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View Poll Results: Is 'Car Modding' Worth It?
Yes (Worth it)..... 1,446 82.58%
No (Not Worth it)..... 305 17.42%
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Old 02-12-2012, 04:49 AM   #421
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I think it is. I like having a car that is not like anyone else's car.
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Old 02-12-2012, 07:17 AM   #422
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The more I think about it and do it to my car, the more I feel modding is worth it. If nothing else, modding always keeps you car fresh; I continually do little things to my car, and afterword it always feels like I'm driving a new car. If I would be leaving it untouched, I would have grown tired of it a long time ago and would be looking for a new one already. However, while modding, I have grown attached to my car and never want to give it up for anything. I'm keeping my little baby for as long as I can.
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Old 02-12-2012, 08:36 AM   #423
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indeed! that's why even though i bought the Focus, i still kept my 13 year old ZX2. i LOVE that car. it's modded nicely, runs strong. we've been through a lot. no accidents though. won lots of shows with it. the Focus is following suit nicely. it's already won 3 shows.
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Old 02-13-2012, 01:44 PM   #424
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Financially you never see your money again. But I could never drive a stock vehicle.
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Old 02-13-2012, 02:01 PM   #425
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I believe it's worth it. Being a gear head i'm biased of course.
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Old 02-13-2012, 02:37 PM   #426
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Any idiot can go to a dealership and buy a car just like mine. It only makes sense that I want my car to be better than theirs because I'm not an idiot.
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Old 02-13-2012, 02:48 PM   #427
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Any idiot can go to a dealership and buy a car just like mine. It only makes sense that I want my car to be better than theirs because I'm not an idiot.
A very susprising statement for me to hear from ya mac lol. Your usually the one telling us to stay as stock as possible(= But to each his/her own
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Old 02-13-2012, 02:51 PM   #428
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I'm not into aftermarket wheels or body kits, but you don't need all that stuff to stand out from the crowd.

I learned that from having a Mustang. Everyone clamors to get body kits and lights and hoods and what not and the only cars that really stood out were the ones that were kept OE with subtle modifications
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Old 02-13-2012, 03:28 PM   #429
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Make it a bit of a sleeper. That's the goal with mine once I pay it off. I decided to keep the ugly steelies on there. And just add an air intake, and the FS stealth exhaust. It won't be the fastest car on the road, but it will be quicker and sound better than a stock Focus.
I am a less is more kind of guy, and like to keep things simple. I cannot see putting a ton of money into modding a car that I know I will not get back if it suffers a total loss, or I sell it.

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Old 02-13-2012, 06:30 PM   #430
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I think it is. I like having a car that is not like anyone else's car.
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