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That's it.
It's a blank canvas.

I will pick it up on leave in May.

2010 Black Sand Pearl, automatic. OEM fog lights, pedestal spoiler, TRD rear sway bar, TRD front strut tie bar, TRD lowering springs.
I already ordered the stubby antenna, and 6000K HID's from Meng.
I plan to tint, paint the rims, and who knows what else!

Just though that I would open a thread, just so I can ask questions about what I should do. Without being redundant :D

Any Suggestions, guys or girls?
 

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I know the front strut bar is. But I worked hard over here for my money and there for I justified it with myself.
A few more things that I want:
VRD fog lights, Figure grills, De-badging the tC from the rear, and a Radiator plate. The calipers will be painted eventually as well.
I got some tail lights off of a user on here. All he could tell me was that they were Spyder LED lights. For 100 bucks I can mess around with them and see what I can do.
Also, the TRD exhaust, will end up on my car. It will.

Eventually I'd like to change the LED of my interior.

I really want to keep a white and blue accent theme through the car.
 

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QUOTE (hydralover @ Dec 5 2009, 04:13 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=510085
Whoa whoa whoa. You're getting OEM fog lights, but you're planning on VRDs? Just save the money from the OEMs and get the VRDs to start off with... Save you a couple hundred and the hassle.[/b]
Too late haha. The car is already built. :|
I didn't ever imagine that I would get into customizing my tC like this.

As soon as I saw the VRD's I emailed the sales lady who helped me, and she informed me that it's too late without there being fees or something.
The VRD's will probably be the last thing I do.

I should be able to just wire the VRD's into the OEM set up, after removing the OEM fogs, right?

PITA.

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Trade it in for a manual? Lol.
 

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I'm just kidding man. So you plan on keeping the stockers on the car, and not buying new rims? What color do you want to paint them?

And de-badging is very easy and takes all of 5 minutes. Good choice though. Plan on any A/V equip?
 

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QUOTE (AKtC @ Dec 5 2009, 05:35 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=510092
I'm just kidding man. So you plan on keeping the stockers on the car, and not buying new rims? What color do you want to paint them?

And de-badging is very easy and takes all of 5 minutes. Good choice though. Plan on any A/V equip?[/b]
Rims just seem too much of an investment for me. Maybe once I need new tires or something. But it's not at the top of the list.
With the stockies I was thinking something like all black, then a white lip, with a blue caliper. I really want to keep the black blue and white theme throughout the car.

Inside I'll eventually paint the waterfall, and the cluster cowling (or whatever that is called lol). And hopefully get a gauge swap at some point in time.
As for the audio, Maybe I will put some money into it in a few years. But I've come to expect less than stellar performance from any system with the kinds of music that I listen too. Of course this doesn't include speakers, subs etc that are obviously out of my skimpy price range.
My stuff would destroy most speakers played at any sort of volume :|
 

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Lol. That's how my music is. Hence my awesome Audio setup. I mean, it doesn't rival some people's systems on here. But it's wayyyy more than average. Lol. I go to Afghanistan in 2 months, so when I get back, I should have my tC turbo'd and finished as far as the mods I had set in stone.
 

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QUOTE (SoCal Tc @ Dec 5 2009, 05:00 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=510098
ehh pedestal spoiler kind of ruins the sexy body lines on the tC :(
oh and if you plan on painting the rims, dark bronze would look good[/b]
I like the way the pedestal spoiler looks. It doesn't really ruin the lines, as much as it just makes the lines flow in a different way.
I think they did a good job designing the OEM pedestal spoiler.

And it would look good, but I still want to keep the black blue and white theme if possible.
Kinda like what VASK has done, just not so much blue haha.
 

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QUOTE (paul.segovich @ Dec 5 2009, 01:15 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=510077
I know the front strut bar is. But I worked hard over here for my money and there for I justified it with myself.
A few more things that I want:
VRD fog lights, Figure grills, De-badging the tC from the rear, and a Radiator plate. The calipers will be painted eventually as well.
I got some tail lights off of a user on here. All he could tell me was that they were Spyder LED lights. For 100 bucks I can mess around with them and see what I can do.
Also, the TRD exhaust, will end up on my car. It will.

Eventually I'd like to change the LED of my interior.

I really want to keep a white and blue accent theme through the car.[/b]
Not downplaying your hard work, just stated it was more for looks. Since you want the TRD Exhaust porb the money would have been better spent on the TRD Exhaust.

But hey its you're car :p
 

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QUOTE (NeXuS @ Dec 5 2009, 07:36 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=510116
QUOTE (paul.segovich @ Dec 5 2009, 01:15 PM) index.php?act=findpost&pid=510077
I know the front strut bar is. But I worked hard over here for my money and there for I justified it with myself.
A few more things that I want:
VRD fog lights, Figure grills, De-badging the tC from the rear, and a Radiator plate. The calipers will be painted eventually as well.
I got some tail lights off of a user on here. All he could tell me was that they were Spyder LED lights. For 100 bucks I can mess around with them and see what I can do.
Also, the TRD exhaust, will end up on my car. It will.

Eventually I'd like to change the LED of my interior.

I really want to keep a white and blue accent theme through the car.[/b]
Not downplaying your hard work, just stated it was more for looks. Since you want the TRD Exhaust porb the money would have been better spent on the TRD Exhaust.

But hey its you're car :p
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Well initially when I ordered my tC, I decided that the Fog lights would be more useful, since I live out in the country and it's a bit foggy most nights.
I'll end up just trying to sell the parts and trying to keep my losses to a minimum.
But yes, I screwed up with that one lol


And Flint05tC: I'll try like hell to get them to work. And I'll probably end up messing around with tinting them or the stock ones or something. Just to see what I can do.
 
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