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    Idling - Listen to it purr... LagBlu's Avatar
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    Hello from Germany

    Hi, my name is Christian, 29 and I´m from Germany, geographically pretty centered there.

    I already saw some great cars at mazdaroadster. Nice stuff.

    From 2008-2012 I drove a ´99 1.6 NB in classic red as DD around 140k km.
    Added some mild modifications, exhaust, coilovers and TR lane bar, Laile brace...





    Met many people at meetings and made good friends. Since 2012 a Alfa Romeo 156 is my DD.
    During the last years I never forgot the MX and my desire for an NA grew...

    In April ´17 I found an NA and I knew I had to have him (after several disappointing NA-visits).
    It was an ordinary evening, browsing the web for suitable cars. There it was - a Laguna blue 1.8 S-Special. Bad thing, the car was situated in GB - I thought for a moment and wrote a message to the seller. I couldn´t sleep all night...

    After several messages, calls and visits because of the short-term admission to drive the car from the UK to Germany, we (my dad and I) booked a flight to London. From there we took 3 hours by train and bought the car. Then drove 300 km to Dover and slept there.
    The next day we took the ferry and drove another 700 km at home.
    It was great and I couldn´t believe it.







    At home I took care of the approval for legal road driving the car and did a lot of maintenance work. The Enkei wheels were installed.
    The last months of the season I enjoyed the car and visited some meetings.









    Until March he is in the garage...
    There are plans for the future. In the last months I collected different parts.

    That´s all from me. I hope to have a nice time here.

    Christian

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    Admin / Pit Boss / Miataholic Phatmiata's Avatar
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    willkommen

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    Welcome, Christian!

    Beautiful car, one of my favorite NA colors.

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    5,000 rpm - there be torque here! HarryB's Avatar
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    A lot of European presence here lately! Welcome! Is the car RHD then?

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    Idling - Listen to it purr... LagBlu's Avatar
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    Yes, it´s an RHD car.

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    Good to have you onboard welcome

    My 90 blue with 179k

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    Welcome to MR! Seems you picked up a great car and more importantly found its way to good new home. Can't wait for updates!

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    Idling - Listen to it purr... NicolasN's Avatar
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    welcome mate!
    there are tons of informations here so you ll have to save up some time!
    Cheers

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    Welcome to the forum, good place to learn stuff or get help from folks. love the Laguna Blue and sounds like you did something similar to me when I went to buy The Rooster, I flew from Nashville to FT. Worth/ Dallas and drove over 700 miles (1138 km) back home. But not as nice a drive as you had of course UK to Germany - how cool is that.

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    Welcome to the forum bud

    RPF1's reign supreme!!
    You want a good car. I want a good miata.

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    Welcome Christian! I see tour new NA has right-hand steering. Is this something common in Germany?


    "No bueno..." Mrs. Phatmiata

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    Idling - Listen to it purr... LagBlu's Avatar
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    @ TNRooster3

    Thank you
    It was a really nice drive and I would love to make this again.
    There is a special feeling in this adventure. 2 days and 5 countries, UK-France-Belgium-Netherlands and Germany.
    Your drive sounds nice, too. Would love to drive in a Miata through your country.

    @ — DarylSibcy —

    Love the RPF1´s.

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    Idling - Listen to it purr... LagBlu's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent☣Orange View Post
    Welcome Christian! I see tour new NA has right-hand steering. Is this something common in Germany?
    Thank you!
    There aren´t many Eunos cars here in Germany. Right hand steering isn´t something common here but over the last years there are many rhd cars like Skyline and Supra.

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    Welcome!

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