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Mar 25, 6:28am - #134659 
did i get a good deal on this car?


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Mar 25, 7:09am - #134660 
Nice... Good luck with it!


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Mar 25, 7:30am - #134661 
Originally Posted by celicatalbot
Nice... Good luck with it!
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Mar 25, 8:26am - #134662 
good deal!

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Mar 25, 8:37am - #134663 
Originally Posted by PnOyGtS
good deal!
gotta go to florida to pick it up. take a couple friends, spend the weekend down in florida, and cruise back in my new cel. road trip! cool

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Mar 25, 8:39am - #134664 
looks nice! but an auto gts? happywink


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Mar 25, 8:40am - #134665 
Originally Posted by QuickChick03gt
looks nice! but an auto gts? happywink
yes tasty

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Mar 25, 9:02am - #134666 
looks great. You always take a risk with those ebay things, but I'd feel better assured considering the seller is a car dealer and the amount of pics they took.
BTW nothing wrong with the automatic if you not planning pn being a drag racer

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Mar 25, 9:08am - #134667 
Originally Posted by OOSilver_S
looks great. You always take a risk with those ebay things, but I'd feel better assured considering the seller is a car dealer and the amount of pics they took.
BTW nothing wrong with the automatic if you not planning pn being a drag racer
when i get down there if i don't want the car i won't buy it. but unless they misrepresented it i'll take it. and if they did, i have that right anyway.

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Mar 25, 9:19am - #134668 
you actually bought a car from ebay??? wow, that's cool...i think...let's us know how it goes...

auto GTS is good for one thing...cursing, enjoy...

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Mar 25, 9:21am - #134669 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
you actually bought a car from ebay??? wow, that's cool...i think...let's us know how it goes...

auto GTS is good for one thing...cursing, enjoy...
yeah if all you wanna do is race. i get tired of shiting all the time. my sister bought a 2000 corolla for $4800 on ebay. absolutely perfect condition.

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Mar 25, 9:22am - #134670 
As I've said before, I would never buy a car I haven't seen in person.

but good luck, let's hope you don't need it.


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Mar 25, 9:28am - #134671 
Originally Posted by sUpErSwIfTcEliCa
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
you actually bought a car from ebay??? wow, that's cool...i think...let's us know how it goes...

auto GTS is good for one thing...cursing, enjoy...
yeah if all you wanna do is race. i get tired of shiting all the time. my sister bought a 2000 corolla for $4800 on ebay. absolutely perfect condition.


rofl rofl rofl


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Mar 25, 9:40am - #134672 
Originally Posted by Evan
yeah if all you wanna do is race. i get tired of shiting all the time. my sister bought a 2000 corolla for $4800 on ebay. absolutely perfect condition. [/quote]

rofl rofl rofl [/quote]

HAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHAHA

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Mar 25, 11:17am - #134673 
Can't wait to see it man, will have to go cruisin' when you bring it back to ky.

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Mar 25, 11:22am - #134674 
Originally Posted by PnOyGtS
good deal!

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Mar 25, 11:32am - #134675 
how many times you gonna post this...


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Mar 25, 1:50pm - #134676 
Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
how many times you gonna post this...
frown this is the last time tongue

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Mar 25, 5:52pm - #134677 
I guess it's a good deal because it retails for over 14k, but it is a 2000 and it's not under warranty.

I have a 2000, and never had a major problem with it, but the 2000 model is riddled with little imperfections, and not to mention the lift bolt issue.


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Mar 25, 7:51pm - #134678 
Originally Posted by slidr
I guess it's a good deal because it retails for over 14k, but it is a 2000 and it's not under warranty.

I have a 2000, and never had a major problem with it, but the 2000 model is riddled with little imperfections, and not to mention the lift bolt issue.
confused

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Mar 25, 7:58pm - #134679 
Originally Posted by sUpErSwIfTcEliCa
Originally Posted by slidr
I guess it's a good deal because it retails for over 14k, but it is a 2000 and it's not under warranty.

I have a 2000, and never had a major problem with it, but the 2000 model is riddled with little imperfections, and not to mention the lift bolt issue.
confused
The 2000 model had an issue with the lift bolts being somewhat brittle. Once they break or wear to a certain point, your car may not be able to engage lift.

My 2000 is almost at 75k miles, and still has its factory lift bolts so...


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Mar 25, 8:04pm - #134680 
I would say all in all good deal. I got mine from the dealership 2000 GTS Manual with 22,000 miles last may for 14,500 with extended warranty..I just wouldnt of got an automatic but different strokes for different folks.


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Mar 25, 8:05pm - #134681 
Originally Posted by sUpErSwIfTcEliCa
Originally Posted by PnOyGtS
good deal!
gotta go to florida to pick it up. take a couple friends, spend the weekend down in florida, and cruise back in my new cel. road trip! cool

that sounds so much fun, dam! ya good deal! ur gonna love hitting lift! thumbsup

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Mar 25, 8:20pm - #134682 
so you guys think a stock gt manual can beat a stock gts auto??


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Mar 25, 8:32pm - #134683 
dang nice deal you saved like 4gs


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Mar 25, 8:34pm - #134684 
Originally Posted by jav8or
so you guys think a stock gt manual can beat a stock gts auto??
ya, unless the driver isnt good

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Mar 25, 8:36pm - #134685 
Originally Posted by jav8or
so you guys think a stock gt manual can beat a stock gts auto??

a stock GT manual would RAPE an auto GTS


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Mar 25, 8:37pm - #134686 
Originally Posted by Mad_Game
Originally Posted by jav8or
so you guys think a stock gt manual can beat a stock gts auto??
ya, unless the driver isnt good
Sad but true


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Mar 25, 8:40pm - #134687 
Originally Posted by SatinSilverGTS
Originally Posted by Mad_Game
Originally Posted by jav8or
so you guys think a stock gt manual can beat a stock gts auto??
ya, unless the driver isnt good
Sad but true

really...why?


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Mar 25, 8:42pm - #134688 
nice i wish i had a gts, but not good for a 16 year old


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Mar 25, 9:00pm - #134689 
Originally Posted by eric_h
nice i wish i had a gts, but not good for a 16 year old

u wouldnt wish it anymore if it is an auto...


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Mar 25, 9:03pm - #134690 
Originally Posted by jav8or
Originally Posted by SatinSilverGTS
Originally Posted by Mad_Game
Originally Posted by jav8or
so you guys think a stock gt manual can beat a stock gts auto??
ya, unless the driver isnt good
Sad but true

really...why?
The GT has more gears, which are also shorter.

The GTS has four tall gears, and because of that, once it shifts, it drops low into the powerband. You can't land in lift in an auto GTS.



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Mar 25, 9:08pm - #134691 
ok the guy said he had it on his lot and was asking 15,900. i got approved for 15,750 on the loan when i told them the year, options, vin, etc. that's sayin something right there. he said the reason he sold it for 10,995 is because they have a policy... if a car sits for 60 days they sell it at the exact wholesale value. i guess i was just lucky to have come across that car within two hours of when it was listed. i'm taking out a loan of 12k to cover the car and tax/title/license. and i'm ordering the WW kit from EC as soon as the car arrives. i'm having it shipped because they're gonna do it for $395. cool

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Mar 25, 9:10pm - #134692 
Originally Posted by jav8or
Originally Posted by SatinSilverGTS
Originally Posted by Mad_Game
Originally Posted by jav8or
so you guys think a stock gt manual can beat a stock gts auto??
ya, unless the driver isnt good
Sad but true

really...why?

cos gts auto suck.
simple as that.


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Mar 25, 9:35pm - #134693 
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
Originally Posted by jav8or
Originally Posted by SatinSilverGTS
Originally Posted by Mad_Game
[quote=jav8or]so you guys think a stock gt manual can beat a stock gts auto??
ya, unless the driver isnt good
Sad but true

really...why?

cos gts auto suck.
simple as that. [/quote]I thought you have an auto?


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Mar 25, 9:37pm - #134694 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
Originally Posted by jav8or
Originally Posted by SatinSilverGTS
[quote=Mad_Game][quote=jav8or]so you guys think a stock gt manual can beat a stock gts auto??
ya, unless the driver isnt good
Sad but true

really...why?

cos gts auto suck.
simple as that. [/quote]I thought you have an auto? [/quote]

so then he'd be speaking from experience laughsilly


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Mar 29, 11:55am - #134695 
gathering all my parts... got WW kit and mp3 player, and going to order TRD wing very soon. car's still not here yet though. frown

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Mar 29, 2:57pm - #134696 
sweet it's like a new fresh canvis to work on!!

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