Top 10 Budget Coupe under RM30,000

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yeah well

DIY guys like izso, loves grease, engine oil and dirt. i bet he would totally wet his hands with lubricant and work on the car. thats what labour of love is!!

im sure he would buy the cheaper car and use his own labour time, to compensate for the monetary differences, where he can go makan seafood other time, hahahah
Woah hold up there, I don't love grease, engine oil or dirt! I just enjoy the satisfaction of a completed project that I completed with my own two hands. I wear gloves and have a mechanic overall to avoid getting dirty!

And I hate rust. I had to use this chemical rust convertor to fix the bits on my car, then sandpaper it, then anti-rust it and paint on top of it. Damn a lotta work. But anyway, among the 10 car list, I'd stick with the Putra since I'm comfortable with the 4G93 layout and 2.2L babeahhhh.. *cough cough*
 

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well judging from your brake draining pictures, i assumed so , sorry!!

your a mitsubishi guy arent u? i had a 4g93 sohc lancer max before, it was fun, it was my first car!
 

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Kinda impossible to get an AE86 at the price of 30K, at least 45K and above nowadays. Same goes for the RX-7 FC3S.
 

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Kinda impossible to get an AE86 at the price of 30K, at least 45K and above nowadays. Same goes for the RX-7 FC3S.
Supra, thought I shown u the link to the 32k fc3s, I'm sure that price can nego down a bit, and I did suggest a whole range of corolla te coupe to ae86, so the range is wide and not specific,u guys got mislead by the pics, that's why must read the whole thing
 

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unless u have ur own workshop and loves doing automotive engineering, getting one of these cars is not really viable for cost saving. Expect to pay double for restoration to make the car decent. -- 0.2c...
 

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That's the thing, cost of buying doesn't neccesary means u can get a roadworthy car, sometimes ur lucky, the car was properly maintained by the previous owner, some of them are ticking time bombs, even though visually they look ok, I think te putra is the safest choice coming from abundant spare part made by proton, the rest depends how deep u wanna go
 

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woot woot... my silly number 2....
 

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how much you bought your silly for, was it around 30k?
 

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yup.. bought at 30k..
 

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U are living proof that u can buy a celica for that price lol
 

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yeah man.... but depends on condition bro... mine need a major rebuild....:nurse:
 

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But least u get the car to run the way u want it, the engine u want and so forth
 

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yeah... a deep burn n my pocket and wallet... but well... now in the process to transplant another engine.... the current one is toast...
 

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yeah... a deep burn n my pocket and wallet... but well... now in the process to transplant another engine.... the current one is toast...
i can understand the perils of doing that, because not everyone has gone thru this in life.

when restoring my honda, i spent over 40k from own pocket minus the purchase of the car, to get things running, i could have bought myself a house for it. but then again, life is short, you can only get involved i this only once. a great learning process i must say!
 

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i will say.. people that love cars... love them for more then they love themselves.. hehehehe....
 

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My Mazda coupe cabriolet..B8 Engine..RM30k too..this year's the 12th year with the car and still loving it :driver:
 
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share some pics!! mazda coupe carbiolet, is this a rx-7 fc3s cabrio?
 

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mazda mx5 miata, perhaps?

but, it's quite impossible to find it under RM30k...
 
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coupe not equals convertible, haha, will write that up soon, i think mx-5 is 40-50k range!
 

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share some pics!! mazda coupe carbiolet, is this a rx-7 fc3s cabrio?
Nope..not rx7

mazda mx5 miata, perhaps?
Not Miata

but, it's quite impossible to find it under RM30k...
coupe not equals convertible, haha, will write that up soon, i think mx-5 is 40-50k range!
I already posted the pics but it didnt show up...how come? Anyway the picture is in my website banner F Tuned Racing and i oso advertise at Mazda 323 Cabriolet B8 Turbo - Cars for sale Kuala Lumpur - Mudah.my
 

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ahh freakin rare car, well, i can do justice when i write about carbios the next 1 or 2 weeks from now, should ur car is not sold yet. why do u wanna sell it anyways?
 

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ahh freakin rare car, well, i can do justice when i write about carbios the next 1 or 2 weeks from now, should ur car is not sold yet. why do u wanna sell it anyways?
It's rare, but so far i've seen 4-5 of this car in KL but with standard bodykit...my gf's brother just bought a blue color one...on selling my car, just wanna test market lor..hehe..if no buyer will keep it. :)
 

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keep lah.. kereta lawa tu... sell it only if you need the money....
 

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i agree with alan, u dont always get the car u want! lol

one of my friend only collects rare cars in malaysia!

1/5 mercedes 170 sedan
1/2 austin 8 tourer
1/1 mercedes-benz 560 sec amg (imported by sultan of kedah)

hahah, well, i think u should keep ur mazda cos it would be 1/5 in the future!