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faran325
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Aug 23, 6:05pm - #257566 
Will aftermarket companies...?

Hey guys! Will aftermarket part companies still make parts for the Celica after it's discontinued end of 2005, or will they just focus more on the RSX and other rivals to it???

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Aug 23, 6:39pm - #257567 
I'm sure companies will continue to produce parts that are already out for some time after its kill date, but don't expect anything "new" to come out.


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Aug 23, 8:41pm - #257568 
they will,so many people ahve the celica


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Aug 23, 8:45pm - #257569 
there are about as much as bolt on parts for the celica as is. i don't think they'll make that much of interenal parts like the hondas...

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Aug 23, 10:45pm - #257570 
Originally Posted by xrage4200
they will,so many people ahve the celica


thumbsup Companies will sell parts for ppl to maintain their Celicas, too. Even Performance parts. Just don't expect fantastic new products that came from years of research. They'll save those for the new hondas and scions. thumbsdown


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Aug 23, 11:15pm - #257571 
that sucks

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Aug 23, 11:24pm - #257572 
it is so hard to find parts for any Honda built in the 90s... I'm sure it will be the same way for the discontinued Toyotas (MR2/Celica) rolleyes
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Aug 24, 3:26am - #257573 
will there be new or like FINAL VERSION of some upgrades and mods ? like FINAL VERSION OF Blitz/Veilside ... or like 05 AEM CAI

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Aug 24, 6:36am - #257574 
don't think so, there are lots of body kits to choose from. as for Intakes, probably the ebay stuff...

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Aug 24, 11:31am - #257575 
there are some products that companies no longer make - so if you want to buy something for your car, its usually best to just buy it now grin

APC no longer makes Clear Corners for the 7th gen
AC Autotechnic stopped production on the EL Reverse Indiglow gauges
BRS doesn't sell the Celica Hood or fender flairs anymore
TRD isn't manufacturing MANY products for the 7th gen any more either

...but there will always be products available for your car wave


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Aug 24, 12:37pm - #257576 
We are good for at least another 8 to 10 years thumbsup


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Aug 24, 2:37pm - #257577 
you can still find parts for cars from the 80's, and classic muscle car parts are still readily available, because there is a market for 'em. and remember, it's only ending here, not the rest of the world, so there is still a market there too. however, the people who would buy aftermarkets are the same people who would keep a car like this for some time.


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Aug 24, 3:00pm - #257578 
^^^ combatc87, much agreed thumbsup

Just like classic cars - it may be harder to find parts, but they still will be acquirable

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Aug 24, 5:37pm - #257579 
Originally Posted by isaac
there are some products that companies no longer make - so if you want to buy something for your car, its usually best to just buy it now grin

APC no longer makes Clear Corners for the 7th gen
AC Autotechnic stopped production on the EL Reverse Indiglow gauges
BRS doesn't sell the Celica Hood or fender flairs anymore
TRD isn't manufacturing MANY products for the 7th gen any more either

...but there will always be products available for your car wave


I know! I had to drive to three stores in San Diego county before I found the Clear Corners! Thats what I get for not using the Ecelica store. rofl Thanks again Josh.


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Aug 24, 6:13pm - #257580 
guys your cars are barely 4 years old TOPS! yes some manufactures will stop creating parts but look at it this way. when the price of a celica goes down and becomes affordable to the teen group (which it was marketed for) companies will see this and create new and better parts. the car is to new and there isnt much demand for parts as of right now cause the old guys dont want to modify cars. just give it a few years when the Fast and Furiouse generation (3yeras from now) are old enough to buy cars the market will boom again with aftermarket products.


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