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Neurorelay
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Dec 20, 5:07pm - #355426 
Next mod to do, suggestions

I have a 2005 Celica GT automatic: tinted windows, K&N Air Filter, S2K antenna.

So what's next?

I considered the exhaust, but with an automatic, I really won't be getting any performance gains. So I am considering the final mod to just be rims and wheels. I priced out 18" and 17" and they came to $1300 and $1200 respectively. So I am wondering, is this the way to go? Or is there a mod that I am unaware of the would help out?

Gotta say, I do love this car, I get out after a couple hours of driving and want to just get back in, so dang comfortable and it definitely gets some looks.

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Polykarb
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Dec 20, 5:16pm - #355427 
get cold air induction, mine is coming UPS tomarrow


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Dec 20, 6:06pm - #355428 
Originally Posted by Polykarb
get cold air induction, mine is coming UPS tomarrow

what is that?


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ASheva10
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Dec 20, 6:29pm - #355429 
He is talking about a Cold Air Intake.


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Dec 20, 7:13pm - #355430 
Carbon Fiber Raised Hood Scoop, i think those look great on the celly


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Dec 21, 6:32am - #355431 
you will get some small gains from the exhaust also it will sound great too so definately worth it looks good too


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Dec 21, 7:48am - #355432 
exaust or Intake will be fine on the car...you will have gains in performance and it is not like nothing at all will happen

if your into looks maybe a body kit? but thats a lot more pricey

good luck

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Dec 21, 9:20am - #355433 
^^ all of the above are true, every car i had in the past started with some sort of induction (SRI). But my celica started with cosmetic mods cause it's sexy lol thumbsup cool


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Dec 21, 5:54pm - #355434 
I went to the muffler shop, and they talked about the resonator and the muffler. I just want to be sure, that the sound will be "deep" and not "rice." The other theing I priced out was rims at $1200...I think the car would look awesome with a little lower stance and wider tires to grip. Now the body kits look awesome, but yeah, pricey to get them attached and painted. It's like this: its seems so quick and peppy now, but I really need to go to a meet and see what a Celica can really do to get an idea of what I want to do next. smile

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Dec 21, 6:00pm - #355435 
Get the TRD exhaust. That is your best bet especially since you have an automatic and dont want to lose any low-end power.


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Dec 21, 6:09pm - #355436 
Quote:

Get the TRD exhaust. That is your best bet especially since you have an automatic and dont want to lose any low-end power.

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Dec 21, 6:15pm - #355437 
Any place that sells it in a bolt on application. Basically, I would love to do it myself if possible.

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Dec 21, 6:23pm - #355438 
well with that money id go wheels

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Dec 22, 4:18pm - #355439 
Go with a good set of wheels thumbsup


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Dec 22, 5:18pm - #355440 
for affordable body kit check out GroupBuy4Celica's sales in the classified forum.

he sells replica kits that have great fitment - especially the Veilside EC-1 replica kit of his. perfect fitment for a replica kit. thumbsup

simple bolt on kits and he is having a holiday sale.


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