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#1 vnmeagle

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Posted 03 October 2016 - 05:48 AM

Hello!

 

Just purchased a 2005 Corolla XRS with 141000 miles to replace my 4 door Jeep Cherokee Sport (5spd 4wd) as my DD (threw a rod through the block).

 

Previous to this my wife had a desert sand mica (we just called it champagne) 04 Corolla, it was basically kept stock.  Bent one of the steel wheels and got a steal (free with tires ~$200) on some Celica wheels that we painted black and tinted the windows.  Had that car until someone ran a red light and T-boned it ~2013.  I also own some classic domestic iron, however, the military has dislocated me from it so looking forward to some possible light modifications to this car.  

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#2 EricTMah

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Posted 03 October 2016 - 09:32 AM

Welcome!

Another XRS member!


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#3 MikeR

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Posted 03 October 2016 - 09:08 PM

Welcome and nice car.  There doesn't seem to be too much activity on this site but still a lot of good information to search threw.  Check bragging rights section for modified/built XRS to get some ideas.  I had the same exact color and year.  It was a very fun car for a Corolla.  Had the 03 S before the XRS and what a difference.  First experience with lift was awesome and addicting.  Good luck and post your progress.



#4 FinalGear

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Posted 04 October 2016 - 01:08 AM

hello and welcome



#5 vnmeagle

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Posted 12 October 2016 - 05:53 AM

Hey all that responded,

 

Thanks for the warm welcomes.  Sorry that I didn't acknowledge it earlier but the website wouldn't load for me.



#6 dmsyr

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Posted 12 October 2016 - 02:04 PM

Welcome to the site! As stated, there isn't much activity anymore but there is still web traffic that filters through daily. First mod...Injen cold air intake. DO IT!! :lol:


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#7 JBCeliRolla

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Posted 12 October 2016 - 04:24 PM

Welcome and happy modding!!

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#8 Phantom_xrs

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Posted 16 October 2016 - 05:50 PM

Welcome to the site new xrs friend
03 Matrix XRS ECU and/or Reflashed Corolla Xrs Ecu
Injen CAI
2.5" Custom Exhaust(decat) Vibrant resonator and Magnaflow muffler
PPE R9K 4-2-1 Race Header
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#9 ImUrOBGYN

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Posted 17 October 2016 - 07:43 PM

Welcome. One of my more fav colors, too.  Quite a bit different experience than your average "American Iron" automobile.  So, what's your job/duty keeping you away from, car-wise?


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#10 hughesjasonk

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Posted 17 October 2016 - 10:31 PM

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