Welcome to Craigslist Crapshoot, our weekly search for the most bizarre, awesome, and/or terrible vehicles that the online classifieds has to offer. Last week we went looking for modded Miatas that weren’t half bad. The ad that took home the prize however was for two that were. More about that in a minute, but first this week’s quest! A lot of great car lines have been spoiled by shifting from RWD (as God intended) to FWD (Satan’s understeering minions), a switch that usually aligns with the inability to drop in a tidy V8 as well. That doesn’t mean that there aren’t a slew of the former out there, and that’s what we want you to find this week: the last of any series that was rear-wheel drive that later went FWD. As always, we want your finds to go down in infamy and not in the site’s spam filter. Since we’ve changed commenting systems, you may need to update your commenter account. Make sure you have a Disqus account – they’re free and easy to get – and then comment away.
There were a bunch of wonderfully-modded Miatas unearthed last week, and some like the Flyin’ Miata FMIII found by Engineerd had stratospheric price tags to go along with the work. The winner however was this pair of Miatas (Miati?) that have been modded by a lack of proper maintenance on one, and apparently a truck into the other one’s rear end. Those mods bring the price for the pair down to the point where they could be the basis for your own modded Miata, and how awesome does that sound? Congrats to Sean McMillan for the find, and thank you all for playing. By the way, when was the last time anybody won anything with just a pair?