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What Would You Do? #161235 Apr 21, 3:24pm Apr 21, 3:24pm
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What Would You Do?
Ok heres the problem I really want to pimp out the celi but it is my daily driver right now. So I figure I can do one of the following two things.
1. Buy another car for daily driving probably POS.
2. Buy a 69 Charger Or GTO and restore/pimp it out.
If you were me what would you do?


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Re: What Would You Do? [Re: SatinSilverGTS] #161236 Apr 21, 3:36pm Apr 21, 3:36pm
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i would buy another car, and pimp out the celica thumbsup


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Re: What Would You Do? [Re: SatinSilverGTS] #161237 Apr 21, 3:39pm Apr 21, 3:39pm
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I'm modifying my daily driver smile

The charger or GTO could be fun to.

I've actually contemplated the same thing, and I came to the conclusion that I would probably still mod my celi as well.

I kind of think that you should get the charger though, personally smile

1.) May prove to be cheaper
2.) Won't have to worry about miles as much
3.) It could be a shit load faster than thte celi ever will be.
4.) You won't have to be as practical about it...

Re: What Would You Do? [Re: gtscelica05] #161238 Apr 21, 3:59pm Apr 21, 3:59pm
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Originally Posted by gtscelica05
i would buy another car, and pimp out the celica thumbsup


yup the celi can be your fun car to go around and in get a reliable car for your daily driver, there is no need to get a POS daily driver that you need to worry about and have to fix constently

Re: What Would You Do? [Re: gtscelica05] #161239 Apr 21, 4:07pm Apr 21, 4:07pm
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Originally Posted by gtscelica05
i would buy another car, and pimp out the celica thumbsup


Same here...Don't make the celi your daily driver

Re: What Would You Do? [Re: CeLlYgT04] #161240 Apr 21, 4:14pm Apr 21, 4:14pm
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Celi is a show car, not a daily driver, but that Charger sounds pretty damn good. Me, my uncle and my brother are restoring and pimping his '71 Buick Skylark GS. We took the 350 out and were putting in a 450. A Skylark GS is all low end power, so no supercharger, but this thing will get up and go. The engine we have has been modified (dont ask me how because I dont know) to produce up to 750 hp. To get back on topic, get a POS, and pimp yo celi.


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Re: What Would You Do? [Re: JAsMTz531] #161241 Apr 21, 4:19pm Apr 21, 4:19pm
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I think most of us use the Celica as a daily driver and have it modded.

Personally, I don't think I could bring myself to driving a POS car, knowing I had a nice one already. In terms of cheap cars, the only one's I'd want to drive around would be MKI or MKII Supra, early 240SX, 944 Porsche or mid 1980's AE86, 1960's Mustang, Corvette Stingray. And even then, all of those cars can look absolutely beautiful when modded and they are half decent cars.


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Re: What Would You Do? [Re: Vampyre] #161242 Apr 21, 4:32pm Apr 21, 4:32pm
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the old GTO's were pretty nice...


but the 442's were cooler.


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Re: What Would You Do? [Re: VSGTS14] #161243 Apr 21, 7:31pm Apr 21, 7:31pm
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i got a beater and a pimped celica and it workes fine for me


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Re: What Would You Do? [Re: eric_h] #161244 Apr 21, 8:58pm Apr 21, 8:58pm
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dont waste your money on another car plain and simple, just mod the celi and keep it as your daily driver. its a toyota and if maintained well can run great for years and years to come. save the money for another car to get mods

Re: What Would You Do? [Re: vondutchguy] #161245 Apr 21, 9:08pm Apr 21, 9:08pm
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its my daily driver, and still looks in tip top shape, and i plan on doing afew things to it so yea, but some people dont have the means to buy a pos, especially when they are saving up for big car payments... I.e. as in i'm gonna pay it almost all off.


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Re: What Would You Do? [Re: RetroJ84] #161246 Apr 21, 9:24pm Apr 21, 9:24pm
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my car is my daily driver, but when the weather is good i ride my mom's motorcycle to save miles on the celica


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Re: What Would You Do? [Re: NorwayGT] #161247 Apr 21, 10:42pm Apr 21, 10:42pm
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Yeah, why can't you just make your Celi your daily driver? You must have some cash!!! eek

That's what I do... drive from OC to LA everyday... no problem! Put that money into your Celica!


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Re: What Would You Do? [Re: paperheart] #161248 Apr 22, 6:50pm Apr 22, 6:50pm
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Heavy metal cars are great. I have a couple, but they are far from being daily drivers. The Celi can be developed as a daily driver. Any time you are creating a show car it takes it off the form of being a daily driver. My Celi now drives 1 or 2 days a week. I have a couple other cars that are stock daily drivers. MBc240, MBe320, Ford Expidition. All reliable and stock. Just buy a care you don't care about and build the Celi!!

Re: What Would You Do? [Re: Dino61] #161249 Apr 22, 10:00pm Apr 22, 10:00pm
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Ive moded my daily to the point where its a pain in the ass to drive every day cry get a pos and drive the celi on nice days


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Re: What Would You Do? [Re: JBing] #161250 Apr 23, 12:26am Apr 23, 12:26am
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Yeah id say go ahead and drive your celica daily i mean cars were meant for driving right? that's their purpose. its not like the celi is a $50k bmw or mercedes. plus its seems like they're on the verge of a 8th gen. soon we'll be out dated...

Re: What Would You Do? [Re: fonz182] #161251 Apr 23, 7:55am Apr 23, 7:55am
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if i were you i pimp it out GTO !!! thumbsup


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Re: What Would You Do? [Re: Veilside] #161252 Apr 23, 5:09pm Apr 23, 5:09pm
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Well I decided to go with the 67' GTO one of my favs. So now I am going to start building the engine using Chevy 350 small block as base. Plus this car will be a lot faster than my celi run 11's or lower hopefully and I wont have to make two insurance payments a month. Wish me luck thumbsup


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Re: What Would You Do? [Re: gtscelica05] #161253 Apr 23, 6:11pm Apr 23, 6:11pm
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Originally Posted by gtscelica05
i would buy another car, and pimp out the celica thumbsup

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