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I don't know whats wrong with me. I miss my classic.


I don't know what it is. I think I miss the simplicity of my classic, no options, just a leather wrapped steering wheel and shifter. I had a G3 header, PR CAI, Remus 2.25 exhaust, JWT s3 cams, and a JWT clutch in that little car. It's all gone now, though. All gone.

Now I am totally happy with my '98 and I love the car....but sometimes it feels like it's lost the magic or something. I don't know. I am just having memories of the July '99 huge SE-R meet at Englishtown, NJ, back when I had my '91. Those were the days.....Kieran's recent post about Englishtown on Saturday revived those memories.

Oh well. If I make some $$ soon, alot actually, I'll go and get another classic. I sold mine last fall.

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1991 Sentra SE-R w/ HS header, PR CAI, Remus 2.25" exhaust, JWT s3 cams, JWT PP, Courtesy STB, $tillen Body-kit, 16" Enkei RSE's w/ Falken 205/45's, 140,000 miles........sold last September for $4,800

 

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Longing for the 2 doors
...tired of feeling like a family man
. Just kidding. I miss my 86 Suzuki Samurai all the time. Yea not the best thing in the world but it was great espcialy around town and in the woods. Low gear, had some torque, but couldnt do crap on the highway. Softtop so easy to take off less than a min, 2 if i folded it somewhat neatly.

First car perchance? You always miss them

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Aztec Red, Automatic, POP, STB, OEC battery tie down, AD22VF's, Pirelli P4000's

 

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Actually, 3rd car believe it or not


My cars:

1. 1981 Honda Civic wagon (LOL, still sitting up the road from my house at a garage)

2. 1993 Sentra XE

3. 1991 Sentra SE-R

4. 1998 Sentra SE (current car)


That civic was pretty fun though. Slow as hell, 5 speed, about 80 horsepower, but I was only 16 when I had it and it did the job. I remember driving it everyday during one summer just to go fishing. Man what great times.....
 

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haha I had an 81 civic wagon in high school.. from about 16 to 18. I LOVED that car, beat the piss out of it and it never once complained. Then my first thanksgiving home from college I ran into some dude while reaching for a tape off the passenger footwell
went to tijuana after that haha

I'll always miss that car.



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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Storm88000:

Oh well. If I make some $$ soon, alot actually, I'll go and get another classic. I sold mine last fall.

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I hear there is a nice white classic in Trexlertown.



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I am always debating in my mind to get a new car. I go drive them and then get back in my classic and I drive away grinning ear to ear. I bought mine in late 91 and have been driving it every day since. I remember awaiting the all new 200sx SE-R for 1995 with great anticipation and then I drove one. I just could not trade my nice independent suspension for that rear semi-link trailing beam set up. And personally I think they tried to appeal to a younger crowd in it's appearance (no offence 200sx drivers, they are still a great car). I could not warm up to that car compared to the classic. Then the all new 2000 SE Sentra comes out. Nice car. Almost did the trade (but it still has the trailing beam suspension), then heard rumours of a SE-R variant in a year. So now I am waiting.

Sounds like a great car...but the price. I know overall it is a good value in V-spec form, but you still have that trailing beam suspension. And the price will be 100% higher than what I paid or my SE-R in 1991! 100%! Plus I have to haul around loads of standard safety equipment, power everything...I agree, I love the simplicity of the classic. It just can't be beat.

In the time I have driven everything from the all New Celica's, 240sx's ( new a few years back), Z32 Z's, Z28's, Probe GT's, Mustang GT's, you name it..I just cannot seem to get rid of my Classic.

I too read and hear about those who have gotten rid of thier classic and really miss it.... So I feel so proud and lucky I still have mine. Another plus, I have not had a car payment in many, many years! I have been told that is anti-american. Isn't that funny? Cheers to the Classic! Now going on ten years of ownership.

This SE-R was not my 1st car either, by far. I was 26yo when I bought my classic.

My cars were as follows...

1973 Chrysler New Yorker (440 Magnum engine, this car was a gift)

1978 Olds Delta 88 Royale Coupe (350 v8, won this car in a bet- and strangely one of my favorite cars, other than the SE-R)

1963 Chrysler New Yorker (Classic with push button auto transmission. I inheirited this car from my grandfather)

1981 Datsun 310GX 5speed (1st car I financed)

1986 Nissan Pulsar NX 5speed (slow, but a great dependable car, 2nd car I financed)

1991 Nissan Sentra SE-R
(need I say more?)


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Web-page http://community.webtv.net/SentraSE-Rman/My1991ClassicSentra/

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Yeah...the more stuff I add on my Classic, the more I'm starting to like it
Since we're talking about cars, here are mine so far(in the order of which I owned first):
1)1979 Z-28
2)1986 IROC-Z28(lots of mods to that car!)
3)1992 5.0L Mustang "Notchback"(even MORE mods...

4)1995 Probe GT
5)1993 Classic SE-R
You could say that I have an affinity for power

The funny thing is-Notice how my "Cylinder count" has decreased over the years? I think I'm due for another V-8 at some point
 

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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Scarpa:
haha I had an 81 civic wagon in high school.. from about 16 to 18. I LOVED that car, beat the piss out of it and it never once complained.
I'll always miss that car.
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Ahhhhhh....what a coincidence. Mine was '81 Civic Wagon, silver, 5 speed, with 75,000 miles when I got it. It was my parents family car until I turned 16 (in 1996)......

It was also the first car I learned to drive 5 speed on, the first car that broke down on me while driving, etc.....

Something happened with the fuel tank, which is why it doesn't run today. The little car sat in my driveway from about 1993 until 1996, where it was fixed up since I got my drivers license. It's been sitting about 2 miles from my house at a huge car garage among other lost souls since September 1997 (yes, 4 years ago!)

I did however go back about a year ago and start it up, let it run, but didn't drive it.

Poor little honda




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Hotshot G3 Header, Hotshot CAI, JWT s4 Cams, KYB AGXs, Eibach Sportlines, Courtesy F&R STB's, ES Mounts, MOMO Shifter, Nis-Knacks chrome projector headlights and clear corners, 205/50/15 Pirelli P700Z's on SE-R wheels, 205/40/17 Kuhmos on 17" Borbet Type S's for the summer

15.454 @ 88mph at Englishtown, NJ - with the $hitty stock cams, 14's this season
 

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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by 91ClassicSE-R:
I am always debating in my mind to get a new car. I go drive them and then get back in my classic and I drive away grinning ear to ear. </font>

Right. I think I miss the simple car. And to tell you the truth, I think my classic is still faster that my 98 (see mods below). But thats probably due to the higher redline since I have no JWT ECU yet.

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Jordan White (Stormy)
'98 Sentra SE(R)
Hotshot G3 Header, Hotshot CAI, JWT s4 Cams, KYB AGXs, Eibach Sportlines, Courtesy F&R STB's, ES Mounts, MOMO Shifter, Nis-Knacks chrome projector headlights and clear corners, 205/50/15 Pirelli P700Z's on SE-R wheels, 205/40/17 Kuhmos on 17" Borbet Type S's for the summer

15.454 @ 88mph at Englishtown, NJ - with the $hitty stock cams, 14's this season
 

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lol... lotsa old Honda Civic owners here! My "1st" car was an '85 Civic Sedan with the Hondamatic transmission. I drove it from March '99 (when I turned 16) until last August (tranny went
). Strangely enough, I had a handful of wins with her... I beat a riced-out Impulse, a bunch of hicks in a Chev. halfton and almost burnt an Integra. I really miss it...

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I guess I'll join in-

1. 1976 Chevy Nova (262 V8)
2. 1969 Pontiac GTO Convertible (400 V8)
3. 1979 Pontiac Catalina (301 V8)
4. 1985 GMC 2WD S15 Pickup (2.8 V6)
5. 1968 Porsche 911 (41K miles)
6. 1994 Nissan SE-R (1st new car)
7. 2000 GMC Sierra 4WD
8. 1957 Willy's CJ3B

I currently own the last 3.
 

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My first car was a 81 Jaguar XJ6 in 97 (was my parents car but they lent it to me for 6 months wile the insurance ran out) don't miss that car... one problem after another on it, still sit's in my garage with 2 bent valves.
 
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this is amazing, weve got just about every generation on this forum, i thought that i was gonna be the youngest (18 at the end of the month).

well on topic... i first had a '92toyota corolla - hated it. i was driving home from work one day and it broke down in the middle of an intersection. my cousin has it now.

i got my dad to teach me to drive stick in his se, right now im driving a '93 mazda 323, its actually kinda quick, but the gas milage is horrible.

soon, im hoping to find a classic se-r. from what everyone says, it should feel better than my dads '00 se, which im in love with. i think the simplicity of it is a great thing. i drove around without a radio for 6 months. didnt bother me, but my friends hated it.
 

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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by 91ClassicSE-R:
I remember awaiting the all new 200sx SE-R for 1995 with great anticipation and then I drove one. I just could not trade my nice independent suspension for that rear semi-link trailing beam set up.
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It has been my personal experience that the IRS on the Classic is less stable than the multi-link beam of the 200SX on a road course. I have chased down two classics around the track with AGXs/GC and they have a tendency to oversteer when they go deep into the corner before turning in. With the 200SX you can go very deep and oversteering is simply not possible. There are Mustangs on the track that kicked my ass with their solid rear axle.


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Slow 1996 G20 (AGXs/G20t springs, K&N drop in filter)
 

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Right there is your explaination on why you are beating them Naji. If they are turning in late, deep in the corner, they arent driving well. Or the fastest line. And you also stated one of the big downfalls to the b14's rear suspension. No oversteer, which can also be interperted to mean understeer. Oversteer is bad, understeer is bad, the IRS is a little more neutral than the multi link. There isnt anything wrong with the b14 suspension actualy, just a little more forgiving on the inexperienced driver, since it has a slight understeer. You back off the trottle and you are fine which is safe. You can even find nissan saying that about that setup. The IRS on the classic, when you let off the throttle you end up with a tad bit of oversteer, which i have experienced on a regular road, which can be a bit unnerving to someone that doesnt know how to controll it. Properaly tuned both are equaly good. Dont want to start a war between the two tho.
 

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<font face="Verdana, Arial" size="2">Originally posted by Storm88000:
I don't know whats wrong with me. I miss my classic.


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Damn you Jordan! You got me thinking you bastard. Here i am readin emails happy as a clown, then you write up your little sob story about your car....and it gets me thinking back to the days of my last car...my 1992 4 speed slow as **** Toyota tercel. It was ugly, it was slow, it smelled, and its a girly car. But my god will i miss that bitch. We loved that car, didn't we. We beat the piss out of that thing. Hey Jordan, rememebr when you rear-ended me with your classic at that stop sign by Flurers hotel?!?! I'd still be driving it today probably, if i hadnt blown the engine racing our buddys 92 prelude si! i had him through 2 of my 4 gears!!!!


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