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Curiosity: What do Y'all Recommend on a Civic EX?

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Hey guys
I bought an 07 Honda Civic Ex (1.8L 5spd standard) almost a year and a half ago, and I did a couple of things at the time because I wanted to. (Floor mats and shift knob, then I made a shift boot)
Now, I'm wanting to do some more stuff to it. I recently ordered the Skunk2 short shift adapter, but haven't received it yet.
Basically, just cheaper upgrades that may be worth while whether they be cosmetic, handling, or performance, etc.
I'm just looking for some suggestions. What to do, what to avoid, etc. I thought about possibly doing an SRI, but I don't want to deal with heatsoak, and I definitely don't want to do a CAI, because about every year around February to April it rains constantly, so I don't want to hydrolock it.
It is also my daily driver, to and from work i probably average roughly 2-2.5 hours driving a day, so I also don't want to risk any issues that may cause me not to be able to drive it because it's also currently my only vehicle.
(Also worth noting I'm not very experienced with working on vehicles. I can do simple stuff, but wouldn't trust myself with, say, engine internals.)
Anyway, just let me know what y'all think, please. Much appreciated
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Seat covers would help the resale value. You could get a spoiler, but I think that just creates drag lol. I have a cold air intake that I've driven in a downpour and it didn't look like any water had gotten to it. The engine is pretty sealed up and I think that water would only be a problem if you drove through a river or something.
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