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what mods next????

OK, Ive got $800 coming my way to play with in the next week from an insurance settlement. But I'm just stuck on what to do with it
Dont want a CF hood, dont want headers *would take me out of STS class in AutoX*, dont want body/lip kit

Things I have so far : AEM intake, Neuspeed sport springs, 5Zigen "axle-back exhaust", 16" rota slipstreams wrapped in yokohama AVS ES100's.

possibilities: front upper strutbar, rear upper strutbar, rear sway bar, my own helmet for autoX other than those, I'm lost.
suggestions anyone?
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if i were you id buy both sway bars and a solid front upper strut bar
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helmet first and then strut bars
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shocks!? Your stock ones have to be blown by now if you're autox-ing.
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Buy a rear lower sway/tie combo, helmet and then a front upper strut bar.
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I think you might be able to afford most of those things you want.
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Originally Posted by clrumivier4life
shocks!? Your stock ones have to be blown by now if you're autox-ing.
well I dont do it ALOT. I just started *novice*. But can I get good shocks *all around* for $800?
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yeah you can get konis for around 600. there very good shock for auto-xin
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neuspeed upper strut, rsx rear sway. projectors? fogs, sidemarkers?
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helmet first and then strut bars
little o/t but
lol helmets should come standard with the new MG SV (ask clarkson or watch season 3 - ep. 7 of top gear)
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little o/t but
lol helmets should come standard with the new MG SV (ask clarkson or watch season 3 - ep. 7 of top gear)
oh God, that was hilarious. Just imagine driving a long and getting knocked out by the roof of your car
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id suggest the things u dont want like a kit and what not. everything else.. meh.... u can basically get anytime cause its not so expensive.
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i would suggest 15" Rota's as opposed to ur 16"s.
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Originally Posted by matt_s
i would suggest 15" Rota's as opposed to ur 16"s.
yeah, I know 15's are better than 16's for AutoX, but 15's to me just look too small. That and I'm thinking about getting some slicks and putting them on my steelies.

But right now, Im more concerned about the handling of my car. Ive got a VP civic, so theres no front or rear sway bars. which means Ive got bodyroll like a motherfaulker. I used to have a front upper strutbar, but I had to take it off when I got my intake.
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oh God, that was hilarious. Just imagine driving a long and getting knocked out by the roof of your car
ha ha glad you recognized the episode
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