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Old 17th November 2004, 15:09   #1
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To mod or not to mod, is not the question...

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Quote[/b] ] Priyanka: good morning
Priyanka: how was ur dinner n drive n dessert?
Aalaap: i need all new speakers
Priyanka: 4 wht
Aalaap: car
Priyanka: oh ok
Priyanka: wch car do u have?
Aalaap: zen
Priyanka: oh cool car
Aalaap: i want to modify it
Aalaap: make it look dhinchak !!!
Priyanka: wht
Priyanka: speakers?
Aalaap: no. my car.
Priyanka: oh ok
Priyanka: dnt modify
Priyanka: they look damn cheap
Priyanka: d originals ook damn sexy
Aalaap: not cheap mods
Aalaap: not taxi like mods :P
Aalaap: small small things
Aalaap: like better wheels ..
Priyanka: arre i knw
Aalaap: and stuff
Priyanka: still
Priyanka: i have seen it
Priyanka: even if u spend a bomb on it u can make out modified cars
Aalaap: of course u can make out modified cars thats the whole point .. :S to make it look better
Priyanka: but they dnt look better
Aalaap: i liek the new zen carbon
Priyanka: eeeee
Priyanka: i dint like it
Priyanka: i prefer lancer
Aalaap: lancer u dont talk about .. im dying to buy that car for the last 4 years
Aalaap: mere naseeb mein nahi hai
Priyanka: heheheeh
Aalaap: nw ive given up all hope
Aalaap: my dad was thinking of selling the zen and getting the lancer .. i had convinced him .. but then this new house thing came in the middle and its all ****** no
Aalaap: both mom and dad said no
Aalaap: i said fine **** it i'll get a job and buy my own damn car
Aalaap: it'll take years
Priyanka: hmm
Priyanka: but get tht only yaar
Priyanka: dnt modify
Priyanka: not atleast zen
Priyanka: if it was sum good car it was ok
Whom to mod it for, is the real question...

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Old 17th November 2004, 15:16   #2
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U dont mod the car for others, aalaap. U modify the car for urself, as per ur own needs. I mean, think of it... u really want to give a damn about wot the average person on the road (who wont know anything about cars and yet would consider himself an expert) thinks about ur car? Is it really that person whom u want to impress??
Your car is an extension of you.... You modify it to suit yourself!
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Old 17th November 2004, 15:19   #3
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hey alaap,
when it's ur car y the heck do u have to listen to wat others think.if u feel that u need something which wud make ur car look good.go for it.
Duniya jaaye tel lene' .
thats wat i feel.
for me external looks do not matter,its the drive that matters.so all my mods will always be related to making the drive better.

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Old 17th November 2004, 15:39   #4
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Arrey .. I have to drive these women around in it naa .. and if they say CHEE or something I'd ****ing hate it !!

So I guess I'll keep the zen with MINIMAL mods, and (ahem) mod only my (ahem) new (ahem) ... car.

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Old 17th November 2004, 15:44   #5
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yeah ters not much that u can do in a zen other than go slightly wider tires which still appear skinny.
a free flow and a k&n cud help.

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Old 17th November 2004, 17:18   #6
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Dont bother about what everyone else says.. Do what u want to with the car.
Sometimes i see some really badly modded cars though and wonder what went thru the guys head before doing that but as long as he likes his own car it shouldnt matter to anyone else.
And tell them if they dont like your car they dont have to ride in it.
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Old 17th November 2004, 17:46   #7
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i hate mods.......no more explanations
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Old 17th November 2004, 17:47   #8
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Quote[/b] ]And tell them if they dont like your car they dont have to ride in it.
Try saying that to some of these women... I bet you'll remove all those frilly mods and open the door for them the moment you see them!

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Old 17th November 2004, 19:50   #9
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thats a very complex situation you are in ....

if you take my advice , do all performance Mods like putting 1.3 lit engine, free flow exhausts , sport alloys with little wide tyres ......
do not do anything to the Zen Body ....
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well haryan has a point
but then again u mod it for yourself not for anyone else
as for me when i shift back and all my cars will be with me then i want to go for an w-124 e250 d or a lancer d or an VTEC and mod it up or a new mundane boring car just like everyone elses
oh well no point in dreaming
my palio i in my dads mills compounds and is gtting ruined there
cant wait for it to come back into my loving hands
man i hate being an economist ( all my modded dream which i can buy cars are ither diesel or FE petrols)
pl help me someone
BTW say a year down the line will it be worth selling off the nexia or just the ikon and getting a new car ( resale value )
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Quote[/b] ]but then again u mod it for yourself not for anyone else
I agree, if someone doesn't like my car, then they're free to walk or take a rick.

I don't give a damn.

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Old 17th November 2004, 22:09   #12
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Moreover, the general public knows nothing about mods. They all fall for those fake mods that make no sense.

I've seen people drool over some blue light under some car. Then they ask me, why do u think they have it there. Hmmmmmmm....... maybe, so that they can read the word "LOSER" written on the road, left by the tuned car that just blasted them. Lol.

More than half of the modded cars found here make very little sense. They treat mods like jewellry, they keep adding n adding, till that car ends up weighing twice of what it was.

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Old 18th November 2004, 00:18   #13
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shan2nu i agree with ya
i mean like the indigo in aalaps bad car day post
its useless to spend money on things like neons which break over speedbreakers or alloys (some people buy cheap ugly alloys only bcoz its cool to have alloys) etc
even the decals look sick .
cmon i mean with all that cash get a good tyre set or something or tune your engine
their cars look like wannabes and if anyone sees your car they will think the same thing too no matter how nice a person u are
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True Shantanu, i wouldn't care a damn too what people think about the mods on my car, whether purely aesthetic or purely performance oriented.
But, in this case, it does matter for aalaap, what other people should think of his mods, especially his women. I suggest a little consultation then.
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Quote[/b] ]Try saying that to some of these women... I bet you'll remove all those frilly mods and open the door for them the moment you see them!
Aalaap mate,

if thats the problem then buy a very ugly looking car in which these women wudnt be caught sitting in..then u have a reason to mod it to make it look as good as these women do *

but pal seriously, u gonna be enjoying ur car or working as a driver ?? pal its ur choice to mod or not !! forget everybody else !! do what u want ....and like shantanu says someone doesnt want a ride in ur car ..tell them to take a hike !!

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