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Pete00
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Apr 6, 1:09am - #11143 
Rims or Carbon Fiber Hood -> which first?

need opinions/advice.
i have the stock gts rims. will be upgrading to 17's sooner or later. however i am thinking of adding a carbon fiber Hood with raised silver hoodscoop first.

what do you guys think?

rims or carbon fiber Hood first?

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Apr 6, 3:40am - #11144 
id go for Carbon Fiber Hood Pete00, it really gets attention, i love the 7th gens coz all of the 2000 and up comes with mag wheels not hub caps goodjob so no need to worry about getting rims...
its up to you dude, its your car grin thumbsup cheers


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Apr 6, 11:22am - #11145 
Rims thumbsup

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Apr 6, 11:25am - #11146 
I try to get the more expensive stuff first. It is hard to save up all that money again you know.

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Apr 6, 11:35am - #11147 
yeah definitely rims first.

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Apr 6, 11:57am - #11148 
nahh, get Carbon Fiber Hood first. I think your celica looks good with the stock rims so you should get them later. I am getting rims last, right before a sound system. I try to get all other miscellanous things before the bigger stuff.


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Apr 7, 12:23am - #11149 
thanks for all your input. you all have valid points. rice
ugh tough decision frown


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Apr 6, 1:18pm - #11150 
Wheels first thumbsup

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Apr 6, 2:20pm - #11151 
Hey pete, this discussion involves aftermarket products which makes it belong in Custom Mods & Performance Tuning Tips & Reviews

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Apr 6, 8:42pm - #11152 
i dont understand. if you got sponsered, why not do both?! if i was sponsered my car would have rims, carbon fiber Hood, spoiler, turbo and an intercooler! rofl rofl rofl

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Apr 6, 11:24pm - #11153 
Quote:
Originally posted by eNinja:
i dont understand. if you got sponsered, why not do both?! if i was sponsered my car would have rims, carbon fiber Hood, spoiler, turbo and an intercooler! rofl rofl rofl
the company only sponsered my interior frown although that is pretty good already.
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Apr 7, 6:08am - #11154 
RIMS first thumbsup ... i hate seeing hooked up cars w/ stock rims...

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Apr 8, 12:06am - #11156 
Well, why else would almost all the street racers live in warm climates, such as So. Cali? wink

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Apr 7, 3:37pm - #11157 
rofl pizza cutters. i like that smile


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Apr 7, 3:46pm - #11158 
go for the rims first. the Hood yu have now looks pretty nice. although youll need lowering springs if you get rims. RIMS


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Apr 7, 7:00pm - #11159 
Quote:
Originally posted by 1sikcel:
go for the rims first. the hood yu have now looks pretty nice. although youll need lowering springs if you get rims. RIMS
i think you've all persuaded me to get rims first.

btw...i already have a drop. h&r 1.3" f/b. couldn't notice? cry spineyes


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