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View Poll Results: Is 'Car Modding' Worth It?
Yes (Worth it)..... 1,460 82.39%
No (Not Worth it)..... 312 17.61%
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Old 07-04-2010, 12:53 PM   #371
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Old 07-08-2010, 04:56 PM   #372
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Its a money pit, but worth it.. just wish i didnt have bills and id blow all kinds of money
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Old 07-08-2010, 10:25 PM   #373
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depends on how much your passion is for cars, for me its worth every dime because it makes me happy : )
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Old 07-09-2010, 01:12 PM   #374
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I think its worth it just make it a fun car to drive. Other people that dont drive a Focus say why its only a Focus till thay pull up beside you and say whats up and thay get smoked. Then its like wow did not know you had that. German's love there BMW its fun running toe to toe with them not all of then though some are very fast my friend has an M3 320I he dont talk shit no more.
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Old 07-12-2010, 06:46 PM   #375
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I think it's definitely worth it. It allows people to express themselves and have fun doing so. Granted, it might cost a lot of money, but in the end, it is YOUR car. You put your time, money, and labor into it, had fun doing it, and probably learned a few things. It helps to get your mind off thing for a while... just you, your car, and the garage. And in the end, no one can say their car is exactly like yours... which makes it all the more fun
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Old 07-12-2010, 11:02 PM   #376
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Originally Posted by S2 View Post
do you feel 'car modding' is a good thing (worth it) or a bad thing (not worth it)?
DEF worth it.
Our cars really are an expression of our personalities.
When you see someone in a know they are a family man/ or a soccer mom.
Just doing a Diff,Flywheel, clutch, and Ford Racing 4.06 gears made my car SOOO much more fun to drive.
ANd how else could I afford to race against porsches(and beat aLOT of them) on my budget?
Its not an are without a doubt one of the WORST investments....even if you are buying a 68 shelby gt500...your gambling on what someone is willing to pay for it @ the time of auction.
Our cars(to a car guy/ racer) are more and more fun as we change them to better fit what we want our cars to do.
Drag racers go for BIG HP.
Autox/track junkies go for a boost in power, and better brakes, but concentrate the most effort in making their cars handle as best as possible/balanced.
Those worried about how they look...go for show.
Just imho.

Modify away...but research all the ways to get the most out of every mod, and learn ALL the possible side effects before you change something.
And NO MATTER WHAT, Government should NOT have the authority to tell us what we can and cannot do with our cars.
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Old 07-24-2010, 10:32 AM   #377
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Well im new here, and i didn't take the time to read all of this. But i voted yes. but really it depends. If you have a car under 150,000 miles, then yes. But i think anything over your wasting your time and could be wearing on the stock parts.
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Old 07-24-2010, 10:49 AM   #378
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I totally think modding is worth it because it separates your car from all the other cars. It shows your personality.
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Old 09-03-2010, 03:33 PM   #379
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is hunting worth it? fishing? surfing? snowboard? skateboarding? if you love doing it then yes it is.
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Old 09-22-2010, 07:33 AM   #380
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if u learn things that u can use later in life it is WORTH IT even if it costs money.

last time i went to a Mechaninc for a car issue??? PSSSSSHAHAHAHAHAHA like 2005 when i was under warranty. DIY FTW.
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