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how much have you spent on your cars? #10727 Mar 31, 2:02pm Mar 31, 2:02pm
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how much have you spent on your cars?
i've only had my car for 3 months and i think i went over board on the mods...

Injen SRI-190 install-60
window tint-100
TRD exhaust-420 install-37
denso iridium plugs 60 install-30
AEM pulley-75 install-85
=1057... shocked cry
i know a lot of you guys have spent more but i was wondering if this was normal or i need professional help. wtf
i want my car to be my baby but it's hell if it turns me into it's bitch..ha,ha


Originally posted by SKOOF:
yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: ct] #10728 Mar 31, 2:06pm Mar 31, 2:06pm
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a little over 4 grand myself

in under 6 months [Deal]

including body kit and rims/tires ... it doesnt take long to rack it up!


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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: Nae-Nae] #10729 Mar 31, 2:28pm Mar 31, 2:28pm
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3 months = a little of 2000

CT- you could have saved half of that moneyt if you do the work yoursaelf. I have spent over 2000 on mods, all the work done was by me.

[ 03-31-2003, 01:29 PM: Message edited by: SpiderManGT ]

Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: Grand-Touring-Dan] #10730 Mar 31, 2:34pm Mar 31, 2:34pm
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i'm not very handy with cars...so i have to rely on people who are cry


Originally posted by SKOOF:
yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: ct] #10731 Mar 31, 2:42pm Mar 31, 2:42pm
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hahah, i've spent at least $500, and i've had the car for only three months spineyes the crazy thing is, i don't think it will ever stop !!!!!!


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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: glitch] #10732 Mar 31, 2:58pm Mar 31, 2:58pm
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Well over 2k in 2 years. Im way behind frown

Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: Karrion28] #10733 Mar 31, 3:12pm Mar 31, 3:12pm
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over 5k in a year, still not finished. cry

Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: c2gas] #10734 Mar 31, 3:15pm Mar 31, 3:15pm
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Uh, you got me thinking here. In order of purchase and install, here we go:

Clear tail lights (the one's that everythingcelica.com call "meat balls") $192
Pioneer Headunit (340+50)=390
and 2 Pioneer 450 watt 12" subs (free box) (100+40)=140
Jensen Amp (720 watts) (220+40)=260
2 footwell neons and one ceiling neon = 40
Blitz front end (-500 accident deductible) =700
Injen COI (+plus heat/spash guard) (320+28) =348
TRD exhaust (550+25) =575
2 front Infinity Reference components ~=200
17" Chrome Eagle Alloy MSRs ~=600
Kumo Exsta tires (cheap, but worth the cash) =410

HAVE, BUT NOT INSTALLED:
2 rear Infinity Reference compents ~=200
300 Watt Jensen Amp (for the 2 rear speakers listed above). ~=140
ACT clutch (am buying flywheel to install all at once to save labor costs) ~=400
C-One fiberglass hoodscoop ~=120

Roughly, about $4715. If you factor in the accident i had that caused me to get the 200 front end + custom raping on it (500) + insurance dectuctible (500)= 1200 instead of 700 (5215 since January 02. (I also lost my license for 6 months). It's been a rough year. I expect to double this by December.


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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: supra_celica] #10735 Mar 31, 3:16pm Mar 31, 3:16pm
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working on 6K in 1 year

Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: RicePowered] #10736 Mar 31, 3:20pm Mar 31, 3:20pm
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I do my audio work (except the head unit because the damn internal amplifier screwed me up). Otherwise, I had to pay for everything else. Lucky my step-bro is a mechanic. But he recently moved. confused
Now I fork over real money for real work confused frown


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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: supra_celica] #10737 Mar 31, 3:25pm Mar 31, 3:25pm
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almost 18,000 in 1 and a half years but that was two stereos. that is not including the price of the car shocked


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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: bustindrums] #10738 Mar 31, 3:31pm Mar 31, 3:31pm
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2 grand in one month. Much more to spend. thumbsup


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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: Jetfan] #10739 Mar 31, 3:33pm Mar 31, 3:33pm
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Ive got damn near $3000.00 in my wht 00 GT and I'm getting a full kaminari urithane $800 cash after tax season

Ive got almost $2000.00 in my red "76 GT celi.

And now I got a F*ckin boat already into it about $2000.00 and its not painted yet


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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: CID498] #10740 Mar 31, 4:16pm Mar 31, 4:16pm
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probably tipping 6k, i've had my car since nov...


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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: AM03GT] #10741 Mar 31, 4:22pm Mar 31, 4:22pm
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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: Satoshi] #10742 Mar 31, 4:26pm Mar 31, 4:26pm
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10 months, almost 2 grand

graphics = i change my graphics every two months then got a final decisions on the kind of graphics i want

Injen Intake, custom exhaust, paint, body kit + installation and paint, shift lamp, light bulbs, APR wing but i sold it, tail lights but swaped it out with a 2003 model one coz im tired of lookin at altezzas or lets say its played out, indiglo...

next are RIMS grin


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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: Street Prototype] #10743 Mar 31, 4:47pm Mar 31, 4:47pm
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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: Celicatastrophe] #10744 Mar 31, 5:04pm Mar 31, 5:04pm
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spent around 9 grand!!

Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: BATmobile] #10745 Mar 31, 7:25pm Mar 31, 7:25pm
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After I get my new Eclipse HU this week it'll be around 7 grand. I've also done all the installs and everything. They only thing I didn't do is paint the bodykit. I'll have the car a year in March.

Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: Silver GTS] #10746 Mar 31, 7:30pm Mar 31, 7:30pm
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My guess is I spent around $500 on the car so far. I got it in December.

Limo tint on all windows - $145
Super Blue Xenon Headlights - $20
Super Blue Front Blinkers - $10
Clear side markers w/ blue bulbs - $25
Iridium spark plugs, along w/ a tune-up $71
Cold-Air Intake - $80 (eBay)
Radar Detector - $68 (Yahoo Auctions - bought it way before I had a Celica)
Spray paint & primer - $9 (Metallic Red center console)
TRD chrome License Plate Frame - $30
TRD die-cut decals - $5 (set of 2)

Coming soon...

SpringTech Coilovers
Strut tower bars/sway bars
TRD exhaust
Headers w/ exhaust manifold
Jet speed chip
16" silver or white rims with Falken Ziex tires

Sometime in the future...

Blitz Supercharger Kit
Lamborghini Door Conversion
A body kit of some sort... I'm not too big on bodykits. I think most of them look too big & too "All show, no go". Besides, they're extra weight.


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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: SuperCharged] #10747 Mar 31, 7:58pm Mar 31, 7:58pm

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Exterior:
$1800 - 18" Primax 472s (Chrome) 225/35/18
$900 - Getting stuff painted and repainted
$600 - Wings West Body kit (W Type)
$350 - Kaminari Rear Race Wing
$150 - Tint 35% front, 20% back
$120 Raised Hood Scoop
$40 Aftermarket Lights
$20 - S2000 Antenna
$10 - Red out tails
$10 - Rear fill-ins

Interior:
$1000 -Alpine CVA-1003 Motorized Monitor (with Surround Sound.
$1000 -GPS Navigation System (Mounted above center console).
$500 - Installation on stuff
$250 -XM Radio Tuner Module (In the trunk)
$250 -Alpine CHA-S634 6 Disk CD Changer (In the center arm rest).
$200 -Playstation 2 (Mounted under dash).
$150 -Alpine V16 Amp.
$150 -Alpine 12" Type S Sub.
$60 -Reverse indigo gauges.

Performance:
$540 - TRD Extended Exhaust
$300 - Progress Lowering Sprigs (1.5" Drop all around)
$220 - Injen Cold Air Intake

$8620 is what i came up with but i know i left out some stuff too

Re: how much have you spent on your cars? #10748 Mar 31, 9:06pm Mar 31, 9:06pm
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close to 3 grand... 700 kit... 700 paint and install... 230 AEM CAI.. 220 eibach pro kit wif installation. 500 nx express... 140 install plus 60 dollars custom fuel rail n welding. 100 bucks on lights which i took up because it was getting too ricey. n 300 on aftermarket speakers


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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: hondafighterGTS] #10749 Mar 31, 11:15pm Mar 31, 11:15pm
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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: KrAzY K] #10750 Mar 31, 11:28pm Mar 31, 11:28pm
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Feel better CT?


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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: supra_celica] #10751 Apr 1, 12:26am Apr 1, 12:26am
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Berkeley / Chatsworth, CA
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$1200 - 5Zigen M-05's + Tires
200 - Replacement Tires
200 - Injen CAI
200 - H&R Springs
10 - Blue Bat Tail Lights
140 - Tint
325 - GReddy Exhaust
40 - Exhaust Install
20 - S2K Antennae
30 - Indiglo gauges
25 - Gauges Install
15 - Broadway Mirrors
15 - Shoulder Pads
15 - VVT-i Badge

To Be Installed:
400 - TCS Carbon Fiber Hood
315 - Kaminari Fiberglass Front

total: $3135 in over 3 years

yeah... I know some of those don't count, but if we listing everything... smile

[ 03-31-2003, 11:30 PM: Message edited by: Britai 7018 ]


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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: Britai 7018] #10752 Apr 1, 8:15am Apr 1, 8:15am
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damn! wtf

i guess my thousand bucks worth of mods ain't so bad...ha,ha,ha thumbsup but seriously i bet with all that money, creativity and love you guys got rides that'll make anyone turn their head. thanks for the input. and yes..I DO feel better..ha,ha

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Originally posted by SKOOF:
yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: ct] #10753 Apr 1, 8:46am Apr 1, 8:46am
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Veilside body kit- $1875
TSRM- $475
Euro lights- $200
17" rims and tire package- $1000
Rear roof spoiler- $120
Reverse indiglo gauges- $64
MTEC lighting package- $60
S2K antenna- $30
C-one style Hood scoop- $120
Clear Corners- $30
$3974
Nothing is installed yet
had car since NOv, still looking for suspension kit

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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: Blue Ice] #10754 Apr 1, 9:10am Apr 1, 9:10am

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almost 4K...the rims and installation charges were major adders...

Re: how much have you spent on your cars? #10755 Apr 1, 9:17am Apr 1, 9:17am
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Ive had mine for 2 1/2 weeks and I haven't spent a cent - yet. On my VR4 I spent about 10K in just under 2 years though! It will start soon on the Celica. grin
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Re: how much have you spent on your cars? [Re: RAWGTS] #10756 Apr 1, 12:02pm Apr 1, 12:02pm
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About grin $9,000 ! grin

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