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Nov 29, 1:47am - #337918 
Ground wires

Hey guys.

I was wondering where I can get me a set of ground wires. I know that you can get a set from Team Celica for $30 shipped but it is only in that blackish color. Anyone know of a place that sells them for a good price in different colors?

Not sure what colors I should get. I am going to be installing the Optima Red Top and I do have a silver.polished front strut bar. My car is Silver and am going for a black/silver look with a bit of red.

Which color ground wires would look good?

Red
Silver
Black


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Nov 29, 1:51am - #337919 
there are some that sell on ebay, but they arent precisely made for celicas for sure. but you can follow the same instruction that team celica got
or else some ppl make themselves one, they say it costs as cheap as 10$

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Nov 29, 1:55am - #337920 
Come to think of it, it would be pretty cool to get the black ones that Team Celica sells. I want my engine to look clean and stock without it being stock.

Will be getting an Intake, the TPR one and that one is black, so it would match nicely with the rest of the stock parts.

Do you have set stefanoc?


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Nov 29, 10:35am - #337921 
ebay is good for them. the only bad this is shipping is liek $20 for them. sellign for abut 8

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Nov 29, 11:34am - #337922 
Tuned Innovations has blue and black ones that are really nice.

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Nov 29, 11:38am - #337923 
You could buy some audio 4 gauge wire and some nice connectors an diy for a lot cheaper. Go to any car audio shop and get it for like $1 a foot. Stinger makes various colors.


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Nov 29, 11:57am - #337924 
what are the cons if any? of gettin ground wires?

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Nov 29, 1:47pm - #337925 
Originally Posted by 2003cbgts
what are the cons if any? of gettin ground wires?


I just heard that once you get ground wires installed, ur car will drive like sh*t if you uninstall them


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Nov 29, 5:07pm - #337926 
Why not make your own grounding wire. I got instructions in PDF format on how to do it as well as parts needed. thumbsup

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Nov 29, 11:54pm - #337927 
Originally Posted by Pnoy
Why not make your own grounding wire. I got instructions in PDF format on how to do it as well as parts needed. thumbsup


Can it be done for less than $30 you think?

If so, do you mind forwarding me that PDF file?

Thanks man


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Nov 30, 11:06am - #337928 
of course it can be done under 30 buck bro..i did mine for total of 15..not bad eh??


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Nov 30, 1:02pm - #337929 
That's a good deal. So where can I find info. on how to go about doing this?


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Nov 30, 7:31pm - #337930 
on teamcelica.com there's a write up for installation and how long ur wires should be..use that guide to cut and make ur ground wires..i use Happie's groundwire lenght..i e-mailed him and ask about the lenght he uses and he emailed back..now i odn't remember what the sizes are..i bought the wire for 89cents a foot off of eBay, i also bought the gold plated ring terminal off eBay for about 5-7shipped..so good luck..just take ur time, u'll do fine..if i can do this, i know U CAN..


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Nov 30, 9:08pm - #337931 
this may sound stupid but could you just mask off the tips and spray paint the ground wires?

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Dec 1, 7:47pm - #337932 
it probably won't stay on as well as if you get them ring terminal..


Originally Posted by pesho01
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Whenever my car is at a full stop or even in park the RPM never sits on 0. what does this mean?
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Dec 1, 7:55pm - #337933 
i would say red colored! I think red goes coo with a silver car.

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