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Bradcelica May 4, 5:13am - #14593 
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well here are some pics of my car...just got the rims on grin . my AEM pulley and reverse gauges about to go on(raining here and have to do installs oudtside). my question is , since the roads are very bad here, i dont plan on gettin a body kit, but i do plan to drop the car with TRD springs. do you all think the TRD drop will look good with my 18's(or should i go 2" , dont want to rub though)?? thx for the advice in advance thumbsup cheers

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CelicaPrincess May 4, 5:15am - #14594 
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Bradcelica May 4, 6:06am - #14595 
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eNinja May 4, 7:12am - #14596 

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why do you want to drop it but not put a body kit? my veilside is an inch lower than stock but my 18s put me up an inch so it evens out. i say get a body kit, maybe not as low as veilside, but also get a small drop. like 1.5" or even less. just drive carefully. youre going to have to slow it down either way you go. oh and i love those rims. good choice!
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isaac May 4, 7:41am - #14597 
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Your car looks really nice thumbsup I just love the clean look... It does however desire a drop of some sort, as you are looking to do.

Any sort of drop will put your current set-up from "head turner" to "down-right intimidating" cool

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UFO in the background, to the right rofl

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Bradcelica May 4, 7:54am - #14599 
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lol you noticed my second vehicle (wont fit in my apts covered garage) lmao - j/k... had to take pics with my old mans digital camera at his place lol rofl

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everything looks good. im about to drop my celi with the TRD springs soon too. i have the action package kit so i dont know what to expect. also try removing that Jim Wolfe car dealer decal on the back...(looks tacky thats all)
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Bradcelica May 4, 3:46pm - #14601 
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ya, i plan on removin it, just havent had much time (havent even had enuff time to put on my AEM pulley or my reverse indiglo gauges)...i got finals comin up this week so i'm real busy right now frown cry so everyone thinks TRD springs should do the trick (1.2" enough for a drop if i dont plan on puttin a kit on right away??)?

thx for the help/advice all thumbsup cheers

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Grand-Touring-Dan May 4, 4:06pm - #14602 
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Car is looking good man. thumbsup
The TRD drop will probably be good with 18s. But I really like the Hotchkis drop. What I would do, is get a measuring tape, go out there and measure each drop. See how low it would got with the TRD and the Hotchkis (1 3/8 front, 1 7/8 rear). The Hotchkis also levels the car out, I do not like how the rear sticks up higher than the front. Thats my opinion, saome people like how the rear is higher. I do not think that the TRD springs level it out.
There is a detailed explanation of what I would do if I was in your shoes, with some opinion added. Hope it helps you out Brad. Good luck with finals. Mine are this week also.

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Bradcelica May 5, 2:29am - #14603 
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sorry it took so long to reply, been tornados in MO around my bros college so i been busy... but thx for the advice all thumbsup i dont plan on getting a body kit because i have lots of speed bumps to go over everyday and i'd rather save the money for the draper turbo kit grin ... i did go out and measure and i do think i will go with the hotchkis drop thumbsup

i saw em at titanmotorsports for $190, anyone know of a cheaper place?? and thx dan for the help, i do think it will look better lvl thumbsup and good luck on ur finals too cool

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Grand-Touring-Dan May 5, 2:33am - #14604 
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No problem man. I'm waiting to save of up the money so I can get the same drop. Are you getting new shocks with them as well?
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Bradcelica May 5, 2:39am - #14605 
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i want to, but i'm broke right now frown ... i dont like student loans so i pay outta pocket and i'm enrolling soon for fall so i'm pretty much gonna be broke cry but it is on the long list of things i desire for my car lmao are you going to get new shocks?? i've got minor things to do too like paint my engine plastics, paint my calipers, etc

soo many things too get , so little money lol

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Grand-Touring-Dan May 5, 3:08am - #14606 
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I am the same way. I am still working on my interior, waiting to have a day of nothing so I can do my calipers. I will get new shocks. So it will take me longer to do, but I am ok with how my suspension looks. I'm am saving all my money for the turbo. I figure if I get the turbo, I could probably hustle some money off of some people down at the track. That would give me a little more flow on income for the drop and other things.
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Bradcelica May 5, 3:22am - #14607 
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lol good thinkin grin thumbsup i'm pickin up a second job this summer to fund my addiction (mods mods mods lol) ... prolly gonna work 60-70 hr weeks frown cry

anything for the celica lol (just hope to get rid of this reoccurring belt/belt tesnioner prob)

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