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May 24, 5:57am - #17129 
5 grand to spend on mods...

i geting a loan for 5 grand, its all goin to my baby, any opinions/suggestions of what to buy? i know somebody will say "TURBO!!!", ummmm not now, im going for looks at this time, after this im goin to get a turbo, heres my list so far...

Rims - 17's/ 5 Zigen Typhoons
Spoiler/Wing - either Bomz or the C-one Style Fighter wing
Raised Hood Scoop
Hood Spoilers
Sound System
Coilovers
Camber kitRacing seats or maybe ill just reupholster my seats

need all your suggestions...

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This line is for isaac

ive sent you 2 private messages regarding shipping/handling to Guam if its possible but never been replied, i really like the raised Hood scoop, Hood spoilers, c-one style fighter wing.
My PM has been totally ignored, please respond frown


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May 24, 6:04am - #17130 
Your list is looking good. I don't know all your mods now. I know oyu have a kit, so the spoiler would be good.

- New seats (this is what I would get)
- Maybe more suspnesion than just coilovers
- definitely wheels
- If you get Hood spoilers definitely get a raised scoop
- Sound system, go for it
- Clutch and flywheel (this is what I would get)
- Maybe some window tint
- Maye some bigger injectors
- Short shifter
- Neons (this is what I would get)

Don't do a color scheme on the exterior. Your car will look really clean if you leave it all the same.

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May 24, 6:10am - #17131 
oh, and some off bats headlight overlays to finish of that clean super white aggressive look you have.

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May 24, 9:25am - #17132 
lambo doors! thumbsup

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May 24, 9:35am - #17133 
TURBO!!!!

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May 24, 10:09am - #17134 
Spoiler and then a nice stereo system...maybe even custom fiberglass enclosure? thumbsup

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May 24, 10:18am - #17135 
your list looks pretty good! I don't think I can think of anything else except a really nice sound system and wheels.


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May 24, 2:36pm - #17136 
Get another 5-6K and buy a nissan 300zx TT!
thats what I would do thumbsup

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May 24, 10:07pm - #17137 
you're getting this loan from the bank?

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May 24, 11:45pm - #17138 
Quote:
Originally posted by PhatCellyGt:
TURBO!!!!
rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl

anyways...i'd say get a tyte paint job and i guess some matching neons bruh thumbsup
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May 25, 12:15am - #17139 
JD, I guess it all depends on what you are looking for. If you want appearance, handling, performance and so forth.

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May 25, 12:47am - #17140 
putting that much into appearance is a waste of money if you don't have the performance to back it up IMHO..

IF no turbo though.. I would do a whole custom interior (like the badass white/green in the gallery, only not the same colors).. and match it with a fiberglas custom molded sub/amp/neon box in the trunk (estimate for the man hours was around $1500 to redo the subs in my trunk with a BADASS custom molded fiberglass design). remove your glove box and replace with a PS2 and add some LCDs to your custom center console.. That would be a good way to blow 5K IMO.

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May 25, 5:36am - #17141 
i wouldn't have any problem blowing 5k on a turbo

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May 26, 5:36am - #17142 
ummm, FX-MAN, like i said on my "first post", after this, im goin to do a performance mod like turbo and other stuff, and for Steven, yes this loan is from the bank, personal loan... thumbsup

thanks a lot guys for your opinions cheers


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May 26, 11:12am - #17143 
With 5K buy a awesome stereo system that would dominate all others! Good rims and tires are always a favorite. Also, get some sweet racing seats (like the Sparco Torinos), and sweet paint job and neons would let everyone know your comin.

By the way what did you tell the bank this loan was for?

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May 26, 3:16pm - #17144 
personal loan, if they ask what is the purpose for loaning, tell them your doing a restoration for your car coz its all beat up and need some engine work thumbsup , the loan is now in the process of being approved, i cant wait! grin


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May 26, 4:50pm - #17145 
Sweetness. Good Luck Street. Keep us updated with what you do, don't be shy with pics. thumbsup

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May 28, 3:48pm - #17146 
just incase you havent seen my body kit yet Click Here Guys


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May 29, 2:04pm - #17147 
wow, 5k on looks and not performance mods? not the way i'd go imho. but hey, whatever floats your boat. your car looks pretty sweet. i'd go with the raised hoodscoop & carbon fiber Hood (matches your kit), different wing (i wouldn't go touring style but that's me), 18" or 19" rims, tinted windows, at least coilovers (then eventually sway bars, camber kit, strut bars and bushings; 1.0g on skidpad baby! goodjob), racing seats, and of course the stereo (that in itself can eat up the 5k). good luck thumbsup


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May 29, 2:10pm - #17148 
thanks, after all this mods for looks, im going for performance... right now im debating, thinkin of a turbo for 3400 spineyes, damn i cant make up my mind! frown


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May 29, 3:47pm - #17149 
i would get a turbo if i were you..then you can treat us for some beer and bbq for the remainder of money thumbsup

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May 29, 9:32pm - #17150 
A perosnal loan? The interest rate on that is going to be like 18%. Thats a lot of extra money to just change the look of a car.

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May 29, 9:40pm - #17151 
i certainly hope its not 18% interest, if so i'd just throw the mods on plastic. cheers


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May 29, 9:49pm - #17152 
Personal loan interest rate is usually very high. We almost had to take it out on my carb ecause in order for me to get he loan I needed the title problem is the guy who owned the car hand't payed it off yet so didn't have the title. So we tried the personal loan route until my dad found out loaned me them oney till I got the title and was able to take a car loan out. BUt even for me when I got approved instantly the rate was 18%.

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May 31, 10:53pm - #17153 
it wheather you want some show or go, id say do a lil of both

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