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Jul 18, 9:28pm - #28995 
How would you spend money

Would you buy a tv to finish off your awesome system for $1100 instead of a normal cd player(250$)or buy rims for $1300. But the rims(18s) would be only addition to the car...no lowering springs, nothing else.I know most will say rims...but just rims on a stock celica for a while.

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Jul 18, 9:38pm - #28996 
i would say get the TV


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Jul 18, 9:38pm - #28997 
id go with the tv, i could do with the regular rims for a little while unless they were some REAL cool rims, but yeah, im a tech freak so the tv would be pretty cool smile

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Jul 18, 9:42pm - #28998 
tv the celica with nice rims and not being lowered looks weird ( wtf )


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Jul 18, 9:53pm - #28999 
That's what i'm sayin, if i get rims i gotta spend even more $ on everything else to make it all flow. I like my stock rims, i got the nicer ones so i can deal.

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Jul 18, 9:55pm - #29000 
i would go for a TV


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Jul 19, 8:12am - #29001 
TV thumbsup


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Jul 19, 8:16am - #29002 
yea if i had to chose, i'd either go TV or used (but still nice) rims and then lowering springs...


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Jul 19, 10:00am - #29003 
rims, your eyes should be on the road not a tv. j/k thumbsup


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Jul 19, 3:12pm - #29004 
I'd go with rims.. really improves the overall appearance of the car, plus handling


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Jul 19, 6:46pm - #29005 
do yew have a kit? coz if yew had a big chunky kit like the blitz or even the veilside, i'd say rims coz yew dont really have to lower it that much to make it look good.
plus, TVs are a bit of a novelty, sorta has limited use unless yew're on the road heaps.a nd then yew'd have to consider getting a tv tuner or DVD player for it etc. (unless yew get the clarion or new alpine one) so its all $$$

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Jul 19, 7:20pm - #29006 
tv dude grin

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Jul 19, 10:18pm - #29007 
no TV for me cause I would have nothing to do with it...that is just something you should decide since it is your car...ask yourself...what are you going to do with this TV and will it get put to use? Or is it better that you get rims to enhance the look of your celica? Why not finish off the system with a GREAT cd player? that has features you will love instead of soemthing crappy? If it is a good system..why have a not so good head unit? grin


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Jul 20, 6:35am - #29008 
VCR!


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Jul 20, 10:52am - #29009 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
VCR!


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Jul 20, 12:09pm - #29010 
since I only have hubcaps (yea, not factory rims...I got jipped cry) Id go with rims.


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Jul 20, 2:31pm - #29011 
Ughh i got so many ideas running thru my head. I watched Super2nr tv and i think ill get the cd player i was planning on getting and i want an exhaust now.Would it be not so good to just have an exhaust w/ no other engine mods?

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Jul 20, 2:35pm - #29012 
I been thinking and tv is kinda outlandish and rims wont be worth it now. I'd have to take them off 2-3 mnths b/c im going to college and snows so much where im going so id getting better use out of a tv, but its a lot of $ and maybe an exhaust will satisfy me.

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Jul 20, 2:37pm - #29013 
Originally Posted by Blue_Jaggon
Would it be not so good to just have an exhaust w/ no other engine mods?

You gotta start with the engine mods somewhere. That was the first engine mod i got. I got TRD exhaust and love it still.


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Jul 20, 3:54pm - #29014 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
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VCR!


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Jul 20, 6:19pm - #29015 
Yeah Rims!!

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Jul 21, 7:18am - #29016 
Rims will be more useful thumbsup


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Jul 21, 8:49am - #29017 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
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VCR!


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Jul 31, 9:45am - #29018 
GO with the TV but i wold do some engiine mods if t was me


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Jul 31, 4:32pm - #29019 
I'll probably hear til doomsday but I really don't get the need for a TV in the car unless you're rollin' in a min-van with lil ones to keep occupied. Make your car a head turner and then worry about catching reruns of Cops.


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Jul 31, 9:25pm - #29020 
If I where you I"ll buy a tv (but not dvd) just the monitor that is about 150 dollars with a playstation 2 and there you got the dvd. the rest of the money to the engine and some springs. I will never spend 1000 dollars on a dvd thumbsup


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Jul 31, 9:30pm - #29021 
I have a 53" sony HIDEF tv.
GET the TV.


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Aug 2, 8:27pm - #29022 
nitrous and exhaust... performance first thumbsup


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Aug 2, 8:28pm - #29023 
this is an easy question guys/gals. just give the money to me thumbsup thumbsup

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Aug 2, 8:52pm - #29024 
use the money for performance and appearance... i have enough t.v's already in my house, no use for another one in my car that cost's over a grand...and for such a small screen.


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