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    Quote Originally Posted by pandy
    The suspension is mcpherson, the chassis is a porsche monocoque design hence the handling. it is completely and totally ridgid and the heaviest car in it's class, even beating out the sunfire.



    The way I drive the seats are needed, trust me.

    The stock seats have to be *the* worst seats I have ever sat it, end of.

    BTW what I didnt mention was that the seats I got new with the harnesses for $100.. the same kid offered them to me a few weeks prior for $250 and I turned them down.

    Anyway, I aint gonna sit and argue with people over what they think about my car.. I have already made my point clear, people are entitled to their opinion.

    As for 'ricer' tbh I dont give a ****, it's not such a bad thing seeing as japanese cars are now *the* most reliable in the world, not that I give a **** what anyone says about my car either.

    Chances are IRL they wouldnt dare say such a thing, only mouthing off and being a twat over the keyboard can truly bring them off.



    Thanks for that.. honestly at times bro I wish people would say something useful or not say anything at all.. digging through pages of spam to find the nice stuff is never nice really.
    not tryin to bump heads but as previously mentioned your car is Korean, not japanese
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonicxtacy02
    not tryin to bump heads but as previously mentioned your car is Korean, not japanese
    Korean, Japanese, what's the difference?

    That was a joke btw for the ethnic sensitive people
    So guys, do you think this will help me score with chicks?

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    Quote Originally Posted by pandy
    honestly at times bro I wish people would say something useful or not say anything at all
    Well, I had to throw out my opinion like everyone else. Ultimately it's your car, do what you want with it and enjoy it (as long as you don't put a massive wing on it ) I'm sporting some rice myself, with sideskirts and altezzas. Although most of what I have done is engine-related. Intake, port-matched TB and intake mani, header, hi-flow cat, custom mandrel-bent exhaust. All easy stuff that makes a noticeable difference. I'm still in the planning stages for my turbo setup.

    I'd like to get Celica seats myself. I love 'em. The stock RD seats aren't very adjustable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fonseca
    Well, I had to throw out my opinion like everyone else. Ultimately it's your car, do what you want with it and enjoy it (as long as you don't put a massive wing on it )
    This is what I don't get.

    The ammount of cars I have seen in the real world and in mags and so on and thought to myself "hmm I wouldnt have done x y or z but f looks quite nice.." but at the end of the day I always give props to people just for making that car 'theirs'.

    So I chose those lights (they were actually a take it or leave it I wanted carbon ones but they were OOS and so it was them or nothing) and I chose the seats.. it's my personal way of making the car mine.

    I don't rag on people for driving five point slows, I dont rag on people for much really because beauty lies in the eye of the beholder.

    Quote Originally Posted by fonseca
    I'm sporting some rice myself, with sideskirts and altezzas. Although most of what I have done is engine-related. Intake, port-matched TB and intake mani, header, hi-flow cat, custom mandrel-bent exhaust. All easy stuff that makes a noticeable difference. I'm still in the planning stages for my turbo setup.
    I raced a 6 cyl mustang the other night and managed very well in wiping the smile off his face, out of the box theyre pretty slow but a few mods to the 'gine and once you get it pulling it's high weight it becomes a pretty nippy car.

    Mines not what I would call face distortingly fast (unlike my mate joe's ex Gartrac cosworthconversion that was pumping 500 horses down to the tarmac) but it gets me where I want to go at a reasonable rate.

    It's just the handling.. when my cousin originally purchased this car I ripped on him (ball busting between close pals) for ages, telling him it was a good looking pile of ****... it was HORRIBLE to be a passenger in.

    Fate ended me up in the car, I killed my last car and needed a way out, the tib was there for the taking.

    From the first time I held the steering wheel and felt the road below my hands it dawned on me, it's a driver's car.. it really is, I ate a serious wedge of humble pie goodness the first time I took it into the corners... I actually feel tenfold safer in this little wee car than I did in my ford taurus..

    The reason is simple, being a very defensive driver I now know that my safety is firmly in my hands, and with handling and brakes that are (IMO of course) totally without fault I actually feel that unless something utterly bizzarre happens I will not get in an accident.

    Quote Originally Posted by fonseca
    I'd like to get Celica seats myself. I love 'em. The stock RD seats aren't very adjustable.

    Check out rdtiburon.com if you haven't already.
    The stock seats are an absolute insult to human nature, they truly are.

    The bottom sticks out so it is nearly impossible to lean your whole back into them and thus I used to get serious back pain when being in them for too long.

    They also dont hold you in very well and IMO are the worst part of the car.

    I'll check out that site, I've been looking for a good one cheers !
    So guys, do you think this will help me score with chicks?

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    just wondering, how do you have your harness attached?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Namor
    just wondering, how do you have your harness attached?

    The sides go down into the beams I made on the floor.

    I didnt have any wedge brackets for the seats so I tapped into the front beam that holds the seats up and bolted them down.. thing was the back was floating about an inch off of the rear posts so I went and bought some 3x1" box section steel for $10 and cut them so they bolted onto the old seat mounts using the stock bolts..

    At which point I bolted the side barnesses into the beams using large nuts and bolts and the rear ones mount and bolt into where the rear seatbelts used to reside (side of the car below the window).

    I had to adjust the upper harnesses so that one was ever so slightly longer than the other so that they would centre ok, but theyre perfect

    Strong too, I had a deer jump out in front of me a couple of days after I fitted them and threw down the anchors and they really do hold you in nice

    Only problem is I cant reach the stereo or the instrument panel now

    About all you can do once youre strapped in is reach out and grab the steering wheel, it literally feels like being in a fighter jet
    So guys, do you think this will help me score with chicks?

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    Have you ever hit a deer at 60 MPH and had the thing split in half with nothing but a scratch on your bumper?

    Or hit a tree head-on at 40 and knocked over the tree with hardly any damage but a few square inches of paint missing, and been able to drive home?

    Ever hit a concrete wall at 75MPH head-on and still have the engine running and be able to walk away and go to work the next day?

    I would think not. I have only the fact that I would die if i ever drove a frameless, small engined foreign or domestic car.

    "Well, I had to throw out my opinion like everyone else. Ultimately it's your car, do what you want with it and enjoy it (as long as you don't put a massive wing on it ) "

    ^^^I agree with this as well, I bought a Geo-Prism 3-cylinder, made a crude wing out of a 2x4 and screwed it on my hood (to help get better traction in the off-the-line take-offs), as much as a car like that tries, it can never he a race car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Das
    Have you ever hit a deer at 60 MPH and had the thing split in half with nothing but a scratch on your bumper?

    Or hit a tree head-on at 40 and knocked over the tree with hardly any damage but a few square inches of paint missing, and been able to drive home?

    Ever hit a concrete wall at 75MPH head-on and still have the engine running and be able to walk away and go to work the next day?

    I would think not. I have only the fact that I would die if i ever drove a frameless, small engined foreign or domestic car.

    "Well, I had to throw out my opinion like everyone else. Ultimately it's your car, do what you want with it and enjoy it (as long as you don't put a massive wing on it ) "

    ^^^I agree with this as well, I bought a Geo-Prism 3-cylinder, made a crude wing out of a 2x4 and screwed it on my hood (to help get better traction in the off-the-line take-offs), as much as a car like that tries, it can never he a race car.
    I've been in a couple of hairy situations in the car yes..

    Was doing 70 down a dark back road and a deer jumped out, managed to stop pretty quickly as the brakes on the car are ace.

    The frame on the tiburon is very very sturdy and well constructed, I dont know if I mentioned it previous but the tiburon has the highest curb weight in it's class, even outweighing the pontiac sunfire.

    That's why as stock theyre slow off the mark..

    I've seen a couple that have been in bad front end smashes and yeah, the car was a total but the driver's cabin was totally intact and didnt squash or fold.

    Thinking about it I think I'ma look at the safety ratings as it goes, something I havent looked into yet
    So guys, do you think this will help me score with chicks?

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    well, just so you know

    harnesses like that are not meant to be anchored to the floor, it should be attached directly behind you

    because if it is anchored on the floor behind you, when you get into a wreck it will cause you to curl up and really mess up your back

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    dang i really dont like tiburons too but for 900 bucks!!
    yah cant complain about the price, now go throw a comp in it

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