, new clutch, new radiator and some new oil lines.
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Congrats, wish I had that amount of money back in HS to do all of that! My story is similar, have had my 8 for like a few months now, a big chunk of that is it sitting in different Mazda shops for new engine, new clutch, new radiator and some new oil lines.
I know that feeling. But be optimistic, you basically have a brand new car that will last for quite some time. And since everything is new, as far as rx8s go, yours will be reliable.
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Cool story bro...
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