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Anonymous Jun 30, 1:46am - #212197 
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Goodbye Celica? having trouble making a choice.

I spend too much money on my car and now im getting older and its time to get another car and leave the import world. I found a 75 vette with 15,000 stock miles on it in MINT condition.(btw the old guy selling it onyl wants 9 gz for it) what do you people say...goodbye celica and hello vette?

here is a pic of it.

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all i would do to this is redo the inside..and make sure that the engine is reliable. I mean, its american and its a 75..VERY SIMPLE..any mechanic can work on these parts..and if something goes wrong..jstu gotta replace it..nothign tricky to it. So im thinking of getting this instead and just having a pimp ride. This way i can stop my addiction with ading stuff to my car and being broke..lol now i can focus putting my money into more important things. I am goign to be so sad to se it go..but i think im making the right decision.
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booyaolian Jun 30, 1:50am - #212198 
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trust me, you are still going to mod that corvette.

it is not about which car you have. it is about the passion.
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Rocketman Jun 30, 1:51am - #212199 

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I hate the stingray...all Fiberglass. Ugliest of all corevettes in my opinion. thumbsdown
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spaztikid Jun 30, 1:53am - #212200 
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i love those body stile vette's...

and yeah... your gonna mod the shit out of it...

keep the celi and buy that vette... only 9 g's is an amazing price thumbsup
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robare99 Jun 30, 2:37am - #212201 

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I don't know man, I'm just not feeling the mullet, which you will HAVE to have. (by law) hehe just kidding. Those have always been my favorite generation of Vettes.


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Angelica Jun 30, 2:40am - #212202 
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bwahahahaha...wtf not feeling the mullet...


anyways that vette is ugly imo keep the celi!
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mr_celica Jun 30, 3:07am - #212203 

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Keep the celi!!

That vette looks like a shoe puke

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RedSunCelica Jun 30, 3:26am - #212204 

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i say do it this is one of those things if you dont do it youll regret it

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LostAngel Jun 30, 3:37am - #212205 
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I actually like that vette...and it will own the celica on the stip.

As for the mullet, I thought only camaro and firebird drivers had em!
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Stephen Jun 30, 3:44am - #212206 
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Dude, that vette kicks ass. They're not going to get any easier to find as the years go by (especially with the orig. motor) thumbsup

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Anonymous Jun 30, 3:51am - #212207 
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not feelin the vette keep the celi
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Erick Jun 30, 4:03am - #212208 

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I agree with spaztikid

keep both..

the celi would be a daily driver and the vette be a nice weekend car.. i mean it would have to be in pristine condtion at only 15,000 for such an old model.. well hopefully you keep both..

otherwise it all depends upon what your really after

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ravertony Jun 30, 4:25am - #212209 
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hmmm
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Snake03GT Jun 30, 4:59am - #212210 
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that vettre freaking rocks!!

stingrays own!!

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FREINDS DONT LET FREINDS WEAR MULLETS!!!..


btw...FREAKING HILARIOUS!!!!

you guys rock
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celly Jun 30, 1:57pm - #212212 

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Originally Posted by SKOOF
FREINDS DONT LET FREINDS WEAR MULLETS!!!..

LOL

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stefanoc Jun 30, 8:12pm - #212213 

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buy the vette and sell it later on for a fortune
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ghostingcelica Jun 30, 9:05pm - #212214 
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hahaha. i would keep the celiand stay home with no internet. that way you wont use any money. i'm just playing. i would just keep my money in a savings account or something wave
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l2pdrums Jun 30, 10:25pm - #212215 

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Keep the Celi. Better gas milage. Well, thats what I look at. Besides. I don't like that style of corvette.

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Gen7fan Jul 1, 6:08pm - #212216 
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Just gotta say I love the Stingrays, L88, oh fuck yeah. I would not pass one up if I had the chance to get one.

My father has a yellow 76, so sweet. thumbsup
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Jamey Jul 1, 6:13pm - #212217 

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Dude if you mod'd the celi you will soo mod that engine. Is that the years that there was the 427 big block in them???? If so man there is so much power to be had, hell even if it is the 350 mods are dirt cheap and the engine is soooooooo easy to work on. Get the VETTE
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VSGTS14 Jul 1, 6:16pm - #212218 

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i say get something else, you're going to mod anycar...and plus, if you're smart enough, you can keep yourself from modding it and know what's necessary.

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Erick Jul 1, 6:41pm - #212219 

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^^ very true... thumbsup sometimes i feel like modding my mom and dad's camrys tongue

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RookieGTS Jul 1, 7:38pm - #212220 

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hehe i modded my 97 camry when i had it ^__^ rofl
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stefanoc Jul 1, 7:42pm - #212221 

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i was gonna say get a camry, but Erick said something.
get a geo metro. i dont think they have too many aftermarket parts rofl
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Erick Jul 1, 7:52pm - #212222 

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Originally Posted by stefanoc
i was gonna say get a camry, but Erick said something.
get a geo metro. i dont think they have too many aftermarket parts rofl
sorry ha... yah was thinking of getting a CAI for my moms car he.he.

But yah just keep the celi i bet a lot of energy and time has been spent on it.. but hey the corvette is indeed speed

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xXMaGNuSXx Jul 1, 7:57pm - #212223 
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Keep the Celi, unless you wanna feel like an old man. BTW that mullet is not workin'.
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truboo Jul 1, 8:08pm - #212224 
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stay with the celi thumbsup

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ct Jul 1, 11:01pm - #212225 

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keep the celi...or at least find a better car to "upgrade" in.

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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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Vampyre Jul 2, 1:37am - #212226 

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Originally Posted by booyaolian
trust me, you are still going to mod that corvette.

it is not about which car you have. it is about the passion.


Exactly.

I like the 'vette overall, even the stingrays.. but if it was me, I'd feel like going from a nice new modern car to a old 70's car would feel like I became a redneck running my noisy ass weight on wheels. I'd keep the Celica, the only 'vette worth a trade is the newer one's.

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Snafu Jul 2, 4:03am - #212227 
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77 had all that emissions crap. It's cheaper to mod, but the celica is just amazing. I don't like the looks of the stingray. I'd keep the celica, even though rwd does rock.

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Clos Jul 2, 4:18am - #212228 
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keep ur celica or just get a supra

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Anonymous Jul 2, 4:35am - #212229 
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no vette...yea celica wave
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OzzyZR Jul 2, 4:43am - #212230 

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that vette looks like it belongs in a museum thumbsdown

it might be an ok weekend car, that's about it... the road/engine noise would drive me insane, and the ride compared to a celi would suck ass...

it's def not a step-up, but if that's your dream to own a car like that...

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v3n0m Jul 2, 6:49am - #212231 

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rofl

Vetter > Celica. Parts are cheaper & it's already fast. It doesn't matter what car you get if you can't get it through your head to not go overboard w/the mods.
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