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Firestorm Mar 2, 8:26pm - #115688 

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What should i get

aight this is my issue. i got 600 dollars from work (low pay since i just started bc of the car) i get 332 a month and i gotta pay 150 for the car. So if i have 660 now and will have around 182(with the car payment deducted) at the end + the current amount, i will have $842. Now the important part, what should i buy, i wanna get something that will make a nice noise (exhausts, CAIs, Short rams), bodykits, or what? please tell me what i should get, how much it is and maybe some pics or sounds.

Thanks a bunch (my car is stock performance, i painted console, calipers, engine plastics)
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trog2233 Mar 2, 8:30pm - #115689 

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wow...u confused me with all the numbers spineyes spineyes


Anyways...Intake and save for an exhaust thumbsup
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spaztikid Mar 2, 8:32pm - #115690 
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get Intake and exhaust
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Firestorm Mar 2, 8:35pm - #115691 

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I was just telling you that i get 182 dollars a month and i have 600 now, but anywayz i got enuff for the TRD exhaust, buT i dunno if the Intake and exhaust are good b/c ppl are telling me you cant hear them both after
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DarkMatter Mar 2, 8:43pm - #115692 

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For affordable, beefier performance:
AEM CAI
TRD Exhaust
Headers

This is what I will be installing soon, considering I just got paid. IMO, just from what I've read, this is the best combo of items when starting to upgrade a stock engine. After these things, you should probably work on some other aspects of your vehicular object, but pulleys, sprockets, and cams would be next. After those, engine internals(i like those words for some reason). After that, supercharger or turbocharger. Of course, there's always the new engine, but personally, I would just trade in for a new car, parting with my celica's fine looks.

For show and blingage:
(omg i cant believe i typed that)

Window Tint
Rims
Lowering Springs
New suspension (can wait after springs but is a must afterwards)
body kit

Audio:
A couple of W7's and a couple of 1000 watt amps
Multidisc changer (a must if you have a manual grin)

There are a bunch of things you could choose from really. For me, performance first, audio second, showiness third thumbsup It's all about what's most important to you(as someone once said).


Edit:
TSRM makes a buncha noise from what I read. If you want insane noise and twice the hp gain of what a the other TRD exhaust offers, go with kazuma, but it's not legal because it IS so loud.
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Firestorm Mar 2, 8:47pm - #115693 

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sounds good man, the 1st combo, also this is a must for me, a RAISED Hood SCOOP, if anyone has played need for speed underground, i want something like a trident Hood, lemme go find a pic
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QuickChick03gt Mar 2, 8:49pm - #115694 
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Originally Posted by trog2233
wow...u confused me with all the numbers spineyes spineyes


Anyways...Intake and save for an exhaust thumbsup

*Every moment creates the story of your life,
so you might as well make it interesting.*
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Firestorm Mar 2, 8:53pm - #115695 

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ok, i know i confused a lot of peeps but tell me some more combos or parts. This is the hoop SCOOP i want. Know what it is called, how much, and where to buy??? Linked Image
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trog2233 Mar 2, 8:54pm - #115696 

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THELOSTRICAN.COM ...GO THERE FOR THE Intake grin
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celicaTRDgts Mar 2, 8:54pm - #115697 

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Intake/exhuast

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v3n0m Mar 2, 8:54pm - #115698 

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TRD exhaust - $500 shipped
Intake - $205 at ecelica shipped or you can go with blitz at www.suprastore.com for $190 shipped
the other $137 you can put towards dc's header
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Firestorm Mar 2, 9:10pm - #115699 

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Originally Posted by v3n0m
TRD exhaust - $500 shipped
Intake - $205 at ecelica shipped or you can go with blitz at www.suprastore.com for $190 shipped
the other $137 you can put towards dc's header


you said 500 for TRD Exhaust, i have seen 551 and stuff w/o shipping and for Extended and standard, is that how much the pipe will stick out?
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v3n0m Mar 2, 9:11pm - #115700 

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^ rofl j/k grin

they allow the engine to breath better, hence more hp
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v3n0m Mar 2, 9:12pm - #115701 

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in the for sale forum groupbuycelica is doing a gb on TRD exhaust, i think. but yeah, extended is intended if you're gonna get a bodykit, so it'll stick out if you have a stock bumper
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Firestorm Mar 2, 9:17pm - #115702 

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also, what are some key advantages with Injen CAI vs the AEM CAI
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v3n0m Mar 2, 9:20pm - #115703 

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my bad, you can't get the TRD for $500 shipped in the gb. but you can get Greddy or Apex at www.suprastore.com for $500 or less w/shipping.

i think Injen gives you more hp in higher rpms & AEM gives you more hp in the lower rpms. Some people have been running into problems with their Injen CAI & sr. they're cracking & no one knows why, so far
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Firestorm Mar 2, 9:42pm - #115704 

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i just want a nice loud sound but to be legal, estimate a price and S+H?
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v3n0m Mar 2, 9:43pm - #115705 

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if you want loud, then go with the TSRM, it's $524+ shipping

http://suprastore.com/exhausts.html
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Firestorm Mar 2, 9:51pm - #115706 

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Originally Posted by v3n0m
if you want loud, then go with the TSRM, it's $524+ shipping

http://suprastore.com/exhausts.html


is that the Tanabe one?
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v3n0m Mar 2, 9:52pm - #115707 

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yeah
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Warlord786 Mar 2, 9:53pm - #115708 
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It all depends on your personal prefence on what you want to mod. Whatever is most important to you, im going audio, show, preformance. It all about the individual person and they want done 1st. If your going preformance go with Intake and exhaust.

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Firestorm Mar 2, 10:03pm - #115709 

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i am gonna do perfomance, visual, then audio thats why i want the exhaust, btw does TRD only fit on the stock or TRD bumpers? and only for GT? i got a 2000 GTS
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v3n0m Mar 2, 10:09pm - #115710 

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TRD makes an exhaust for both gt & gts, just make sure its a gts exhaust. go with extended length if you have the TRD body kit or plan to get a body kit down the road. the standard exhaust fits flush with the stock non-TRD rear bumper
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Virgilson Mar 2, 11:07pm - #115711 

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CeLlYgT04 Mar 3, 1:56am - #115712 

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Originally Posted by spaztikid
get intake and exhaust

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start with the internals first(so get the Intake)and then save for the exhaust thumbsup
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Firestorm Mar 3, 4:07am - #115714 

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ok i think i am gonna get the Tanabe Medallion Exhaust, thats like around 550 then 200 for the CAI, and after my b-day i am gonna have another 300 dollars and probly buy a vinyl piece and some pullies
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EuRoBoYGT Mar 3, 4:25am - #115715 

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u should buy the Intake and then headers removel ur resenator (since ur looking for sound) then save for an exhaust and which ever exhuast you get it will sound even better and louder with the resenator removed

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Firestorm Mar 3, 4:28am - #115716 

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Originally Posted by EuRoBoYGT
u should buy the intake and then headers removel ur resenator (since ur looking for sound) then save for an exhaust and which ever exhuast you get it will sound even better and louder with the resenator removed


what is the resenator, is that with stock or something in the header
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v3n0m Mar 3, 4:32am - #115717 

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i believe that's your muffler, but the stock exhaust is one piece in the rear, so youd have to get it cut off and then get another piece of tubing welded on.
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Firestorm Mar 3, 4:33am - #115718 

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i am just gonna buy a tanabe exhaust and an AEM CAI, with the money i got left save for a header
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v3n0m Mar 3, 4:36am - #115719 

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^ sounds good thumbsup
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GroupBuy4Celica Mar 3, 4:49am - #115720 

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honestly if your not going for HP and your going for sound just get a muffler tip and take off your stock muffler and weld on a aftermarket tip.. cheaper then buying a full cat-back.. you can even get custom piping for like $100 bucks or so.. so all in all you would save probably $300.00 vs. a full cat-back from a company like Tanabe or Greddy.. for an Intake stick with AEM Cold air and get the By Pass Valve if you live near a bunch of potholes, its a good idea to get one period! and then you should have plenty of money left for the DC headers as soon as they come out.. hope that helped

oh by the way if you end up getting a full catback let me knwo im sure I can try to beat the best price you've gotten!
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EuRoBoYGT Mar 3, 5:46am - #115721 

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Originally Posted by Firestorm
Originally Posted by EuRoBoYGT
u should buy the intake and then headers removel ur resenator (since ur looking for sound) then save for an exhaust and which ever exhuast you get it will sound even better and louder with the resenator removed


what is the resenator, is that with stock or something in the header

it like a second muffler you dont really need it

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PBCelica02 Mar 3, 7:35am - #115722 

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Intake/headers/exhaust will have you sounding nice.
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Firestorm Mar 7, 3:52pm - #115723 

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Originally Posted by GroupBuy4Celica
honestly if your not going for HP and your going for sound just get a muffler tip and take off your stock muffler and weld on a aftermarket tip.. cheaper then buying a full cat-back.. you can even get custom piping for like $100 bucks or so.. so all in all you would save probably $300.00 vs. a full cat-back from a company like Tanabe or Greddy.. for an Intake stick with AEM Cold air and get the By Pass Valve if you live near a bunch of potholes, its a good idea to get one period! and then you should have plenty of money left for the DC headers as soon as they come out.. hope that helped

oh by the way if you end up getting a full catback let me knwo im sure I can try to beat the best price you've gotten!


i have found one for like 550 without shiping and handling. Can you beat it?
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