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Oct 2, 2017 - 3:57 AM Forum: Off Topic · Post Preview: #1093470 · Replies: 18 · Views: 4,645
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QUOTE (tomazws @ Sep 9, 2017 - 9:16 PM) *
Hi old members!!!



Hi laugh.gif
ditto I miss mine as well

Feb 26, 2016 - 10:46 PM Forum: General Discussion · Post Preview: #1079159 · Replies: 28 · Views: 2,960
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QUOTE (RocketScott @ Feb 23, 2016 - 6:40 PM) *
I saw it shortly after Coomer sold it so I know what it 'should' look like. It's cool for sure, he made a work of art and it's sad to see what happened to it. I would have bought it when I had the chance but not for what the douche wanted for it. To get it back to what it should be would take so much time and money that any of us considering doing it would be better off buying another celli and doing everything all over again. The fact that it was Coomers is cool but not enough to drop 4k on a parts car.

I must've been that "douche", as I was the one who bought it from Coomer.



I think he was talking about the other douche. jk It was still in nice shape when you owned it. The guy later I am not sure if is the second or third owner after you trashed it. I would be interested, but I already have a car that needs a 4A soon, and it is more fun to drive.
Being a duce owner I am sure you know what I am talking about. wink.gif

Feb 18, 2016 - 11:13 PM Forum: My Project · Post Preview: #1078934 · Replies: 84 · Views: 20,265
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This car should be the next featured ride, great build by a great member, who has always pushed innovation on this site.
Good to see you still around frotou. That is some serious A series pron right there. Do you still have lambo doors?

Feb 17, 2016 - 1:14 AM Forum: Off Topic · Post Preview: #1078892 · Replies: 1133 · Views: 405,578
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A couple pans of my co workers new RC





Feb 15, 2016 - 5:52 AM Forum: Multimedia · Post Preview: #1078834 · Replies: 8806 · Views: 1,673,115
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Nice shot, and nice choice on picture size. smile.gif

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Oct 21, 2015 - 2:28 AM Forum: General Discussion · Post Preview: #1075761 · Replies: 6 · Views: 736
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She was a member for years, very unique car. She does excellent work, she shared a couple other airbrushed designs a long time ago.

http://www.6gc.net/celicas/1996-st-hatchback-3194

Sep 16, 2015 - 4:53 PM Forum: Off Topic · Post Preview: #1074471 · Replies: 1133 · Views: 405,578
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Yeah, it is 2 shots combined the one of the car was a long exposure zooming during the shutter. I have been doing some b&w conversions lately, this one I kind of like, taken with a 3.2 mp sony.



another double exposure not quite as weird




Sep 16, 2015 - 5:57 AM Forum: Off Topic · Post Preview: #1074461 · Replies: 1133 · Views: 405,578
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I call it DSLR On LSD


Sep 10, 2015 - 2:01 AM Forum: General Discussion · Post Preview: #1074250 · Replies: 4 · Views: 1,583
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All Celicas should have the sticker unless it has been removed, I did a lot of research way back when, and the plant sequence number should be just that.
Your car should be the 1593rd made. If I remember correctly all 6gens where made at that plant. I used to be able to tell from the VIN within a month of when a 97 limited edition ST was produced, then I came to the conclusion there where far more than the advertised 3500 made, got pissed and quit looking into it.
I should use a vin decoder, print the entire range of plant sequence numbers I have, and sue the crap out of them. lol Maybe they would give me an LFA to keep quiet.

Jun 18, 2015 - 1:13 PM Forum: Off Topic · Post Preview: #1070931 · Replies: 4570 · Views: 2,515,594
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the new project. little rough haha


Mar 6, 2014 - 3:07 PM Forum: Buying/Selling · Post Preview: #1040517 · Replies: 45 · Views: 25,726
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hmmm the design looks very original rolleyes.gif

Jan 13, 2014 - 7:56 PM Forum: Buying/Selling · Post Preview: #1036098 · Replies: 10 · Views: 822
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I am going to think it over I will give you guys an answer in a couple days. I told myself I wasn't going to make anymore of these.
At least 10 would be required, and they would be like the last run, with no engraving

Jan 13, 2014 - 10:45 AM Forum: Buying/Selling · Post Preview: #1036041 · Replies: 10 · Views: 822
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If you guys can get enough people wanting these I can possably get some more made, I just don't have the funds to have 25 made, sell 5, and sit on 20 for
1 1/2 years like the last run.

Nov 15, 2013 - 11:43 PM Forum: Buying/Selling · Post Preview: #1031330 · Replies: 45 · Views: 2,656
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I made some about four score and 7 years ago and I can tell you hard plastic, or even anodized aluminum as mine were gets beat to crap by normal everyday use. I saw a couple of mine in 07 and the were pretty bunged up then. I still have my one keyring to rule them all, so making anymore is probably pointless. lol

Oct 29, 2013 - 5:39 AM Forum: General Discussion · Post Preview: #1029847 · Replies: 10 · Views: 2,140
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I saw he was selling it, he put 4000 miles on it in less than 3 months. lol
Hopefully he learned to drive a clutch, he took more life off it in the test drive than I did in 10 years.

It has some issues, it burns some oil as 97 7afes seem to.
The struts were shot, and it needs an alignment badly. It drives straight but eats
the inside of the tires, check that soon or you might have a problem.
2 of the rims are bent, I think they are worth trying to save if you can find a place to fix them and if you like them.
I had been wanting to buy a set of black 5 spokes with a polished lip, but never had money to do it.
I had the front bumper re shot and they had some major issues during that ordeal, it looks ok but not their usual quality.
I kinda halfa$$ed the crashbar with some heavy wall aluminum tube (very light duty, more of a 2 mph bumper than 5mph.)
but it is more than I have ever had on it since the conversion.

With all that said, it does have a new oem drivers side hub and bearing, and as I am sure you are aware
some rare parts, the interior aside from the drivers seat and floormat was pretty much mint at least
when I owned it. Sounds like he put a system in it hopefully he didn't do a hack job. I hope he gave you
the extra stuff like the license bezel, spoiler and custom hellica emblem. Probably should check the front emblem
I just basicly slapped it on with 4 little pieces off doubleback tape, just for a showing, and the guy ended up buying it.
I told him about it and he may have fixed it, just letting you know because those emblems are not available anymore.

Sadly most people around here are pricks (tricities WA), so I couldn't park it anywhere without getting a door ding or
worrying about it getting messed with. It was almost a relief to get rid of it and not have to worry anymore.lol

I wish you luck with her, she is definatly a beauty. The body was in very good shape along with most of the paint and totally rust free.
I wish I could have kept it, but mostly it just sat in my garage collecting dust. I only drove it when I needed to feel alive,
and those days are over. lol

Oct 19, 2013 - 8:02 PM Forum: Buying/Selling · Post Preview: #1028953 · Replies: 73 · Views: 15,931
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Well, I have one I was keeping for sentimental reasons, it is black anodized, but the anodizing is pretty rough on topand has been painted
black. The back anodizing seems fine, the top could be repainted and be very nice.

This is an original engraved version, it lacks the extra slots that were added later. This is one of the first 15 ever made
it flew with me to CSP in sept 07 and sold originally for $100, I bought it back, and unfortunatly now it has to be sold.

$60.00 shipped worldwide

Oct 2, 2013 - 6:19 PM Forum: Buying/Selling · Post Preview: #1027109 · Replies: 15 · Views: 883
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QUOTE (block @ Oct 2, 2013 - 2:26 PM) *
Youd be surprised at how many people who come here often but have yet to join. I know quite a few.



the kid who bought my car called and asked if it had the 2.0 in it a few days after he bought it, so I don't think he falls into that group.lol

Oct 2, 2013 - 4:15 PM Forum: Buying/Selling · Post Preview: #1027080 · Replies: 15 · Views: 883
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^^ another $150 he won't get out of a 3500 car. Maybe he had some and pulled them before selling it.
I regret not pulling a bunch of stuff off my car that the average consumer knows nothing about.
I basicly gave away jdm tails, lotus skirts, carbon license bezel, carbon hood spoiler, trd shifter, and rain guard.
The guy who bought my car had no idea what he got with it and it probably wouldn't have changed anything by pulling it all.

Oct 2, 2013 - 3:33 PM Forum: Buying/Selling · Post Preview: #1027064 · Replies: 73 · Views: 15,931
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Shipped,
these are done, thanks guys.

Sep 23, 2013 - 4:27 PM Forum: Buying/Selling · Post Preview: #1026098 · Replies: 73 · Views: 15,931
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shipped today,

I have one without a decal 45 shipped and these are done.

Sep 23, 2013 - 4:22 PM Forum: General Discussion · Post Preview: #1026097 · Replies: 34 · Views: 3,377
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Looks like another great CSP. smile.gif

Sep 19, 2013 - 12:23 AM Forum: Buying/Selling · Post Preview: #1025580 · Replies: 9 · Views: 1,036
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I would like to see someone design a quick release holder. Something that locks then unlocks for quick plate removal.

Sep 17, 2013 - 5:19 PM Forum: Meet/Event Discussion · Post Preview: #1025401 · Replies: 293 · Views: 17,316
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If you are thinking about attending this meet quit thinking and do it. I traveled from washington state in 07 for this meet.
I can say honestly I was a little aprehensive about traveling 3000 miles to meet people I had only talked to on the internet
and a few times on the phone. I can say it was one of the best experiences of my life, the people are the best and the meet
was a blast. If I had the time or money I would be there in a heartbeat. smile.gif

Sep 17, 2013 - 5:01 PM Forum: Buying/Selling · Post Preview: #1025400 · Replies: 73 · Views: 15,931
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Looks great, and thank you smile.gif
yeah my car had a couple of nuts rolling around somewhere too. lol stupid gravity

I never had any insulation, my hood was painted on both sides, not as much heat from the 7afe,
but I have never heard of any issues not having it.

Oh yeah 2 left

Sep 17, 2013 - 2:43 PM Forum: Off Topic · Post Preview: #1025383 · Replies: 3 · Views: 6,362
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I watched some of it for the first time, those boats haul a$$. Pretty cool, how close they get sometimes.

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