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which is more important to you? #105368 Feb 17, 5:08pm Feb 17, 5:08pm
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which is more important to you?
I'm currently saving up money, and I can't decide between two big things: rims or a system.
Which is more important do you think? At first I thought rims, now I'm second guessing. Opinions?


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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105369 Feb 17, 5:10pm Feb 17, 5:10pm
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to me... rims.

system adds weight and i dont listen to stuff that requires tons of bass.

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105370 Feb 17, 5:12pm Feb 17, 5:12pm
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I personally would take rims over a system. The stock sound system is pretty good in the celi...Rims are enjoyable and add a nice flare to the car thumbsup

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105371 Feb 17, 5:13pm Feb 17, 5:13pm
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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105372 Feb 17, 5:13pm Feb 17, 5:13pm
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Yeah I don't think I really care for having a heavy power eating system in my car. Rims thumbsup

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105373 Feb 17, 5:15pm Feb 17, 5:15pm
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rims..but you have to lower it or it will not flow..more money there. I got a system first and I love it, yet I prefer a body kit first smile my 2cents


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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105374 Feb 17, 5:27pm Feb 17, 5:27pm
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yea this is what i have so far..
i just got the veilside front bumper put on with a grill and Clear Corners,
tommorrow i'm gonna have an s2000 intenna and silver dash kit and LED conversions installed,
and when I get the rims I was gonna lower it, already have springs in my trunk waiting thumbsup
thanks for the opinions guys!! smile


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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105375 Feb 17, 5:34pm Feb 17, 5:34pm
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rims and a drop...

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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105376 Feb 17, 5:39pm Feb 17, 5:39pm
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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105377 Feb 17, 5:41pm Feb 17, 5:41pm
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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CELIBORGY] #105378 Feb 17, 5:44pm Feb 17, 5:44pm
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I'd go with a system. Rims make the car look nice, but you can actually enjoy a system while you're driving the car. Plus you don't have to worry about curbing the system or bending it on a pothole. thumbsup


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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105379 Feb 17, 5:49pm Feb 17, 5:49pm
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Rims .. I need some, desperately cry


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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: RevMonster] #105380 Feb 17, 5:59pm Feb 17, 5:59pm
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Originally Posted by RevMonster
I'd go with a system. Rims make the car look nice, but you can actually enjoy a system while you're driving the car. Plus you don't have to worry about curbing the system or bending it on a pothole. thumbsup


u can enjoy a system more, i picked the system


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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105381 Feb 17, 6:10pm Feb 17, 6:10pm
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Thats mostly up to you, I'd say rims, and that the sound system in the Celi is good enough for now.

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105382 Feb 17, 6:12pm Feb 17, 6:12pm
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Originally Posted by CelicaGTGirl09
yea this is what i have so far..
i just got the veilside front bumper put on with a grill and Clear Corners,
tommorrow i'm gonna have an s2000 intenna and silver dash kit and LED conversions installed,
and when I get the rims I was gonna lower it, already have springs in my trunk waiting thumbsup
thanks for the opinions guys!! smile


So you have a veilside front bumper but stock sides and rear? That must look funky.. finish the kit before you get rims.


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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105383 Feb 17, 6:23pm Feb 17, 6:23pm
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Rims, it'll make a huge difference.

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: mikalous] #105384 Feb 17, 6:26pm Feb 17, 6:26pm
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I'd go with performance mods.


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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105385 Feb 17, 6:35pm Feb 17, 6:35pm
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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105386 Feb 17, 6:37pm Feb 17, 6:37pm
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def rims...or save up and do it all at once like me tongue


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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105387 Feb 17, 6:37pm Feb 17, 6:37pm
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depends on what you like to do in your car. Personally i'd rather have more power and better handling. I would recommend new struts and springs, along with possibly an Intake, little more power and nicer sound. I'm not too concerned about what other people think about my car though. Rims look nice but the majority of them either cost too much or will slow you down. System would be nice but it also slows you down and takes up precious room in your trunk. But the decision is yours, think about how you want to mod YOUR celi. Think about how you drive, what you do when you drive, what will make you happy.


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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: Evan] #105388 Feb 17, 6:46pm Feb 17, 6:46pm
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So you have a veilside front bumper but stock sides and rear? That must look funky.. finish the kit before you get rims. [/quote]

no..veilside front, TRD sides, TRD rear..and it flows really well


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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: celicaTRDgts] #105389 Feb 17, 7:02pm Feb 17, 7:02pm
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Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
def rims...or save up and do it all at once like me tongue


That's what I did...I got everything at once, but it's not all in yet. I plan on taking TONS of pics when I finally get a digital camera thumbsup

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105390 Feb 17, 9:40pm Feb 17, 9:40pm
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Id go with performance mods before rims or a system.

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105391 Feb 17, 10:48pm Feb 17, 10:48pm
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If i had to pick between the two, i would pick rims. That is the decision i made.


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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: mikalous] #105392 Feb 18, 10:26am Feb 18, 10:26am
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My stereo system was the first thing I did to my celica. I had my car for 3 day then I added a stero system. A yr later I bought other mods such as exhaust/Intake... Music is a big part of my life.

Sound System all the way


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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105393 Feb 18, 10:48am Feb 18, 10:48am
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Originally Posted by CelicaGTGirl09
I'm currently saving up money, and I can't decide between two big things: rims or a system.
Which is more important do you think? At first I thought rims, now I'm second guessing. Opinions?


whichever satisfies you more. forget money and looks for now. just think which one you will enjoy more. IMO system if you cant stand the stock system and ur a music freak. theres no time when i drive the car without music. so i would get system first. ur gonna get more benefited with that since it really improves something that ur always using. rims, yea their cool, but ur car will run the same with nicer rims. and fuck the looks for the instant, just you enjoy urself driving while you look over more rims to find some rims you really like.

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105394 Feb 18, 11:01am Feb 18, 11:01am
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umm...definetly rims

but Im more of a show off

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105395 Feb 18, 11:55am Feb 18, 11:55am
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Rims first, then the system thumbsup

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: BReakinDrifTs] #105396 Feb 18, 1:43pm Feb 18, 1:43pm
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Rims make the car thumbsup

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105397 Feb 18, 1:55pm Feb 18, 1:55pm
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Do rims...rims can make or break a car...a car with nice rims looks 10x better...even if its a pos car.

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105398 Feb 19, 12:48am Feb 19, 12:48am
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well i got a system, that was the first thing i got and i wish i would have gotten rims first. well if you decide to get a system first, make sure you get rims next because you definitely need rims if ur gonna get any other 'big' appearance effects.

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105399 Feb 19, 12:59am Feb 19, 12:59am
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how big a system, are you going for sonic accuracy, or are you going to try to tell people 6 streets down what you are listening to? if you like it sounding good for you, not necessarily for the rest of the world then i got an amplified bazooka tube for $249. sounds good in the car, does not make all ya parts rattle. only one connector if you want to take it out for weight. does not take up the whole trunk. i had my rims and lowering kit done after because of the cost. but since then i have done the lowering, the rear hotchkis camber links, full hotchkis sway bars, apr strut bar. all good stuff. my tires are my limiting factor when it comes to how well it handles.


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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105400 Feb 19, 1:23am Feb 19, 1:23am
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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105401 Feb 19, 7:08am Feb 19, 7:08am
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Originally Posted by CelicaGTGirl09


So you have a veilside front bumper but stock sides and rear? That must look funky.. finish the kit before you get rims. [/quote]

no..veilside front, TRD sides, TRD rear..and it flows really well [/quote]

If you getting a body kit like that I REALLY think you should get rims first. I think it would look weird if you just left your stock 15"s...

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105402 Feb 19, 10:07am Feb 19, 10:07am
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I'd go with rims. Aftermarket head systems get jacked more...or at least here in SoCal they do. wave

Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105403 Feb 19, 4:58pm Feb 19, 4:58pm
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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: CelicaGTGirl09] #105404 Feb 20, 1:03am Feb 20, 1:03am
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Get rims first Jess. It definately changes the appearance of your Celi. Here's mine-18" Nakayama Phantom GT-R

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Re: which is more important to you? [Re: trog2233] #105405 Feb 20, 6:11am Feb 20, 6:11am
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Originally Posted by trog2233
Rims thumbsup


this is an easy one thumbsup thumbsup

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