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Jun 27, 8:35pm - #23530 
Just bought my Hotchkis springs and Muffler...

yea, i was on Ebay, and actually know this guy that sold my friend a universal tanabe muffler, it sounds so great even with the stock down pipe...about 4 months later i've decided that i want one too and so i contacted the guy, he sold me one directly. Also, from claremont toyota on Ebay i bought the hotchkis springs for 195 shipped.

Here's the tricky part. My parents don't want me doing ANYTHING to my car, but after literally 10 months of BEGGING they've let me get just a muffler (of course i'm going to make a custom downpipe...duh:rotf:) but they say NO WAY to the springs.

I'm hoping to install them at the same time so they don't notice which should work, but the bad thing is i just bought them in fear of somebody else buying them and i'm leaving on Sunday for a weeklong vacation...in which my parents and brother are still going to be here...I've already asked my brother to keep look out for it, so thats cool, but damn i hope the mail doesn't come late one day...

blah...just had to get it off my chest thumbsup WIsh me luck!!! spineyes spineyes thumbsup


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Jun 27, 8:44pm - #23531 
good luck dude! Don't worry all will go well. I think that if your parents understand that they will let you mod it. I am 16 and look at what I have done to may car. My dad doesn't care, but I think it is because he knows about this stuff since he is in the business. You'll be fine don't worry. Hotchkis springs are excellent from what I have heard! grin


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Jun 27, 8:58pm - #23532 
thanks man, i'm only 16 as well and also have a gts, but that is why my parents are hesitant to LET ME SPEND MY HARD EARNED MONEY...they think that it is good enough without mods...which it is...but can be hellaciously better with em thumbsup


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Jun 27, 9:05pm - #23533 
yep I worked my ass off for my money and continue to do so. I think if you talk to them they should understand. Anyway...nothing can go wrong when you mod it..just do the right thing.


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Jun 27, 9:31pm - #23534 
yea the thing is they just don't want me racing and spending all my money on it...hopefully the plan goes off without a hitch thumbsup


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Jun 27, 9:49pm - #23535 
I'm 16 too,my parents don't really care if I mod my Celica.They just dont want me to mod the engine,Even though I put a Injen Intake without them knowing thumbsup


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Jun 28, 2:38am - #23536 
Hey, congrats on the new mods. I have a question for you though...Why are you changing your downpipe? That is unnecessary. The stock downpipe is fine unless you are just getting a stainless one made, which is still not worth it. What you might want to do is, get a custom made midpipe for that tanabe universal muffler. This is just my 2 cents, but do what you want.

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Jun 28, 5:19am - #23537 
[b]PLEASE RESIZE YOUR SIGNATURE![b] Thanks -JD


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Jun 28, 5:38am - #23538 
hint hint..elbow elbow..wink wink spineyes

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Jun 28, 7:05am - #23539 
fine fine, i'll just take off the civic nation thing grin. anyways, yea i ment to say midpipe, it was just 2 am and i spent like 300 dollars in 4 minutes so i was a bit giddy...


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Jun 28, 8:56pm - #23540 
Yea im 16 also, my parents don't care if I mod the outside and looks of the car. Actually, they support it cause I work all the time for money but they are totally against me doing anything to the engine but they will never know the difference.

Good luck with sneaking on the hotchkis I hope it all works out thumbsup

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Jun 28, 8:59pm - #23541 
Originally Posted by RacerX225
Even though I put a Injen Intake without them knowing thumbsup


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Jun 28, 9:25pm - #23542 
Originally Posted by IcEd blUe

Originally Posted by RacerX225

Even though I put a Injen Intake without them knowing thumbsup


ooooh Im tellling


iced blue I just noticed your sig is a.k.a celica05
I didn't even know that I thought you were someone new! lol!


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Jun 28, 9:26pm - #23543 
Originally Posted by TRDGTS014
Originally Posted by IcEd blUe
Originally Posted by RacerX225
Even though I put a Injen Intake without them knowing thumbsup


ooooh Im tellling


iced blue I just noticed your sig is a.k.a celica05
I didn't even know that I thought you were someone new! lol!


lol well i'm glad you found out

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Jun 28, 10:39pm - #23544 
Good luck! cheers

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Jun 29, 2:28am - #23545 
Don't you think they'll notice the drop? wtf

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Jun 29, 2:29am - #23546 
but hey..good luck!

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Jun 29, 11:01am - #23547 
i'm hoping they wont, that they'll be too turned off by the noise it makes that they won't care and look twice...that is HOPEFULLY


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Jun 29, 11:57am - #23548 
O well once you have them on its going to be to late to do anything. I don't know how angry they might be but I doubt they pay to have the hotchkis removed and the stock springs back on.

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Jun 29, 1:48pm - #23549 
yea, when i was about to get my windows tinted, like on the way there, they called and so i was like what the hell, they'll see soon enough so i told em what i was gonna do, and they said if i did they'd sell the car...

hopefully they dont' do it this time? confused spineyes frown


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