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Old 08-15-2003, 02:11 PM   #1
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Lately I have been looking at this issue, and since paint will cost 3 g's and rims 2 g's, brakes 1 g... my car isnt even WORTH that much... i would much rather drive a stock 240sx or something... how do you justify modding your honda?


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Old 08-15-2003, 02:13 PM   #2
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its worth it if thats what you like doing
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It all depends on where your priorities are. Like for me I think it's worth it but who knows what I will think 10 years down the road. I say do what makes you feel good, and if modding honda's is what you like, it can't be a waste, I mean what else you gonna spend your money on?
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I've been wondering the same thing. I'm spending money faster then I could pour it out of a bucket on my prelude for a big turbo build up - a nice stock 350Z or S2000 sounds nice.
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It is like that modding ANY car. It is not an investment by any means. I sometimes wonder how come I spend so much money on my car, and thinik about how if I wasn't into cars, I would probably have some money in the bank. But then I remember that making my car into a dope-ride-ho-getter puts a smile on my face.
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Old 08-15-2003, 05:03 PM   #6
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It is like that modding ANY car. It is not an investment by any means. I sometimes wonder how come I spend so much money on my car, and thinik about how if I wasn't into cars, I would probably have some money in the bank. But then I remember that making my car into a dope-ride-ho-getter puts a smile on my face.
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Honestly, I think you are trying to justify jumping on the 240sx bandwagon.
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Lately I have been looking at this issue, and since paint will cost 3 g's and rims 2 g's, brakes 1 g... my car isnt even WORTH that much... i would much rather drive a stock 240sx or something... how do you justify modding your honda?


yes, its just one of those days
In 5 years you are going to be saying the same thing about your nissan
Just find a car you like personally not what others like

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Honestly, I think you are trying to justify jumping on the 240sx bandwagon.
theres a s240sx bandwagon?
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I love modifying and putting ALL my money/time in the civic. It's just looking at it knowing that this is mine and i've put all the money in it and countless hours working on it. Putting a smile on my face when I drive it justifies the money/time i put in it
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interesting comments thus far...
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If you truly love your Honda, then why not?
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Old 08-15-2003, 06:00 PM   #14
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Lately I have been looking at this issue, and since paint will cost 3 g's and rims 2 g's, brakes 1 g... my car isnt even WORTH that much... i would much rather drive a stock 240sx or something... how do you justify modding your honda?


yes, its just one of those days
There's allways a bigger fish.
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Old 08-15-2003, 06:05 PM   #15
 
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One basic principle is you never get money out of a car that you put into a car. Its not worth it at all.
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Eh, do what makes you happy. Hobbies aren't investments and if you are looking at cars in general as an investment then you should re-evaluate your investment strategy.

Who cares how much money you're spending as long as you are having fun and can afford to do so?

I modded the crap out of my old 99 Si (turbo, susp, the works), sold it and bought an S2000, now I'm working on that. I wouldnt be happy with any stock car and the time spent installing all the parts I spent all that money on is what I enjoy. That and getting use out of them. It entertains me and its in my blood, thats why I do it.

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Old 08-15-2003, 06:13 PM   #17
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nothing is worth it if you truley don't want too do it!
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its worth it until you sell it...then its just really really really depressing
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Default Re: Is it really worth it to spend all that money on your Honda? (Teknic73)

see thats the thing, i SAY i would be happy with a stock 240sx, but really i wouldnt... so i dont think i would be happy with any stock vehicle, i want to make it my own
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Default Re: Is it really worth it to spend all that money on your Honda? (slow_a$$_eg)

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see thats the thing, i SAY i would be happy with a stock 240sx, but really i wouldnt... so i dont think i would be happy with any stock vehicle, i want to make it my own
I think you would be pretty happy with a stock one of these



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Old 08-15-2003, 07:14 PM   #21
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I think you would be pretty happy with a stock one of these


what kind of mods could you give that thing?
a button for warp speed???

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nah, it's not worth it...
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Old 08-15-2003, 07:35 PM   #23
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One basic principle is you never get money out of a car that you put into a car. Its not worth it at all.
i agree and disagree @ the same time....
do it if you have the
but dont do it if you just want to fit in the crowd
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I think you would be pretty happy with a stock one of these



please, rather have this



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I think you would be pretty happy with a stock one of these


need's altezzas and a carbon fiber hood.
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