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You came to a computer site 99% 80% of the people are going to say the computer... Me i say maybe a boot SSD or better quality ram (IMO), if you get along fine with that (more than enough for Photoshop and lower games).
It's not much of a debate, I'm pretty set on the computer, with smaller mods over bigger time intervals to the car. Just wanted to post up something different than 'this is my budget, HELP'.

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post #22 of 34
I vote new tires too.

Or replace some floor mats and get a oil change, tire rotation, brake flush and cooling flush. That still leaves you with a hump of money....
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post #23 of 34
Save up a little more and swap out the 3.5 for a hemi

Fuel prices be damned.
    
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post #24 of 34
nice you got the 3.5L.. you should redo the stock exhaust with duals with a crossover pipe and dual 3chamber 40 series flow masters. that with a cold air intake will give you a nice rumble and an extra 15hp on avg. or you can twin turbo that baby, re chip it and out run the V8's.. the exaust will cost you about 300.00-400.00 the cold air intake is around 150.00 for a K&N through advanced auto parts.

for twin turbo setup.
200.00 each for a good turbo, 20.00 each to run dual blow off valves, 100.-200. for the plumbing, and 300-500 to get it remapped and chipped for the proper fuel management. so it would be a bit more costly but think about it... pull beside most v8's and leave them in the rear view.... hmmmmm..
post #25 of 34
Buy CPU RAM and MB off of the FS secton here, lots of good deals and bundles. And with the cash u saved u can do something to the car
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post #26 of 34
I don`t know maybe i`m tooooo old but back then we had curb feelers! Not tha expensive, sexy and will prevent that you damage our spinners
The rest of the money i would save. With 1,2k or more you get a really nice rig that you can keep a few years.
*cough* curb *cough* feelers
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post #27 of 34
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Originally Posted by Mr.Eiht View Post
I don`t know maybe i`m tooooo old but back then we had curb feelers! Not tha expensive, sexy and will prevent that you damage our spinners
The rest of the money i would save. With 1,2k or more you get a really nice rig that you can keep a few years.
*cough* curb *cough* feelers
ha ha i remember them... lol....

curb feelers.
post #28 of 34
what you could do instead is this

Put the mods on the car (ENGINE & TRANNY)
Go out race win some money
then build a computer form the money you won
perfect
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post #29 of 34
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Originally Posted by Ducky View Post
Well, the difference between a cheap mobo and a good mobo is only about $30, I don't mind that.

I simply don't need a $200+ ROG board built for high overclocks and triple SLI
the mobo I mentioned,
asus p8p67 evo costs $210
asus p67 sabertooth costs $220
I give u another option,
asus p8p67 pro ($170)
these all support 2way sli,
a p67 ROG board(asus maximusIV extreme) cost $360
so get either one of those three boards,
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post #30 of 34
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nice you got the 3.5L.. you should redo the stock exhaust with duals with a crossover pipe and dual 3chamber 40 series flow masters. that with a cold air intake will give you a nice rumble and an extra 15hp on avg. or you can twin turbo that baby, re chip it and out run the V8's.. the exaust will cost you about 300.00-400.00 the cold air intake is around 150.00 for a K&N through advanced auto parts.

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40 series = hillbilly garbage
the drone on those is retarded

either save your money for quality car parts or just go with the computer
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