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Dec 15, 11:37pm - #352638 
tc question

stopped by the local dealer the other day to mess around with the mechanic that has logged in ever so many hours on my car. Anyway I asked him what he thought of the TC's. He said they were good cars, reliable anyways, as he says...But, He warned me that no where in, or on the car, any of the literature, or in the warranty states about rust protection. Apparenty they are going to rust out, or develop it badly like hondas and so on. I dont know what exactly he meant, but he is a toyota mechanic and has been there many years. That would suck if he is right and our cars are getting replaced with cars that will look bad in 4 years or so. I guess we will have to wait and see


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TimO
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Dec 15, 11:46pm - #352639 
gah nooo dont say that i just got a tC! cry

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Dec 15, 11:46pm - #352640 
ah well all cars rust after a while, besides that car is cheap to begin with. I'm just glad they don't carry the celica name.


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Dec 15, 11:50pm - #352641 
Originally Posted by TimO
gah nooo dont say that i just got a tC! cry


thatsfunny Shouldnt have gotten that ticket. j/p The tc is a great car you should be fine.


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Dec 15, 11:56pm - #352642 
Yeah we dont have that problem in cali. As long as you keep it clean and wax often it should be fine. smokin

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DSM, IA
Dec 15, 11:57pm - #352643 
timo, ever sell your gauges, I appologize for dissapearing on you, i lost my dial up and returned with cable modem, still got them?


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Dec 16, 12:05am - #352644 
yeah, ill be keeping up on my waxing and car care thumbsup


silver00gts - its okay man, but yea... i sold em. sorry! wave

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Dec 16, 12:09am - #352645 
oh to TC owners i don't mean TC's are cheap as in crap, but cheap as good price


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Dec 16, 12:10am - #352646 
lol yeah i kinda got that happywink

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Dec 16, 12:59am - #352647 
hey my mechanic also took 31 days to put a new motor in my car. It also got towed in 3 times afterwards for dumb mistakes. He probably is full of it too. I was more or less asking a question as in if anyone else heard the same info. Tim-- you keep your car too clean to rust out on you anyway


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Dec 16, 1:35am - #352648 
yeah a good clean wax and wash your baby every week will keep the car in good shape.

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Dec 16, 1:45am - #352649 
i like the TC's

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Dec 16, 7:37am - #352650 
Originally Posted by silverOOgts
Tim-- you keep your car too clean to rust out on you anyway


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Dec 16, 7:41am - #352651 
i have a tc and, yes, there is no rust protection

i wouldnt worry about it though, my car will be kept clean thumbsup

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Dec 16, 6:34pm - #352652 
haha you scared the hell outta poor tim-o here.. its ok man, im sure they are fine.. they are made by toyota so i wouldnt worry that much bout it. thumbsup

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Dec 16, 6:46pm - #352653 
actually, if you haven't figure it out, most mechanics are dumbasses

that's not true and won't happen, that's the gayest thing i have ever heard


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