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Aug 23, 5:37pm - #257527 
Finally got a car, but it's a temporary one!

Hey guys! Well I never thought I'd get it, but my parents surprised me with a 1998 Honda Accord 4D, why not a 2D? Oh well, I'm still grateful. Anyways, they though it would keep me occupied until I get a 2005 Celica GTS next year. I only have one pic, but tell me what you think what I can do to mod the hell out of it!
P.S. I know this is e-celica, but there's got to be some honda fanatics out the on the e-celica forums database.

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Aug 23, 5:43pm - #257528 
there is no 2005 celica

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Aug 23, 5:44pm - #257529 
there is no 05 celica... the last one is an 04 because the celicas are gonna get discontinued


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Aug 23, 5:45pm - #257530 
no more celica...for 05. cry

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Aug 23, 5:50pm - #257531 
Drop it with some rims at least 17 and a simple lip kit, and tint out the windows. itll look nice and not be over done.


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Aug 23, 5:51pm - #257532 
I thought it was that Toyota announced to discontinue the Celica after the 2005 model?

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Aug 23, 5:58pm - #257533 
Actually, i'm right. It says that it will be discontinued by the end of the 2005 model year.

TORRANCE, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced its plans to discontinue sales of the Celica and MR2 sports cars by the end of the 2005 model year.

"The Celica and MR2 have been a favorite among sports car enthusiasts since their introductions in the U.S.," said Don Esmond, senior vice president and general manager of the Toyota Division. "The past few years, however, have been very challenging for both Celica and MR2 as competition in a segment where 'what's new' dominates and we continue to add more exciting and youth...

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Aug 23, 6:06pm - #257534 
r you gonna keep the car after you get the celica, if not then its not worth modding

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Aug 23, 6:10pm - #257535 
My because plans to purchase the car after I get the Celica, but I still want to mod it no matter because he says he'll pay the kbb asking price plus the price of all the mods i put up on it. So, it's a win/win situation! cool

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Aug 23, 6:13pm - #257536 
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Aug 23, 6:16pm - #257537 
if ur gunna wanna get anything for it when you sell it, leave it alone...


a modded honda will have no resale value, plus honda's are just plain slow...

... please dont rice it up rice thumbsdown

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Aug 23, 6:45pm - #257538 
i would tint the windows for sures. Do 5% on the 3 back windows and 15% or 20% in the front w/ some nice chrome rims grin but thats me

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Aug 23, 6:49pm - #257539 
Originally Posted by faran325
Actually, i'm right. It says that it will be discontinued by the end of the 2005 model year.

TORRANCE, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced its plans to discontinue sales of the Celica and MR2 sports cars by the end of the 2005 model year.

"The Celica and MR2 have been a favorite among sports car enthusiasts since their introductions in the U.S.," said Don Esmond, senior vice president and general manager of the Toyota Division. "The past few years, however, have been very challenging for both Celica and MR2 as competition in a segment where 'what's new' dominates and we continue to add more exciting and youth...
Like most cars in their final days, they won't produce the cars for their last actual year, but rather just sell the ones that are left over from the year before.

04's will be sold in 05, and if you want to call them 05's you can, but they won't technically be.





As for modding the Accord, leave it stock, that's what I did with mine. It's an economy car. It isn't fast, and it won't be fast. Save your time and money for when you buy the Celica. You'll thank me later.


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Aug 23, 8:43pm - #257540 
buy parts for your celi now laughsilly


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Aug 23, 8:50pm - #257541 
don't mod it. i did that for my paseo, and i dropped about $4000. 2 months after i was done with it, i bought a celica. i could have used those money right now...

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Aug 23, 9:49pm - #257542 
Honestly, I wouldn't mod it at all...Save it for when you get the Celica man. thumbsup

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Aug 23, 11:02pm - #257543 
Originally Posted by RedSunCelica
Drop it with some rims at least 17 and a simple lip kit, and tint out the windows. itll look nice and not be over done.



Thats what id do!

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Aug 23, 11:04pm - #257544 
what is the point of modding a temporary car confused


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Aug 23, 11:34pm - #257545 
Originally Posted by slidr
04's will be sold in 05, and if you want to call them 05's you can, but they won't technically be.


They say the end of the '05 Model year, which would mean they will make them up until the end of the '05 model year (not sure exactly when that is tongue ). So there will be '05's, I would think. Will probably be exact clones of the '04's, but hey tongue

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Aug 24, 12:07am - #257546 
I am going to miss the Celica and MR2...

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Aug 24, 12:23am - #257547 
accord...good enough.


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Aug 24, 2:03am - #257548 
so the 05 model year be this year or toward the end of this year right?

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Aug 24, 6:42am - #257549 
Originally Posted by 7403
I am going to miss the Celica and MR2...

mrs will be back, as a hybird...


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Aug 24, 7:06am - #257550 
DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY MODDING I IF YOUR GETTING A NEW CAR IN LESS THAN A YEAR!..Start buying all your celi parts now. have them all stored up..and then, when you get the celica. take it to a shop and have him do EVERYTHING at once. It will blow your mind. Go for stock to super mod in less than 2 weesk flat.

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Aug 24, 9:25am - #257551 
^^^nicely said skoof thumbsup

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Aug 24, 10:46am - #257552 
Originally Posted by DJ_Curtiz
buy parts for your celi now laughsilly


thats wath i wudd done thumbsup

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Aug 24, 6:30pm - #257553 
Do what i did, turn 18 and sell the damn thing...


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Aug 24, 9:06pm - #257554 
Good luck on your new Celica dude!...it's worth the wait!...get lot's of pic's and go postal on ecelica.com!... thumbsup


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Aug 24, 9:45pm - #257555 
dont do anything to it, its a waste of money, you know wat you do, start buying parts for ur celica, then as soon as you get ur celi you just drop them all in thumbsup

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Aug 24, 11:15pm - #257556 
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Honestly, I wouldn't mod it at all...Save it for when you get the Celica man. thumbsup


yeah or get a head unit(most are universal) and some subs and amps. if the speakers are the same as the celicas then get some speakers too. but dont waste your money on that

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Aug 25, 12:39am - #257557 
wat they all said...buy up parts for ur future celica..or save ur money and help put the downpayment on the new car..dont waste ur money fixing that shit up...only thing i wud find worth doing is tinting the windows


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Aug 25, 1:12am - #257558 
Have you thought about getting another car besides a Celica? Don't get me wrong...I love my Celica. But since it's going to be discontinued, maybe it's best for you to buy a car that's still in production.


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Aug 25, 1:19am - #257559 
toyota has great re-sale value though thumbsup

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Aug 25, 1:42pm - #257560 
TRD told me the celica will be discontinued in 05 but will come back as a celica supra in 06 WEEEEEE!!!!!!! thumbsup
i guess history really DOES repeat itself lol spineyes


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Aug 25, 2:59pm - #257561 
Originally Posted by SKOOF
DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY MODDING I IF YOUR GETTING A NEW CAR IN LESS THAN A YEAR!..Start buying all your celi parts now. have them all stored up..and then, when you get the celica. take it to a shop and have him do EVERYTHING at once. It will blow your mind. Go for stock to super mod in less than 2 weesk flat.
exactly what i was thinking


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Aug 25, 4:32pm - #257562 
I would advise you, to get the Celica as soon as possible, because they are not producing them anymore!... rolleyes


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Aug 25, 4:47pm - #257563 
Originally Posted by SKOOF
DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY MODDING I IF YOUR GETTING A NEW CAR IN LESS THAN A YEAR!..Start buying all your celi parts now. have them all stored up..and then, when you get the celica. take it to a shop and have him do EVERYTHING at once. It will blow your mind. Go for stock to super mod in less than 2 weesk flat.
nuff said thumbsup


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Aug 25, 5:32pm - #257564 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by faran325
Actually, i'm right. It says that it will be discontinued by the end of the 2005 model year.

TORRANCE, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., today announced its plans to discontinue sales of the Celica and MR2 sports cars by the end of the 2005 model year.

"The Celica and MR2 have been a favorite among sports car enthusiasts since their introductions in the U.S.," said Don Esmond, senior vice president and general manager of the Toyota Division. "The past few years, however, have been very challenging for both Celica and MR2 as competition in a segment where 'what's new' dominates and we continue to add more exciting and youth...
Like most cars in their final days, they won't produce the cars for their last actual year, but rather just sell the ones that are left over from the year before.

04's will be sold in 05, and if you want to call them 05's you can, but they won't technically be.





As for modding the Accord, leave it stock, that's what I did with mine. It's an economy car. It isn't fast, and it won't be fast. Save your time and money for when you buy the Celica. You'll thank me later.
sorry but you are wrong...I work for Denso and Toyota has forecasted all of our parts for the celica till the end of the 05 production year...so unless they plan on just buying the parts to let them sit, there will be an ACTUAL 05 model year


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Aug 25, 9:44pm - #257565 
I wouldn't start buying parts for it now, you might change your mind and something may come up and you might not end up getting a CELica spineyes

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