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Oct 9, 4:05pm - #296025 
Celica still has the same affect on me as it did back in 2000

Even though I no longer drive a Celica. I must say, I still have the same admiration for it when it first came out in summer of 1999. Everytime I see one on the road, I can't help but notice and admire the design of the car. IMO, the design still holds up even 5 years after its release. Today I went back to my roots and got to work on one. It felt good siiting in the driver's seat, and having 2 seats in back! If I were to do it all over again and choose between the tC and Celica, I'd pick the Celica, ofcourse smile.

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Oct 9, 4:08pm - #296026 
ooo same here. when i see another celica i think 'wow. that's what people see wen they look at me driving around'

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Oct 9, 4:08pm - #296027 
Good to hear Andy, damn i cant wait for ur new overlay. thumbsup thumbsup

EDIT: Most ppl would feel like you if they had ur celica!! Still one of the cleanest looking ones EVER.

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Oct 9, 4:09pm - #296028 
you should of kept ur car man! i loved it. we miss you being around meets with your celi. thumbsup


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Oct 9, 4:27pm - #296029 
I would have kept it if I could, but it wouldn't be logical for me to have 2 cars at this time.

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Oct 9, 4:27pm - #296030 
sweet. thumbsup

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Oct 9, 5:02pm - #296031 
Hey Bat! wave

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Oct 9, 5:06pm - #296032 
i was at the dealer today to pick up my car from a oilchange and the guy asked me how i liked the gts and we were talking and i swear he was getting a hard on


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Oct 9, 5:07pm - #296033 
i agree the celica has a great look grin


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Oct 9, 5:59pm - #296034 
Originally Posted by drkramm
i was at the dealer today to pick up my car from a oilchange and the guy asked me how i liked the gts and we were talking and i swear he was getting a hard on


rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl

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Oct 9, 6:02pm - #296035 
I love the Celica. If I'd gotten a stick, I probably wouldn't be selling my car right now. Still, I've realized that I'm just a convertible person. spineyes


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Oct 9, 6:05pm - #296036 
^^^ once you have a convertible, you'll never go back. at least that's how most ppl i've met who had a convertible feel, including me. grin

The Celica is damn sexy. But I think the 93-95 RX7s' design was also ahead of it's time. thumbsup thumbsup

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Oct 9, 6:24pm - #296037 
Cant you feel the love just let it all out let it out with pasion. rofl


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Oct 9, 6:33pm - #296038 
i strongly agree.

every time i see another celica it makes me feel all tingly. grin

i love seeing other celicas, and i even wave or give a thumbsup to people in the celicas.

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Oct 9, 9:08pm - #296039 
to be honest, I didn't like the look at first, but it has obviously grown on me... wink

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Oct 9, 9:08pm - #296040 
hell yea. just another one of those celica kicks ass threads. bluebats an awesome addition to the celica community thumbsup

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Oct 9, 9:11pm - #296041 
Originally Posted by Blue Batmobile
"IMO, the design still holds up even 5 years after its release"

took the words out of my mouth...

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Oct 9, 9:44pm - #296042 
I agree with sultan. I didn't like celicas at first either that was until i went shopping and ended up taking one home.

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Oct 9, 9:48pm - #296043 
first time i saw it, i mistook it the new eclipse for the celica, and fell in love with what i thought was the new eclipse but in reality was the celica.

was that easy to understand? spineyes

i saw both in the color red. eek


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Oct 9, 10:48pm - #296044 
Same like Sultan. When it first came out, I hated the Celica. A good friend of mine was telling me to get a Celica as my first car because I was car shopping at the time. I told him that I was thinking of getting a GSR instead. But what do you know, as I was comparing the Celica, Integra, and Civic, I ended up with a Celica. When I had to give the car away, there was something missing when I was driving that POS Focus. After selling the Focus, I could have gotten a totally different car at around the 11K price range, but I had to come back to a Celica and finish the run thumbsup

O yeah, today, as I was leaving work. I was at a stop light, and there was this Eclipse rolling in front of me going the other direction and the girl in the passenger side was straight drooling over the Celica. Nice!


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Oct 9, 11:09pm - #296045 
I feel the same way, i can't walk away from it without looking back a couple times when i park somewhere. cool

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Oct 10, 12:18am - #296046 
Originally Posted by Plmbcrzy
I feel the same way, i can't walk away from it without looking back a couple times when i park somewhere. cool


Same


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Oct 10, 12:33am - #296047 
Best Headlight Design too thumbsup

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Oct 10, 3:48am - #296048 
i like the celica more than the tc..but it's losing its luster i guess you can say.

lol thats probably more toyotas fault than the celica itselfs though spineyes

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Oct 10, 9:36am - #296049 
Originally Posted by Plmbcrzy
I feel the same way, i can't walk away from it without looking back a couple times when i park somewhere. cool


EXACTLY. Every time I walk away I look back at least twice. thumbsup

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Oct 10, 10:35am - #296050 
i also do a double-take when ever i walk away from my celica.


Yeah, BAT, the celica's headlights have the best design out of any out. they're ahead of the game thumbsup


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Oct 10, 11:01am - #296051 
Originally Posted by Zero
first time i saw it, i mistook it the new eclipse for the celica, and fell in love with what i thought was the new eclipse but in reality was the celica.

was that easy to understand? spineyes

i saw both in the color red. eek


Thats exactly what happened to me ^^^. I thought it was a
Mitsu.

I still walk outside and stare at my car for half an hour a day. When ppl in Celicas drive by, I wave at them. I don't know the ppl, but they drive a Celica, so they know the passion of driving a great car! Its like family. thumbsup


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Oct 10, 5:30pm - #296052 
Yeah, the first time I saw the car I knew I was buying one. happywink

And even though I've had two 7th gens, I still LOVE getting in my car and driving it, I look forward to it a lot. laughsilly

Hehe...love my Celi. grin


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Oct 10, 9:48pm - #296053 
it was love at first site when i stepped out of that japanese restaurant and saw it parked right outside. i pointed and said to my mom "mine!"

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Oct 10, 10:23pm - #296054 
i have loved the celica since the first time i saw the commericals! thumbsup

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Oct 10, 11:15pm - #296055 
i first saw the 7th gen when i looked out the window at work and saw a spec blue action package gt sittin there. i was like what the fuck is that!! my buddy told me and as luck would have it, i totaled my old saturn sc2 a couple weeks later and headed straight for the yota dealership. ive been forever changed since. thumbsup

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Oct 11, 12:38pm - #296056 
the celica is truly a work of art cool


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Oct 11, 12:44pm - #296057 
first time i saw a celica, it was a 6th gen spankin all the domestics on a track out in the middle of nowhere. BOV screaming. Then i saw a 7th gen bone stock, and had to have one.

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Oct 14, 1:43am - #296058 
thumbsup


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Oct 15, 7:23pm - #296059 
cry I want a Celi again.

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Oct 15, 7:29pm - #296060 
^^^i'll trade you cars. thumbsup

BTW, what rims did you have on it? i love the way they look. something retro, but new skool too. thumbsup


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Oct 15, 7:49pm - #296061 
get you another celi bat!! we should all take up a collection.. lets see, the site has over 10,000 members. we get a dollar from everyone and buy bat a celi .hey, i tried bat thumbsup

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