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ct
C'mon & hit me!
ct May 3, 6:14pm - #170752 

C'mon & hit me!
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

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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.
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Erick
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Erick May 4, 1:33am - #170753 

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2001 Toyota Celica GT

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thumbsup sounds good

LNK
"you only need something when you know it exists..then it becomes a want"
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5280vvti May 4, 1:36am - #170754 

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Very cool thumbsup
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Vampyre
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Vampyre May 4, 4:18am - #170755 

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2003 Toyota Celica

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British Columbia, Canada
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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Vampyre May 4, 4:20am - #170756 

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2003 Toyota Celica

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Another.
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Vampyre May 4, 4:24am - #170757 

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2003 Toyota Celica

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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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My Sixth Gear
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My Sixth Gear May 4, 4:28am - #170758 
2003 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica
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i like the type R, only honda i'd ever buy

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NorwayGT May 4, 5:04am - #170759 

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2004 Dodge SRT4

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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
15.41 @ 89.30mph 2.282 60'

is....04 srt4 stock
13.936 100.15mph 2.177 60'
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Steven May 4, 6:04am - #170760 
2001 Spectra Blue Mica Toyota Celica GTS
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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
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Jae
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Jae May 4, 6:15am - #170761 

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2001 Toyota Celica

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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.
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RevMonster
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RevMonster May 4, 6:54am - #170762 

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2003 Toyota Celica

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Orange County, Ca
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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OBi3
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OBi3 May 4, 8:20am - #170763 

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2002 Toyota Celica

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Calgary, AB, Canada
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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ct
C'mon & hit me!
ct May 4, 2:32pm - #170764 

C'mon & hit me!
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

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Woodland Hills, CA
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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