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What mods should I do with my $1500

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Hello,

I have $1500 bucks to spend on some mods and I am torn...

should I:

Upgrade to 16:9 and MK4
Tint and SSK and Exhaust
Chip and CAI

Anything else I am overlooking?

Thanks for your help
 

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suspension. Save two hundred bucks more and you can get coilovers.
 

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DIPLOMAT said:
But M5s already have coilovers, and I am satisfied with the ride comfort and feel.
The stock suspension does not allow you to adjust height, and firmness(damping).
 

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Jayson said:
The stock suspension does not allow you to adjust height, and firmness(damping).
Yes that is true but unless you do some track driving I dont see any reall purpose for the road.
 

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Yes that is true but unless you do some track driving I dont see any reall purpose for the road.
You could make the same argument for 400hp :15:
 

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DIPLOMAT said:
Hello,

I have $1500 bucks to spend on some mods and I am torn...

should I:

Upgrade to 16:9 and MK4
Tint and SSK and Exhaust
Chip and CAI

Anything else I am overlooking?

Thanks for your help
Depending on how much you use your satnav setup... that would be my first choice...

but then it'd be the tints/ssk/exhaust, as those you'll

a)see visually tints and exhaust
b) feel everytime you changed gears and
c) hear, everytime you pushed the gas pedal :)
 

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I can do with/without the tint, doesn't much matter, but the SSK and exhaust would be my reccomend, mainly the SSK for the increased feel. Just a personal preference. SSK, AA CAI and something else would give the best bang for buck as far as I would use.

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DIPLOMAT said:
Hello,

I have $1500 bucks to spend on some mods and I am torn...

should I:

Upgrade to 16:9 and MK4
Tint and SSK and Exhaust
Chip and CAI

Anything else I am overlooking?

Thanks for your help
The first thing I did was the Nav upgrade. But it won't stop there. :hihi:

Joe
 

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Id go for the tint, SSK, and exhaust, but personally I dont think 1500, will go that far, Josh
 

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like others have said, if you use your nav much do that, the widescreen and mk4 really update the look and functionality of the nav system.

for performance, and looks, the AA Cai will eat up a chunk of that money, probably not enough left over for powerchip, but you can save up. A ssk is nice, and you could probably swing a supersprint exhaust for that money. You just need 1500 a few times!
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How about s-way bars? They're relatively inexpensive to other mods but makes a WORLD of difference on how the car handles..
 

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For everyday driving, I think Powerchip and SSK are most necessary and noticable. After that, toss up between exhaust and Nav, depending on how much you use the Nav function. Enjoy!
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Jerry
 

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Anzir said:
$1500 won't even get the Tubi... it's somewhere near $2K
2500 acually
 

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For $1500 you can get four out of the six items that you mentioned on your wish list:

SS X-Pipe
DIY CAI (see current CAI thread)
SSK
Powerchip (see current group buy thread).



This is actually what I did when I got my new beast.
 
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