7 Perfect Project Cars That AREN’T a Miata

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Miata is always the answer, right? Dead wrong! We put together this list of 7 lightweight sports cars and they’re all cheap, plentiful, have a ton of aftermarket support, and most importantly: they’re not Miatas. This is D-List!
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Stephen Maxwell Fuks
Stephen Maxwell Fuks Pred 6 minutami
If you get a dsm, know there's 2 variants of the 4g63, the first two years have the "6 bolt" (because it has 6 bolts connecting the crank and flywheel), the 6 bolt is the one to get as it can handle more power and isn't prone to crankwalk. Also if you're wondering the later engines are known as the 7 bolt. Also I would add to this list the audi a4 b5 (amazing and beautiful car, I have an s4 and I love it, but the a4 is cheaper, still has great potential, and handles better than the s4), the audi tt 225, as well as the 330ci e46, corvette c4, and the mazda rx8 if you want something more interesting, but still pretty practical
B&B Explorations
B&B Explorations Pred uro
I didn't know the Laser would be on here I own 1991 Plymouth Laser RS
Jerzey Boy1995
Jerzey Boy1995 Pred uro
Mine is any 1978 to 1993 Ford f150 4.9 Inline 6. You can get one for $1200 or way less. I found a 1992 with an I6 2wd version in Jersey for $850 with the leaking terrible 4matic Transmission. I talked him down to $700 and drove it 80miles back to Philadelphia. I'm thinking of a 460 big block or a Coyote swap.
Darius Țura
Darius Țura Pred 2 urami
e30
Juan Paramo
Juan Paramo Pred 3 urami
acura integra?
Matthew Goins
Matthew Goins Pred 3 urami
I hope y’all get an AWD version of the talon or eclipse
Luciano Rubio
Luciano Rubio Pred 4 urami
one by one, you mentioned my favorite cars of all time. I think I might have a type....
Elizabeth Edelweiss
Elizabeth Edelweiss Pred 4 urami
Why did you mention the 944, now they are gonna get super expensive!
Dario Santos
Dario Santos Pred 7 urami
James: “Civics gets stolen a lot” Me: *Laughs in EP3* 😂😂😂😂😂
Seon Ramai
Seon Ramai Pred 8 urami
You look sad because you can't name out miata😢😢😢
Broony Saint
Broony Saint Pred 9 urami
So much easier to say, MX-5 but why would ya say either?
Rimantas V
Rimantas V Pred 10 urami
where is an MR2 ?
Rocky Bebb
Rocky Bebb Pred 11 urami
I made a 2nd account to downvote this video twice over your civic is greater than miata bullshit
A Nxmb::.
A Nxmb::. Pred 14 urami
Not car related but I just seen in a TV show called arrested development and man the tears that if I’ve shared from that beautiful acting 🥲
Xero Delacroix
Xero Delacroix Pred 16 urami
As a Porsche guy; "944's are pretty reliable" Ahahahahahahahahahahaha
Jack L
Jack L Pred 17 urami
Where's the mini truck love?
JoJo Saavedra
JoJo Saavedra Pred 17 urami
Nice my little e36 is top lol
Stew P.
Stew P. Pred 17 urami
Now have a guy from Maine do a list!
Tim Sinnott
Tim Sinnott Pred 18 urami
No project cars at the office is a bogus rule. I wish you guys were your own bosses :(
Jacob Taylor
Jacob Taylor Pred 19 urami
Would an e46 be a really good project car as well then?
BlackOppsRage
BlackOppsRage Pred 20 urami
I can't wait until the 944 market gets shot into the roof, yay
Aaron
Aaron Pred 20 urami
When you walk the crrrank, yourrr engine walks the plank, Arrrrr.
drewnashty
drewnashty Pred 22 urami
Haha, this video was awesome
Potowiskey
Potowiskey Pred 22 urami
R56 Mini - the n14 engine keeps them cheap and they are a blast to drive and wrench. Tons of aftermarket options.
Rock girl
Rock girl Pred dnevom
Me: Math can't be controversial. James: Hold my beer. 10>4 = Civic>Miata
Derek Tarman
Derek Tarman Pred dnevom
I recommend either a fiesta st or focus st
Stay Frozty
Stay Frozty Pred dnevom
The z24 cavalier will always be forgotten lol
Rock girl
Rock girl Pred dnevom
Get a 1g DSM with the 6 bolt engine, no crankwalk problem
Billy Winn
Billy Winn Pred dnevom
James looks like he always snorts some smelling salts before jumping in front of the camera.
Nick Campbell
Nick Campbell Pred dnevom
Anyone else notice how he doesn’t seem as happy as he used to in his videos? 🤔
Billy Winn
Billy Winn Pred dnevom
"What if you're 6'3"?" This man gets it.
Roberto Miron
Roberto Miron Pred dnevom
I bought the boost creeps bundle !!!
Brayden Carter
Brayden Carter Pred dnevom
“There is one car I can think of that is to be enjoyed more... and that car is...” *gets a Mitsubishi Eclipse crossover ad
The Drümünkey
The Drümünkey Pred dnevom
I've owned 3 of these... And an NA Miata... I'd still go for a Miata.... Once I got over the hairdresser car thing and bought one for track work, I kicked myself for not diving in sooner...
Tabernacle Isking
Tabernacle Isking Pred dnevom
I’m a little surprised not to see a first gen sn-95 they’re super cheap and come with a 2v 4.6 slow out the box but easy to make powerful plus way more reliable than the other 4.6/5.4
jorge morera
jorge morera Pred dnevom
E36 6cyl, OH yeah baby
Blaze Kapaze
Blaze Kapaze Pred dnevom
Got the worst goosebumps when he whipped out the koki (The black marker, Im from South Africa)
enricogolfen
enricogolfen Pred dnevom
honourable mention: W124 Mercedes OM606 cost sub 10k usually and can be tuned for very little money to 400hp+
Nicholas Parreco
Nicholas Parreco Pred dnevom
No 4th gen F-bodies?
Mr. K
Mr. K Pred dnevom
All jokes aside, I bought a Civic because I knew it would be cheap fun. It's k24 swapped now and a lot of fun
RogueSouth Racing
RogueSouth Racing Pred dnevom
So umm... we gonna address GM's new airbag lawsuit on an episode? 😶 They already killed the "Badge of shame brands"...Saturn...Pontiac..Hummer. Whose next? Cause uh...Ford stopped making cars and umm, Dodge is....Dodge. 🤔 There goes the Holden Malibu lol...
Simple. bruh
Simple. bruh Pred dnevom
>works at car media company >said company has made project cars >"no project cars" >wHY
AK 28
AK 28 Pred dnevom
Volvo V70 R or 850 R 5 cylinder 1997-2008
AK 28
AK 28 Pred dnevom
Or any Volvo R model with the 5 cylinder
Hamsterwheel
Hamsterwheel Pred dnevom
Get a 1g DSM with the 6 bolt engine, no crankwalk problem
olek kapusta
olek kapusta Pred dnevom
the BMW is a big meme in my country for being a cheap sheet box and wierd upgrade it gets
pat tap
pat tap Pred dnevom
The fox body Mercury capri could actually be considered a hunchback. Look it up lol
Karl Deets
Karl Deets Pred dnevom
They totally made a hunchback foxbody! Mercury Capri, American market.
IS 3hunna
IS 3hunna Pred dnevom
Is 3hunna
Delta Charlie Echo
Delta Charlie Echo Pred dnevom
E36 or E46. The best thing to do is get a sedan and keep it low key looking but make them super sleepers. I was able to snag my e46 328i that I'm building for a drift car for $750. I needed to swap the trans out, but I bought it to learn how to do a manual conversion anyway so not a huge deal. The amount of parts for e36 and e46 are ridiculous especially when you're looking at stuff just to get you by while you save for the premium products.
William Stellmon
William Stellmon Pred dnevom
This list better have the MX-6 1. Fox body mustang ..... eeeewwww 2. Talon - fun and fast and cooler then the Miata 3. VW golf - the hot hatch that leaves a mark on heart...it's like ptsd only except with loving and excitement and not traumatic blood soaked nightmares. 4. Civic - uuummmm.......it's like trying to date a milf career stripper that everyone seems to know. You just never know where it's been or what's been done to it. 5. Porsche - you missed out on some cool project car / social media fun. 6. Nissan Z cars.....it's like a multi-grain bagel. 7. BMW Z series....sorry, I just can't commit to wearing sunglasses, driving gloves, and tailgating life.
Byg Katt
Byg Katt Pred dnevom
I love what you did to the Touareg. Kentucky Cobra Has Class
Jareds_ Rcs
Jareds_ Rcs Pred dnevom
I was expecting a mk4 on the list
Steven sales
Steven sales Pred dnevom
I love Mitsubishi Eclipse
rob fracisco
rob fracisco Pred dnevom
Love my MK1 VW GTI. Video in profile..
Braden Archer
Braden Archer Pred dnevom
No love for the Fiero?
CrownKing
CrownKing Pred dnevom
when is the next up to speed i'm waiting been way over a month already!!!!!
KareemAbawi
KareemAbawi Pred dnevom
Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ aren't on this list?? WTF?
Red Striker
Red Striker Pred dnevom
Is it just me, or have been Foxes been disappearing over the past few years?
I Specs I
I Specs I Pred dnevom
Every time I go to the new car auto convention I say to whoever I'm with.. "want to see something funny?" then I sit in the newest Miata with my knees slammed to the dash. I am 6 ft 5 with a 36 inch inseam. edit: I happily drive a mk7 GTI, with the seat not all the way back.
I Specs I
I Specs I Pred dnevom
What do you drive mr bot account?
bocoy noiu
bocoy noiu Pred dnevom
Yeaah crankwalk song
Craig E.
Craig E. Pred dnevom
Wait... Im not the only one who searched youtube for a full version of CrankWalk Trap?
Richard Guevara
Richard Guevara Pred dnevom
I love your guys SLpost channel but honestly, UpStart is trash.
bocoy noiu
bocoy noiu Pred dnevom
98 3.0 Camry is my project car, i know, not that cool but I love it, really wish I could get the TRD supercharger for it
Alex Luuring
Alex Luuring Pred 2 dnevi
NISSAN PRIMERA P10 SR20DE!!!!!
Phillip w
Phillip w Pred 2 dnevi
I was looking at 350z's recently when looking to get a car and those puppies were not cheap
MotoHooked
MotoHooked Pred 2 dnevi
Civic 5th and 6th gen prices are going up in europe specially these in good conditions
Keith Harrington
Keith Harrington Pred 2 dnevi
I've got 200 on the 944 and a place to store it in LA. Let's do this!!!
Tad Meister
Tad Meister Pred 2 dnevi
3000GT > all
jimi lowe
jimi lowe Pred 2 dnevi
Where the fuck is the MR2
Pimpala SS
Pimpala SS Pred 2 dnevi
6:36 Does anyone else hate this sound? It gives me chills lmao.
TheLostBoiT
TheLostBoiT Pred 2 dnevi
Nissan Z31! Stock turbo or NA, and the only difference between the NA and the turbo, is well, the turbo and ECU! Easy 300-400 whp, reliable, and fun as hell
Wor_lds Drifting
Wor_lds Drifting Pred 2 dnevi
M-Miata I-Is A-Always T-The A-Answer
Nathaniel Ivey
Nathaniel Ivey Pred 2 dnevi
what about the Mini Cooper?
No.me.digas
No.me.digas Pred 2 dnevi
You know Miata wins when they make a whole video against it
TheFinalCorey
TheFinalCorey Pred 2 dnevi
I'm so surprised the Volvo 240 wasn't included on here!! Made forever, tanks, a billion possibilities to turn one into an awesome sleeper
Akuhyo
Akuhyo Pred 2 dnevi
why wasn't a 240sx on this list?
Caleb Rocha
Caleb Rocha Pred 2 dnevi
Sorry about the NO PROJECT RULE, James. Bummer
Ben Cheevers
Ben Cheevers Pred 2 dnevi
98 3.0 Camry is my project car, i know, not that cool but I love it, really wish I could get the TRD supercharger for it
justin visser
justin visser Pred 2 dnevi
Yeaah crankwalk song
Vangelis Aretoulis
Vangelis Aretoulis Pred 2 dnevi
When you going to do an up to speed video
Ian King
Ian King Pred 2 dnevi
when he said civic.... I have one of the worst ever made... 7th gen civic, 4-1headers straight pipe with aem intake.. burns oil lol
MrJDude89
MrJDude89 Pred 2 dnevi
Wheres the wrx?
Faded Glyphs
Faded Glyphs Pred 2 dnevi
Did anyone realize that he put a piece of paper that says Dell over the apple logo on his MacBook?
Jason Breuer
Jason Breuer Pred 2 dnevi
The third reason is my schtick, the miata is cool, but I want something with more room
Juppleberry 87
Juppleberry 87 Pred 2 dnevi
E46 cheaper than the e36.
Dealor
Dealor Pred 2 dnevi
Honda crx
XxKAISERxX
XxKAISERxX Pred 2 dnevi
Omg this guy is so funny 😂😂😂😂😂😂 I really love him and I never like comment but when I do is because is worth
Corey Wright
Corey Wright Pred 2 dnevi
i wont buckle up mommy i want a mx5
Hatchbacking
Hatchbacking Pred 2 dnevi
Sorry bruh but no miatas allowed. Carmightyvids: REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
Johny D.pippen
Johny D.pippen Pred 2 dnevi
Can you do BMW X5
xWPxTugg
xWPxTugg Pred 2 dnevi
crankwalk.. lolll these jingles are killing me
jesse ndawg
jesse ndawg Pred 2 dnevi
miatas suck lmao
Jay The Reaper
Jay The Reaper Pred 2 dnevi
Am I the only person who giggles everytime I see the laptops brand
V I B I N G
V I B I N G Pred 2 dnevi
A pretty nice car i got is a 1991 mazda 323 astina its got pop up head lights but its only a 4cyl and fwd but its good looking and it was cheap i got mine for $400
Parker carnes
Parker carnes Pred 2 dnevi
What about the squarebody chevys
Marius Dalen
Marius Dalen Pred 2 dnevi
Yeez cars are cheap in the us.. if you want a 350z in Norway your looking at estimated 25 000 usd for a stock ok version. And they are rare as shit..
matthew sears
matthew sears Pred 2 dnevi
"Everyone loves Miatas"...naw
Nicotine Gaming
Nicotine Gaming Pred 2 dnevi
"10 > 4" -James But I thought there are *eleven* generations of Civic
Terence Kuan
Terence Kuan Pred 2 dnevi
you missed out Volvo 240!
Andris Lielgalvis
Andris Lielgalvis Pred 2 dnevi
If you want to see my civic build and other things i do (im a 13yo quadrupple national speeddown champion of Latvia)please consider going to my instagram page @racer_family_lv i hope James likes it
Nitehart
Nitehart Pred 2 dnevi
Really looking for a 350z. But they're rare here. While you can import one for 2k-3k from japan and pass the import tax for additional 1k, ppl here overpriced em around 35k each. Yea thx I hate ppl in my country
Apple Garry
Apple Garry Pred 2 dnevi
What about a xr6 ford falcon
Argel Aligui
Argel Aligui Pred 2 dnevi
The Crankwalk boi had me 😂😂😂 James you should make a full soundtrack of that 😅😅
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