$6000, pimp my ride OR get new ride?

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  1. ISO9002

    ISO9002 New Member

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    Speing about $6k

    Pimp my new car, 05 Scion tC?

    w/ lowering spring, strut bar, sway bar, 18" wheels, and GPS/DVD?

    OR

    Get my dream car, 98-99 Mitsubishi GST/GSX
    w/ probably high mileage due to money limit
     
  2. ChronoJ1

    ChronoJ1 From behind

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    Keep your tC, for sure.
     
  3. IgnitionGSR

    IgnitionGSR OT Abuser

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    pimp out your shit
     
  4. Phil NJ

    Phil NJ New Member

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    Keep your ride.

    The GSX would prove to be unreliable in the longrun.
     
  5. alverino03

    alverino03 Active Member

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    Save your money and forget the sway bar. I put it on myself the day before I put on the springs, and it didn't feel any different. The springs you'll notice a great deal in handling. But then again, the sway is only like $100. :o
     
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    adelacruz New Member

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    Pimp your ride man, youll be alot more reliable, prolly have a nicer resale value, and i mean youd be rollin in an 05, go forwards not backwards, unless its a classic.
     
  7. Ronin

    Ronin Guest

    save your money and dont do anything, save up about 15 grand and sell ur scion and get some ownage.
     
  8. ISO9002

    ISO9002 New Member

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    haha nice one! Thats one of my plans! But I just cant wait to save up and switch later! PLus I wanna get something done in a short time!
     
  9. JwM

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    do you like your car? Well, I should say, do you LOVE it? if not I'd say go for something else. Nothing sucks worse than blowing your money on a car, only to get rid of it for something else. More often than not you can't make your money back. Do what feels right.
     
  10. Branislav

    Branislav orly?

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    pimp, resell, buy gsx
     
  11. zyg0te

    zyg0te I've made a huge mistake.

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    why the fuck would u put a lot of shit on ur car when you're thinking of selling it? it'd be rare if you got 50% of what you put into it back when you sell it w/ the car.

    save the 6gs and get the turbo kit for the tc
     
  12. GPN

    GPN Guest

    Mod the tC. Supercharger (I think the TRD s/c is around $2300), wheels/tires/brakes, i/e/h, springs.
     
  13. imprimo5

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    totally agree... as cool as it would be to have the gsx, unreliability seems inevitable.


    this would be phat. and have your local TRD dealer put it in so that they will warranty the s/c and everything attached. :x:
     
  14. ISO9002

    ISO9002 New Member

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    Thats right! Thanks for the replies!

    Gonna get lowering springs, strut bar, tint for now!
    Later could be Supercharger!
     
  15. Wthermans

    Wthermans What does "New High Score" mean? Is that bad? Di

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    I would use the 6k to help pay for the tc if it's not already paid off.

    No payment with stock car > car payment with modded car
     
  16. yo vanilla

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    if you have to mod the scion, do it like this: TRD supercharger, LSD, coilovers, tires.
     
  17. Mike4831

    Mike4831 “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’l

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    I would save your money.
     
  18. statedog

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    skip the eclipse, mod the t/c...but be sure not to void the warrenty..
     

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