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No (Not Worth it)..... 329 17.98%
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Old 08-20-2012, 08:20 PM   #461
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If I had all the money I spent on modding cars over the years handed to me....i would spend it on modding cars!
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:22 AM   #462
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i would never drive an unmoded car its fun and makes happy
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Old 09-19-2012, 04:20 PM   #463
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It's worth modding if your priorities are straight since I've sen some friends become car poor and having this sweet car with a ton of money in it and parking it in a uncovered spot in a shoddy apartment complex isn't for me.
That or a shack of a house too. On a different note some of my freinds have way to much money in their house.
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Old 09-19-2012, 04:29 PM   #464
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For the people that say it isn't worth it= It gives some guys something to do & keeps them out of trouble whether from the law, wife, GF, or drugs, out of bars.
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Old 09-21-2012, 11:02 AM   #465
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Money wise no, but for personal enjoyment yes.
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Old 09-21-2012, 11:52 PM   #466
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it's not worth it. as fun as it is you're never trully happy with the way your car is. you can spend as much money you can on a part, enjoy it, and then get bored with it, making you want new thing for your car. for the enjoyment, yes. for the price, no. if you truly want a mod that will make you happy every time you jump in your car, buy a manual.
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Old 11-03-2012, 12:01 PM   #467
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I will never modify my Saleen. Bone stock is the way it belongs.
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Old 11-03-2012, 01:18 PM   #468
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That being said, my Ranger and ZX4 have all been tastefully upgraded. Hard for me to drive commonplace appearance.
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Old 11-03-2012, 08:03 PM   #469
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Of course it's worth it. You mod your car and it's yours. It's not the exact same as the thousands of others out there. Your own identity on your own car. Plus its fun to wrench on a car for hours and spend a day just mulling it over and tweaking things.
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