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I have a bone-stock cosmic blue speed and am getting 400 bucks for a computer job I did. I am going to put the entire thing into the car, and am wondering what would be a good use of the money. I like performance improvements about the same as appearance changes. I already have a nice stereo, so a head unit is not in play.

Outside of that, I am up for suggestions. Anyone want to chime in? Thanks!
 

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After seeing the chips in the paint on my hood, I wish I had gotten the clear bra on day one of buying it. Now, I will be repainting my hood after the summer and then getting the clear bra.
 

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Mazdaspeed CAI

AWR rear engine mount 70 durometer

More HP, better mileage and improved driveability
 

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[quote author=maxuz link=topic=72174.msg1271310#msg1271310 date=1174059971]
cold air intake: 300
TWM Shifter Bushings: 30
motor mount: 80-100

its worth throwing in 30 of your own for the bushings, promise :)
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The CAI is like a most for this car.
 

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[quote author=MS3 Hot Hatch link=topic=72174.msg1271422#msg1271422 date=1174062717]
[quote author=maxuz link=topic=72174.msg1271310#msg1271310 date=1174059971]
cold air intake: 300
TWM Shifter Bushings: 30
motor mount: 80-100

its worth throwing in 30 of your own for the bushings, promise :)
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The CAI is like a most for this car.
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I have it and I would not call it a must. If I knew the paint was as bad as it was, I would have waited on the CAI and put the same money into the clear bra.
 

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[quote author=dread link=topic=72174.msg1271663#msg1271663 date=1174070463]
I think clear bras look like shit.
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It depends on who is wearing them, but that was a harsh opinion.

Greykiller will decide from himself if he wants performance mods or appeareance mods.
 

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[quote author=MS3 Hot Hatch link=topic=72174.msg1271680#msg1271680 date=1174070924]
[quote author=dread link=topic=72174.msg1271663#msg1271663 date=1174070463]
I think clear bras look like shit.
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It depends on who is wearing them, but that was a harsh opinion.

Greykiller will decide from himself if he wants performance mods or appeareance mods.
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ain't that the truth, but in all seriousnes I don't think it looks good with a white line going across your hood.
 

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[quote author=dread link=topic=72174.msg1271736#msg1271736 date=1174072732]
[quote author=MS3 Hot Hatch link=topic=72174.msg1271680#msg1271680 date=1174070924]
[quote author=dread link=topic=72174.msg1271663#msg1271663 date=1174070463]
I think clear bras look like shit.
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It depends on who is wearing them, but that was a harsh opinion.

Greykiller will decide from himself if he wants performance mods or appeareance mods.
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ain't that the truth, but in all seriousnes I don't think it looks good with a white line going across your hood.
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You got a black car so the chips still look black. I got a silver with two black chips right on top of the hood that look a lot more like shit than a line that I won't even notice.
 

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Thanks for the quick responses! I was looking at the shifter mod, and the motor mount sounds like an easy upgrade as well.

The clear bra--hmmm. If I get real close tothe car and see paint chips...I feel sad. On the other hand, you can see the bra from 20 feet away. If the bra never comes off, it seems like the only thing I am doing is helping the resale value of a car I want to be buried in...

Keep the ideas coming please. The check is at my house right now!
 

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better than all that junk... get a really hot prostitute for a night and she'll make your car look a million times hotter. :hugglez:
 

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[quote author=diablospeed link=topic=72174.msg1271791#msg1271791 date=1174074300]
better than all that junk... get a really hot prostitute for a night and she'll make your car look a million times hotter. :hugglez:
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Lol You beat me to it, was going to say get an escort! :lol:
 

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[quote author=diablospeed link=topic=72174.msg1271791#msg1271791 date=1174074300]
better than all that junk... get a really hot prostitute for a night and she'll make your car look a million times hotter. :hugglez:
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Sorry already have the hot female part taken care of--and frankly I think the car looks perfectly fine all by itself!
 
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