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insanecelica
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Jan 20, 2:06pm - #86829 
What to do next

Hey everybody, i'm a newbie from The Netherlands
I've waited some time before coming a member, because i first wanted to get my GTS done!

The Mods:
Veilside 1 Body Kit (skirts molded)
Veilside Titanium Tear Drop Muffler
Varis Carbon Fiber Bonnet
Varis Carbon Fiber GT-wing
OZ Superleggera 7x16
Intrax Full Coilover Suspension

Already on its way:
TYC Red Taillights
RMM Carbon Fiber Hood Scoop
TRD Short Shifter
APR Strutbar

So what should i go for next?
(i aint gonna get bigger rims because a want performance/handling over looks!)

Some Pics:

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element_celica
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Jan 20, 2:09pm - #86830 
wow dude your car looks sweet, however i'm not diggin the wing.
i love the shaved trunk lid thumbsup


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Jan 20, 2:11pm - #86831 
I think you should sell the wing and the wheels and get new ones. Get some springs/shocks, sway bars, engine performance stuff.

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Jan 20, 2:21pm - #86832 
Looks good but, I'm not feeling the wing.

And how do you get in your trunk.


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Jan 20, 2:29pm - #86833 
Originally Posted by element_celica
wow dude your car looks sweet, however i'm not diggin the wing.
i love the shaved trunk lid thumbsup

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Jan 20, 2:30pm - #86834 
Duuude that is siiick cheers

Only thing I was gonna say is "new tail lights", then I went back and checked your list of upcoming stuff tongue


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Jan 20, 2:35pm - #86835 
Originally Posted by Grand-Touring-Dan
I think you should sell the wing and the wheels and get new ones. Get some springs/shocks, sway bars, engine performance stuff.


exactly...

get the Carbon Fiber VS wing...

needs black/gunmetal rims to accompany the Carbon Fiber in the car...


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insanecelica
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Jan 20, 2:54pm - #86836 
Quote:
Looks good but, I'm not feeling the wing.

And how do you get in your trunk.



Well it's a bit difficult to explain with my english, but i'll try it anyways:

As 'stock' my car is equipt with an alarm, wich locks the trunk and the doors when it's activated.

I used the device that locks it (the trunk) and connected the cable (off wich you open your trunk normally) to the lever of the device (wich now puls the cable)
Then i reconnected the wires from the electronic box (underneath your airco) to a switch (the same one wich locks the windows)
So now, when i push the button, the trunk goes open!

(only problem so far: for closing the trunk i have to push the button once again, else the cable is still pulled by the lever, but that's because the button stay's in it's position, so i have to make it 'retract' by itself (don't know the word for a button like that in english))


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Jan 20, 3:28pm - #86837 
anybody mention turbo or supercharger !?


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Jan 20, 4:48pm - #86838 
not feeling the wing at all...suggest bigger rims...color is different...mixed feelings..

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Jan 20, 4:55pm - #86839 
go blow ur engine then get a new one!!!

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Jan 20, 5:16pm - #86840 
Ride looks sweet, but need to crush it bad. Get some Coilovers

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Jan 20, 5:26pm - #86841 
Might I suggest a Cold Air Intake? That will definitly add some power. Nice ride, try a new wing, and some bigger rims, go gun metal, you know you want to.


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Jan 20, 5:35pm - #86842 
I actually don't think I'd drop that car. It looks low enough right now with those wheels. Which brings me to the point that I wouldn't change the rims, because they make the car look like it's actually built for speed and not show.

Mad props on pulling off that spoiler. Not many cars would look un-rice with that thing, but your car looks nice and clean.


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Jan 20, 9:44pm - #86843 
the whole setup looks tight...i would get a turbo next (from the looks of it you have money) thumbsup

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Jan 20, 10:00pm - #86844 
wow eek how do you get it that shiny bro??

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Jan 20, 10:45pm - #86845 
Get a header, and then have a high-flow cat installed to free up some of that hp. I did the unorthodox light-weight pulleys and the top of the gears gets a noticably better pull (a must). Grounding wires are cheap and work great. Then think about The Greddy E-Manage. Monkeywrenchracing.com sells then pre-programmed you just tell them your mods and they set it up for you.

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Jan 20, 10:56pm - #86846 
thumbsup on the rims. finally someone does something besides big rims. thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup i want to get 16's when i get rims. some real lightweight ones, about 11-12lbs.


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Jan 20, 11:07pm - #86847 
thumbsup everything is awesome except for the wing and shaved trunk IMO


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Jan 21, 4:39am - #86848 
Quote:
Ride looks sweet, but need to crush it bad. Get some Coilovers


Well it does have coilovers, and I can slam in completly to the tarmac if I want to...

Except there is something called 'speed-bumps' in our country (and there are a lot I can't cross right now!!!)


Quote:
the whole setup looks tight...i would get a turbo next (from the looks of it you have money)


Well, i was thinking about a supercharger from blitz, don't wanna get a turbo (as you know XS sucks at the moment!), and a turbo kicks in, while a supercharger come's in more smoother, so that better for a FWD, else you get to much wheelspin IMO
About the money...well not anymore grin


Quote:
wow how do you get it that shiny bro??


Those pic's are from the day i picked it up, from the shop, so the paint is still fresh there!
(but i use 'speed wax' to keep it shiny)


Quote:
on the rims. finally someone does something besides big rims. i want to get 16's when i get rims. some real lightweight ones, about 11-12lbs.


My thoughts exactly smile
These OZ's are also lightweight (about 6kg each (don't now how much that is in lbs.))


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Jan 21, 7:16am - #86849 
Originally Posted by Gen7fan
Originally Posted by element_celica
wow dude your car looks sweet, however i'm not diggin the wing.
i love the shaved trunk lid thumbsup


I feel the same way...


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