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my first ride in an ITR #170752 May 3, 11:14am May 3, 11:14am
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my first ride in an ITR
i was at the carwash at ventura/havenhurst when i saw a black integra with type r labels...i thought (great another ricer that prolly don't know what a ITR is)...but then i looked closely (5 lug, no side molding, no moonroof) and i thought wow it IS an ITR. the guy saw me oogling at it and we took a ride around the block...holy crap!! it was awesome. i would have to say the type R has the best suspension set up stock, i could feel it's so much more stiffer than when i had TRD strut/springs, rear stut bar, and front bar on my celi...i was very impressed. he liked my celi too (now equiped with only TRD struts and rear strut bar) but i was just floored at how well that thing handled...just my experience over the weekend thumbsup


Originally posted by SKOOF:
yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
Re: my first ride in an ITR [Re: ct] #170753 May 3, 6:33pm May 3, 6:33pm
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thumbsup sounds good


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Re: my first ride in an ITR [Re: Erick] #170754 May 3, 6:36pm May 3, 6:36pm
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Very cool thumbsup

Re: my first ride in an ITR [Re: 5280vvti] #170755 May 3, 9:18pm May 3, 9:18pm
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The Type-R is pretty over rated, the suspension is pretty stiff and the way the steering is set-up, it tends to grab every little imperfection on the road and pulls towards it, which isn't too ideal for high speeds on back roads, let me tell you.

I use to own a 2000 Phoenix Yellow Type-R, and it was cool and all but it felt like I was driving a car from the 80's the way the interior was set-up, the awful console features and I bought it in the summer so having no AC was a bit of a bitch and no moonroof. I knew it was suppose to be a pure Performance vehicle that was half way to being gutted, and it wasn't that great.

So I traded that sucker in, I got the GTS which has almost the same Performance, plus it had the luxuries features I wanted and I'm sure if I added to my GTS similar parts the ITR had like sway bars and other suspension that the Celica would own the Type-R like nothing.

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Re: my first ride in an ITR [Re: Vampyre] #170756 May 3, 9:20pm May 3, 9:20pm
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Another.

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Re: my first ride in an ITR [Re: Vampyre] #170757 May 3, 9:24pm May 3, 9:24pm
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Last one, let me tell ya.. the seats in that car kind of suck, the seats in the Celica are so much nicer and comfier.

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Re: my first ride in an ITR [Re: Vampyre] #170758 May 3, 9:28pm May 3, 9:28pm
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i like the type R, only honda i'd ever buy


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Re: my first ride in an ITR [Re: My Sixth Gear] #170759 May 3, 10:04pm May 3, 10:04pm
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Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
i like the type R, only honda i'd ever buy

cough *s2000** cough *nsx* cough cough


was....5speed with i/h/e
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is....04 srt4 stock
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Re: my first ride in an ITR [Re: NorwayGT] #170760 May 3, 11:04pm May 3, 11:04pm
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CT have you rode in a GTS?

Originally Posted by NorwayGT
Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
i like the type R, only honda i'd ever buy

cough *s2000** cough *nsx* cough cough

Re: my first ride in an ITR [Re: ct] #170761 May 3, 11:15pm May 3, 11:15pm
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Originally Posted by ct
i was at the carwash at ventura/havenhurst when i saw a black integra with type r labels...i thought (great another ricer that prolly don't know what a ITR is)...but then i looked closely (5 lug, no side molding, no moonroof) and i thought wow it IS an ITR. the guy saw me oogling at it and we took a ride around the block...holy crap!! it was awesome. i would have to say the type R has the best suspension set up stock, i could feel it's so much more stiffer than when i had TRD strut/springs, rear stut bar, and front bar on my celi...i was very impressed. he liked my celi too (now equiped with only TRD struts and rear strut bar) but i was just floored at how well that thing handled...just my experience over the weekend thumbsup


yeah that's so true about some people having fake type r crap. i only know 3 people who has real type r and rest of them are fake. you know what's worse than type r, the real spoon, everybody has fake spoon rims and crap like that.
i only know one person with real spoon parts from japan, it easy to know when the parts are fake or not from their quality.

Re: my first ride in an ITR [Re: Jae] #170762 May 3, 11:54pm May 3, 11:54pm
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My friend used to have a ITR. The thing was okay... nothing great, in my view. I used to really love it, but that was before I started test driving cars and bought my Celi. Pretty much everything I drove, from the Mazdaspeed to the Eclipse GT seemed nicer.


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Re: my first ride in an ITR [Re: RevMonster] #170763 May 4, 1:20am May 4, 1:20am
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My buddy has a Pearl White ITR...it's tiiiight man...I love the way it drives and handles...but I still prefer my red celi! Hehe grin


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Re: my first ride in an ITR [Re: Steven] #170764 May 4, 7:32am May 4, 7:32am
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Originally Posted by Steven
CT have you rode in a GTS?

Originally Posted by NorwayGT
Originally Posted by My Sixth Gear
i like the type R, only honda i'd ever buy

cough *s2000** cough *nsx* cough cough


i have a GTS! lol rofl

i just felt even with TRD struts and my rear strut bar the ITR was stiffer and was able to grip more stock.


Originally posted by SKOOF:
yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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