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I recently turned 21 so me and my girlfriend went to one of the casinos and I did pretty well. She told me to just finish buying everything I want for my car so I need some help of what to get next. Nothing is installed yet on my car, but sitting my in my room in boxes still and I have the stock black plastic trim on my car and its white. <p>This is what I have so far: <br>evolve intercooler <br>evolve springs<br>ipd sway bar<br>ipd endlinks<br>new est strut brace<br>est camber kit<p>Im looking to get one of the following:<br>stock bodykit<br>JT 3" catback <br>JT 3'' downpipe<br>coilovers<br>wheels 17-18''<p><br>SUGGESTIONS NEEDED!<p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: I won at the casino, need help what to buy for my car (SDS40)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>SDS40</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I recently turned 21 so me and my girlfriend went to one of the casinos and I did pretty well. She told me to just finish buying everything I want for my car so I need some help of what to get next. Nothing is installed yet on my car, but sitting my in my room in boxes still and I have the stock black plastic trim on my car and its white. <p>This is what I have so far: <br>evolve intercooler <br>evolve springs<br>ipd sway bar<br>ipd endlinks<br>new est strut brace<br>est camber kit<p>Im looking to get one of the following:<br>stock bodykit<br>JT 3" catback <br>JT 3'' downpipe<br>coilovers<br>wheels 17-18''<p><br>SUGGESTIONS NEEDED!<p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>You must have done really well!<p>For bodykits go for Heico! Or if your lucky, MS Designs<p>But to each his own.<p>And as for the wheels, defiantly 18s or even 19s because 17s are just too small!
 

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Re: I won at the casino, need help what to buy for my car (Kallvin22)

I love my 17's !!! <p><br>but i wouldnt mind 18's <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><br>get a dp more power !!!
 

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Re: I won at the casino, need help what to buy for my car (jdsr917)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>jdsr917</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I love my 17's !!! <p><br>but i wouldnt mind 18's <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><br>get a dp more power !!!</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Depends on the cars height I guess<p><br>Oh and get a CAI!
 

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My 17's on my stock sport suspension look good .... ne higher i wouldnt like them helps that i got pegs ......<p>CAI is really only sound :/ but a nice sound
 

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How much did you win? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"><p>Without seeing pics of your car, I would get the Dynamic Trim, downpipe, and an IPD softloader.<p>Little bit of go, little bit of show. What wheels do you have now? If you are patient, you can probably find a good deal on some nice 18's around here. That will help with the show department, and give you a shorter sidewall to complement the suspension set up you have already.<p>Are you running stock struts? Might be a good idea to get some Konis or Billsteins for when those blow...
 

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all the stuff that i previously had i bought before my winnings. im just looking to buy something new with my winnings, i won 1300$ off 40$. i have sagittas on my car currently and stock struts, id buy coilovers and sell my springs before i buy struts though. im tempted to get a race exhaust or a single outlet.
 

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Hmmm...If I were you I'd buy something from my signature, lol. I'd say wheels or body kit first, no point in doing coilovers unless you have some sweet wheels to go with them...
 

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Re: I won at the casino, need help what to buy for my car (SDS40)

If your not doing the work yourself, I would use that money to install all the stuff sitting in your room. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> Other wise......<p><br>I would say, save up a little more and get the K&N intake, DP, exhaust, and tune (Stage II form IPD or RICA). I'm all about the go, before the show. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <br>Good luck and happy modding!!! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>The Heico HS4 Odin body kit looks great but it's like 5-6k installed. Other then that, all Heico makes for the S40 body is the front lip and rear skirt. It's not that hard to get the MS Design kit, if your willing to spend the money to get it shipped from the UK. I hate everything about Evolve but unfortunately they have the only worth while body kit for the S40. Actually AJ's C30 front lip kit would look killer on the OEM side sills add rear skirt. You could save your self a lot of money by just painting the black trim to match the color of your car. IMHO <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>SDS40</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">all the stuff that i previously had i bought before my winnings. im just looking to buy something new with my winnings, i won 1300$ off 40$. i have sagittas on my car currently and stock struts, id buy coilovers and sell my springs before i buy struts though. im tempted to get a race exhaust or a single outlet.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Nice! I won $12000 off $100 in Vegas a few weeks ago. Was tempted to drop a ton of it on the R32 but decided to only spend $2000 and save the rest for a rainy day.<p>I would go with tune, downpipe, exhaust, intake/drop-in filter. Vroom vroom!<p><br>
 

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Re: I won at the casino, need help what to buy for my car (Kallvin22)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Kallvin22</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote"><p>You must have done really well!<p>For bodykits go for Heico! Or if your lucky, MS Designs<p>But to each his own.<p>And as for the wheels, defiantly 18s or even 19s because 17s are just too small! </TD></TR></TABLE><p>If you are looking to make your car flashy, go with 18 inch or 19inch rims.... But fare warning, they will be heavy (unless you spend 5 grand) and you will loose acceleration and braking... If you are planing on racing your s40, then go with 17inch rims, like team dynamics, there lighter than your stock setup. Which translats to better braking and acceleration
 

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dang shoulda made this a poll ...you are one lucky guy<p>id say downpipe and cai<br>and then save some of it ,but hey i know there is no way id be able to save much of that hahah
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>carreragt7</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I'd say wheels or body kit first, no point in doing coilovers unless you have some sweet wheels to go with them...</TD></TR></TABLE><p>I concur lol. Also cuts down the amount of time you have to spend readjusting your coilovers if you do buy new wheels if its too high or too low for your taste.<p>Personally id do some power mods, you should be able to afford a DP and intake and matched with your intercooler pull pretty good.
 

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2 things about a DP holding me back are:<br>1. will i need a new tune in order to run the DP<br>2. i dont think any aftermarket 3" dp is california emissions legal (JT tuning claims there 3" dp is, its a 220ccpi or something) <p>bodykit will probably be the last thing i buy just because for the price of an oem bodykit i could get everything else i want on my car for the same price <p><br>also, I forgot to mention this was won on the penny slots <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/cool.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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You could drive without a tune you just wont see the full power potential of the car. You dont necessarily need an upgraded exhaust either. The atp turbo dp bolts up to the stock exhaust and has a cat option. If i remember correctly ATP's turbo setup made like 330whp and still had the stock exhaust <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: I won at the casino, need help what to buy for my car (SDS40)

If you don't have a set of good tires, you should add that to your list so you can use all your upgrades fully.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>SDS40</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">2 things about a DP holding me back are:<br>1. will i need a new tune in order to run the DP<br>2. i dont think any aftermarket 3" dp is california emissions legal (JT tuning claims there 3" dp is, its a 220ccpi or something)</TD></TR></TABLE><p>The stock cat flows just fine for a 3 inch downpipe. I had a custom one made for way less than many after market downpipes you can get, and it's 100% smog legal! Keep it in mind...
 
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