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View Poll Results: Is 'Car Modding' Worth It?
Yes (Worth it)..... 1,476 82.27%
No (Not Worth it)..... 318 17.73%
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Old 03-26-2008, 07:43 PM   #201
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One thing I like about modifying my car is just seeing exactly how everything works. With everything I tear apart I find out something new about the car. Its great.
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Old 04-11-2008, 03:37 PM   #202
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I think it's worth it. It allows you to be an individual, plus some people are just gear heads and we like to play with stuff. As long as you know you're not going to get your money back and you accept it's all for your personal enjoyment, then I say go for it.
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Old 04-11-2008, 04:06 PM   #203
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hell yea

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IMO, modding makes your car more personal, you own blood, sweat, tears, and dollars went into it. It makes you appreciate your car that much more.
best put. hell yea
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Old 04-14-2008, 04:45 PM   #204
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Anything you love doing is worth it. I say mod it up.
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Old 04-16-2008, 09:55 AM   #205
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some people go for jogs, play games, to blow off steam. i play with and mod my car. it just makes me feel better. plus your car will never tell you to stop spending money or slow down. it just tell you i want more more more.
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Old 04-17-2008, 05:22 AM   #206
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yes of course, but that's only how i see it. this is my hobby.

other people have different hobbies like collecting pokemon cards
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Old 04-22-2008, 04:55 AM   #207
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I would have to say yes. The way I look at it is I can't spend the money when I'm dead, so if it makes me happy and keeps me out of trouble then I'm good.
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Old 04-22-2008, 06:49 AM   #208
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if you have the car and know your stuck with it for along time like i am and your not satisfied with its performance then yes mod it so you can atleast enjoy it while stuck with it.. i know im going to have to mod my focus abit to make me enjoy driving it... the focus S is quite a step down from my 3rd gen V6 eclipse GT.

otherwise no, because you could just spend the grand total of your modded foci on a car that already out performs it in stock form..
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Old 04-28-2008, 09:03 PM   #209
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def yes if you plan on keeping for a long time or until you destroy it which ever comes first why not
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Old 04-29-2008, 08:08 AM   #210
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Even though mine is stock, I feel modding is worth it. Maybe not from a financial standpoint, but you get much more enjoyment from the car for it. You have something that no one else has a car exactly like yours (maybe similar), plus you can get better handling, power, looks, and sound than stock. Plus, though not an important factor, you get that WOW factor from onlookers that you just don't get driving a stock car. It all depends on your standpoint, do you want to enjoy your car and the lifestyle that much more, or do you want to get tied up in the resale value vs. what you spent on the car. Don't get me wrong, resale value is important (as I found out the hard way when trying to get out of the Hyundai that I owned for 3 years and wrecked 3 times), if you don't have a strong resale value, you're going to be stuck in the car until you can pretty much pay it off. It's all a matter of what you want out of the car.
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