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Anonymous Jul 31, 4:24am - #237009 
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3sgte or STi

In like 2 years i was planning on getting a STi. But after seeing that video of the 3sgte in the multimedia section i started thinking about doing that engine swap. Ive looked around and a local shop can do the swap for about 15 grand with tuning and everything which is about how much more i would have to fork out after i sold my celi. So what do you think. Please put some thought into this and dont just say the celica. This would most likely be my daily driver also.
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CaddyShack Jul 31, 4:30am - #237010 

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well since its ur daily driver.. i would choose the swap juss because the sti doesnt have a/c, radio and shiz like that... but wutever choice you make im sure its for a good reason

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Erick Jul 31, 4:33am - #237011 

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I'd say celi also as poste above ^^ and insurance would still be the same.. as i sti would be more i believe..

then you'd also have a sleeper in your hands thumbsup and looks to match

i want to do it but can't cry darn cali

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andrews Jul 31, 4:33am - #237012 

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swap, cause not many people have it!

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Anonymous Jul 31, 4:37am - #237013 
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Originally Posted by andrews
swap, cause not many people have it!
yea the only person i know is that guy in florida.
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RevMonster Jul 31, 4:37am - #237014 

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I'm going to be the lone voice that says STi.

This is going to be your daily driver. Plus, if the swap takes the place of your next car... I'm assuming you'd have to then keep the Celi for 3-4 more years. A car THAT heavily modded, as a daily driver... and keeping it as a d/d for THAT long? Not a good idea. It's going to be awesome, but a massive headache.

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slidr Jul 31, 4:38am - #237015 

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STI.

So much potential.

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se7enmodgt20 Jul 31, 5:33am - #237016 
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slidr Jul 31, 5:35am - #237017 

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Originally Posted by RevMonster
I'm going to be the lone voice that says STi.

This is going to be your daily driver. Plus, if the swap takes the place of your next car... I'm assuming you'd have to then keep the Celi for 3-4 more years. A car THAT heavily modded, as a daily driver... and keeping it as a d/d for THAT long? Not a good idea. It's going to be awesome, but a massive headache.
Yeah, it's gonna wind up costing you an arm and a leg to maintain it, and you won't get a warranty with it.

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CaddyShack Jul 31, 6:22am - #237018 

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if you dont want a radio and a/c then go ahead and get an sti. have you considered a wrx, non sti, because id really like to have a radio and a heater. does it snow in cincinatti?

another honda kill story is always welcome
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dennis_dup1 Jul 31, 6:53am - #237019 

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If you wanna be unique, go for the swap.
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stefanoc Jul 31, 7:06am - #237020 

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if you have some money to spare and be unique and surprise everyone, 3sgte swap will be way worth it.
as a daily driver, an sti would be more comfortable, 4 doors, newer, and all that. remember ur celica will have horrible resale value and very hard to sell if its modified like that
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cycocelica Jul 31, 7:19am - #237021 

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STi thats my next car
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Virgilson Jul 31, 7:38am - #237022 

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STi - it comes with radio, a/c and that shit and is AWD and all that...it's awesome.

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l2pdrums Jul 31, 6:04pm - #237024 

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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
STi - it comes with radio, a/c and that shit and is AWD and all that...it's awesome.

i agree
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csheriff Jul 31, 8:21pm - #237025 
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Originally Posted by CaddyShack
if you dont want a radio and a/c then go ahead and get an sti. have you considered a wrx, non sti, because id really like to have a radio and a heater. does it snow in cincinatti?

roll your window down and install a cd player. done deal.

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Originally Posted by csheriff
Originally Posted by CaddyShack
if you dont want a radio and a/c then go ahead and get an sti. have you considered a wrx, non sti, because id really like to have a radio and a heater. does it snow in cincinatti?

roll your window down and install a cd player. done deal.


ya really, the STi is a better choice. if your going to drive one responibly anyway you don't need distractions like a radio. And you can always install one too.

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cycocelica Jul 31, 9:25pm - #237027 

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Originally Posted by CaddyShack
if you dont want a radio and a/c then go ahead and get an sti. have you considered a wrx, non sti, because id really like to have a radio and a heater. does it snow in cincinatti?


actually it does come with those
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VSGTS14 Jul 31, 10:52pm - #237028 

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yea, for god sake...the STi DOES come with radio and A/C rolleyes

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CaddyShack Jul 31, 11:19pm - #237029 

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ok so i didnt kno!!!! damn you dont have to post 3 times to tell me... get the sti because 3sgte isnt a good daily driver and resale value aint that great

another honda kill story is always welcome
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cycocelica Jul 31, 11:32pm - #237030 

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well if you didnt know why did you post
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csheriff Jul 31, 11:47pm - #237031 
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its only an option though isnt it????? the one that i almost got didnt have radio but i think it had ac. you could get radio and armrest shit installed as a factory option though.

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cycocelica Jul 31, 11:50pm - #237032 

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no its standard
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dennis_dup1 Aug 1, 12:00am - #237033 

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Dont STI's also have a 6 disk cd changer?
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cycocelica Aug 1, 12:04am - #237034 

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yup even the WRX and the 2.5 RS w/ sport package come with a changer
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csheriff Aug 1, 12:14am - #237035 
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it cant come standard...i test drove an 04 and it had no radio, no speakers. it has to be an option, but then again im retarted.

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RetroJ84 Aug 1, 12:14am - #237036 
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cycocelica Aug 1, 12:17am - #237037 

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csheriff Aug 1, 12:22am - #237038 
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then why the hell didnt the one that i was gonna get have a radio. even the book on the car was talking about how it left out the radio, speakers and floor mats to achieve very low weight.

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cycocelica Aug 1, 12:30am - #237039 

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maybe it is for an 05 i dont knwo thats what i found though
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thats gotta be it then, but thats gay. they're taking away from the race feel of the STI. Next thing you know its gonna have big leather seats and OnStar.

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cycocelica Aug 1, 12:39am - #237041 

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doubt it
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CaddyShack Aug 1, 3:37am - #237042 

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the 05 sti's i duno but im pretty sure the old ones dont have a radio and a/c... thx for keeping me up to date but seriously vsgts14, you only have to tell me once

my bad

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GTQuentin Aug 1, 4:38am - #237043 

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15grand is hella expensive. U should try elsewhere or go buy a rx7 or something.
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Originally Posted by csheriff
it cant come standard...i test drove an 04 and it had no radio, no speakers. it has to be an option, but then again im retarted.


exactly, an 04...

for 05, both cars have much more added and changed, including these options.

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csheriff Aug 1, 5:27pm - #237045 
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ok got it straight.

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my buddy's got an STi blue with gold rims, it has a radio and climate controls! thumbsup

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why not get a celica alltrac?

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WTH. Get the STI.

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Originally Posted by NorwayGT
why not get a celica alltrac?


do you even kno how hard it is to find an alltrac let alone being in good condition? may be a different story in cincinatti, but i say that alltracs are pretty damn rare

another honda kill story is always welcome
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do you have a link to that video?
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Originally Posted by CaddyShack
Originally Posted by NorwayGT
why not get a celica alltrac?


do you even kno how hard it is to find an alltrac let alone being in good condition? may be a different story in cincinatti, but i say that alltracs are pretty damn rare

theyr not easy to find, but its not that hard. check ebay and you'l see some

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do you really trust ebay in shipping cars to u?

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