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Old 12-07-2012, 04:47 PM   #31
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One THOUSAND dollars for a grille and headlights! Wow...

Well, look on the bright side - the quality and fitment will be top-notch and better than anything you could've found on the aftermarket.
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Old 12-07-2012, 09:36 PM   #32
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If my teenage kid spends $1k modding his car, his priorities are up. That's probably a different thread... And yes, I'm old.
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Old 12-07-2012, 10:49 PM   #33
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If a teen has a job and makes his own money what business is it of his parents what he spends it on?

I spent over $1,000 on my Volvo when I was in HS. I had a job and worked all the time.
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Old 12-07-2012, 11:08 PM   #34
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I spent over $1,000 on my Volvo when I was in HS. I had a job and worked all the time.
You spent that much just keeping it moving.
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Old 12-07-2012, 11:39 PM   #35
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$1,000 in modifications doesn't take long....
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Old 12-07-2012, 11:48 PM   #36
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^depends on it you're buying brand new parts at the dealer or not. Oh snap!!

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Old 12-08-2012, 12:27 AM   #37
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Well lets see the outcome then! lol
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:45 AM   #38
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I've bought tires, SVT rear brakes, roof spoiler, custom leather interior pieces, subwoofer/speakers, and FRPP suspension which alltogether comes out to about $1000.

If you spend $1000 on OE headlights and a grille you are straight up stupid. THEN Getting a $20 HID kit is just adding insult to injury.
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Old 12-08-2012, 08:51 AM   #39
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$1k to keep your ride going, well, that happens. Keeping a car running can get expensive. But my kids will be saving money for college.
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Old 12-08-2012, 04:57 PM   #40
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I bought : Magnaflow 2,25'' flexback, SVT seats, steeda SRI, Altezza Euro tails, JSP spoiler, dash trims and full of other custom things I did and it cost me around 2000$. Even if youre young or not.. If you work for it and it,s one of your passions ..why not ?

I had the choice to buy a 9000$ focus and a 6100$ one, had 9K$ budget... I took the 6100$ one (my 05 SES) because I knew I was going to mod it ;)

The OP learned from his mistake but eh he can modd his ride even if he is young eheh :)
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