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Old 03-17-2003, 07:29 PM   #1
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Talking $270 income tax return, How to Spend?

How should I spend my $270 income tax return? Handling or power?
Only mod I have now is GFB 3 pulley set, and removed intake tract except airbox.
I don't wanna spend more than this.
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Old 03-17-2003, 08:29 PM   #2
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Send it my way.

Or invest it.
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Old 03-17-2003, 11:01 PM   #3
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Buy a Cobb CAI, or a Cusco rear Strut tower bar.
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Old 03-18-2003, 12:59 AM   #4
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Old 03-18-2003, 01:03 AM   #5
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How much were they? How much do they weigh?
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Old 03-18-2003, 01:05 AM   #6
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BTW: I spent my $5000 income tax return on moving back to CO
But I get to spend my $1700 amended return and state income tax on my car I was thinking about spending 900 on a cheap flat scren tv, and just spending like 1500 on my car, what do you guys think?
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Old 03-18-2003, 08:16 AM   #7
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With the economy and the world the way it is right now, I'm building up a reserve of cash in the bank. I'm not even investing, much less spending on my car or a TV...

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Old 03-18-2003, 09:17 AM   #8
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cusco adjustable rear swaybar - Great mod. Totally changes the feel. or a set of eibach pro-kit springs. or a cobb intake!
All great products in your range. i have each of these on my 02 rs as well as the GFB pulleys and i am very happy with the way they work together.
i also have cusco front and rear strut tower bars, but if i were you i would not spend this money on those as you will not feel these as much as the other mods listed above. maybe get the strut bars further down the road.
hope this helps.
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Old 03-18-2003, 12:54 PM   #9
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Ok, thanks. I'm leaning on the sway bar for now.
Economy, this is what helps it, SPENDING.
I haven't had money for the longest time, so it's time to spend
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Old 03-18-2003, 01:31 PM   #10
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Well, with the pending war with Iraq, I think the economy should boom. The first Gulf War provided enough of a stimulus to create the booming market the US economy had under Pres. Clinton.
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Old 03-18-2003, 03:10 PM   #11
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Really though, the economy really isn't affecting my income. I am in school but I have a secure job.
But, this is the N/A forum.
I'm gonna get the sway bar, then whatever is left goes to records.
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Old 03-18-2003, 04:17 PM   #12
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get the swaybar w/ some endlinks... You will still be able to get some records...
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Old 03-18-2003, 04:19 PM   #13
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get the swaybar w/ some endlinks... You will still be able to get some records...
Gotcha. Which ones does everyone like? MRT or Kartboy?
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Old 03-18-2003, 05:53 PM   #14
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I would suggest saving the $$$ for gas!!! Have you seen the ever rising prices???

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Old 03-19-2003, 02:17 AM   #15
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How much were they? How much do they weigh?
117 each, plus 20 for the lugs. They weigh 13.5lbs, i have yet to check myself though

As for all you pessimistic guys, move to neutral canada
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Old 03-19-2003, 07:38 AM   #16
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As for all you pessimistic guys, move to neutral canada
What's funny about/wrong with Canada? Ever been there? Hardly any fat women at all!

As for your money, if your comfortable with spending it, then that's what you should do. I'd go with an adjustable rear sway bar, big improvment in the understeer department.

I just wanted to point out another option.

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Old 03-19-2003, 04:55 PM   #17
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What's funny about/wrong with Canada? Ever been there? Hardly any fat women at all!

As for your money, if your comfortable with spending it, then that's what you should do. I'd go with an adjustable rear sway bar, big improvment in the understeer department.

I just wanted to point out another option.

MGB
My suspension is finished minus bushings here and there, and my car has plenty of oversteer when I want it to have it But my current wheels weigh 21lbs each and my Khumo 712's are almost dead, so droping down to 13.5lbs wheels with 225 series Khumo MX's will be a considerable improvement, for very little money (117 each for the wheels, 115 each for the tires)

Before I spent all this money on wheels and tires (which my parents are paying for the tires as a grad present, and the money from my tax return + the money from selling my wheels will cover the cost of the wheels) Ive spent only about $1500 total in mods and my car only cost about $6000 when I got it which was actually free because we traded in a 93 achieva and sold a 66 mustang that was sitting in the garage which basically paid for the car entirely.

So dont talk to me or DJ 9iron about "wisely" spending small amounts of money Go and talk to all these folks paying $10,000 markups on EVO's or something...
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Old 03-19-2003, 06:08 PM   #19
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So dont talk to me or DJ 9iron about "wisely" spending small amounts of money Go and talk to all these folks paying $10,000 markups on EVO's or something...
Ha, thanks man.

Yeah, I'm planning on a rally project car too. So, all my current mods will go onto it. 2 birds with one stone.
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Old 03-19-2003, 08:04 PM   #20
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So dont talk to me or DJ 9iron about "wisely" spending small amounts of money Go and talk to all these folks paying $10,000 markups on EVO's or something...

Hey man, relax... That was quite the lecture. I'm glad you got your car sorted out for not too much money, that's really impressive. I'm just suggesting that DJ 9iron might like a sway bar if he decided to spend some cash, but that every bit helps in the savings department too...

I got my adjustable sway bar from Cobb tuning and I like it quite a bit.

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Old 03-19-2003, 09:42 PM   #21
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Old 03-19-2003, 10:46 PM   #22
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Old 03-19-2003, 10:48 PM   #23
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Booze and wimins.
sorry, don't drink and married.
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Old 03-19-2003, 10:59 PM   #24
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Nevermind, my amended return refund is going towards a used Miata. So, my wife will be driving my RS most of the time, I'll be selling her Accord and RX7 to buy one, and I'll just buy a cheap Impreza L the first time I hear of snow next year
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Old 03-19-2003, 11:52 PM   #25
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I'll just buy a cheap Impreza L the first time I hear of snow next year
good luck finding one.
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