Just for Fun

Bjorn Nilson

True Classic
Here is my 93 Ford Probe GT. You Americans may think this is a piece of crap, but in Sweden it is very rare. Upgraded with race cat, headers etc. It just loves to revv.
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I nearly bought a new one in 1989. I think the turbo motor was rated at 140hp but most of the reviews said that had to be very conservative based on the 0 to 60 times they would turn.
 

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So much fun it MUST be illegal!
Technically not in our "stable" anymore, but unusual and classic. 1967 Triumph T120 Bonneville....a 22 year restoration project (life got in the way). I "grew up" on these, so they have a special place in my heart, like X1/9s.

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DanielForest

True Classic
V6 or 4 cylinder?

I have always liked this car and its sister the MX6 which I would love to find a decent one of.
I road tested a Mx6 Mystère when it was new. Found it too big for my taste and end-up with a MX3 Precidia V6. Probe GT, with the same engine than the sportier MX6 got the v6 with 190. A few years later, the trend was to fit that bigger engine in the MX3. I also love to find one in good shape at a right price, but they are popular amongst the kids.
 
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gene cooley

Autocrosser
I had to replace my '97 2500 7.4L Suburban early this year. I found this '16 Yukon XL Denali at a reasonable price at the same dealer (and salesman) that I bought the Suburban from in 2000.
It has a 420hp 6.2L engine, 8 speed trans, gets 14-18mpg towing and has gotten as high as 31mpg on a 50 mile run without the trailer.
Whether we've had a good or bad day with the Fiat, the tow home in this always seems to make the day better.
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Bjorn Nilson

True Classic
V6 or 4 cylinder?

I have always liked this car and its sister the MX6 which I would love to find a decent one of.
The GT is V6. It took me some time to realize that most parts are from Mazda 626/MX6. It is impossible to have the "Ford" parts here in Sweden but there are tons of cheap Mazda 626 parts available as well as aftermarket turbo kits etc.
I bought the car brand new 1994 (it is a 94, not 93 as I wrote earlier), used it as a daily driver until 2001. I refurbished and upgraded it 2016 and brought it back on the roads. Unfortunately my wife doesn't like the X1/9 much but the Probe is accepted for touring on nice summer days.
 
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