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May 13, 2:21am - #177929 
All I have is $2,500 but I want is a Celica, so what can I get?

Whats the best Celica for $2,500? I just sold my 99 Daewoo lanos because since the begining I have wanted a Celica, Where would the best place be to buy one in Chicago with the budget I have?

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May 13, 2:33am - #177930 
wtf


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May 13, 2:38am - #177931 
Take $2000 and put it down on your car, use the other $500 towards your first payment and insurance smile

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May 13, 2:56am - #177932 
Yeah, there is NO way to get a Celica for $2500. That'd be a good downpayment... that's about it.


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May 13, 3:10am - #177933 
Originally Posted by RevMonster
Yeah, there is NO way to get a Celica for $2500. That'd be a good downpayment... that's about it.


I cant get a 92, 93 Celica for $2,500? I want an older one...

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May 13, 3:59am - #177934 
if i were you i would save a couple more years
for 2500 you can't get much thumbsdown


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May 13, 6:03am - #177935 


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May 13, 6:14am - #177936 
check the auto trader!

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May 13, 6:25am - #177937 
I got my celica for 3,800.

It was wrecked, so I had to rebuild it. If you wanted to fix it up, this is the best way to go-instead of paying thousands of dollars to take off factory parts, if they're already broken on a wreck, you can order the aftermarket. It's not under warranty, but I'd rather do stuff to my own vehicle anyway. thumbsup

*I also had to get an 8,000 loan from bank to rebuild cry.

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May 13, 6:38am - #177938 
so you payed 11,800 for your car.

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May 13, 6:45am - #177939 
In the long run, yeah-kinda sucks, but the celica itself was only the 3,800.

It was fun to rebuild though-only if you enjoy that kinda thing and don't care to take your time with it.

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May 13, 7:14am - #177940 
WOW...WHAT DID U DO WITH THIS? eek eek

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May 13, 7:55am - #177941 
for real thats what i said ^^^


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May 13, 8:11am - #177942 
Originally Posted by trog2233
WOW...WHAT DID U DO WITH THIS? eek eek

reminded me of that huyndai commercial laughsilly

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May 13, 8:44am - #177943 
hehe tongue. That's the shop I work at sometimes. We're rebuilding a 2002 Celica GT. The front half is black and the back half is red.

The red celica sucked-hadn't been taken care of, but the black one--OMG. Someone had a heck of a security system put on it-we couldn't get it to start lastnight, but they took it back apart (after it had been welded and painted AND put back together!) and cut all the wires. Someone had put some money in the car-had 18" Motegi MR8 rims and Falken Tires with TRD sport package-Areospeed coilovers and a catback exaust on it. But, they wrecked it and we got it. I'll take some pics of the finished product and post it. The Celi looks great now.

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May 13, 8:44am - #177944 
wow...thats awesome!!! thumbsup

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May 13, 10:50am - #177945 
u can prolly get like a 92 ST with a whole bunch of miles for that price


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May 13, 11:00am - #177946 
yea you can def find an older one for that... i just payed 2,500 for my 92 gt. 113,000 miles, power everything, sunroof. perfect condition. just look around.. it will be worth it.

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May 13, 12:22pm - #177947 
2,500 is not even a "good" down payment.

I downed 5000 on my car and am still paying 380 a month for 5 years because I am a first time buyer with no "real" credit, so my interest was like 13%.

CRAP! cry


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May 13, 12:29pm - #177948 
same here i put 4gz down and i pay around 350/month.
btw jenn..VERY VERY nice celica...i mean it..veyr clean and aggressive..my celica was on the clean path..then i kinda went crazy..its in the shop for the next 2 weeks getting a whole make over...so ill post pics when i get a chance...i also need a new signature since my car will look different..anybody wanna help?..maybe we can modify the old one by tossing a new pic over the old one and keep the same background?

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May 13, 2:32pm - #177949 
most f you didn't even notice he said he wants a older celica. not a newer one.

yes you can get a 5th gen for that price look around. tehn save for a 3sgte swap adn you wil own 7th gens.


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May 13, 3:16pm - #177950 
rolleyes frown


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May 13, 4:00pm - #177951 
I'd invest it in the stock market. Honestly, if I had 2500 dollars in one pot to blow. I'd seriously be upset w/myself if i blew it all on my car. I'd like for it to grow!!!

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May 13, 6:38pm - #177952 
Thanks scoof, and yes, I agree with the stock market thing too. You could make more money for it, and I did notice about the 5th gen. thing too. Surely you could get a good celica alltrack for that, at least a downpayment-good luck with it! thumbsup

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May 13, 8:24pm - #177953 
no chance for a alltrac unless he gets a loan.
and yes you can make money on he stock market but you can also lose it all.
if your gonna invest stay away from teh stock market.

your young and want a car i say go for it, a guy has to ahve wheels and he already sold his


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May 13, 10:15pm - #177954 
look in local classified papers also, they have 5th gens and have lower prices than used dealers.. honestly, i drive my 5th gen way more than i drive my 7th gen.

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May 14, 3:39pm - #177955 
get a 1990 gt or gts hatchback, i just sold my 90 gts for 2400, it had 160k miles but she still ran like a champ, i loved that car, check out www.celicahobby.com, they have a lot of info on 5th gens...

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May 14, 4:44pm - #177956 
^^^ were at everythingcelica.com spineyes

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May 14, 5:39pm - #177957 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
^^^ were at everythingcelica.com spineyes


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May 14, 6:08pm - #177958 
hahahaah uhm last i checked everythingcelica didn't have any 5th gen info. if you want info go to www.celica.net


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May 14, 6:23pm - #177959 
Originally Posted by Chiboy
Whats the best Celica for $2,500? I just sold my 99 Daewoo lanos because since the begining I have wanted a Celica, Where would the best place be to buy one in Chicago with the budget I have?


where you at in chicago, pm be back

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