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View Poll Results: Do you modify your cars
No, I keep them as mother nature and the manufacturer intended 11 36.67%
Only to make it go faster 9 30.00%
I pimp my ride 3 10.00%
Other 7 23.33%
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To mod, or not to mod, that is the question!?

Do you like modifying your cars?
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Lol, that was quick, I hadn't even finished posting

I like doing little things to make it go faster, they still more or less look original!
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I've uprated my suspension - eibach and bilsteins, then just debadged. End of. I fancy getting some anthracite teles mind.
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Other. 100% prefer the standard look, inside & out.

Was very uneasy about the Wizzard exhaust going on the GT but as OEM systems are hard to come by, I went for it & love it
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I like to 'personalize' my cars, just some bits that I like but nothing to radical!
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I like to 'personalize' my cars, just some bits that I like but nothing to radical!
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You can always improve on what the factory offers. Maybe not always in looks but certainly in performance.
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farting doesn't count Gaz
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'spose so. standard cars are too high generally
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uprated my suspension with eibachs , then debadged. She's been remapped and this weekend my brembos should be going on.

All looks fairly standard just better in my opinion
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Thanks goodness, I thought you were contemplating becoming a moderator

Brake upgrades are usual, GTA and previous 156 had a Q2, exhausts are usually replaced with a stainless steel cat back if they drop off.

Not performance twiddled yet.
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oh go on then
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Sports socks, SiF?
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Everytime you add a mod its like driving a brand new car :-D
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Sports socks, SiF?
Don't mind if I do.
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Not really, wheels and perhaps an exhaust. The latter depends on the car in question.
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^ sort of what he and SR and SIF said.

Slightly wary of aftermarket wheels unless they are from a quality manufacturer and look effectively OEM, can't stand things like the dreadful 22" Project Khan monstrosities you see on Range Rovers for example.

A good exhaust can definitely make a difference as can a sensible remap and a change of shocks.

I think ion many people's eyes Modding= Sunday night cruises and Saxos at the local McD's but that doesn't always have to be the case of course.
 
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