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I've had 4 Miatas. I'm done there.
I'm also looking for the right driver quality classic (Ideally 66-70 Chevelle), but we all know the market there so the hunt continues & I can wait out the marker just like the housing nonsense.

I'm looking for suggestions on what convertibles to consider. I want something reliable. It's going to be a summer, spring & fall second car for me right now & park it for winter as I normally have in the past. Thought about just getting a Fiat 124, but thanks to the market, used is almost cost of what they were new so pass.
 

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1. 2003-2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 Convertible.
2. Anything else...
 

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2012-2017 can be had at a reasonable price.
 

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Depends on if you want to drive a house. If I could afford to, I'd drive one of these. But, I can afford to post a picture of one. That's about it, sorry.

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Things are getting a little out of control here lol. Let's keep it under 10 grand. I still want to be able to buy an old muscle car. Be nice if it could turn decent
 

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More realistically, I've always liked the '74-'80 Triumph Spitfire roadsters. A really nice freshly restored one can be had for mid 20k, but there's plenty of drivers for much less, many under 10k. And, from experience, a Chevy 327, Ford 289/early 302 will fit on an engine swap if you get tired of the original 4 banger :)

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5Gen Camaro V6 convertible
 

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I've had 4 Miatas. I'm done there.
I'm also looking for the right driver quality classic (Ideally 66-70 Chevelle), but we all know the market there so the hunt continues & I can wait out the marker just like the housing nonsense.

I'm looking for suggestions on what convertibles to consider. I want something reliable. It's going to be a summer, spring & fall second car for me right now & park it for winter as I normally have in the past. Thought about just getting a Fiat 124, but thanks to the market, used is almost cost of what they were new so pass.
I'm sure you can get a convertible 350z for less than 8 grand, closer to 10k with lower mileage not a bad car in my opinion
 

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4th gen F body convertible
2nd gen DSM convertible
DSM lol junk interior & car itself. I also don't want a project. I want reliable. I've had 4th gen f-bodies already. I'm over it. People selling the LS1 4th gens that are not beat want a small fortune anyway. cars ain't worth it to me
 

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Tbh anything under 10k is going to be a pile of sh!t. And it's going to handle like it too. Reliability just isn't going to be there for the most part. Lots of wrenching. Don't shoot the messenger.
 

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You're looking for what's almost a unicorn. The only cars in the category you are looking at are cars you either don't want or have already had. Shoot, the early Miata's in good shape without a ton of miles on them are approaching $10K now.

Really the last car I can think of that hasn't been mentioned already would be an 86-96 Corvette. You could get a fairly nice one in that price range but it's going to need some work here and there as it's a 20+ year old car.

Can you ride a motorcycle? Honestly, that would be my suggestion with your budget and desires.
 

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Really the last car I can think of that hasn't been mentioned already would be an 86-96 Corvette. You could get a fairly nice one in that price range but it's going to need some work here and there as it's a 20+ year old car.
Even those yrs Corvettes - the ragtops handled like absolute crap. I had one, hated it. Looked cool but was a nightmare if you hit a bump while cornering, or going straight, or in your driveway, or parked lol. The whole car was just so loose without the roof structure and never meant to be a convertible really.
 

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Tbh anything under 10k is going to be a pile of sh!t. And it's going to handle like it too. Reliability just isn't going to be there for the most part. Lots of wrenching. Don't shoot the messenger.
Miata says you are wrong, but go on
 

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That's the ideal number. I can spend more but this is not a baller purchase. I still want to save the big chunk for classic muscle car
 

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Miata says you are wrong, but go on
But Miata's are out. You've had four...what's left for under 10k? Just meant it's going to be slim pickins.
 
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