My first, 1st gen 1977 Salem OR.

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metricc
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My first, 1st gen 1977 Salem OR.

Post by metricc » June 17th, 2012, 1:11 pm

My name is Caleb, I've always wanted a 1st gen celica and was out on some back roads riding one of my vintage motorcycles the other day and spotted this little gem. She's a 1 owner 167K never been wreck beauty! Bought her from a 86 year old man that has had it parked for over 8 years, he would drive it about one a week to keep the gas and oil circulating. I picked her up for $2300, will need a couple things done, but guess thats what you get with a 30= year car :) heres a list of upgrades and fixes to come,
New shocks and springs, fix fuel gauge, upgrade to webber carb, replace all vac lines, hoses and belts, new plugs, cap, and rear tires, probably replace rims ( they are in great shape just not a huge fan of ones on there). Engine is solid doesn't have any leaks or knocks but will eventually do a swap and turbo.
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Re: My first, 1st gen 1977 Salem OR.

Post by metricc » June 17th, 2012, 1:34 pm

Sorry heres the pics 1977 Celica gt
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Post by neil reid » June 17th, 2012, 3:08 pm

Wow! From the pics it looks like you STOLE it for $2300. Paint looks fresh.

Nice car!

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Post by toyboyracer » June 17th, 2012, 3:31 pm

May I offer the 1st thing you do is get rid of those horrible "dog eared" door mirrors !

We had the same ones here in OZ around '83 :nonono:

Those Globeline mags.... Never saw what other people saw in them either :screwy:

Excellent buy !!
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Post by metricc » June 17th, 2012, 6:00 pm

Yeah mirrors are gone asap! Looking for something period correct.

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Post by will » June 18th, 2012, 12:20 am

Caleb, are you the guy that sent me pics on hr. ?
Great score man..
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Post by will » June 18th, 2012, 12:33 am

oh btw those mirrors might be a sought after, long discontinued style.
i can't recall the name but starts with a p
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Re: My first, 1st gen 1977 Salem OR.

Post by TA28Dutch » June 18th, 2012, 3:19 am

toyboyracer wrote:May I offer the 1st thing you do is get rid of those horrible "dog eared" door mirrors !
And you're in desperate need for a set of smileys!
toyboyracer wrote:Excellent buy !!
+1! :2thumbs:
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Post by faffi » June 18th, 2012, 5:54 am

super LB,
cool collor and rims :shock:
you are a very lucky guy :2thumbs:

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Post by toyboyracer » June 18th, 2012, 2:59 pm

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Re: My first, 1st gen 1977 Salem OR.

Post by metricc » June 18th, 2012, 8:14 pm

will wrote:Caleb, are you the guy that sent me pics on hr. ?
Great score man..
No just signed up, just bought it a couple days ago though, may have been someone else from the area thinking of picking it up but i snagged here first :twisted:

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Re: My first, 1st gen 1977 Salem OR.

Post by metricc » June 18th, 2012, 8:16 pm

Awesome mirror options, THANKS!

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