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So, I am thinking of purchasing a used celica (can't afford anything newer than a '93, unfortunately). Everything in it is stock, no extras really but I was wondering what any of you think would be a reasonable price to pay for this car. It is in pretty good condition, only 137,000 miles. So, any ideas.....?????? thanks!
 

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thanks for the feedback. I think I can probably get this for around $3000, so it sounds like it could be a good deal. Going to go and get a pre buy inspection done on it first though...can't be too safe these day! Adams, why did you see your celica, did you encounter many problems with it when you owned it?
 

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I had one -- they're pretty nice, but not as nimble as the previous gen or ours. Very reliable. Make sure you check it throughly, or have a mechanic do it. I think I sold mine for around $3250 with less mileage -- but check KBB as it will vary from region to region. Note: KBB numbers are on the high side...
 

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Hi, how much of a upgrade would u consider this, from a 00 Celica GTS 6speed, to a 1995 Celica GT4 5speed(260hp 3sgte motor), anyone just wondering cause it might happen
 

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A small step up stock vs stock, but when it comes to modding, it's no contest. Turbo engines love mods. Not sure if the handling will match up, though (AWD is heavy), but AWD will definitely pull you out of corners quicker than FWD.
 

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They're heavier, not much quicker mod for mod when a GTS becomes turbo'd, and will get blown away when a 2zz is heavily moded. Plus it's older technology. I'd pass. In fact, I just saw Mike325i's alltrac tonight at the Brooklyn meet with h8ternal. He says it himself that it's really heavy, especially when he compares it to his Lotus Exige S.
 

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GTsRasta said:
They're heavier, not much quicker mod for mod when a GTS becomes turbo'd, and will get blown away when a 2zz is heavily moded. Plus it's older technology. I'd pass. In fact, I just saw Mike325i's alltrac tonight at the Brooklyn meet with h8ternal. He says it himself that it's really heavy, especially when he compares it to his Lotus Exige S.
Well just about everything is heavy compared to one of those. ;)
 

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no, I don't plan on leaving the usa, but I have a guy that can hook me up, yeah I don't know there stock weight, i do know the st205 has 260bhp stock, but I dunno yet, i plan on getting this if everything goes as planned
 

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no, I don't plan on leaving the usa, but I have a guy that can hook me up, yeah I don't know there stock weight, i do know the st205 has 260bhp stock, but I dunno yet, i plan on getting this if everything goes as planned
eh, AWD 3SG? I'd love to mess with it.
 

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You'll probably have a harder time than usual finding replacement parts. Especially for the engine and tranny, and possibly the suspension if it uses a different setup than the regular Celica (Super Strut, maybe). The engine itself is as reliable as any Toyota if it was taken care of.
 
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