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Old 06-07-13, 11:05 AM   #46
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1997 RSP/black interior with 2JZ-GTE and v160 swap.
There is actually one for sale at the moment except with a R154.. If i had the money I would swoop it so quick.
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Old 06-09-13, 09:51 AM   #47
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There's one here for sale locally but he's asking wayyyyyyyy to much.
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It's interesting that no one (well at least from what I've seen) posted the rare Shadow Rose Quartz/3K7 that was produced in fewer numbers than RSP that everyone knows about or goes after. SRQ also came factory with two toned OEM black & tan interior.It also was the only color offered with black factory wheels or chrome option. I was lucky enough to find one yesterday in Orlando, FL. in MINT condition
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It's interesting that no one (well at least from what I've seen) posted the rare Shadow Rose Quartz/3K7 that was produced in fewer numbers than RSP that everyone knows about or goes after. SRQ also came factory with two toned OEM black & tan interior.It also was the only color offered with black factory wheels or chrome option. I was lucky enough to find one yesterday in Orlando, FL. in MINT condition
RSP and SRQ Offerd the same year 97-98
RSP also came with factory black /tan combo option

Black wheels from factory? That i never heard of or seen if they look like the stockers that be interesting.
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It's interesting that no one (well at least from what I've seen) posted the rare Shadow Rose Quartz/3K7 that was produced in fewer numbers than RSP that everyone knows about or goes after. SRQ also came factory with two toned OEM black & tan interior.It also was the only color offered with black factory wheels or chrome option. I was lucky enough to find one yesterday in Orlando, FL. in MINT condition
No pics. Suspect. Post up.....
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It's interesting that no one (well at least from what I've seen) posted the rare Shadow Rose Quartz/3K7 that was produced in fewer numbers than RSP that everyone knows about or goes after. SRQ also came factory with two toned OEM black & tan interior.It also was the only color offered with black factory wheels or chrome option. I was lucky enough to find one yesterday in Orlando, FL. in MINT condition
I love that color! Do you have any pics? I've never seen the black wheels before.
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My new rare 97 SC300 Shadow Rose Quartz Couldn't post pics from phone...just got computer access
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My new rare 97 SC300 Shadow Rose Quartz Couldn't post pics from phone...just got computer access
That was for sale here in Orlando forever how much did you end up getting it for?
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No pics. Suspect. Post up.....
Suspect? Lol no reason to lie...pics are up on here and my personal thread. This isn't Club Honda where they lie & say they have a 3000hp civic
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That was for sale here in Orlando forever how much did you end up getting it for?
$3,050 lol...guy doesn't know about these cars, he is a BMW guy
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$3,050 lol...guy doesn't know about these cars, he is a BMW guy
Lol you thief. I knew someone was gonna steal that thing. Congrats on your luck.
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Lol you thief. I knew someone was gonna steal that thing. Congrats on your luck.
Lol just my luck from searching for a emerald 97 SC3...it truly was a steal & thanks
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Interesting wheels man lol what you plan to do with them and this SC? i liked your white one
That tan/black interior combo is looking good i need to paint mine like that
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I would have to agree with you on that one sir!!
except more like My 1995 Rennaisance Red 5 Speed SC300

My Fav is 1995 because it has a lot of the little updates and none of the odb2 nonsense. I'll install some 97 parts when I get around to it..

And 1JZ the First SC ever in the US was a SC400 in 1992, the sc3 was released a little later same year
Yep, OBD2 crap kicked in 96+ and so did VVTi on the 2JZ. I don't know how I truly feel about the VVTi, but I don't admire it just like with OBD2. Love the sniffer test at the emissions testings.
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Really any factory 5 speed SC300 is considered rare/desireable/will fetch a premium.

I consider my 1992 SC300/5 speed to be a very rare breed. I'd rate it a solid #2, no plus or minus on the collector car scale, it wears 100% of its factory paint, has never been hit, the interior is immaculate, yes that is original leather and carpets, everything on this car works, and it runs like a swiss watch with 67k on the clock.

I personally love the pearl white/ivory interior combo. Only changes from stock are the wheels and I changed all the badges from gold to chrome. Under the hood its 100% stock.









I've owned a bunch of newer cars, but in terms of condition this car is by far the nicest thing I've ever owned. While I appreciate the condition of my SC, what really draws me to this car is the timeless design. The lines on this car just really speak to me, it was a unique design 21 years ago, and IMO it still stands the test of time, with the right wheels these cars are an ageless beauty. Perhaps because Lexus never evolved the design into the next generation, it was a one and done deal, there was no sucessor to make our cars look dated IMO.
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