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My parents don't want me buying anything for my car....i spent a grand on a stereo and they are all thats enough your not buying anything else....i want to get rims, make an intake, and get an exhaust for now.....how do you think i should approach this situation with my parents?!?!

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Hey.... be happy your car is in one piece and still drives... You start spending all this money on BS... and when your car is sitting in the driveway and doesn't drive your system wont be that cool...

I wanted a system in my car but today I spent over 800 dollars on a major tune-up.

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well who bought the car? who bought stereo? you are 17 correct? they may want you to save money

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:P they bought the car.....i bought the stereo.....they don't understand why i want to put shit in my car...my parents are stupid when it comes to cars too......oh and by the way....i am saving money....i have to pay for insurance and gas...which is a lot....so like half my check goes to gas and insurnace the other goes to parts for my car that my parents aren't letting me buy....

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just save your money and spend it however you want. did you pay for your stereo in full or did your parents pitch in a little?
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I paid for the stereo in full....my parents wont let me spend my money however i want....thats the problem...so should i just go ahead and buy these things and try to like ::hide:: them or something??

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Right now what I want to buy is this

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my mom tried to stop me from buying the car and everything...but then again im gonna be 19 soon and i almost completely support myself so she couldnt stop me and had no real arguement against it

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I paid for the stereo in full....my parents wont let me spend my money however i want....thats the problem...so should i just go ahead and buy these things and try to like ::hide:: them or something??
its your money, not theirs. i see how there's a problem though since you have to order most stuff online with a credit card, but maybe a friend can help you out
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my mom let me buy my M5...then again im 25 and have been out of the house since 18. haha being a grown up is cool. listen regardless of the fact that it is your money, your parents set rules for a reason. they provide for you ie...shelter and food and clothing oh and a BMW so respect thier wishes until you move out or you pay them rent. as far as decieving them it is not a good idea. wait until you move out of the house to buy those items for your car. save up for now though.

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how do you think i should approach this situation with my parents?!?!
listen.

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my mom let me buy my M5...then again im 25 and have been out of the house since 18. haha being a grown up is cool. listen regardless of the fact that it is your money, your parents set rules for a reason. they provide for you ie...shelter and food and clothing oh and a BMW so respect thier wishes until you move out or you pay them rent. as far as decieving them it is not a good idea. wait until you move out of the house to buy those items for your car. save up for now though.
yeah what he said.....

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you do realize that will do almost nothing power wise? At least not for the 300 or whatever youll spend on it.

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that and the stage 2 chip

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that and the stage 2 chip
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