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Old 11-27-2016, 06:08 PM   #15
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The roads in LA are not that great, so I would discourage stiffer springs or lowering. The suspension on this car is very stiff to begin with and unless you want to track the car a LOT it won't be worth the sacrifice in ride quality.


Agree on the stiff springs lol probably will get a really whacked out ride from it but lowering with with coilover and adjustable damping is fine. I commute to LA for work and I'm lowered on coilover gotta say it's not bad at all
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Old 11-27-2016, 07:43 PM   #16
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What's driving this desire to drag your car through a parts catalog, OP?
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Old 11-28-2016, 11:20 AM   #17
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Don't mod. Stay stock. Resale value will be higher.
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Old 11-28-2016, 03:30 PM   #18
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Don't mod. Stay stock. Resale value will be higher.


Uh.. do the mod than part out. Return to stock and get same resale value? 🤑
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Old 11-28-2016, 04:13 PM   #19
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Uh.. do the mod than part out. Return to stock and get same resale value? 🤑


Bad investment. Most likely will lose money on selling used parts.
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Yeah but the heart wants what it want 😝
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...cuz even I have no clue what I'm saying lol
Some punctuation might help out there.

Not to be that guy, but at the same time it's really poor forum etiquette. Put a bit more time into both research and writing your posts.

To address your actual questions(?)... figure out what you want to do with the car first. Track, autox, drift, show, whatever. Then, assuming it's something other than hardparking, try doing that type of driving event stock a few times. Once you learn the car well enough, then start modifying accordingly. Don't worry, you'll likely completely ignore this advice. Most all of us do.


[Addressing the forum crowd] Also, does this just seem like a troll account to anyone else? lol
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Old 11-28-2016, 05:36 PM   #22
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[Addressing the forum crowd] Also, does this just seem like a troll account to anyone else? lol
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Has all the earmarks of a troll post.


My guess however is it is not and they will eventually be back with more base questions. It is the new breed of owner and I have become used to them now.
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Has all the earmarks of a troll post.

My guess however is it is not and they will eventually be back with more base questions. It is the new breed of owner and I have become used to them now.
Sounds like the making of a new internet law. How many years does an internet forum for something have to exist before there are no new (reasonable) questions that can't be answered with reading a bit?
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Old 11-28-2016, 09:42 PM   #24
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Sounds like the making of a new internet law. How many years does an internet forum for something have to exist before there are no new (reasonable) questions that can't be answered with reading a bit?
Doubt it takes a year to build the base info on any really active site. Still get surprised by some of the new things that pop up now and then though. In reality forums would just die if everybody just came, found their info and moved on though.
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CONGRATULATIONS on your new purchase and WELCOME to ye ol forum .....

First off, is to put premium gas in the car.

Then, read the owners manual ...... yes, ALL of it ..... not just how to set the radio.

Plan on following the maintenance schedule.

Drive it for a few weeks without doing anything to it.

Decide how you plan on driving the car; track, spirited canyon carving, DD, or garage queen.

Ask yourself, what do you want the car to do better .. ?? You may discover that it is just fine right out of the box.

That should get you started .........


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Thank you I really appreciate it I'll be sure to look into everything not once but twice I'm looking forward to post more as I progress on
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Read about any mod you plan to do. Learn what it does, how it works, discover downsides or potential cons to the modification, listen to what other people say about it, then drive the car for a bit, sleep on it a few weeks, and then, and only then consider buying/performing the modification.

Finally, do not cheap out on the part (you generally get what you pay for, especially with car parts)...it never hurts to just sit back and save money for a bit before going on a spree.
Thank you I will take all that into consideration I just want to be set on the right path as I'm still young don't want to get carried away or make a mistake that I will regret later on
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Some punctuation might help out there.

Not to be that guy, but at the same time it's really poor forum etiquette. Put a bit more time into both research and writing your posts.

To address your actual questions(?)... figure out what you want to do with the car first. Track, autox, drift, show, whatever. Then, assuming it's something other than hardparking, try doing that type of driving event stock a few times. Once you learn the car well enough, then start modifying accordingly. Don't worry, you'll likely completely ignore this advice. Most all of us do.


[Addressing the forum crowd] Also, does this just seem like a troll account to anyone else? lol
Sorry, I just want to be set on the right path.
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Old 11-28-2016, 10:17 PM   #28
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Congratulations on your new ride, I recommend to not impulse buy anything. Each mod may make the ride noiser and or more uncomfortable. And more importantly for me...I want to spend the money actually driving it

That being said the mods I would do are better tires/nice wheels , air filter replacement, I would getting lowering springs if I didn't have to deal with snow.

My first modded car I spent a few thousand then said to myself, what did that few thousand actually get me? Take it slow and just enjoy the new car and may be take a nice vacation as well with the mod money

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I actually don't plan on doing any mods yet. I want to enjoy the frs as is for now maybe for a year or six months I plan to learn from everyone here in the forums first so I can be set on the right path and have knowledge of what I'm doing.
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