Hey guys, Thought I'd finally sign up here and show my car off.
I originally owned a 1988 Celica SX, but was put off the road.
Wanting a classy car with a nice interior, I had a lexus in mind but none were really appealing or in my prince range.
I had a look in Ballarats Cheapest Cars and found this up the front...
Its a 2000 Avalon Grande, 330 000 k's
For $5700 I thought it wasnt a bad deal, but I made him give me a $500 discount for registration.
Described as "an old mans car with genuine k's" I did some searching and found it was owned by Denso Australia (Many of the parts are manufactured by Denso).
It was sold in 2005 and an old man owned it till the month before I bought it.
Ive driven commodores, falcons, magnas, many little cars and can I say this actually feels like I am driving a lexus!!!
It is so smooth on the road, so much room in the back which makes it comfortable for passengers on long trips!
So far I have:
Added 18" chrome rims with new tyres
Spent $3500 on an injected LPG system
Added an Alpine head unit (removed factory and the cd stacker)
Installed Rockford Fosgate Punch subwoofer.
Put twin slope pipes on the back.
All interior lights replaced with white LED's.
Rear white venetian blinds
Swap healights to newer/brighter technology (Xenons??)
Re-upholster front seats to newer leather.
Rear wheels scrape due to heavy gas tank
Fuse for LPG blows every month or so
This is by far the best and most economical car I have driven, I didnt buy it based on looks, the test drive is what sold me.
My friends questioned why I bought it, But now they love cruising in it.
What are your thoughts?