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    What do you friends and family think about...

    .....you Modifiying your car??

    I would love to know what they think, say to you about your hobby?
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    mum quiet likes my car, so much so she bought an astra aswell
    dad does't see the point of modding a car
    girlfriend thinks im mad sometimes but is loving it now she has passed her test

    most of my friends are into modding cars so are my brothers

    oh and my 2 daughter aged 4 & 7 love going to school in my car
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    My family abide it, my nephews and true mates love it of my friends (acquaintances)and colleagues frankly can't understand it.

    Each to their own - it's my money and I spent it how I want.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ffoeg
    Each to their own - it's my money and I spent it how I want.
    exactly. im about to start on mine. im not into heavy modding as it is, so mates think its cool (most of them that drive have modded cars in one way or another anyway) but i can already tell what my dad will say... waste of money. this is where the "i worked for that money so ill spend it on what ever i want" line comes in.

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    I`m considered the nutter of the family but I dont care

    I`ll grow old, but, I`ll never grow up

    Oh, and all the youngsters around Faversham think I`m well cool and give me great respect. It`s "you`re the bloke with the blue coupe, it`s the dogs or words to that effect"
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    mum and dad think its a waste of time and they hate me doing it so much that my dad has banned me from getting a exhaust. i have a full scorpian systam in the shed and he's hidden the key untill its sold *******!!

    so ill sell it and get a new one lol

    hw dont know bout my nova yet as i passed it off as my mates car :LOL:
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    dont get any troubles at all from not living at home my parents dont know what i get up to they have only seen my car a couple of times both times it was standard

    niehter my mum or dad are big into cars they see them as a convient way to travel

    (but my mums boy friend is into his cars he used to have a modded celica he had the engine twin turboed which was awesome)

    my dad does get annoyed with my brother modding cars tho as there is always bits lieing around in the she and garage (wheels tryre body kit all the removed standard parts etc)

    my girlfriends likes some modded cars but thinks i am mad spending money on mine:roll: all i have spent is £150 on rear lights and a grill:roll: and a set off bonnet lifters today:roll:

    dont know what she will think when i spend £600+ on a set of alloys

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    Most of my friends also modify/play around with cars so they think its pretty normal.....my mums just glad its cars and not drugs.......work colleagues think Im mad.....spending all day selling them, then spending my spare time modifying them.....the whole buying a Zafira however has perplexed everyone......which was the intention

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    My parents think its a waste of time but hey im going to have this car for years so its worth looking after.

    Plus i dont smoke or drugs so i could be into worse things lol

    My gf thinks its a waste too but so are her £100 boots! But have managed to persuade her to ger me 17s tints and an amp for xmas out of some compensation money from her being involved in a car crash! She doesnt mind the lifts i give her in it though!
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    erm my Dad thinks I'm a complete fool, mind you when I bought the GSI I went to his house and it took him an entire day to say "u changed your alloys Hev?" er no Dad its a new car.....lol

    My mum is coming round to it

    and my brother well he's always modded his cars anyway, and has just bought a scooby

    my friend Sue dont get it at all, she thinks I'm a complete loon, she can't understand why I get more joy out of shopping for bits for the car than clothes shopping (which I hate) - but when she's in it she cant help posing
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