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Old 11-08-2015, 10:27 PM
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100% stock except for tint.
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Bob seems more of a purist considering how clean his s2k is.. I on the other hand would mod the shit out of it.
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100% stock except for tint.
Just ribbing you guys..
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Congrats Bob - you keeping that in the garage all Winter then? I would be afraid to put it in storage after just buying it! Plus you want to go out and stand around and just look at it on occasion.

Speaking of your garage - it looks like you could stand to do a little organizing there
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Bob seems more of a purist considering how clean his s2k is.. I on the other hand would mod the shit out of it.
it had SSRs and an exhaust... dunno about suspension though...
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Damnnn son!

Bob's thought every time he walks into his garage/driveway... "what car shall i give the pleasure to drive today..."

Congrats & enjoy!!
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Just ribbing you guys..
Lol ok I thought you were being serious for a sec. As you can see I modded the shit out of mine.
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Congrats Bob! Thanks for sharing the story.
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Congrats Bob, sounds great!
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:36 AM
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Someone will end up buying it at that price! It is crazy how much people are willing to pay for an s2000 now
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Old 11-09-2015, 09:43 AM
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$25K..



Usually dealerships start high and settle a bit. Someone will definitely bite at some point. Too clean not to.

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Lol ok I thought you were being serious for a sec. As you can see I modded the shit out of mine.
Want to sell it?

I had a neighbor many years ago who had a 92 NSX. He let it sit outside all day, rotors rusted over, clear coat peeling, dash and seats drying out. I felt really bad for it. I almost wanted to offer him some coin so I could treat her right. Always regret not doing so.. Poor NSX.
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Thats because his lambos and RDX Elite were inside the garage. Something had to give.

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$25K..



Usually dealerships start high and settle a bit. Someone will definitely bite at some point. Too clean not to.



Want to sell it?

I had a neighbor many years ago who had a 92 NSX. He let it sit outside all day, rotors rusted over, clear coat peeling, dash and seats drying out. I felt really bad for it. I almost wanted to offer him some coin so I could treat her right. Always regret not doing so.. Poor NSX.
Never! Lol I'm keeping mine life.
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Old 11-09-2015, 10:06 AM
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Old 11-09-2015, 10:26 AM
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25k for the S2000 is nuts. Bob what did they give you for trade in on the S2K if you don't mind me asking?
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I wish them luck. I paid about $1k for driving it for seven years, so I don't feel bad.
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25k for the S2000 is nuts. Bob what did they give you for trade in on the S2K if you don't mind me asking?
+1... i'm eager to see if they are trying to just flip the thing for $10k profit...
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Congrats Bob!
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+1... i'm eager to see if they are trying to just flip the thing for $10k profit...
I wouldn't put it past them.
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When I traded the TL, the dealership listed it 2.5x my trade. Eventually made it to another dealership, who made $1500 on it after 30 days. It'll come down, still fun to see the first listing.
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By the way congrats on the NSX - She is gorgeous!!! The perfect stock NSX!
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Originally Posted by KaMLuNg View Post
it had SSRs and an exhaust... dunno about suspension though...
My S2000 only had wheels and exhaust, better speakers, and a Bluetooth head unit. Other than that, it was as its makers intended.

In fact, I am shipping the dealer the stock wheels and exhaust so the car will be stock at the time of sale, and they'll be shipping my SSR GT1s back.

PS: $25k is almost $10k more than I bought the car for.
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I got goosebumps reading this, what an amazing experience and feeling it must have been. I love reading people's purchase stories, maybe because I'm living vicariously through them haha.


The NSX looked the best when it had the pop-ups, and with those wheels and that color....perfect! Congratulations, and glad it won't end up a garage queen.
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In fact, I am shipping the dealer the stock wheels and exhaust so the car will be stock at the time of sale, and they'll be shipping my SSR GT1s back.
if they would have fit my car, i would have just bought the wheels from you...
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The NSX looked the best when it had the pop-ups..
Although the same can't be said for the Vette.. close 'em! close 'em!
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PS: $25k is almost $10k more than I bought the car for.
You got a steal of a deal..
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You got a steal of a deal..
That's about what they were going for then, and I bought BEFORE the recession . It was 11.9k miles when I bought it. The S2000 has gone through a tremendous appreciation in value the last year, a lot like the NSX, though not to the same extent.
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Indeed.. I'm sure enthusiast were banking on HomoCo to come out with next gen of track fighters back then..

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Vagon and NSX.

Congrats, man.
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Great story. I read it pretending it was me. I'd suggest an NSX-R spoiler, I feel it really sets off the rear.
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Great story. I read it pretending it was me. I'd suggest an NSX-R spoiler, I feel it really sets off the rear.
on a completely stock nsx it doesn't look right to me.
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I leave AZine for a few weeks and this happens! Nice pickup! What are the future plans? Keeping stock? Light mods? Widebody? LOL
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^^^
Oh yes. It happened.

I still can't believe I actually did it.

PS--If work allows, I may be going to the Pittsburgh area this Sunday for the Acura NSX tour, in the NSX. That's another 300 mile trip in one day....2 hours/150 miles there and back, and also working beforehand....another long day. It'll be worth it, though, as it'll be cool to see the new one in person. Even so, I like my new-to-me slice of old-school.
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Oh yes. It happened.

I still can't believe I actually did it.

PS--If work allows, I may be going to the Pittsburgh area this Sunday for the Acura NSX tour, in the NSX. That's another 300 mile trip in one day....2 hours/150 miles there and back, and also working beforehand....another long day. It'll be worth it, though, as it'll be cool to see the new one in person. Even so, I like my new-to-me slice of old-school.
Do you know any other stops on the tour. There's 2 in Jacksonville Florida at a dealer right now. My friends sent me pics.
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Next few dates are:

Chevy Chase Acura in MD on Friday at 6pm--that's reasonably close to you, diddy.
Limerick Acura, Limerick, PA (Philly area), Saturday, time TBA
Smail Acura, Greensburg, PA (Pittsburgh area), Sunday, time TBA--that's the one I hope I can attend.

It looks like they are working their way west, I hope that they will be at one of the four Acura dealers in the NE Ohio area, so I don't have to drive as far.
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Oh yes. It happened.

I still can't believe I actually did it.

PS--If work allows, I may be going to the Pittsburgh area this Sunday for the Acura NSX tour, in the NSX. That's another 300 mile trip in one day....2 hours/150 miles there and back, and also working beforehand....another long day. It'll be worth it, though, as it'll be cool to see the new one in person. Even so, I like my new-to-me slice of old-school.
What are the future plans for the car?
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Any mods you're looking to do to it eventually?
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The most urgent need is an audio upgrade. I'm upgrading the radio with the Willman electronics stock-looking system. That way, I use the stock Bose amps and gain BT for handsfree/music streaming, and the potential for XM radio, though I can always just use the XM app on my iPhone and stream it.

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I could add a more modern head unit, but that'd require cutting into the stock center console, or sourcing a replacement from SOS. Not interested.

Maybe I'll get wheels eventually. I'm really happy with the look right now, honestly.

That's really about it. The engine sound is so wonderful I don't think there's a need for exhaust, and I like the power output as is, so no NA mods or supercharger. When I feel like I need more power, there's always the V wagon.
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I could barely sleep, it was like being a kid at Christmas!
Crikey, gotta hit this sub-forum more often - congrats and great color choice!

I should have pulled the trigger a few years ago before the recent run-up in appreciation.
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