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Feb 25, 3:50am - #111659 
Daddy Went to the TRIAL store...

I have been looking at this body kit for quite some time...,but the $1800 price tag was quite daunting. They also don't make a replica yet and I was sick of waiting. Luckily the price was right tonight:) cool

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Anyone else like the TRIAL kit? Should arrive in a couple weeks and then no more stock look rofl...it's about time. I think it should go with my rims well...what to do you think?

Current setup minus the headlight and Sidemarker tint...I will be painting the inside of the headlights jdm style. thumbsup
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Feb 25, 4:52am - #111660 
I think the trial kits SCREAMS for big ass rims and a 2" drop.

So, go 19's and 2" drop.

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Feb 25, 5:36am - #111661 
Originally Posted by Immo
I think the trial kits SCREAMS for big ass rims and a 2" drop.

So, go 19's and 2" drop.


The 18's I have will look a lot bigger when I drop it. I just wanted to wait and see what kit I bought before deciding on a ride height. But a 2" drop will most likely happen very soon. thumbsup


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Feb 25, 6:57am - #111662 
so how much did you end up paying for it? i think it looks great...

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Feb 25, 8:06am - #111663 
drop it soon!!! and nice sig sparty thumbsup


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Feb 25, 8:25am - #111664 
i think it will look awsome, can't wait to see pics

and not trying to be a smart ass but if your talking about the chick he has as his avatar, thats not his sig

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Feb 25, 9:16am - #111665 
Originally Posted by Ferris
Originally Posted by Immo
I think the trial kits SCREAMS for big ass rims and a 2" drop.

So, go 19's and 2" drop.


The 18's I have will look a lot bigger when I drop it. I just wanted to wait and see what kit I bought before deciding on a ride height. But a 2" drop will most likely happen very soon. thumbsup


Sweet...Be sure to post some pics thumbsup

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Feb 25, 9:17am - #111666 
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Originally Posted by Ferris
Originally Posted by Immo
I think the trial kits SCREAMS for big ass rims and a 2" drop.

So, go 19's and 2" drop.


The 18's I have will look a lot bigger when I drop it. I just wanted to wait and see what kit I bought before deciding on a ride height. But a 2" drop will most likely happen very soon. thumbsup


Sweet...Be sure to post some pics thumbsup


ditto.

i'd definately do the 18s and then get an eibach sportline drop (1.8" front, 2.4" rear) thumbsup

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Feb 25, 10:59am - #111667 
Originally Posted by Sparty
so how much did you end up paying for it? i think it looks great...



Let's just say it pays off to watch ebay sometimes...


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Feb 25, 3:10pm - #111668 

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Feb 25, 6:04pm - #111669 
Originally Posted by xXMaGNuSXx



Alas, my price has been unmasked smile Now it will be much harder to sell it off piece by piece for a huge profit...mwahhahahahah.

It is true. I snagged it for a bid of $660 + $150 shipping + $30 insurance ...for a grand total of $840. Not too shabby for a genuine kit that would of cost $1800 from Trial themselves.

That and there is a guy on that other celica site who is selling the trial front alone for $650...not bad at all thumbsup


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Feb 25, 7:37pm - #111670 
thats bad azz dude..im jealous...wanna sell me front and sides tongue


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Feb 25, 7:38pm - #111671 
drop that beech like it owes you money then it should look good on 18's


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Feb 25, 7:39pm - #111672 
u got it off ebay confused

eh i dont trust them...800 bucks for a real trial kit..theres no way


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Feb 25, 7:44pm - #111673 
Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
u got it off ebay confused

eh i dont trust them...800 bucks for a real trial kit..theres no way


yeah, doubtful...

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Feb 26, 7:20am - #111674 
Originally Posted by Sultan

Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts

u got it off ebay confused

eh i dont trust them...800 bucks for a real trial kit..theres no way


yeah, doubtful...


You boys made me doubt...So I questioned him thoroughly in an email about the authenticity. This is what he replied:

"It is TRial KIt
It is genuine from Japan
Have all the paper works From japan with Registered NUmber on them
Once you bought from us
you can check the paperwork with them
there is seriel number on it
we are not selling replica kits for trial
as we are the agent in south east asia
many thanks
Bestregards,
Ferguslesmanaa"

Keep in mind that he is from Singapore:)

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Seems legit enough for me. Besides, if it turns out to be a replica I can return item and say "item not as described" and get my moola back. The last trial kit he sold went for over a grand with shipping and what not. He claims to be the south east asia agent...perhaps he is.


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Feb 26, 10:44am - #111675 
I dunno, the rear half of the rear bumper is suppose to be black so you have the option of leaving how it is or painting it to match your car. That rear bumper is all one color. Then he calls it the Trial "buddy" kit which Trial doesn't even call it that. And he says that they dont make replicas for Trial. Ofcourse Trial wouldn't hire some one to make replicas of it's bodykits.

If it turns out to be authentic then that's the deal of the yr grin

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Feb 26, 10:47am - #111676 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
I dunno, the rear half of the rear bumper is suppose to be black so you have the option of leaving how it is or painting it to match your car. That rear bumper is all one color. Then he calls it the Trial "buddy" kit which Trial doesn't even call it that. And he says that they dont make replicas for Trial. Ofcourse Trial wouldn't hire some one to make replicas of it's bodykits.

If it turns out to be authentic then that's the deal of the yr grin


ditto. i'm keeping my fingers crossed for you. great buy, sounds legit by the seller's description (as always keep all e-mails the seller has sent & print the ebay page).

good job thumbsup

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Feb 26, 11:05am - #111677 
Yeah, I love the trial kit. Good job finding a good price. Hope everything works out. As said, it would looks sweet with a drop and 18's.

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Feb 26, 11:14am - #111678 
hope it's genuine... good luck

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Feb 26, 12:01pm - #111679 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
I dunno, the rear half of the rear bumper is suppose to be black so you have the option of leaving how it is or painting it to match your car. That rear bumper is all one color.


I talked to a guy over at the other celica site and he he has the authentic kit. He said that the kit comes exactly like the ones in the pics. I don't think trial would paint the back bumper flat black for you... spineyes He said that everyone who gets the kit paints that back part flat black themselves...so I'm not really worried about that aspect.

As for him calling it the "buddy" kit...I don't know he didn't say anything about it when i questioned it in the e-mails. On Trial's site they don't really even have a name for it...so I don't know about that.

I have talked to him a lot though...he seems legit so far. My fingers are crossed as well though smile


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Feb 26, 12:56pm - #111680 
wanna sell me the front if its real tongue


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Feb 26, 1:04pm - #111681 
OOOOOooooooooh

post pics when you're done

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Feb 26, 1:31pm - #111682 
Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
wanna sell me the front if its real tongue



Perhaps if I don't like the way it looks...but doubtful wave White does look sweet as hell with the trial kit though.


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Apr 21, 8:14pm - #111683 
Got my kid yesterday

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Apr 21, 8:17pm - #111684 
how's the fitment & quality?

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Apr 21, 8:18pm - #111685 
It is obvious to me that the kit is not genuine...but for a copy, it seems to have perfect fitment on the sideskirts and front bumper so far(I haven't tried on the back bumper yet). I am pissed the dude is a total liar...but not too dissappointed with this copy.

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Apr 21, 8:20pm - #111686 
Another

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Apr 21, 8:23pm - #111687 
1 more...

Ya, the dude who sold the kit has been suspended from e-bay...for obvious reasons:) You win some you lose some...oh well.

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Apr 21, 8:25pm - #111688 
Atleast the kits fits pretty good & it's not a complete P.O.S. thumbsup

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Apr 21, 8:27pm - #111689 
^^^
true, but I was pretty sure when you first posted this that it was a replica... good luck with it

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Apr 21, 8:28pm - #111690 
Still looks nice to me smile


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Apr 21, 8:32pm - #111691 
Most of us knew that it was a replica, but now that it's done with, we're not gonna rub it in your face for not listening to us (especialy me) grin tongue happywink

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Apr 21, 8:35pm - #111692 
^^^
that's because you're so altruistic - tongue

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Apr 21, 8:39pm - #111693 
^ confused

NM, it means unselfish, humane, selfless, philanthropic, noble, self-sacrificing happywink

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Apr 21, 8:48pm - #111694 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
Most of us knew that it was a replica, but now that it's done with, we're not gonna rub it in your face for not listening to us (especialy me) grin tongue happywink


Hardy har har...haha

and it appears some you good old boys have been taking a little Philosophy of Ethics and Values...I did feel a little self-sacrificing for this experiment...almost as bad as all the suckers who are waiting for the DC Headers in the group buy...haha


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Apr 21, 8:50pm - #111695 
how much lower is the front bumper than the stock side skirts. I've seen a pic of a Celica with the Trial front & WW sides, but it was from a distance so I couldn't make out if it lined up.

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Apr 21, 8:52pm - #111696 
Trial kit = 2nd best kit to TRD imo thumbsup

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Apr 21, 8:55pm - #111697 
If you are happy with it, then the $600 was well spent.

It's a hell of a lot cheaper than a real one...and when someone hits it, or it gets damaged, you won't be crying over $1800 lost. thumbsup


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Apr 21, 8:56pm - #111698 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
how much lower is the front bumper than the stock side skirts. I've seen a pic of a Celica with the Trial front & WW sides, but it was from a distance so I couldn't make out if it lined up.


I would say that it is a good inch and a half lower than stock...I still haven't lowerd my car though so mine appears pretty high in this pic...
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compared to this

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Apr 21, 8:58pm - #111699 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
If you are happy with it, then the $600 was well spent.

It's a hell of a lot cheaper than a real one...and when someone hits it, or it gets damaged, you won't be crying over $1800 lost. thumbsup


True...but a real kit for a insane price would have been nice rofl rofl rofl cry cry


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Apr 21, 10:06pm - #111700 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
^ confused

NM, it means unselfish, humane, selfless, philanthropic, noble, self-sacrificing happywink


it also means an action which produces the greatest benefit for others... in the future don't correct me in anything unless you have concrete knowledge of what you're talking about... better yet, give your opinions and steer clear of criticizing the opinions of others and above all please do not challenge me intellectually - you will lose - wave

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Apr 21, 10:23pm - #111701 
Originally Posted by Sultan
Originally Posted by v3n0m
^ confused

NM, it means unselfish, humane, selfless, philanthropic, noble, self-sacrificing happywink


it also means an action which produces the greatest benefit for others... in the future don't correct me in anything unless you have concrete knowledge of what you're talking about... better yet, give your opinions and steer clear of criticizing the opinions of others and above all please do not challenge me intellectually - you will lose - wave


You didn't capitalize the first words of your sentences.

haha!


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Apr 21, 10:26pm - #111702 
^ what are you talking about?

I did a search on MSN for altruistic & that's what came up on encarta.msn.com. I said NM 'cuz I found out what the word means. Damn dude, take a chill pill tongue wave

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Apr 21, 10:39pm - #111703 
someone over at newc got fucked over bad!


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Apr 21, 10:40pm - #111704 
its still a replica trial...that sucks ha


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Apr 21, 10:44pm - #111705 
he said no one could challenge him intellectually and win, so i corrected his mistake.


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Apr 21, 10:57pm - #111706 
Originally Posted by v3n0m

^ what are you talking about?

I did a search on MSN for altruistic & that's what came up on encarta.msn.com. I said NM 'cuz I found out what the word means. Damn dude, take a chill pill tongue wave


rofl - my bad, I was thinking "Why is this guy telling me the definition of the word?" Guess I thought you were trying to relay that it was being misused... rolleyes

I get that way sometimes, must be all the latent testosterone... wink

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Apr 21, 11:02pm - #111707 
alright, everything is cool now thumbsup

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cool - thumbsup

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