North american GT4 question?

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North american GT4 question?

Postby ohkay » Wed Feb 12, 2014 5:10 am

I stumbled on to this Craigslist add today: http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/cto/4328475657.html
I went to go check it out and its in rough shape, car has been sitting for 2 years ect...
I noticed that there wasn't a sunroof and that the GT4 has a RC bumper. how rare is it for a north american GT4 not to have a sun roof?
Also, so you guys know this car is a serious project car, but the price is fairly low. I just don't want to tow it to san jose.
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Re: North american GT4 question?

Postby fwame_dwagon » Wed Feb 12, 2014 6:07 am

Mine doesn't have a sunroof either.
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Re: North american GT4 question?

Postby r-town » Thu Feb 13, 2014 6:03 am

That GT4 is a serious project. But the price is low like you said, even states OBO. Mine is also a 1990 and funny thing it also has a similar hit on the rear quarter panel and same stock paint on engine bay.
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Re: North american GT4 question?

Postby crymson » Thu Feb 13, 2014 6:23 am

You know, if he has the crash bar for that bumper, those two together could easily bring in $600-800 as parts. Someone from the FWD crowd will probably want the hood, say $50, probably also take the transmision and engine mounts, maybe the whole engine plus cross member (doing a half-trac), another $400. A salvage yard will probably give you 200 for the rest of it. At that point you're only out a few hundred bucks plus whatever you paid for towing it if you decide it isn't worth making a project out of it.

As an aside I've now owned two 5th gen and a 7th gen and they've *all* been hit right there.
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Re: North american GT4 question?

Postby celicast184 » Wed Mar 26, 2014 8:13 am

are you talking about this one?
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if so, i ended up picking up this car. car is not to bad of shape, full interior, completely stock motor, all it had was a siezed fuel pump. 4gen 3sgte is going into it anyways so motor was not a problem to me. coilovers as well so the stock cut springs and struts are going bye bye. not to mention, i also own a rare original turbo hardtop mr2 as well!
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Re: North american GT4 question?

Postby 88gt4DE » Wed Mar 26, 2014 12:17 pm

No sunroof on mine or my brothers. Both 165's If mine had one I wouldn't have bought it. I hate sunroofs ...
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Re: North american GT4 question?

Postby Chidler » Fri May 16, 2014 6:31 am

as far as Toyota's go in the uk if it has a sunroof it IS a standard UK model. All Celica st205 GT4s that came without sunroofs were from Japan.
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