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Sep 15, 6:18pm - #276173 
Celica compliments...nice car...

Don't you just like getting compliments on your car thumbsup cool

just came from the art store when some dood was approaching his truck next to my celica and he said, "nice car"..

yet my car is stock tongue.. but clean and shiny wink

would have been nice if i had some lambo doors when I got in and a nice exhaust ... i guess he was expecting the celica to do something since he watched me drive off before getting into his truck grin


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Sep 15, 6:22pm - #276174 
yeah i get a lot of people saying nice car and thats the car i want to buy thumbsup

alot of people like the looks of the celica thumbsup

it's a beautiful car


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Sep 15, 6:25pm - #276175 
Yeah i get compliments all the time too...especially from girls wanting a ride cool Mine is mostly stock too...besides exhaust, taillights, head unit, and interior neons...yet everyone still loves it and says how nice it is. It really is a sharp looking car..even in stock form...props to toyota thumbsup

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Sep 15, 6:38pm - #276176 
I keep getting a lot of compliments with my own Celica too. Almost everywhere I drive, people keep on asking me where they themself can buy a nice car like this. In my opinion, this is one of the best looking sports cars on the market today. Despite how exposed the Acura RSX really is in the magazines, Celica's are still selling much faster.

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Sep 15, 6:49pm - #276177 
i get em too eventhough i dont have many exterior mods. i have got quite a few compliments from old ladys which i think is pretty funny rofl rofl

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Sep 15, 6:56pm - #276178 
I had a guy tell me that was a nice Porsche in Kroger parking lot. I was like WTF? But, I quickly corrected him.

My favorite conversation I had with someone in a parking lot went a little something like this.

Dude: Nice Hood.
Me: You should see what is under it.


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Sep 15, 6:57pm - #276179 
haha i also get a few compliments...especially when i pick my little sister from her elementary school...all the little kids just stare...

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Sep 15, 7:24pm - #276180 
Originally Posted by Seanscn
I had a guy tell me that was a nice Porsche in Kroger parking lot. I was like WTF? But, I quickly corrected him.

My favorite conversation I had with someone in a parking lot went a little something like this.

Dude: Nice Hood.
Me: You should see what is under it.


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Sep 15, 7:32pm - #276181 
I alway get looks from the MILFS and the girlies! And i get compliments from random people just saying "sweet ride" or "nice car". I love the attention I get when I hit lift and people just stare eek thumbsup

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Sep 15, 7:37pm - #276182 
As a matter of fact...the other day, I was driving by some teenagers, and one of the kids said to the others "Now that's a nice car." I was like "HELL YEAH!" grin

I also get a lot of compliments from customers...we do auto glass, so I get to drive a lot of people back to their houses or wherever they need to go. So, when they get my car, they always compliment it. thumbsup


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Sep 15, 7:44pm - #276183 
a kid at school said he'd have sex with me for my car. that would've been a good deal, but it's a celica we're talkin' about here.


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Sep 15, 7:44pm - #276184 
Best comment I have ever had:

Old Security Guard in my Parking Garage at work:

Nice car.

Me:

Thanks.

Old Guy:

That thing run on premium?

Me:

Yeah.

Old Guy:

Because the engine's so big, right?

Me:

Yeah.





I was in the middle of driving off when I told him yeah, and I didn't feel like telling him the truth.

Glad to know that some people think we have big engines under the Hood. rofl


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Sep 15, 7:48pm - #276185 
i get compliments all the time


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Sep 15, 10:14pm - #276186 
I've gotten a few...

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Sep 15, 10:28pm - #276187 
i've recieved a few props. Also gotten the dreaded: "You know they are gonna stop makin the celica in 2005 right?"


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Sep 15, 10:31pm - #276188 
the other day i was in the best buy parking lot and some old dude was like, "hey nice car how fast can it go?" i just said thanx and not fast enuf. we both laughed than i took his money...jk


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Sep 15, 10:32pm - #276189 
Up in Maryland I noticed some guy kept kinda looking at me on the road. Then at a light he pulled up beside me and in a heavy French accent, he told me, "very nice car." I said thanks and showed off a little.


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Sep 15, 10:50pm - #276190 
Originally Posted by Virgilson
haha i also get a few compliments...especially when i pick my little sister from her elementary school...all the little kids just stare...

come to think of it when i picked up my sister from high school one of the teachers though it had a V6 engine.. eek

i had no clue at the time since that was before learning about cars ..etc from this place so i said yah probably..
then he said yah it has to ..thinking back rofl


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Sep 15, 10:59pm - #276191 
celica= pussgogetter thumbsup

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Sep 15, 10:59pm - #276192 
it has a I4239047109475 in it lol rofl lol rofl lol rofl lol


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Sep 16, 7:43am - #276193 
This lady scared the shit out of me at the gas station the other night. I pull up to the pump right? And, this chick was pumping gas. She seen my car pull up and screams "OMG! is that a Ferrari?" I'm like no... It's a Celica! I kind of chuckled at her. She's like no way! I'm like yeah... She smiles at me, gets in her car and leaves. I'm like wtf It's nice to know that Celica's look like Ferraris, lol.

Another gas station story:

I pulled up to the pump, got out of my car, and this guy was walking out of the gas station and seen me pumping gas. He comes up to me and looks at my car. He says to me, "Does that car go 500 mph?" I'm like no, it's no that fast! He's like, "It's one of those Fast and Furious cars isn't it?" I'm like not quite, but close, lol. He's like, "Well, that's a very nice car and when I get divorced, maybe I could afford something like that. I was practically crying my eyes out after he said that rofl

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Sep 16, 7:54am - #276194 
Yeah, I get it all the time...even gotten a couple when I got pulled over...Solar Yellow is one of those colors for the celica that grabs people no matter who they are...since everyone is sharing I thought I'd share mine...I was driving with the girlfriend and we came to this light, and there were these kids stading there waiting for the city bus. They couldn't shut up about it...they asked me to rev my engine, so my girlfriend starts cracking up, and I revved (of course)...and the kids started clapping!!! rofl rofl rofl...either that or getting owned by a masarati, and the guy telling me he liked my car after he slowed back down

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Sep 16, 8:42am - #276195 
yeah. I get a lot of compliments on the car, however I do have a lot of work done. Everyone loves the lambos. sometimes I go to gas stations and people won't even let me leave!


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Sep 16, 8:49am - #276196 
Driving down the road, I'll speed by pedestrians and check the rearview to see how many heads turned. Must be my new tint! grin

There are so many Celicas in my area now. Yesterday I counted 8. 5 of which I saw in my school parking lot. eek

First question I get asked: Is it manual?
Me: No

DENIED! thumbsdown cry


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Sep 16, 8:51am - #276197 
Originally Posted by slidr
Best comment I have ever had:

Old Security Guard in my Parking Garage at work:

Nice car.

Me:

Thanks.

Old Guy:

That thing run on premium?

Me:

Yeah.

Old Guy:

Because the engine's so big, right?

Me:

Yeah.

I was in the middle of driving off when I told him yeah, and I didn't feel like telling him the truth.

Glad to know that some people think we have big engines under the Hood. rofl


Its even more sad that he thinks big engines need premium gas. rofl ohboy rolleyes


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Sep 16, 9:23am - #276198 
It sucks when you got the gf with you and a killer lookin girl wants a ride!!! Oh well what can you do...

I'm in across the state now it doesn't matter wink

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Sep 16, 9:37am - #276199 
I like when I drive by a hot ass girl and I step on the gas so that my CAI breathes and it sounds like a Turbo rofl all you hear is "wh000sh". Also when I pull in a parking lot and there some people just standing outside, I like to open my door and turn my car off so I can hear the Intake releasing air and it get's peoples attention too thumbsup

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Sep 16, 9:38am - #276200 
^^^^^ I don't have that problem...my girlfriend IS killer looking grin grin grin...looking at anyone else is just a laughable notion rofl..I wouldn't even bother...with or without her being there...I always have the best looking girl of the buch riding in my car

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Sep 16, 10:56am - #276201 
Originally Posted by AZZKIKR
^^^^^ I don't have that problem...my girlfriend IS killer looking grin grin grin...looking at anyone else is just a laughable notion rofl..I wouldn't even bother...with or without her being there...I always have the best looking girl of the buch riding in my car


So...you're girlfriend is watching you type that message, huh?

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Sep 16, 10:58am - #276202 
no...she really is quite gorgeous...I get compliemtns all the time...would you like a pic??

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Sep 16, 11:02am - #276203 
I caused an accident downtown once. Noon, traffic was really busy. We're just kinda rolling downtown not really fast or anything. All of a sudden it looked like someone threw a glove on the road. I was like what the hell? I looked to the side and a car had just rear ended another caro. I looked at my wife and said "I think that dude was checking out my car and he rear ended the next guy"

LOL we got the hell outta there. grin

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Sep 16, 11:11am - #276204 
^^^^^OMG!!!! been there too dude...the yellow is what does it

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Sep 16, 11:31am - #276205 
Love that blank confused stare while they are trying to figure out what kind of car they are looking at. I used to get that a lot when I first got mine & there were very few on the road.

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Sep 16, 11:34am - #276206 
Originally Posted by Haulin_A_Doo
Love that blank confused stare while they are trying to figure out what kind of car they are looking at. I used to get that a lot when I first got mine & there were very few on the road.
I get that a lot when I'm stopped at a light, and the car stopped at the light intersecting my street only sees the front of my car.

They just stare and point if there is someone else in the car with them, trying to figure it out.


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Sep 16, 12:03pm - #276207 
I get looks and compliments during the day and at night everybody just stares at it. Probably cause out of 62000people in the town there are only 2 of us with color changing LED kits... draws a little attention. cool

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Sep 16, 12:06pm - #276208 
i had the car for a day. i pulled the gas station i work at, and this lady whose a good customer "thats a beautiful car, wut is it?" i was like "just a toyota".
she drives a jaguar xj

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Sep 16, 12:41pm - #276209 
rofl rofl rofl thumbsup

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Sep 16, 1:24pm - #276210 
Compliments from people who don't have any clue what I drive are pretty common. They always amaze to know that the paint is original, the car is 11 year old, and to see how clean engine bay/interior is. But ones from people "who knows what it is" are really priceless smile These include 7-series BMW, M5, F-150 lightning, 66 vettes, subies, evo, RX7, Supra, MR2, Celica, ... )
On a side note, I've never got any compliment from people in 7th gen Celica. I don't know why wink May be the car is too old for their taste. idunno


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Sep 16, 3:35pm - #276211 
Originally Posted by AZZKIKR
^^^^^ I don't have that problem...my girlfriend IS killer looking grin grin grin...looking at anyone else is just a laughable notion rofl..I wouldn't even bother...with or without her being there...I always have the best looking girl of the buch riding in my car


That's very cute, maybe a little cocky, but cute! rofl

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Sep 16, 5:54pm - #276212 
Yeah i get a lot of comments about my car. I even lost count. Driving by lil' kids and watching their mouths drop to the floor is funny. "aaaaaaawwwwwwww look at that nice car" Once i was driving on the 101 (California) toward los ventura with my window done and some guy in a old like crysler convertible gets next to me and says NICE CAR. Another going to los angeles on the 405 a guy on a street bike gets next to me totally turns his body toward my car and gives me a thumbs up. I average like 3 compliments a week.


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Sep 16, 6:02pm - #276213 
Originally Posted by slidr
Best comment I have ever had:

Old Security Guard in my Parking Garage at work:

Nice car.

Me:

Thanks.

Old Guy:

That thing run on premium?

Me:

Yeah.

Old Guy:

Because the engine's so big, right?

Me:

Yeah.





I was in the middle of driving off when I told him yeah, and I didn't feel like telling him the truth.

Glad to know that some people think we have big engines under the Hood. rofl


tell me about it...except for people that KNOW celica's...which aren't many around here...EVERYBODY thinks that it has a "big v-6" in it or something... rofl

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