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ChrisE
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ChrisE Aug 17, 6:41pm - #251756 
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Car noob right here! :)

I'm just wondering what you guys think of this celica. I'm not big on Performance tweaking or anything. But Celica's are just awsome. Toyota's in that matter last forever! I have a Toyota Camry right now with 223000 miles on it and it's running great! I was hoping to get this car in the near future if they still have it on the lot.

http://www.getauto.com/autolinks_cardetail.html?x_dealer_id=AAB0%3D&vinNum=JTDDR32T320135475

Would that be a good price for that car? Good and bad things about the car? Give me some info.

Thanks guys.
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ArumnDark
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ArumnDark Aug 17, 6:48pm - #251757 
2004 Silver Streak Toyota Celica
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I would pay about 10 grand for it (considering the kit and all, GT auto).

If you're looking to race, I'd look for a GTS 6-spd. You could probably grab a used one for 10-15 grand (I would think).


But otherwise, 16 grand seems a bit high to me, I got a new '04 GTS for a bit less than 25 (no body kit or anything though).



I'm sure the other folks here can give you better advice than I can wink

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combatc87
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combatc87 Aug 17, 6:50pm - #251758 

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I just got mine today, and it's awesome! Too bad that one's an auto. I've yet to see anything wrong with mine, except that if you are tall it may be a little snug.

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ExNihilo
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ExNihilo Aug 17, 6:55pm - #251759 
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Yah, 16K seems a little high, but that's because its at a dealership. Make 'em an offer, maybe 13K, see what they'll do.

300,000 KM/Sec. Its not just a good idea, its the law.
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ragingpaseo
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ragingpaseo Aug 17, 7:08pm - #251760 
2003 blue Toyota Celica
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erh, let's not get a GT auto...
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ChrisE
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ChrisE Aug 17, 7:17pm - #251761 
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Thanks for the info guys! Do you guys know any good places to search for Celicas? I used Toyota.com to find that one. They also have a 2001 and a 2000 there too. Forgot specifics on those though.

Arumndark: Not looking for racing. Just casual driving smile

Ragingpaseo: Auto/manual I have never driven a manual. (Don't hurt me!) Although I would like too. But I heard there is a lot of upkeep with manuals. Is that true or is it the other way around?
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imp
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imp Aug 17, 7:25pm - #251762 
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OT: any idea on prices for a 2000 gt 5spd? i know it will be influenced by mileage,so help out with that too if you could

In parkour, no one is afraid. One is just...apprehensive.
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ragingpaseo
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ragingpaseo Aug 17, 7:28pm - #251763 
2003 blue Toyota Celica
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try carmax.com
and yeah, i didn't know how to drive a manual until i got my celica, which was last december. once you get used to it, it's like riding a bike. it's a good driving experience... thumbsup
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combatc87
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combatc87 Aug 17, 7:28pm - #251764 

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i got my '01 GT 5spd for 13,588 before taxes and it has 12,500 miles on it. ChrisE, I've never driven a manual before today, but I learned real quick and I love it.

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ragingpaseo
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ragingpaseo Aug 17, 7:29pm - #251765 
2003 blue Toyota Celica
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Originally Posted by combatc87
I've never driven a manual before today, but I learned real quick and I love it.

there you go... thumbsup
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2003cbgts
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2003cbgts Aug 17, 7:55pm - #251766 

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u said you wasnt lookin for racing, so i say just look around till you find the right one for the right price. reason i say is all celicas be it auto, manuals, gt or gts are fun to drive. just try to find one in ur price range in good condition and add some stuff as you go along. good luck thumbsup
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csheriff Aug 17, 8:40pm - #251767 
2002 Red Toyota Celica
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seems quite high, i would keep shopping around.

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