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Old 04-06-2003, 08:28 PM
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I jus have a 97 Ls with i/h/e....I'm not sure if i wanna go for looks or speed....yeah i know my car's really slow right now so i'd like to change that but it cost so much to make a car fast. Right now my car's silver with chrome rims, lowered and has a type r spoiler.....I was thinkin just go looks and get the type r front lip with a carbon fiber hood....any other suggestions?
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Old 04-06-2003, 08:32 PM
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yea DONT DO ANYMORE...learn something about cars man....come on chrome rims on an import always put your money in your engine...why would you want to spend money for other people to look at your car? put money in your engine so you can feel the power all the time...you have a good motor for boost...welcome
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my vote---->speed, because it will never go out of style.

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Old 04-06-2003, 08:36 PM
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do what you want with it, its your car. sure, other people may voice their opinions, and maybe even laugh and stare, but at the end of the day, the only person you need to please is yourself.
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Old 04-06-2003, 08:38 PM
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do what you want with it, its your car. sure, other people may voice their opinions, and maybe even laugh and stare, but at the end of the day, the only person you need to please is yourself.

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Old 04-06-2003, 08:40 PM
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do what you want
it doesnt matter what others think. if you like it to look cool, do so.
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Old 04-06-2003, 08:40 PM
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I like to please myself, so i do what I want. Do both. Speed and looks!
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Old 04-06-2003, 08:47 PM
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Yeah the chrome rims weren't my doing...when i bought the car that was the only mod done to the car, I'm kinda stuck with them for now.....i'd like to invest in some gsr wheels....but i don't know, in my town i live in Integra's are really popular and eveyones about speed, i think i might go both. turbo kits are expensive though, the one acura tech at my work told me to go with a 50 shot if i wanna get faster, but im not really about that..........
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Old 04-06-2003, 08:48 PM
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spooks.
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Old 04-06-2003, 08:52 PM
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my vote---->speed, because it will never go out of style.
that's a good point
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Old 04-06-2003, 08:52 PM
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my car is slow already, but all my mods basically include performance work...but hey its your car do what you want. just done become a stunna pleease
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Old 04-06-2003, 09:20 PM
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Speed. I never understood why someone would ever want to modify their car to "look fast" -- especially if it isn't.
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Old 04-06-2003, 11:08 PM
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BOTH!!

If you have the looks, you gotta back it up with speed.

If you got speed, you want your car looking nice too. I wouldn't want a 8 second car that was all primered and looked like ****.

So yea... Show n' Go. That's what I do. If i had to lean towards ONE, i'd pick speed, but thats because I absolutely LOVE speed.
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Old 04-06-2003, 11:16 PM
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rice
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Old 04-06-2003, 11:16 PM
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should've made a poll...
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Old 04-07-2003, 12:10 AM
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Speed is cheaper. You can get high quality parts to build, boost or do what you desire for cheaper than.....

Style. If you do style right...top line body kit for quality and fitment, molding, shaving, paint job, rims, lighting, interior (seats, carpet, stereo, etc.),....

A motor, build it, boost it, labor, and a few other side items will go $11,000-$14,000. Estimated high quality product too.
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an equal amount of both
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Old 04-07-2003, 04:06 AM
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Suspension lower that ****.
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Old 04-07-2003, 07:11 AM
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Default Re: looks or speed? (integrakid)

ya know if you dump those cromes ur car will be alot faster. my lil bro has an ls/auto. he has some gsr rims and intake. he still beats some vws.
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Old 04-07-2003, 07:13 AM
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a bit of both
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Old 04-07-2003, 07:16 AM
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Default Re: looks or speed? (moondoggy)

function over form IMO

but you have to decide what you want from your car, the consensus on this board is going to be speed over looks
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Old 04-07-2003, 07:17 AM
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Default Re: looks or speed? (integrakid)

You sound like the perfect person to fix up the looks of your car, even if it costs some performance.
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Old 04-07-2003, 07:26 AM
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I wouldn't want a 8 second car that was all primered and looked like ****.
I always liked sleepers
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Old 04-07-2003, 07:47 AM
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Default Re: looks or speed? (red_si_gurl)

yeah i really want to get rid of the chrome rims, their only 16's so there not real heavy. I want to put gsr rims on my car. Another question if i go speed, should i go Ls/vtec or just go turbo?....LS/vtec would be cheaper but is it worth it?
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