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Celica for everyday driving. #126882 Mar 16, 1:04pm Mar 16, 1:04pm
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Celica for everyday driving.
I have already decided to get a celica gts and it will be my everyday car. I have to drive through traffic everyday to work and home but the weekend is free and clear. I was wondering if the manual is enjoyable for traffic driving or should i just get the auto. I know the auto is slower thats why im very heavily leaning towards the manual. So any suggestions as to which one to get would be helpful i am also going to be fixing the car up i/h/e limited slip and new suspension and Kaminari body kit.

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126883 Mar 16, 1:06pm Mar 16, 1:06pm
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traffic sucks in any manual...but its not too bad...i love my manual thumbsup

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126884 Mar 16, 1:08pm Mar 16, 1:08pm
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just get them manual, auto's don't yeild as good results w/ mods as manuals do.


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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126885 Mar 16, 1:10pm Mar 16, 1:10pm
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get 2 transmission, and replace them during weekend.

rent a car for a few days(stick), and drive it in traffic. if you dont mind then buy the celica. remember celica will be funner to drive than the rent, but you still cant do much if you stuck.

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126886 Mar 16, 1:12pm Mar 16, 1:12pm
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get stick...u will enjoy it much better tongue


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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: celicaTRDgts] #126887 Mar 16, 1:14pm Mar 16, 1:14pm
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just get the 6 spd...

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126888 Mar 16, 1:43pm Mar 16, 1:43pm
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in traffic, manual isn't that bad...get what you want, not what traffic wants you to get. grin


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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: VSGTS14] #126889 Mar 16, 2:05pm Mar 16, 2:05pm
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
in traffic, manual isn't that bad...get what you want, not what traffic wants you to get. grin


well put, and yeah its not really that bad in traffic. the thing i get sick of the most in traffic is my exhaust blaring constantly, but i still love it..


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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: thE_laW] #126890 Mar 16, 2:42pm Mar 16, 2:42pm
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get manual thumbsup thumbsup

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126891 Mar 16, 2:49pm Mar 16, 2:49pm
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Manual!!!! thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126892 Mar 16, 2:50pm Mar 16, 2:50pm
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Auto is slooow and boring!!!IMO
and i fhink you shudd test drive one befor you buy it its a little noisy.
but i use my car to work and every were and i fhink its ok just turn your stero on and then you forgett the nois but after all it is a coupe so the noisy follows as standar grin

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126893 Mar 16, 2:59pm Mar 16, 2:59pm
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get the manual. 6 speed is a lot more fun and faster

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126894 Mar 16, 3:04pm Mar 16, 3:04pm
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manual bro. GTS it no fun in auto thumbsup


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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126895 Mar 16, 3:09pm Mar 16, 3:09pm
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I have a GT MT... and I love it.. I drove my girlfriends Mitsu Mirage on a trip with her not too long ago...It was so boring.. My left foot kept wanting to work the brake like a clutch. MT all the way thumbsup thumbsup


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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126896 Mar 16, 4:16pm Mar 16, 4:16pm
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definitly manual!

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126897 Mar 16, 5:11pm Mar 16, 5:11pm
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Manual is fun, and it's a really good transmission too, pretty smooth, even the shift gates.

But as said, driving in city traffic with a manual is a pain, but it's a small sacrifice to get that Performance on the weekend, and having six-speeds is great.


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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126898 Mar 16, 5:35pm Mar 16, 5:35pm
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get the manual and get a short shifter, its a lot more convienent when you dont have to move your whole arm to shift


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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126899 Mar 16, 6:09pm Mar 16, 6:09pm
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ManuaL! thumbsup If you really want an auto though might as well get a GT because the GTS manual is SLOW.

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: BaTMaN_4] #126900 Mar 16, 6:14pm Mar 16, 6:14pm
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Traffic sucks whether you have a manual or auto.

Just get a manual.

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126901 Mar 16, 6:28pm Mar 16, 6:28pm
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yea...manual is any car is a pain...but it doesn't bother me keeps me occupied...and stick in general is more fun i love it

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: Blue_Jaggon] #126902 Mar 16, 6:34pm Mar 16, 6:34pm
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take it from me, i just recently bought my auto 03 GTS and totally regret not getting manual, its seriously so boring and slow compared to the 6 spd. so please i HIGHLY RECOMMEND you get the 6spd

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: Mad_Game] #126903 Mar 16, 6:49pm Mar 16, 6:49pm
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Originally Posted by Mad_Game
take it from me, i just recently bought my auto 03 GTS and totally regret not getting manual, its seriously so boring and slow compared to the 6 spd. so please i HIGHLY RECOMMEND you get the 6spd


Word. Same situation with me. I got the auto GTS, and now I'm planning in trading it this summer.


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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: celicaTRDgts] #126904 Mar 16, 6:51pm Mar 16, 6:51pm
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Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
get stick...u will enjoy it much better tongue


Yea, I hate autos thumbsdown

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: CelicaTC] #126905 Mar 16, 6:52pm Mar 16, 6:52pm
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Originally Posted by CelicaTC
Traffic sucks whether you have a manual or auto.

Just get a manual.

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126906 Mar 16, 7:44pm Mar 16, 7:44pm
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Thanks for the info Manual it is

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126907 Mar 16, 10:31pm Mar 16, 10:31pm
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GO FOR THE MANUAL!!!

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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126908 Mar 17, 12:20am Mar 17, 12:20am
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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126909 Mar 17, 1:15am Mar 17, 1:15am
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get the manual samual

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126910 Mar 17, 2:22am Mar 17, 2:22am
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get the manual dude...

unsatisfied auto GTS owner here~ grin grin


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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126911 Mar 17, 9:05am Mar 17, 9:05am
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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126912 Mar 17, 9:39am Mar 17, 9:39am
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I can't drive manual, smile but I have the sport shifting so if I wanted my car could be auto or man!!!! grin

Traffic sucks...do what you think would be best thumbsup

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126913 Mar 17, 10:30am Mar 17, 10:30am
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get a stick you wont be sorry
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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: LUNATIC13] #126914 Mar 17, 11:44am Mar 17, 11:44am
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Originally Posted by LUNATIC13
I can't drive manual, smile but I have the sport shifting so if I wanted my car could be auto or man!!!! grin

Traffic sucks...do what you think would be best thumbsup


well...in fact... the manual mode doesnt get you anywhere faster...
and in fact, the auto just simply sucks at accelerating..


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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126915 Mar 17, 11:56am Mar 17, 11:56am
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Manual! thumbsup

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: gtscelica05] #126916 Mar 17, 12:32pm Mar 17, 12:32pm
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Originally Posted by gtscelica05
Manual thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup


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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126917 Mar 17, 12:37pm Mar 17, 12:37pm
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whatever you do...stay away fronm the 101/405 if you livbe in la. i have to pass through that crap everyday!!! it's the worst botleneck traffic in the world. going on the sidestreet is not much fun either...


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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126918 Mar 17, 12:40pm Mar 17, 12:40pm
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i drive my Celi everyday and I have an auto..
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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: HipHopFan99] #126919 Mar 17, 12:40pm Mar 17, 12:40pm
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the club has spoken...go for a manual.


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Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: Elec-FuYu] #126920 Mar 17, 12:51pm Mar 17, 12:51pm
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Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
Originally Posted by LUNATIC13
I can't drive manual, smile but I have the sport shifting so if I wanted my car could be auto or man!!!! grin

Traffic sucks...do what you think would be best thumbsup


well...in fact... the manual mode doesnt get you anywhere faster...
and in fact, the auto just simply sucks at accelerating..


Well...duh! i don't use it anyway grin

Re: Celica for everyday driving. [Re: LUNATIC13] #126921 Mar 17, 1:45pm Mar 17, 1:45pm
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Originally Posted by LUNATIC13
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
Originally Posted by LUNATIC13
I can't drive manual, smile but I have the sport shifting so if I wanted my car could be auto or man!!!! grin

Traffic sucks...do what you think would be best thumbsup


well...in fact... the manual mode doesnt get you anywhere faster...
and in fact, the auto just simply sucks at accelerating..


Well...duh! i don't use it anyway grin

laughsilly laughsilly i use it to get higher mileage.


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