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Old 02-24-2009, 01:02 PM   #1
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What to do with my tax return?

So i filed my taxes yesterday and I'm getting a lot back (mostly cause of my baby girl though). But anyways, I'm putting some of it towards mine and my fiance's wedding this fall but I'm trying to decide what to get for my ZX3.

What should I get? The car is bone stock other than my sound system.

I'm thinking exhaust, header, and an intake for slight performance increases.

Or a turbo and exhaust...I've got a hookup that can get me an intercooled setup for about $1500 including parts and labor. Not sure on the type of turbo though.

Or maybe some wheels and tires...or suspension or a rear drum-to-disc conversion....

I just don't know!! What do you guys recommend?


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intake, exhaust, and then drop it.
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Talk to Tom about his DIY turbo kit. Great price, amazing power, stock internals up to 300hp I believe, and everyone that has it loves it. Best option IMO.
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Old 02-24-2009, 01:30 PM   #4
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IMO if you have a house and plan on being there a while, put the money towards paying on the principal of the loan. Little bits over time can save you a lot in the long run. But if it's a home you don't plan on living in for the full term of the loan it may not be fruitful for you.


Far as car parts, good suspension before engine mods. Basically because there is more to gain by a better handling car than by simple bolt on's that really don't add that much zest.
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We're renters so the house idea doesn't really concern us. We're thinking about purchasing a home near the end of this summer after our lease is up but we really don't know.

I like the suspension idea...
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Put it towards ur little girls college education!! haha, its never too early to start saving!!
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sink coin into susension and wheels /tires then tint.

get a catback if you want to ditch the massive fail of stock exhaust. mbrp makes a great product. and go for 2.5 inch if you decide to go turbo later on.

you have a zx3 so mbrp's 2.5 inch svt kit will fit it.
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hahaha! if you are going to buy a house at the end of the summer put it towards that!
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