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Sid Apr 2, 3:31pm - #142985 

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Getting it off my chest

I was talking to this guy last night at a csulb, claiming to know a lot about cars. He was totally pissing me off because when i mentioned i drove a celica, he would stop bad mouthing the celica saying that its slow, unreliable, nothing special. angry I seriously wanted to kick his @ss. I thinking to myself, dude have you ever driven a celica. Well, i just wanted to get that of my chest.

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Speed4TheNeed Apr 2, 3:43pm - #142986 

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1. the celica IS reliable

however,

2. the celica IS slow. the celica has the same engine found in matrixes and corollas. it's an economy car in a sports car body.
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iseaniebabyi Apr 2, 3:46pm - #142987 
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people these days. what has the world come to?

but i guess even though that guy was badmouthing, i guess you gotta think in the back of your mind, they're only opinions... haha but still, i would have kicked his ass.

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Speed4TheNeed Apr 2, 3:53pm - #142988 

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when you want to get down to the basics, the celica AS A SPORTS CAR has only a few things that are special

1. they didn't sell very well so you most likely have one out of only a handful of them

2. they have a very sporty, modern look.

3. it has a low center of gravity.

outside of that, they really don't cut it as a sports car. it's have back seats. its fwd and not rwd. it has a meager 1.8L 4 cylinder engine that pushes only 180 bhp.

don't get me wrong...i love the celica. but thats just been honest about how it stacks up as a sports car, so jus don't be fooled. thumbsup
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iseaniebabyi
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iseaniebabyi Apr 2, 3:57pm - #142989 
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well, i guess you're right. but celica: sports car or not. i still love the car.

INJEN for your engine.
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Speed4TheNeed Apr 2, 4:01pm - #142990 

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Originally Posted by iseaniebabyi
well, i guess you're right. but celica: sports car or not. i still love the car.


definately thumbsup
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ragingpaseo Apr 2, 4:15pm - #142991 
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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
how it stacks up as a sports car, so jus don't be fooled.

toyota does this kind of things pretty well. another example is my paseo...
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gtsbill01 Apr 2, 4:22pm - #142992 
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He was probably jealous
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se7enmodgt20 Apr 2, 4:25pm - #142993 
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you should of kicked his ass either way... rofl
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Mizery_Machine Apr 2, 4:36pm - #142994 
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Originally Posted by se7enmodgt20
you should of kicked his ass either way... rofl


Damn straight

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iseaniebabyi Apr 2, 5:18pm - #142995 
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the thing about this is. ok. what if he was driving a nice car and someone came up to him and said that his car wasn't all that great. i'm sure he wouldn't want anyone badmouthing the car he drives. c'mon man, give a little respect.

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LostAngel Apr 2, 5:22pm - #142996 
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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by iseaniebabyi
well, i guess you're right. but celica: sports car or not. i still love the car.


definately thumbsup

Definatly times 2 thumbsup
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isaac Apr 2, 5:32pm - #142997 
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funny thing is - he is more concerned about your car than his car... why would he take the time to think about your car and then discuss it with you - if he really didn't care anyways?

common, do you guys also discuss trucks, power boats and Yamaha vs Honda bikes?

the only reason he did it was to make you feel smaller than him - bring you down to his level thumbsdown

slow? are you guys racing at the track every day?

NEWS FLASH - YOU CAN ONLY GO AS FAST AS THE CAR IN FRONT OF YOU!!!

Who comes into work LATE every day? I hardly doubt that has anything to do with how much HP the car that person drives rofl

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spaztikid Apr 2, 6:45pm - #142998 
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what did he drive?
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Mizery_Machine Apr 2, 6:48pm - #142999 
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I was just thinking.. if this guy knew so much about cars.. then he should know that with the right mods you can get a Celi pushing 500 ponies... that isnt very slow IMO.

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VSGTS14 Apr 2, 10:31pm - #143000 

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people are ignorant...i just ignore them...decide not to fight.

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Mad_Game Apr 2, 11:05pm - #143001 
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
people are ignorant...i just ignore them...decide not to fight.
i agree, or at least slap him once
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2003cbgts Apr 2, 11:17pm - #143002 

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whuttup fucks.. celicas are not slow.. they are not the fastest thing in the world, but goddam there not slow by any means... angry angry
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2003cbgts Apr 2, 11:18pm - #143003 

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hahawhuttup fucks.. celicas are not slow.. they are not the fastest thing in the world, but goddam there not slow by any means... angry angry
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JAIMEJAMES Apr 3, 12:16am - #143004 

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Originally Posted by isaac
funny thing is - he is more concerned about your car than his car... why would he take the time to think about your car and then discuss it with you - if he really didn't care anyways?

common, do you guys also discuss trucks, power boats and Yamaha vs Honda bikes?

the only reason he did it was to make you feel smaller than him - bring you down to his level thumbsdown

slow? are you guys racing at the track every day?

NEWS FLASH - YOU CAN ONLY GO AS FAST AS THE CAR IN FRONT OF YOU!!!

Who comes into work LATE every day? I hardly doubt that has anything to do with how much HP the car that person drives rofl
exactly.

sure, the celi may be slow compared to cars that have similar specs (e.g. rsx-s) but in the real 9-5 world of work and school how many drivers actually are able to test the limits of 200+ hp and do it safely? remember, there are a lot more normal drivers with high hp vehicles than there are tuners.

and the fact that this guy's in cali where the gas prices are unbelievably high, is it logical to brag about a cars that burn up petrol?

people always talk down about things without warrant because it boosts their ego.

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mikalous Apr 3, 1:11am - #143005 

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Celica's are "relatively" slow, depending of course what you compare them to.

Celica's have "proven" reliability according to JD Power Q&A with Celica owners.

Is this the same sort of guy who would say Sunfire's are the worlds most reliable car?
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RetroJ84 Apr 3, 1:58am - #143006 
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you guyd forgot how bad ass the handling of the car is and not many cars can touch it thumbsup

"You're not how much money you have in the bank. You're not the car you drive. You're not the contents of your wallet. You're not your f------ khakis. You're the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world."
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Sid Apr 3, 1:59am - #143007 

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I do realize the celica is not the fastest car on the street, but its still one of the most awesome. I think his idea of a good car is the more hp the better, i guess. >.< well whatever, at least i know we have better judgment, aye? ^^

dancin' to da eurobeat........
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mdesign101 Apr 3, 2:10am - #143008 
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thumbsup

my gt might be slow for racing, but for regular driving, it's great... handles great, and to think i WAS considering trading it in...
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CeLlYgT04 Apr 3, 2:39am - #143009 

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I don't let shit like that bother me dude rolleyes
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LostAngel Apr 3, 4:18am - #143010 
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Originally Posted by isaac
funny thing is - he is more concerned about your car than his car... why would he take the time to think about your car and then discuss it with you - if he really didn't care anyways?

common, do you guys also discuss trucks, power boats and Yamaha vs Honda bikes?

the only reason he did it was to make you feel smaller than him - bring you down to his level thumbsdown

slow? are you guys racing at the track every day?

NEWS FLASH - YOU CAN ONLY GO AS FAST AS THE CAR IN FRONT OF YOU!!!

Who comes into work LATE every day? I hardly doubt that has anything to do with how much HP the car that person drives rofl

Right on isaac!
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ToiletPaper Apr 3, 4:28am - #143011 
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Originally Posted by Sid
I was talking to this guy last night at a csulb, claiming to know a lot about cars. He was totally pissing me off because when i mentioned i drove a celica, he would stop bad mouthing the celica saying that its slow, unreliable, nothing special. angry I seriously wanted to kick his @ss. I thinking to myself, dude have you ever driven a celica. Well, i just wanted to get that of my chest.


dont even trip over it. let him think what he wants.
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aspen Apr 3, 4:46am - #143012 

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heard that everytime at work but i know their just freaking jealous of my car look better than theirs and their just f**king wait when i get my Turbo really soon rofl rofl rofl
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v3n0m Apr 3, 6:27am - #143013 

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p00p!
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Elec-FuYu Apr 3, 6:50am - #143014 
2003 Silver Toyota Celica
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celica~ yay~
im crazy...

I am a HID Maniac!!
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xmangt1 Apr 3, 7:39am - #143015 

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It may be a little slow but damn it's beautiful!
I bet it looks better than his POS.
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Clos Apr 3, 3:34pm - #143016 
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fuck that nigga celicas are not slow and they are not may cars that have lift or maybe any that i heard of so he is just a hater because or cars look so good stock and you really dont have to do anything to make it look good because it allready does he is just a hater but like jay say shake them haters off ur sholders thumbsup
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SpectraGod Apr 3, 5:44pm - #143017 
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Quote:
when you want to get down to the basics, the celica AS A SPORTS CAR has only a few things that are special

1. they didn't sell very well so you most likely have one out of only a handful of them

2. they have a very sporty, modern look.

3. it has a low center of gravity.

outside of that, they really don't cut it as a sports car. it's have back seats. its fwd and not rwd. it has a meager 1.8L 4 cylinder engine that pushes only 180 bhp.


Dude do you know what your talking about. The celica is pretty damn popular rated most reilable in it's class(consumer report)I've seen almost every age group drive one. just because it's FWD doesn't mean it not a sports car, not all SPORTS cars have to have RWD. Our cars arn't fast but they're real quick, and can out handle 95% of the cars out there(stock), with a modified suspention you can go ahead and raise the percent a little bit. about the 4 cyl thing, well the whole world is shifting to 4 cyl, so gotta live with it.
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ArumnDark Apr 15, 6:51am - #143018 
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I bet his car doesn't push 100 HP per liter, either. wink

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NorwayGT Apr 15, 7:13am - #143019 

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Originally Posted by JAIMEJAMES
Originally Posted by isaac
funny thing is - he is more concerned about your car than his car... why would he take the time to think about your car and then discuss it with you - if he really didn't care anyways?

common, do you guys also discuss trucks, power boats and Yamaha vs Honda bikes?

the only reason he did it was to make you feel smaller than him - bring you down to his level thumbsdown

slow? are you guys racing at the track every day?

NEWS FLASH - YOU CAN ONLY GO AS FAST AS THE CAR IN FRONT OF YOU!!!

Who comes into work LATE every day? I hardly doubt that has anything to do with how much HP the car that person drives rofl
exactly.

sure, the celi may be slow compared to cars that have similar specs (e.g. rsx-s) but in the real 9-5 world of work and school how many drivers actually are able to test the limits of 200+ hp and do it safely? remember, there are a lot more normal drivers with high hp vehicles than there are tuners.

and the fact that this guy's in cali where the gas prices are unbelievably high, is it logical to brag about a cars that burn up petrol?

people always talk down about things without warrant because it boosts their ego.

how the fuck is the celica slow compared to the RSX type S??? WTF wtf

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jav8or Apr 15, 7:47am - #143020 

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Originally Posted by aspen
heard that everytime at work but i know their just freaking jealous of my car look better than theirs and their just f**king wait when i get my Turbo really soon rofl rofl rofl

dude let me know how that Turbo works out thumbsup

8600 rpm killer!!!!!!
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jav8or Apr 15, 7:49am - #143021 

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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd

when you want to get down to the basics, the celica AS A SPORTS CAR has only a few things that are special

1. they didn't sell very well so you most likely have one out of only a handful of them

2. they have a very sporty, modern look.

3. it has a low center of gravity.

outside of that, they really don't cut it as a sports car. it's have back seats. its fwd and not rwd. it has a meager 1.8L 4 cylinder engine that pushes only 180 bhp.

don't get me wrong...i love the celica. but thats just been honest about how it stacks up as a sports car, so jus don't be fooled. thumbsup

i cant agree with you anymore
i just dont like the guys who say the celica isnt a sports car, but say an rsx is...
celica gts', rsx type s' etc. are sport INSPIRED cars
now the Dodge Viper is a sports car thumbsup
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Joey
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Joey Apr 15, 7:55am - #143022 

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Originally Posted by Sid
I was talking to this guy last night at a csulb, claiming to know a lot about cars. He was totally pissing me off because when i mentioned i drove a celica, he would stop bad mouthing the celica saying that its slow, unreliable, nothing special. angry I seriously wanted to kick his @ss. I thinking to myself, dude have you ever driven a celica. Well, i just wanted to get that of my chest.


hey cool we go to the same school thumbsup anyway just ignore it because there's plenty of people just like him where ever you go
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CelicaRacer05 Apr 15, 8:57pm - #143023 

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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by iseaniebabyi
well, i guess you're right. but celica: sports car or not. i still love the car.


definately thumbsup


True dat... plus it one the car and driver challenge, against some other beefy sports cars
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Sultan Apr 15, 9:02pm - #143024 

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Originally Posted by CelicaRacer05
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by iseaniebabyi
well, i guess you're right. but celica: sports car or not. i still love the car.


definately thumbsup


True dat... plus it one the car and driver challenge, against some other beefy sports cars


don't know about beefy, but yeah...
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