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StuntPanda
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StuntPanda Dec 8, 10:08pm - #346802 

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2001 Toyota Celica GT

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Dillemma...

Here's the deal:

I was going to purchase a set of HID's from this shop for $600 (yeah, i know, it's a lot) and I put a $200 deposit on them. Turns out I changed my mind and asked for my deposit back. The owner of the shop said that they have already shipped the lights and charged him the full price of them. Now, he isn't making me pay the balance because he might sell the lights to someone else, but now I have a $200 store credit to this stereo shop that I don't know what to do with.

Some ideas:
He can do a real carbon fiber dash kit for $300 installed (still too much $ IMO) but it is real carbon fiber overlays (like the GB iggy did smile )
New speakers (haven't looked at prices yet)

Any other ideas guys and gals?

p.s. I already have subs, box, amp, and head unit so I don't need any of that...

thanks for your ideas wave
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shoulin
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shoulin Dec 8, 10:10pm - #346803 

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2000 Toyota Celica GT

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Elk Grove, California
get a nice cd changer or deck from him and sell it on ebay, get some of ur cash back cool
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StuntPanda
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StuntPanda Dec 8, 10:12pm - #346804 

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VAN NUYS, CA
hehemy e-bay account is suspended...i missed a payment tongue
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RevMonster
Masta OC
RevMonster Dec 8, 10:20pm - #346805 

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2003 Toyota Celica

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make a new account, how hard is that? rofl

anyway... if you can afford it, you still need the HIDs. They are awesome mods. thumbsup

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StuntPanda Dec 8, 10:48pm - #346806 

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2001 Toyota Celica GT

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i just got some mtechs tho, and i've seen HID's for half that price...
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RevMonster
Masta OC
RevMonster Dec 8, 10:51pm - #346807 

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2003 Toyota Celica

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Yeah, $600 is a heavy price. What brand were they, and did that include install?

Anywho, I'd make a new ebay account. Buy whatever you think will have the best resale value on there, and get your $200 back. Then get yourself a set of nice Phillips HIDs cheap somewhere. thumbsup

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SLVCELI Dec 9, 12:49am - #346808 
2002 Liquid Silver Metall Toyota Celica GT
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Originally Posted by RevMonster
Yeah, $600 is a heavy price. What brand were they, and did that include install?

Anywho, I'd make a new ebay account. Buy whatever you think will have the best resale value on there, and get your $200 back. Then get yourself a set of nice Phillips HIDs cheap somewhere. thumbsup


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JAY-C Dec 9, 1:01am - #346809 
2003 Super White Toyota Celica
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get the c/f dash kit and post pics. I've been wanting to get one but i can't find the real c/f.

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StuntPanda Dec 9, 1:10am - #346810 

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^^that's what i was thinking too, since i already have $200 in credit..i was gona compare the pieces of that one with the pieces of the one for iggy's GB
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daman
cycocelica Dec 9, 3:25am - #346811 

daman
2000 Toyota Celica GT

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Washington
alarm or CD changer
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RedSunCelica
FWD
RedSunCelica Dec 9, 4:07am - #346812 

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1995 Toyota Celica

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San Diego CA
strut bar?
sway bar(s)?
lucas oil?
redline oil?
short shifter?
down payment on a clutch/flywheel?
gauges?
header?

lots of stuff to get grin

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