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Workshop4Ever
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Workshop4Ever Aug 19, 5:48am - #253491 

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ditching the celi

Decided i am finally going to sell my celi. I have had so many problems with it i think it is time to let it go. I had to replace the engine at 30.000 miles, had my tires slashed, had my winshiled wipers bent, failed emmisions, and then now i got into a car accident because of the rain. Anyways, so after i get it fixed from the accident (minor 15 MPH collision) i am going to sell it. I am going to ask 15000 for it...its a white 2000 GT with 32000 miles (engine only has 1800) and i am thinking of keeping my sound system in it. I saw celica GTs on autotrader.com for like 16000 with the same miles...so im not sure if i should ask more for it...


does everyone think that 15,000 is a good price...should it be more/less?

should i keep the system in it...or should i take it out?

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Sultan Aug 19, 5:50am - #253492 

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take the system out...

- you'll be lucky to get $15K imo
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RedSunCelica Aug 19, 5:50am - #253493 

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any ideas on what your getting. either way have fun.

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Workshop4Ever Aug 19, 5:55am - #253494 

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yea...i think i am going to ask 15 and if nobody wants it i will just stick with it...im not sure what i am going to get as a replacement...really love the celica and would love to have another one. I have just had such bad luck with this car and i have only had it for a like 6 months...i was thinking about a WRX (found one for 14K) or something with rear-wheel drive...i still need to think but the search is on...

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Virgilson Aug 19, 6:25am - #253495 

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too bad...its your choice... good luck with the sale.
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Polykarb Aug 19, 7:06am - #253496 

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You crazy! g/l thumbsup

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falkkor Aug 19, 7:15am - #253497 

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I got my 2k GTS with low miles for 14k... good luck getting 15 frown
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ExNihilo Aug 19, 2:18pm - #253498 
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Well, there's no harm in trying to 15 or more; put that as your asking price and see what people will offer.

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ragingpaseo Aug 19, 2:27pm - #253499 
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$15000 sounds kinda high not to mention all that problems you've experienced...
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Rocketman Aug 19, 2:48pm - #253500 

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Originally Posted by Sultan
take the system out...

- you'll be lucky to get $15K imo


Unless its sony... be rid of that poop. thumbsdown
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xGTSgirl Aug 19, 6:14pm - #253501 
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sorry to hear you've had such luck w/the celi..if it's that bad do it! Good luck! grin
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AdamVIP Aug 19, 6:55pm - #253502 
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Ive scoured sautotrader for low priced gts's and never found any with 30k for that cheap
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SPec_ceLICA Aug 19, 7:30pm - #253503 

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I would try and sell it private first you would be able to get more money out of the car that way. From a buyers standpoint buying private is cheaper than buying from the dealership.

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Workshop4Ever Aug 20, 6:36pm - #253504 

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on Autotrader.com i found my exact car...a 2000 white Toyota Celica GT with the same options and 37,000 miles (5k more than mine)...and they are asking $15995. One on there that has close to 50K miles is still asking 15995 so it seems like $15,000 is not that crazy of an idea.

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Gen7fan Aug 20, 6:47pm - #253505 
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^^ Yeah but did that car get in a accident? You did and have to take that into account and the fact that you replaced the engine, the average buyer sees that as a big red flag. You'll be lucky to get 15k for your car.

I would offer you 10k or less.
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Workshop4Ever Aug 20, 6:55pm - #253506 

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the accident was very minor tho...only had to replace the fender. There was no real damage. Im going to ask 15, and if nobody offers more than 13,500 i am going to just keep it for longer. I am in no rush to sell it...just think its a good idea.

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