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Old 06-05-2012, 06:29 PM   #441
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Well its a yes/no question as ^^^ said. If you mod your car planning on selling it later for a higher price thinking you will gain more than you spent ... then is not worth it. People wont pay half the money you have wasted in the car. But, if you do this as a hobby just because, then is definitely worth it,
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Old 06-05-2012, 09:32 PM   #442
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The Type R sold 5 years later for $20k with 30,000 on the odo. The Type R is a rarity since if you have one with low mileage and in showroom shape they are starting to creep back up in value especially low unmolested examples.
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Old 06-05-2012, 10:03 PM   #443
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for personal enjoyment, "yes".... for improved value - "no"....
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Old 06-06-2012, 08:53 PM   #444
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agreed^^^ it makes your car moer accustomed to you then from your average joe blow who drives by you in the same damn car.
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Old 06-08-2012, 12:51 PM   #445
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Depends.

For personal enjoyment? Hell yes. Nothing like looking at your ride and saying "I did this".

For making money? Nope. It's VERY rare (I'd almost venture to say it NEVER happens) that a person makes the money back that they put into it. Unless you happen to run across a collector like Jay Leno.
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Old 06-08-2012, 02:41 PM   #446
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It's a hobby, not an investment. As long as the vechicle is enjoyed its worth the money you will lose.
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Old 06-10-2012, 08:00 PM   #447
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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.
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Old 07-05-2012, 04:49 PM   #448
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if doing it makes you happy and/or it helps mpg it's worth it.
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Old 07-05-2012, 05:26 PM   #449
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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.
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Old 07-05-2012, 05:52 PM   #450
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it's worth it. It's a hobby for me. I don't like to have a Focus that will look like *everyone foci*. I will not boost my engine and put 8000$ on it, just making my car look like I want and make it sound great eheh..^^
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