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jl2fast4u
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Oct 19, 8:28pm - #304458 
What other mods can I do to my car?

I'm running out of options. Here is my list so far:

Performance:
-custom 2.5" cat back exhaust

Suspension:
-Tein S.Tech 1.5" drop all the way around

Appearance:
-s2000 antenna
-TYC black housing tails
-35% tint on front 2 windows, 5% on all back windows
-red celica rear fill in sticker
-6500k h3/h7 blue bulbs

Next mod: AEM Gen 2 CAI



Any advice on what else I can get? By the way, I am staying away from a body kit and rims because they are too expensive and I have more important things I have to spend my money on (school).

I was thinking some Clear Corners. I'm going with a red and black appearance for my car so that takes away the possibility of new gauges (since they are white faced, blue at night). Are there any red bulbs I can buy to change the interior of my car red?

Thanks for any advice.

PS I would get some pics but it is too dark right now and the pictures do not come out right.


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'01 Black Celica GT 5spd - custom catback exhaust, polished AEM CAI, TWM SS, TYC black tails, 6500k h3/h7, s2000 antenna, tein s.techs, 35%/5% tint, debadged
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Oct 19, 8:32pm - #304459 
suspension: sway bars and strut bar

performance : header


some nice stuff..less than 800 there^

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jl2fast4u
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Oct 19, 8:35pm - #304460 
Originally Posted by R3DLIN3GT
suspension: sway bars and strut bar

performance : header


some nice stuff..less than 800 there^


I'm not familiar with sway and strut bars. What exactly are those? What do they do? How much? etc.


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Oct 19, 8:38pm - #304461 
for better handling thumbsup

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Oct 19, 8:39pm - #304462 
Originally Posted by celiwhite
for better handling thumbsup


No shit. grin


But what do they look like, where are they placed, how exactly do they improve handling, etc. I don't know ONE single thing about these. thumbsup


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Oct 19, 8:42pm - #304463 
these are the hotchkis sway bars thumbsup

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Oct 19, 8:44pm - #304464 
Originally Posted by celiwhite
these are the hotchkis sway bars thumbsup


More info please. HOW do they improve handling, where do you install them, how hard is the install, do they improve handling better than a drop?


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Oct 19, 8:48pm - #304465 
keeps your celica cornering flat..these bars add stiffness..and you install them on the shocks

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Oct 19, 9:04pm - #304466 
HOTCHKISS SWAY BARS

The sport sways (front and rear) are computer designed and road engineered to allow deep corner braking, excellent neutral handling and a precision to cornering that does not exist in most other products for the Celica. Track tested, street quality and a quick install make this a hot product for those interested in true suspension upgrades.

they help from body roll...and you have to get under the car to get it on which is not hard

STRUT BAR
Significantly reduces front-end body flex at the towers. Noticeable difference in handling

mounts when you open the engine the two circles near the top corners

both help more than springs but with springs its even better handleing

hope this helped thumbsup

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Oct 19, 9:05pm - #304467 
short shifter
grill
paint callipers
c-one scoop
shift knob

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Oct 19, 9:11pm - #304468 
Originally Posted by Celica2k
short shifter
grill
paint callipers
c-one scoop
shift knob


Where can I get a c-one scoop?


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Oct 19, 9:14pm - #304469 
and there are gauges you can buy that are black and red. i've seen an add for them. i'll post it if i can find them.

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Oct 19, 9:16pm - #304470 
Originally Posted by Celica2k
and there are gauges you can buy that are black and red. i've seen an add for them. i'll post it if i can find them.


Yeah that would be awesome man! I would get those if I found some.


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Oct 19, 9:21pm - #304471 
you can get the c-one scoop here i was told http://www.visracing.com/catalog/index.p...4389d422df4419b or ebay has them also.

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Oct 20, 1:24am - #304472 
wel if you're not gonna do rims or kit cry. id get a sound system because i loooove music

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Oct 20, 1:34am - #304473 
c-one scoop in my sig.

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Oct 20, 8:18pm - #304474 
Supra corners.

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Oct 20, 9:00pm - #304475 
Exhaust (done)
Intake (working on it)
Header
Pullies
Grounding Wires
Straight Pipe welded in place of Resonator
Apexi Power FC computer replacement (huge)
Carbon Fiber Hood
Bodykit
Big brake kit/Pads/Slotted Rotors/Brake Lines
Sway Bars
Strut Bars
Wheels/Tires
Springs(Done)
Painted Headlights
Mtech Headlight bulbs/Halogen Headlights(Done)


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Oct 21, 12:31am - #304476 


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