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Mar 13, 9:33pm - #124886 
i want this car soooooooo bad...

i'm the high bidder but the reserve is not met. i bet it goes for abour $20k. what do you think?

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Mar 13, 9:35pm - #124887 
dont buy an auto GTS

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Mar 13, 9:35pm - #124888 
Looks good, but there's no way it will stay that low.

Anyways, it's an auto GTS...That's kind of pointless

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Mar 13, 9:36pm - #124889 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
dont buy an auto GTS

i would kick my own ass if i bought an auto


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Mar 13, 9:37pm - #124890 
i'm going from an auto v6 mustang and i want an auto gts. there is no way in hell i want to drive a 6-speed here every day. the traffic is terrible and this is gonna be my daily driver. i'm not all that worried about speed anyway. wink

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Mar 13, 9:39pm - #124891 
your gonna regret it...

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Mar 13, 9:39pm - #124892 
Originally Posted by NorwayGT
Originally Posted by spaztikid
dont buy an auto GTS

i would kick my own ass if i bought an auto


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Mar 13, 9:40pm - #124893 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
your gonna regret it...


nah. i never regretted having an auto mustang, not even for a second.

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Mar 13, 9:40pm - #124894 
Originally Posted by sUpErSwIfTcEliCa
i'm going from an auto v6 mustang and i want an auto gts. there is no way in hell i want to drive a 6-speed here every day. the traffic is terrible and this is gonna be my daily driver. i'm not all that worried about speed anyway. wink

manual tranny is not bad in traffic. im in trafic every day. but if youve totally made up your mind, then have fun running 17's instead of 14's wave i just think it is the stupidest choice you could possibly make


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Mar 13, 9:40pm - #124895 
driving stick make it so much funner (i kno its not a wrod but i used it) gives you something to do while driving grin


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Mar 13, 9:42pm - #124896 
Originally Posted by NorwayGT
manual tranny is not bad in traffic. im in trafic every day. but if youve totally made up your mind, then have fun running 17's instead of 14's wave i just think it is the stupidest choice you could possibly make


its not like i'm ever gonna go the track anyway.

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Mar 13, 9:44pm - #124897 
You gotta replace your clutch routinely thatsfunny

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Mar 13, 10:07pm - #124898 
hey man go for it, it's your money you're spending so just get what you like. If you don't care much for speed and stuff like that then just go for it, it look very good. Body Kit and stuff. get it if you like it.


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Mar 13, 10:13pm - #124899 
Nice!

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Mar 13, 10:30pm - #124900 
do what you want, but know this you will be SLOW no matter what you do short of a Turbo, and even then you wont be terribly fast


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Mar 13, 10:52pm - #124901 
My car looks exactly the same as the one that your planning on buying except mine has lower miles and I'm pretty happy with it despite it being an automatic. Just keep in mind, a manual transmission isn't all that. As long as you have the money to invest in your car,you can beat almost anything. Automatics are not as slow as you think just as long as you have the money to throw into it to make it up. Don't let people put you down just because it's an auto. I've seen other automatic 4cylinder Celica's beat the crap out of other manual transmission's at the track.

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Mar 13, 11:36pm - #124902 
That looks like mine except mine is 6speed GTS and 03 version. Other than that same color and same options. Here is how it looks like with little mod.

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Mar 13, 11:43pm - #124903 
I think it looks good, you should get whatever kind of car you want man. I have the same veiw as you, not like your gonna take it to the track, so who gives a crap what you run


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Mar 13, 11:44pm - #124904 
damn dae, i love your car. Looks like mine minus the rims grin Fastceli, i've seen Turboed celis push 250+ HP...how are you gonna tell me thats not that fast? Our car are pretty little too wink

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Mar 14, 12:12am - #124905 
seems like the GT's are representin'... grin

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Mar 14, 12:24am - #124906 
they listed it as carbon blue though

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Mar 14, 12:33am - #124907 
Originally Posted by daekyu1974
That looks like mine except mine is 6speed GTS and 03 version. Other than that same color and same options. Here is how it looks like with little mod.


where did you get your rims from? how much you paid for it?


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Mar 14, 12:44am - #124908 
Originally Posted by gtscelica05
Originally Posted by daekyu1974
That looks like mine except mine is 6speed GTS and 03 version. Other than that same color and same options. Here is how it looks like with little mod.


where did you get your rims from? how much you paid for it?

I got mine from local wheel shop. I paid $120 per wheel and tires costs me like $200 a piece. I think I got pretty good deal. I looked around and couldn't find anything close to this price.

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Mar 14, 1:08am - #124909 
Me and my girlfrend went ot Toyota dealership3 weeks ago and they had 2003 Toyota Celica GT with Action Pkg. and only 3k!!! miles for ONLY $17.500!!!!!!!!
P.S.Do not buy an Auto GTS...

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Mar 14, 1:13am - #124910 
I live in Orange County, and drive to Hollywood, Ventura, San Diego on a regular basis. I take the 405, 10, and 101. You cannot find three more congested freeways if you tried. Because of this I got an auto GTS instead of 6 speed. Every time I drive my car, I think that it would have been soo much better as a manual.

Seriously, it's not that much hassle. Even if you are in traffic for a few hours a week holding down the clutch, it's worth it for all those times you won't try to pass someone and think "crap why is my car in 4th gear?". spineyes


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Mar 14, 7:33am - #124911 
well i really woud like to win this car, but i can't spend a fortune on it. what do you all think it will end up going for?... just a rough estimate...?

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Mar 14, 9:26am - #124912 
it has the rev limit too.bleh

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Mar 14, 9:58am - #124913 
Looks Ok to me. It should only go for no more than 15 grand. You should blue book it just to make sure. If you don't reach the reserved price then email the guy and try to work out a price. Ebay cars shouldn't go for that much (20 grand).

Well good luck bidding thumbsup


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Mar 14, 11:14am - #124914 
didnt 2002 have the crappy rev govenor? id pass on it if it has that... and youll want to experience lift in a gts as iv heard...with a gt auto/gts auto the only pleasure you will get is the 16" alloys and premium sound... and grinding gears off the line, from L - 1 - D...

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Mar 14, 11:18am - #124915 
Originally Posted by CelicaRacer05
didnt 2002 have the crappy rev govenor? id pass on it if it has that... and youll want to experience lift in a gts as iv heard...with a gt auto/gts auto the only pleasure you will get is the 16" alloys and premium sound... and grinding gears off the line, from L - 1 - D...

the rev limiter is the same on all auto's, and this ebay car is an auto


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Mar 14, 11:24am - #124916 
Originally Posted by joebelin
My car looks exactly the same as the one that your planning on buying except mine has lower miles and I'm pretty happy with it despite it being an automatic. Just keep in mind, a manual transmission isn't all that. As long as you have the money to invest in your car,you can beat almost anything. Automatics are not as slow as you think just as long as you have the money to throw into it to make it up. Don't let people put you down just because it's an auto. I've seen other automatic 4cylinder Celica's beat the crap out of other manual transmission's at the track.


Um...prolly not dude. I have a manual GT that can smoke the hell out of an auto GTS. And let me tell ya, mine isnt shit at the track. All have is an Intake and exhaust, and still I smoke auto GTS's. I KICK MYSELF IN THE ASS FOR NOT GETTING A MANUAL GTS, BUT I WOULDNT EVEN THINK OF TRADING MY MAN. GT FOR AN AUTO GTS. NO WAY DUDE. YOULL REGRET IT.


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Mar 14, 3:13pm - #124917 
i just really want an auto. i want it to look good way more than i want it to be fast. that's just me though.

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Mar 14, 3:36pm - #124918 
Originally Posted by sUpErSwIfTcEliCa
i just really want an auto. i want it to look good way more than i want it to be fast. that's just me though.

if your gonna get an auto, ide recomend an auto GT.


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Mar 14, 3:54pm - #124919 
Originally Posted by NorwayGT
Originally Posted by sUpErSwIfTcEliCa
i just really want an auto. i want it to look good way more than i want it to be fast. that's just me though.

if your gonna get an auto, ide recomend an auto GT.

why would you recomend an auto GT over an auto GTS

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Mar 14, 4:28pm - #124920 
Originally Posted by kycelica
why would you recomend an auto GT over an auto GTS

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Mar 14, 4:32pm - #124921 
take it from me, i have an auto gts, you want stick! unless its real bad traffic than i guess auto is best off.

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Mar 14, 5:06pm - #124922 
if you want an auto, i think you should get an auto. dont feel pressured to spend YOUR money how others want you to spend it.

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Mar 14, 6:10pm - #124923 
Originally Posted by ev3
if you want an auto, i think you should get an auto. dont feel pressured to spend YOUR money how others want you to spend it.


well said

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Mar 14, 6:14pm - #124924 
Originally Posted by kycelica
Originally Posted by NorwayGT
Originally Posted by sUpErSwIfTcEliCa
i just really want an auto. i want it to look good way more than i want it to be fast. that's just me though.

if your gonna get an auto, ide recomend an auto GT.

why would you recomend an auto GT over an auto GTS

because GT engine has more power in the lower rpm's, where the auto tranny keeps you at. and if he doesnt want to go fast, then he might as well save his money, and not get the GTS


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Mar 14, 8:06pm - #124925 
Auto GTS pointless waste of money.
Come on get an auto GT and you will save around 5G's
DO youy like Leather seats? NO problem you can have Custom make or get it from some one for $500-1000. Do you like 16" GTS rims ? No problemo get it for $400-600... Do you like to have rear disc brakes? Not a big problem $1000-1500 you can get it. And that is all... When you buying an auto GTS you just buying Leather seats , 16" rims and rear disc brakes ...
for $5000 spineyes thumbsdown thumbsdown thumbsdown...

P.S.REMEMBER HIM! In 2-3 month after he get his Auto GTS he will start asking people about the engine swap: how much and blah blah blah ... My car it's so slow and I'm so $&@$*(& , i got an auto gts... I do not like it any more ..blah blah blah . I hear the same story every month here...
P.P.S. But it's your money... thumbsup

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Mar 16, 11:00pm - #124926 
100% untrue... i want the look, not the speed. sure its nice but i'd much rather have an auto and be more comfortable. and like i said before, i never regretted having an auto mustang when everyone told me i would.

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Mar 17, 12:52am - #124927 
Auto thumbsdown

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Mar 17, 10:48am - #124928 
I almost got an Auto GTS. Then I realized if I want speed, you gotta go manual. It just took me about a month to fully perfect it, now, I will never drive auto again.

If you do want auto, get it. That car looks great.


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Mar 17, 12:40pm - #124929 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
your gonna regret it...


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Mar 17, 1:28pm - #124930 
the celicas are generally for show, not for speed. Yes, the standards are (much) faster, but that doesn't counter the inadequacies of a FWD vehicle for racing. Give the guy a break, if he wanted a fast car, he'll get an STI or EVO8...

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Mar 22, 2:40pm - #124931 
had 9 hours left and the guy pulled the plug frown

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Mar 22, 3:50pm - #124932 
Originally Posted by sUpErSwIfTcEliCa

had 9 hours left and the guy pulled the plug frown
what a punk. obviously realized he wasn't gonna get what he wanted or sold it to someone offsite. maybe it's a sign you should go with a manual thumbsup.


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Mar 22, 4:19pm - #124933 
Originally Posted by JAIMEJAMES

Originally Posted by sUpErSwIfTcEliCa

had 9 hours left and the guy pulled the plug frown
what a punk. obviously realized he wasn't gonna get what he wanted or sold it to someone offsite. maybe it's a sign you should go with a manual thumbsup.
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