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Pete00
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Pete00 Apr 6, 8:09am - #11143 
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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?

thanks smile

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Street Prototype Apr 6, 10:40am - #11144 

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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...
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CelicaPrincess Apr 6, 6:22pm - #11145 
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Grand-Touring-Dan Apr 6, 6:25pm - #11146 
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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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Karrion28 Apr 6, 6:35pm - #11147 
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yeah definitely rims first.
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VSGTS14 Apr 6, 6:57pm - #11148 

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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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Pete00 Apr 7, 7:23am - #11149 
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thanks for all your input. you all have valid points. rice
ugh tough decision frown

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Blue Batmobile Apr 6, 8:18pm - #11150 
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Wheels first thumbsup

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Steven Apr 6, 9:20pm - #11151 
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Hey pete, this discussion involves aftermarket products which makes it belong in Custom Mods & Performance Tuning Tips & Reviews
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eNinja Apr 7, 3:42am - #11152 

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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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Pete00 Apr 7, 6:24am - #11153 
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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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Justice Apr 7, 1:08pm - #11154 

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RIMS first thumbsup ... i hate seeing hooked up cars w/ stock rims...
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SuperCharged Apr 8, 7:06am - #11156 
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Well, why else would almost all the street racers live in warm climates, such as So. Cali? wink

Sunny weather 95% of the time. grin

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Pete00 Apr 7, 10:37pm - #11157 
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rofl pizza cutters. i like that smile

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1sikcel Apr 7, 10:46pm - #11158 
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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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Pete00 Apr 8, 2:00am - #11159 
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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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