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Diehard GTS

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Ridgerunner, Oct 4, 2010.

  1. Oct 4, 2010 at 5:04 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    This is my Rosie's Celica GTS. Just finished detaling it and thought I'd get some pictures. 24 years old and still looking great. She won't part with it-no reason to. It serves her well and still earns compliments:) This is what Toyota's all about. This one was 100% built in Japan and shipped over here. This is what $21,000 got you in 1987! Thanks for looking:)

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  2. Oct 4, 2010 at 5:05 PM
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    tacobell007 Does that have the v6?

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    sweet looking celica
     
  3. Oct 4, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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    himmie

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    Awesome! That is a clean fourth generation! Is that the original 8D8 light blue metallic?

    I really miss my fifth generations now...
     
  4. Oct 4, 2010 at 5:15 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    Thank you guys:) himmie you know about these huh? Yeah it is 100% original. She's only put 78,000 miles on it! The inside is sweet too and the dark blue leather is thick as hell!
     
  5. Oct 4, 2010 at 5:19 PM
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    Celicas are my favorite. (Shh.) And that's amazing, I have never seen a fourth generation that clean, especially with original paint. I am glad to see someone else who appreciates them!

    Oh, and you should post more photos. :)
     
  6. Oct 4, 2010 at 5:31 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    Thanks for that compliment and Rosie is going to be thrilled that her car is being appreciated:D I have to pat myself on the shoulder as I am the primary maintainer of this gem all these years. Rosie gets props for its condition because she really takes great care of this car and keeps it in top condition mechanically. Oh yeah I love this car-it's been in the family longer than the rest of our vehicles. I will get more pics and some interior shots too.
     
  7. Oct 4, 2010 at 5:36 PM
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    tacobell007 Does that have the v6?

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    just wondering but is it a manual or auto?
     
  8. Oct 4, 2010 at 5:43 PM
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    chris4x4

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    VERY NICE!
     
  9. Oct 4, 2010 at 5:44 PM
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    It's an auto with OD:) It has that ETC power option too for extra RPMs between shifts so it can haul ass if you need it to. Funny though the 2.0litre in there is only 135hp but it moves pretty good!
     
  10. Oct 4, 2010 at 5:45 PM
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    Thanks buddy:)
     
  11. Oct 4, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    tacobell007 Does that have the v6?

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    sounds good. If I get a celica I would want mine to be a manual.
     
  12. Oct 4, 2010 at 5:52 PM
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    I hear ya these Celicas were made for manual. They are spirited little cruisers.
     
  13. Oct 4, 2010 at 5:56 PM
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    I'm looking into a mid to late 90's. My friend just got a 2002 5 speed with a short throw
     
  14. Oct 4, 2010 at 5:59 PM
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    Best luck in finding a good one-when ya get it take good care of it as Celicas are rare now:)
     
  15. Oct 4, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    tacobell007 Does that have the v6?

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    Thanks. I will since I'm paying for half of it at least.
     
  16. Oct 4, 2010 at 6:01 PM
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    my dad had an 1986 Celica GT-S...my dad loved that car. it was really nice n quick...the other day i saw one of these in a junkyard.
     
  17. Oct 4, 2010 at 6:22 PM
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    The '86-'87s are the same and they are super rare because few people bought them then due to prices. You could get a Camry for less and a Cressida (now it's an Avalon) for about the same as a GTS in those days. Rosie's is headed for classic status:)
     
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