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Old 12-01-2007, 01:24 PM   #1
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Talking what would you do?

I just got done with a covance study. If you are not familiar with that you are basically lab rat for fda approved prescription to see how you react. I ended up getting the dud pill 2 times and received a total of $4,700 in compensation. Looking to do some upgrades to my Black 2003 GA GT SC/T. I would like to stay close to the $4,700 price range for parts/labor. Here are the following things I was looking into........sc/t kit or body kit, new paint job, lambo doors, projector head lights, led tail lights, led spoiler, shaved door handles, rims/tires, loweing kit, intake. I am obveously not going to be able to get all of this for $4,700, but this is what I am currently looking into. Since, I do want to stay the #4,700 price range I would most like get the following in order:
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Old 12-01-2007, 01:26 PM   #2
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Old 12-01-2007, 01:33 PM   #3
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^Probably some generic one on eBay.
With that amount a money I would lower it, get new wheels, get exhaust, maybe a CAI and call it a day.
I wouldn't spend all that money on the GA if I were you.
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Old 12-01-2007, 01:35 PM   #4
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^Probably some generic one on eBay.
With that amount a money I would lower it, get new wheels, get exhaust, maybe a CAI and call it a day.
I wouldn't spend all that money on the GA if I were you.
Same probibly rims drop n exhaust
anything with bodywork and paint will add up quickly
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Old 12-01-2007, 01:38 PM   #6
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I'm with Bryan- Do some basic engine mods to get it sounding right, maybe an SC/T kit and rims, but nothing more...a good paint job would cost all of that 4700 if you want it done right, but you can get nice rims, SC/T kit and MAYBE shaved door handles for that price.

My best advice would be to put it all in a mutual fund or invest it otherwise instead, but thats just me
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Old 12-01-2007, 01:41 PM   #7
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Dude who makes wise financial choices anymore? Tha' shiz laame.

But really that's your best bet. Not sure how old you are but if you're in college or whatever, IMO it'd be dumb to blow all that on the car.
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Old 12-01-2007, 01:44 PM   #8
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I'd say don't waste your money on the GA. You're going to put $4700 into your grand am, and the value of the car is going to be the same, if not less. Be smart and save your money.
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Old 12-01-2007, 02:01 PM   #9
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I'd say don't waste your money on the GA. You're going to put $4700 into your grand am, and the value of the car is going to be the same, if not less. Be smart and save your money.
I agree, but I wouldnt be able to contain myself entirely. Buy one thing you want, and wouldnt be able to afford otherwise, then put the rest away.
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Old 12-01-2007, 02:04 PM   #10
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ya idk about lambo since it doesnt do anything really other than look cool for the 3 sec you open the doors, but i am still deciding on what to go with
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it i got one thing I would go with the rims/tires
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Skip the body kit, paint job, lambo doors, and shaved door handles.


Get an exhaust and CAI, rims and tires, lower it, and headlights/tail lights if you really feel like it. Take anything you have left over and save it. That's my $.02
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I would take that money and buy a 4th Gen Camaro or TA. You could get a nice LT1 car for that kind of money. You would also get a little more respect....
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Wow guys ... Don't do a paintjob, its costly even when you do it yourself!
Lambo doors, just to strike attention, that's like a 1k or more on that...

Get rims tires lower it and intake. Get some nice headlights and tailights if you want from andysautosport.com That's my input.
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camaro haha talk about a waste
better idea than putting all your money into straight up r!cing your grand am econobox.


drop rims exhaust.....in that order.
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