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Old 18th March 2004, 17:21   #1
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Hey everyone,

which car would you buy so that you could install all those super goodies into it? A car that is not too expensive or hi-fi.

For me, I guess I'll take the old BMW 3 Series, Mercedes 190 or the Ford Mustang.

Mostly I'll take the BMW or the Mercedes and paint it a complete rally paint, skirts, turbos, NOS, etc. It'll look super.



Couldn't get a picture of the old BMW 3 Series.
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I wud go for a 2nd hand Skoda Octavia or a City VTEC. Engine mods like free flow, K&N filters etc etc, skirts all around, paint the car black, red leather interiors, Autometer competition instruments, Black [or chrome....i cant decide] alloys.

Thats a 300D or a 190D in the pic??? Looks more like a 190.
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Ford Escort.... try and give it the Cossie treatment.
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Civic, Integra, Silvia

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Integra, Skyline, Civic. BTW Gordon, could you specify how much is not expensive.

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The Vtec or the Lancer. Huge potential for modifications in both these cars. One is the quickest, the other an emperor of handling. Even minor visual tweaks transform these cars into headturners. Under the hood, you can go as far as your wallet would find allow.

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Old 19th March 2004, 16:00   #7
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not expensive means within ur budget. How much u cud afford to spend.

BTW , i wudnt mind buyin a Standard 2000, paint it red, make it a convertible . My own Ferrari Daytona. Did u guys know this Manvendra Singh had done a similar job on a Standard 2000. And it looked amazng.
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my choice without blinkin an eyelid wud be the old city 1.5 (not the vtec). paint it a lustrous metallic deep silver-grey with hues of deep blue-violet, skirts all around and red nappa leather interiors. 205 tires on 16" black-satin finish alloys......and no spoilers, everyone's got 'em. a killer alpine sound system with mb quart speakers.....amps, subs, the works.....the amps and subs in the boot, highlighted by neon lights. performance upgrades and all, this car is gonna rockkkkkkkk!!!!!!!! maybe i'd put some vinyls showing the names of the upgrade parts (like greddy, sparco, streetglow.....) on the front doors, one below the other.....like u see in tuned imports.
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Hmmmmmm I would go for the Old Mustang or the Lancer. Both of them are really Capable to Create Havoc in town......
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my dream modification as of now would b the skyline....though i dont mind moddin my 1.5 either...

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From the indian cars id pick a lancer....
and imported...sign me up for a skyline!

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Hey you guys I would love to modify any thing that has four wheels and a engine but but!! I love to modify old cars I would to modify a Contesa one of our team mates friends who is in his 40s has a Fiat with a isuzu engine we asked him to sell it but the price he was quoting was to much and the car was literally comming a part so there it is you could say Im a hotroder
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honda vtec wud be my choice for india,shod with 16"alloys and high performance tyres,free flow exhaust skirtings,hella 10"fog lights,black film on white car with skirtings and soilers to match+blaupunkt cd unit,amplifiers with mtx subwoofers,jbl speakers,and me sitting on drivers seat.
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Well for India, I guess the best car to modify is the Lancer or a City (1.5 or Vtec) coz you get almost every upgrade available and not for too high price(just like GTO pointed out)!
Personally I'd go for a Fiat Palio 1.6 and tune it hardcore *for the power to weight ratio*
Ummm.. as far as an Import is concerned
Undoubtedly the Subaru Impreza WRX (love GT-R34 Skyline, but too low for our roads, dont you think?)
Anyway v12, that was friggin funny man (the standard 2000, does give a glimpse of 365 GTB/4 i suppose! )
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For me it would have to be the older 1.5 City . Buy one good pre owned example and do the works to it.. (I'm actually planning to ) From the foreign breed of cars nothing but pure muscle like a Ford Mustang or Dodge Charger would do for me...

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