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Discussion in 'General' started by grritsshawn, 1 Feb 2011.

  1. grritsshawn

    grritsshawn I'm not insane I'm a modder

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    Yes they would. i will try to post a picture late of everything i am putting on it
     
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  2. Cerberus90

    Cerberus90 Car Spannerer

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    I'm going to go against everyone here, :D

    I actually think it looks quite good.

    And I know exactly why you want to do the stuff to the car.

    Some people will think my enormous mudflaps are silly on my car, but I like them, and that's all that matters.

    I think some black/dark grey Kei RSS alloys would look great on that. And the colour of that one isn't too bad, its not plain silver.
     
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  3. mansueto

    mansueto Too broke to mod

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    If you get a pick of it and a link to a colour you want I can attempt to paint in the good ol' shop. Managed to turn a white GTR into a matt black with matt black rims, red calipers and dark black tints and tinted lights in class months back because I was bored and it turned out pretty good.
     
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  4. Xir

    Xir Well-Known Member

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    It's a CHEAP, small, reasonably powered car.
    Actually, for those of us in europe, it's a full size, well powered car.
    (it's a 2.4 liter, 160something horsepower 1400kg car)
    It's a mere five years old and cost about 4500 euro's. (about 3800 pounds)

    If you drive it three years (hellooo, it's a Toyota, shoud run a while) it'l have been worth it.

    Go for it man! :thumb:

    Have to agre about resale value though, putting on foil instead of paint would be beneficial to that.

    Could you post...like a drawing of what you're proposing though?
     
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  5. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    I am in Europe.


    It's not a Nissan Micra, no... granted, but it's not something that will suit what the OP is planning. It's barely one step above doing it to a Fiesta or a Corsa.

    Keep it subtle... rise above the crowd.
     
  6. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    You do realize every grown-up person with eyes laughs at the carbon fiber ricers?

    Ofcourse it's your car and you can ruin it any way you wish to, but I just thought I'd point that out. I don't have personal experience of how well carbon fiber attracts girls, but I'd imagine the kind of girls it's likely to attract (if any) are the sorts that I really don't even want to know.

    Do whatever the hell you wish, but remember to keep us posted.
     
  7. grritsshawn

    grritsshawn I'm not insane I'm a modder

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    I"m going to order 2-3 toy models 1/18 ones of the scion and paint them the color scheme
     
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  8. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    In fairness there are CF users and CF abusers. Plenty of real people out there on mental weight-losing quests for whom CF/fibreglass is a necessity.

    ...On the other hand there are lots of Max Power-loving people who just stick some CF pattern wrap on their cars. :p
     
  9. DeadP1xels

    DeadP1xels Social distancing since 92

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    What makes this thread epic is the amount of people that are saying how bad it may look

    Yeh the OP is ignoring it completely

    Good on you sir +rep
     
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  10. grritsshawn

    grritsshawn I'm not insane I'm a modder

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    thanks idc how bad its gonna look im asking for a color scheme
     
  11. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

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    I like my Peugeot.
     
  12. grritsshawn

    grritsshawn I'm not insane I'm a modder

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    i would love to have one of those in the U.S. the reaction people would get when hearing the name
     
  13. mvagusta

    mvagusta Did a skid that went for two weeks.

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    It's gonna look totally badass :rock:
     
  14. Sloth

    Sloth #yolo #swag

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    Voice of experience here: the "ladies" grow out of this stuff real quick. Any vaguely mature "lady" won't touch that rice cooker you've got planned with a barge pole.

    You've got $6k handy? Spend $2k on an older Civic/Sentra/Corolla/etc. Take a decent, reliable, cheap and fuel efficient car and keep the $4k as money well saved.

    The flip side, he's not planning to driving it in Europe. It's not exactly unlikely to see middle-aged commuters driving something like a tC to feel sporty.

    And plenty of sensible CF users who paint it over!
     
  15. smoothie

    smoothie Member

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    The tC would be good if they marketed the RWD version used in drift competitions. But they don't.

    Useless wings are for penguins.
     
  16. mvagusta

    mvagusta Did a skid that went for two weeks.

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    LMAO I don't think he's trying to impress any of the ladies on bingo night :hehe: :lol:

    Do you have a lady? Ask her if she thinks a bright orange car with spoilers would look cool, and if she'd like to either own one or go for a ride in one? You may be surprised by how much fun your lady is by her answer :lol:

    That's an interesting yet unbelievably booorrrrriiiinnnngggggg idea :duh:

    Any reliable yet old car, be it jap or euro, will not be as reliable or as fuel efficient as a new toyota btw. $6k is not that much money to blow on an excellent car btw. Some might say it's not powerfull enough, others will say it's not fuel efficient enough, I think it's great.

    Maybe we could avoid the negative trolling about this project bit tech :sigh:
     
  17. grritsshawn

    grritsshawn I'm not insane I'm a modder

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    My gf said it looks better then my other choice but she said its a car idc you drive fast(the speed limit)
     
  18. okenobi

    okenobi New Member

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    Dude, nobody's trolling. Several people just pointed out the idiocy of buying a reasonably new car, then doing a full body respray. Not to mention the fact that nobody should be spending $6K on their first car.

    I've given a genuine opinion about colours, but I've also tried to make suggestions about more suitable vehicles.

    I know Toyota are THE thing in the US and Oz, but Scion isn't a Toyota, it's a car designed by Toyota to con young people out of money on the basis that they will be instantly cool by driving one.
     
  19. grritsshawn

    grritsshawn I'm not insane I'm a modder

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    its designed and made by toyota kinda live chevy is made by GM
     
  20. okenobi

    okenobi New Member

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    I know what it is dude!! I'm saying, it's not a Toyota in terms of what that brand means. It's SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED to rob people like you of your money. That's my point.
     

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