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BlueIce
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BlueIce Jan 10, 12:24am - #369578 

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Rim first or body kit first...

Should I get the Rims first or the body kit first?
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VSCelica24
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VSCelica24 Jan 10, 12:33am - #369579 

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i got rims first and im waitin then im gonna get rims

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SoccerSummit Jan 10, 12:33am - #369580 

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body kit
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VSCelica24
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VSCelica24 Jan 10, 12:34am - #369581 

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nvm my post...I got a body kit first i meant

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SilvrGTS Jan 10, 12:38am - #369582 

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if you like show then go for some rims then body kit thumbsup
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00celica00gt
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00celica00gt Jan 10, 12:43am - #369583 

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how long will you be planning on not getting rims on your car when you have the kit? If its not going to be long i would just get the kit first. But if you dont plan on getting one for a while, just get the rims first.

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BlueIce
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BlueIce Jan 10, 1:19am - #369584 

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I want to get the kits first..but then i dunno wat kind of kits should i get..most kit will lower my car.. and i hate drive it low..cause it will be pain in the ass...anyone know any good looking body kit that will not lower my car if i have the factory rims?
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20celica00 Jan 10, 1:37am - #369585 

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its depends on how aggressive a body kit you get... if you want an aggressive looking kit, get rims first. if the kit is simple, rims can wait.
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VSGTS14 Jan 10, 1:43am - #369586 

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bodykit, then you can decide what rims look good with the bodykit

usually, when others go the other way around, they can never get something suitable.

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SnowFire Jan 10, 1:49am - #369587 

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^^^^^^ especially if you get busy high detail rims
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ravertony Jan 10, 1:51am - #369588 
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i went body kit first and then rims.. thumbsup
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BlueIce
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BlueIce Jan 10, 2:22am - #369589 

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if i get the bomex kit..should i get the kit first or the rims first?
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SmutasticGT Jan 10, 2:25am - #369590 

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I got rims first, now im waiting on my bodykit
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blitzceli Jan 10, 2:28am - #369591 

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it really doesnt matter as long as you get both.. one after the other

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04celigt Jan 10, 2:29am - #369592 

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kit

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robare99 Jan 10, 2:40am - #369593 

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I went for a kit first, because I thought "Rims only matter when you're parked & 75% of the time you're rolling." Then before I could paint my kit I got a good deal on rims that I couldn't pass up. So I picked up the rims & then later painted my kit.
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sweetnuts4sale Jan 10, 7:16am - #369594 
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rims first it looks retarded with a body kit and no rims, it almost makes the car look like a pimped out car on golf cart rims. rims first!!!
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FloydianSlip6 Jan 10, 7:22am - #369595 

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^^ word. Get rims first. Specially since you have a GT so you'll be rolling on LAME GT rims or LAME hubbies. At least the GTS can pass as decent at a glance. Get rims first.
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Barrett18 Jan 10, 11:03am - #369596 

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Originally Posted by robare99
I went for a kit first, because I thought "Rims only matter when you're parked & 75% of the time you're rolling." Then before I could paint my kit I got a good deal on rims that I couldn't pass up. So I picked up the rims & then later painted my kit.


i was about to get my kit and then the guy went to iraq, so i went out the next day and bought some rims, but i was planning on getting the kit first

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Weasel Jan 10, 12:57pm - #369597 

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I got a body kit first. and i am getting rims very soon thumbsup

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greenblueyes17 Jan 10, 1:04pm - #369598 

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bodykit first...
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xandrewx Jan 10, 3:24pm - #369599 

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do you have springs yet? cause you need those before getting kit or wheels inorder for it to look right.
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celicadragon Jan 10, 3:48pm - #369600 

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Traviesa86 Jan 10, 3:51pm - #369601 

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i'd go with kit first..like Billy said you can decide what rims suit your kit best thumbsup

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fonz182 Jan 10, 11:58pm - #369602 

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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
bodykit, then you can decide what rims look good with the bodykit

usually, when others go the other way around, they can never get something suitable.


never thought of it that way. i guess rims first if you dont plan on getting them soon after the kit
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Dragon_Racing Jan 12, 1:24am - #369603 
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
bodykit, then you can decide what rims look good with the bodykit


Correct !!
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