Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Evan
Rebel
Evan

Rebel
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Washington
Apr 23, 8:16am - #13182 
Appearance Suggestions

Ok, I've got about 200 bucks burning a hole in my pocket. I already have carbon fiber altezzas, piaa's all around, and an s2000 antenna. What should I get next?


[Linked Image]
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,899
Gen7fan
ThE iRoN mAiDeN
Gen7fan
2003 silver streak Toyota Celica GT
ThE iRoN mAiDeN
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,899
Maryland
Apr 23, 8:23am - #13183 
Intake!! you can get a Short Ram for that right here thumbsup

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Evan
Rebel
Evan

Rebel
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Washington
Apr 23, 8:26am - #13184 
Quote:
Originally posted by Gen7fan:
Intake!! you can get a Short Ram for that right here thumbsup
thanks for the suggestion, but I would consider that more of a performance mod than appearance.

any other suggestions?


[Linked Image]
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 929
CID498
ECelica Staff
CID498

ECelica Staff
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 929
So.Cal
Apr 23, 8:27am - #13185 
No No get the cold air its much better or get your windoms tinted or you could fill up your gas tank and get a burrito


"They don't make no seatbelt for the mind. So I can't buckle up for this ride!"
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,899
Gen7fan
ThE iRoN mAiDeN
Gen7fan
2003 silver streak Toyota Celica GT
ThE iRoN mAiDeN
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,899
Maryland
Apr 23, 8:28am - #13186 
I know, I know, but its a good performance and apperance for the engine, and you did not make it clear that your goin for show rather than go.

Try a new Hood scoop or roof spoiler (is that better), and you can get those right here thumbsup

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
RicePowered
ECelica Staff
RicePowered
ECelica Staff

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
South Jersey
Apr 23, 8:29am - #13187 
Quote:
Originally posted by CID498:
No No get the cold air its much better or get your windoms tinted or you could fill up your gas tank and get a burrito
ooooohhhh, burrito ... I go for that. Imagine how many burrito's you could get for $200.00

[Tasty] wave

I say get a CAI

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Evan
Rebel
Evan

Rebel
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Washington
Apr 23, 8:39am - #13188 
So far everyone seems to be saying CAI. The reason why I hesitate to do that is I JUST got the car and I don't want to void any part of the warranty.. plus, I'm not so concerned with the performance (at least right now) as I am the appearance. I might later.

Burrito sounds promising, though.. thumbsup


[Linked Image]
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Evan
Rebel
Evan

Rebel
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Washington
Apr 23, 8:42am - #13189 
Quote:
Originally posted by Gen7fan:
I know, I know, but its a good performance and apperance for the engine, and you did not make it clear that your goin for show rather than go.

Try a new Hood scoop or roof spoiler (is that better), and you can get those right here thumbsup
I did consider a carbon fiber Hood scoop.. how easy/difficult is it to replace the stock Hood scoop? I think I looked at it once briefly.. appeared to only be held on by a few screws; is that right?


[Linked Image]
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
RicePowered
ECelica Staff
RicePowered
ECelica Staff

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
South Jersey
Apr 23, 8:44am - #13190 
it's really easy to change out the hoodscoop. just 4 bolts/screws ...

Get some nice dark quality tint ... that always looks good thumbsup

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 10,123
VSGTS14
05 WRB
VSGTS14

05 WRB
2005 Subaru WRX STi

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 10,123
Milford, NJ
Apr 23, 8:49am - #13191 
-check out blue bat's overlays
-Hood scoop
-roof spoiler
-TRD Hood spoilers
-tint the windows
-neons for interior, not exterior
-check out the ecelica store


SUBARU TECNICA INTERNATIONAL
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Evan
Rebel
Evan

Rebel
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Washington
Apr 23, 8:49am - #13192 
Quote:
Originally posted by RicePowered:
it's really easy to change out the hoodscoop. just 4 bolts/screws ...

Get some nice dark quality tint ... that always looks good thumbsup
I just might do that..

It's between tint and hoodscoop right now.


[Linked Image]
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Evan
Rebel
Evan

Rebel
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Washington
Apr 23, 8:54am - #13193 
speaking of hoodscoops, is there any real difference between ecelica's and mb autosport's??


[Linked Image]
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 929
CID498
ECelica Staff
CID498

ECelica Staff
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 929
So.Cal
Apr 23, 8:58am - #13194 
Window tint would change the look of your car way more than a hoodscoop not to mention it save your interior from the sun and the inside of your car will be 20 degrees cooler in the summer (no I dont tint windows for a living LOL).


"They don't make no seatbelt for the mind. So I can't buckle up for this ride!"
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,899
Gen7fan
ThE iRoN mAiDeN
Gen7fan
2003 silver streak Toyota Celica GT
ThE iRoN mAiDeN
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,899
Maryland
Apr 23, 8:58am - #13195 
scoop all the way, everyone has tint you can get that anytime, go for the stuff that stands out the most thumbsup

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,899
Gen7fan
ThE iRoN mAiDeN
Gen7fan
2003 silver streak Toyota Celica GT
ThE iRoN mAiDeN
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,899
Maryland
Apr 23, 8:59am - #13196 
MB is larger thumbsup

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Evan
Rebel
Evan

Rebel
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Washington
Apr 23, 9:00am - #13197 
Quote:
Originally posted by CID498:
Window tint would change the look of your car way more than a hoodscoop not to mention it save your interior from the sun and the inside of your car will be 20 degrees cooler in the summer (no I dont tint windows for a living LOL).
you sure they aren't giving you a commission? you sounded pretty persuasive lol


[Linked Image]
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 929
CID498
ECelica Staff
CID498

ECelica Staff
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 929
So.Cal
Apr 23, 9:02am - #13198 
No I just like tinted windows.


"They don't make no seatbelt for the mind. So I can't buckle up for this ride!"
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
RicePowered
ECelica Staff
RicePowered
ECelica Staff

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
South Jersey
Apr 23, 9:05am - #13199 
Quote:
Originally posted by CID498:
Window tint would change the look of your car way more than a hoodscoop not to mention it save your interior from the sun and the inside of your car will be 20 degrees cooler in the summer (no I dont tint windows for a living LOL).
It's true ... you can get a hoodscoop anytime too... but tint would be more benificial right away because summer is coming... thumbsup thumbsup

tint, tint, tint, tint, tint, tint, tint, tint, tint, tint, tint, tint, tint, tint, tint, tint spineyes grin goodjob

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,899
Gen7fan
ThE iRoN mAiDeN
Gen7fan
2003 silver streak Toyota Celica GT
ThE iRoN mAiDeN
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 1,899
Maryland
Apr 23, 9:11am - #13200 
scoop, scoop, scoop, scoop, scoop, , scoop, , scoop, scoop, scoop, , scoop, scoop, , scoop, scoop, , scoop, scoop, scoop, scoop, scoop, , scoop, scoop, scoop, scoop, scoop, scoop, ,scoop, scoop! thumbsup

ha, ha, ha, really do what you want, in the end its all cool thumbsup

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 506
Karrion28
Senior Member
Karrion28
2000 Silver Toyota Celica GT
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 506
Tampa FL
Apr 23, 9:48am - #13201 
or you could get your interior painted.

Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 1,660
Grand-Touring-Dan
ECelica Staff
Grand-Touring-Dan
2001 Spec Blue Toyota Celica
ECelica Staff
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 1,660
Houston, TX
Apr 23, 11:17am - #13202 
Or you could SAVE it! Get some wheels, lower your car. But if you can't do that, get the tint. If you get the scoop, you have to get it painted.

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Evan
Rebel
Evan

Rebel
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Washington
Apr 23, 11:21am - #13203 
Quote:
Originally posted by Grand-Touring-Dan:
Or you could SAVE it! Get some wheels, lower your car. But if you can't do that, get the tint. If you get the scoop, you have to get it painted.
Some good points.

As for the rims, they'll be later on down the line. Suspension I don't plan to modify unless I've done everything else I want and have some money left over.

The tint is a definite possibility.

Scoop doesn't have to be painted in carbon fiber finish thumbsup


[Linked Image]
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 1,660
Grand-Touring-Dan
ECelica Staff
Grand-Touring-Dan
2001 Spec Blue Toyota Celica
ECelica Staff
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 1,660
Houston, TX
Apr 23, 11:23am - #13204 
Quote:
Scoop doesn't have to be painted in carbon fiber finish
Didn't know you were going Carbon Fiber. What color is your car?

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Evan
Rebel
Evan

Rebel
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Washington
Apr 23, 11:28am - #13205 
Quote:
Originally posted by Grand-Touring-Dan:
Quote:
Scoop doesn't have to be painted in carbon fiber finish
Didn't know you were going Carbon Fiber. What color is your car?
Spectra blue


[Linked Image]
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
RicePowered
ECelica Staff
RicePowered
ECelica Staff

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
South Jersey
Apr 23, 11:36am - #13206 
i dont think just a scoop would look good on spectra blue...get a whole Hood ... or Tint spineyes rofl

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Evan
Rebel
Evan

Rebel
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Washington
Apr 23, 11:51am - #13207 
Quote:
Originally posted by RicePowered:
i dont think just a scoop would look good on spectra blue...get a whole Hood ... or Tint spineyes rofl
I was kind of thinking the same thing. I really like the invader Hood, but I don't have 500 + shipping right now..I'll probably get that after I save some funds.


[Linked Image]
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 1,660
Grand-Touring-Dan
ECelica Staff
Grand-Touring-Dan
2001 Spec Blue Toyota Celica
ECelica Staff
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 1,660
Houston, TX
Apr 23, 3:14pm - #13208 
Carbon Fiber Hoods loos the best on Spec Blue IMO, especially the Invader. OH I'M IN LOVE. cool

Joined: Feb 2003
Posts: 123
LiQuiDKiT2005
Member
LiQuiDKiT2005

Member
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Feb 2003
Posts: 123
Apr 23, 3:34pm - #13209 
OK PEOPLE.. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE 2 CARBON FIBER HOODS OFFERED ON HERE? SOMEONE ONCE POSTED.. THAT ONE COMES WITH SCREWS FOR INSTALLATION AND THE OTHER DOES NOT IS THIS TRUE??? OR WHATTTT [Mad] [Mad] rofl spineyes rofl cry wave wave [Deal] <img src=" title="" src="graemlins/bs.gif" /> goodjob goodjob goodjob

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
RicePowered
ECelica Staff
RicePowered
ECelica Staff

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 2,677
South Jersey
Apr 23, 3:35pm - #13210 

Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 399
Celicatastrophe
Member
Celicatastrophe
Member
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 399
Jacksonville, Florida
Apr 23, 5:47pm - #13211 
Window Tint!!!


SURGEON GENERAL'S WARNING:
Post Whoring May Result In
Premature Brain Retardation

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 10,123
VSGTS14
05 WRB
VSGTS14

05 WRB
2005 Subaru WRX STi

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 10,123
Milford, NJ
Apr 23, 6:29pm - #13212 
im leaning toward tint or TRD Hood spoilers.


SUBARU TECNICA INTERNATIONAL
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Evan
Rebel
Evan

Rebel
2003 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 4,658
Washington
Apr 23, 6:52pm - #13213 
Quote:
Originally posted by TRDGTS014:
im leaning toward tint or TRD hood spoilers.
no offense, I don't really get the whole Hood spoiler thing.. doesn't look right to me. But that's just my opinion.


[Linked Image]
Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 206
Bradcelica
Member
Bradcelica
Member

Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 206
KC, MO
Apr 23, 7:45pm - #13214 
Tint the windows, summer is coming grin cheers


01 gt-liquid silver
i come from the water
[Linked Image]
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 185
dontmesswithkram
Member
dontmesswithkram

Member

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 185
Irvine, CA
Apr 23, 8:10pm - #13215 
dude, lower it before putting a hoodscoop on or anything like that, painting the scoop will cost more than 200 bucks if you get it done right.


*2003 Black GT-S 6speed* TRD body kit, HID upgrade, clear corners, Matrix XRS shift knob, 02 tails, trd exhaust, AEM gen 2 CAI, TWM short shifter.
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 128
Celica^2k1
Member
Celica^2k1
Member

Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 128
Tampa, Florida
Apr 24, 5:18am - #13216 
whats CAI or CIA or whatever


I want a Supra :'(
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 673
XxMerlinxX
Senior Member
XxMerlinxX
2000 Silver Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 673
Hartsville/Greenwood, SC
Apr 24, 11:54am - #13217 
The CIA is the Central Intelligence Agency. A CAI is a Cold Air Intake. We prefer the 2nd around here. thumbsup


[Linked Image]
Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 151
SuperCharged
Member
SuperCharged
2000 Absolutely Red Toyota Celica
Member
2000 Toyota Celica

Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 151
Orange County, Ca
Apr 25, 12:00am - #13218 
Definitely get a tint! I got limo tint on my red Celi and it looks badass! Totally changed its appearance. Now it looks more sporty & aggressive./

If you get limo tint, it's REALLY HARD to see in (and not to mention, illegal, if you get it on the two front windows), and when you pass by, people wonder who's inside and they strain to get a glimpse. thumbsup

The heat retardation is a plus, too.
Eliminates glare from headlights at night, too.


Absolutely Red awesome canyon road hugger with impressive straight-line acceleration.
Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
SLVCELI
SLVCELI
2002 Toyota Celica GT
West Chester, Ohio

Posts: 1,304
Joined: February 2003
Show All Member Profiles 
Shout Box
Recent Topics
TradingGTS for GT what should I know.
by GTS25430. 04/24/2017 5:19 PM
Does 01' corolla struts swap in an 01' celica GT?
by Frostysnowman92. 04/24/2017 1:22 PM
WTB: 00-02 amp bypass harness
by MJ00GTS. 04/18/2017 7:36 PM
Does not seem to be much activity for the 5th gens???
by Coop301. 04/18/2017 7:51 AM
Cold wet weather hesitation
by GTS25430. 04/17/2017 6:15 AM
00-02 premium 8spkr 2din gps solutions?
by MJ00GTS. 04/17/2017 2:24 AM
WTB: valve assy, vacuum switch
by hydraea. 04/15/2017 5:32 PM
500awhp project
by Salman. 04/14/2017 8:20 AM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170416)