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gt300 kit is... #15813 May 15, 11:21pm May 15, 11:21pm
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gt300 kit is...
at my house as of yesterday! first off its not quite what i expected, the kit is going to weigh about twice as much as my stock bumpers and sides, its not light people. its also not that stong either, one of my rear arches is cracked from the shipping, and overall it just doesn't seem strong to me. the Mirrors were a nice surprise, i wasn't suppost to get them but i have em, and put them on within and hour of getting the kit. they look good. um... ive heard from a friend of mine that the fitment of the kit is actually piss poor also, especially the side skirts. well see about that, and the last thing is that the back bumper is actually higher than the stock one! im going to need to raise my exhaust so it doesn't look retarted. so ya, ill get pics for everybody of the kit unpainted uninstalled and all the extra parts real soon, within a couple days i hope. later


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: jeremy] #15814 May 15, 12:26pm May 15, 12:26pm
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Definitely post some pictures. thumbsup


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: Stun] #15815 May 15, 1:02pm May 15, 1:02pm
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congrats on being one of the 25 to own the kit. sorry to hear that the quality is sub-par. i would complain since you paid so much for a limited production. nice how you got the Mirrors though. this was my dream kit but $3000 is way too much for my blood. i'd rather spend it on a full suspension or forced induction. but hey, more power to you. yes, do post pix of the unfinished/finished results. thumbsup


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: JAIMEJAMES] #15816 May 15, 1:06pm May 15, 1:06pm
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where did you order the kit from?

Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: Steven] #15817 May 15, 1:17pm May 15, 1:17pm
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You would think that since the kit is so expensive and limited the quality would be better. Did you get a replica or something? It should have a warranty for the kit like Kaminari does, so if you have problems just have them take care of it.

Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: Grand-Touring-Dan] #15818 May 15, 5:31pm May 15, 5:31pm
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Yeah I would think that for how much you paid and for the limited production run they had the kit would fit pretty damn well. I question the company where you bought it from.

Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: RicePowered] #15819 May 15, 11:09pm May 15, 11:09pm
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I just saw the GT300 body kit again today... the GENUINE THING - this is top-notch thumbsup

BTW, there are atleast one company that I know of, selling REPLICA/POOR-COPY of this body kit for about $1,200 to $1,4000... the quality is CRAP! thumbsdown


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: isaac] #15820 May 15, 11:15pm May 15, 11:15pm
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Quote:
Originally posted by isaac:
I just saw the GT300 body kit again today... the GENUINE THING - this is top-notch thumbsup

BTW, there are atleast one company that I know of, selling REPLICA/POOR-COPY of this body kit for about $1,200 to $1,4000... the quality is CRAP! thumbsdown
wow 1,4000. Thats outrageous. Gotcha in a typo Isaac. rofl

But for real, this doesn't sound like you got the real GT300 kit.

[ 05-16-2003, 12:15 AM: Message edited by: Grand-Touring-Dan ]

Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: Grand-Touring-Dan] #15821 May 16, 2:32pm May 16, 2:32pm
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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: isaac] #15822 May 16, 2:55pm May 16, 2:55pm
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Oh my god, oh my god, oh my god! Should I take from my supercharger and full suspension savings or donate an organ or 2 for the funds??? spineyes $100 dollars less? That's about $3399 more than I can afford. cry Well at these prices I'm sure the 20 or so kits should still be available when a poor schmuck like me can buy it. Hey, maybe we can all pitch in a dollar and take turns driving (sure, as the first person drives away never to be seen again: me wave )


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: JAIMEJAMES] #15823 May 16, 3:32pm May 16, 3:32pm
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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: isaac] #15824 May 18, 10:01pm May 18, 10:01pm

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Maybe you should let me take a look at your kit and see if its fake or real. If its original kit from APR, It should come pre-drilled with built-in threads for the bolts. If it doesn't, it's more likely to be a copy. If you live close to LA, I can do the installation for you for a reasonable price.

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Re: GT300 kit is... #15825 May 18, 10:15pm May 18, 10:15pm
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damn only 3,400 from you guys isaac y so cheap but i still like the bomex body kit and it's 2,000 dollars cheaper


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: EuRoBoYGT] #15826 May 19, 12:44am May 19, 12:44am
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Can't wait to see it on a different color car, your's isn't red is it?


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: raven_gts] #15827 May 19, 3:15pm May 19, 3:15pm
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they should make a touring car edition with this kit and a bunch of TRD mods already included in it, i buy one! They should call it Celica GTS type-R or something

Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: tbone8ty] #15828 May 20, 6:17am May 20, 6:17am
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cheapest i've found the kit ($3000): motorsportsauthority.com thumbsup


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: JAIMEJAMES] #15829 May 20, 7:14am May 20, 7:14am
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cheapest i've found the kit ($3000): motorsportsauthority.com thumbsup
Read the very bottom of thier page... grin
http://www.motorsportsauthority.com/index1.html

"Note: Images provided are the property of APR Performance"

This doesnt bother me... its the fact that they did NOT get the photos from APR, they got them from EverythingCelica.com (and yes, I did give a CD to APR with all the original "untouched" photos... but obviously, those were not the pictures used)

I wonder why they took the EVERYTHINGCELICA logo off and put their motorsportauth copywrite notice all over them confused

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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: isaac] #15830 May 20, 7:30am May 20, 7:30am
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man isaac ... that sucks, your just being screwed left and right when it comes to your pictures. Not in a good way either thumbsdown thumbsdown

Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: RicePowered] #15831 May 20, 7:56am May 20, 7:56am
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man isaac ... that sucks, your just being screwed left and right when it comes to your pictures. Not in a good way either thumbsdown thumbsdown
I've been OWN3D... rofl

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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: isaac] #15832 May 20, 9:49am May 20, 9:49am
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sorry, isaac. i didn't even pay attention to their photos since i was only browsing for prices. at least you can verify with apr about any copyright infringements. wave


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: JAIMEJAMES] #15833 May 20, 9:53am May 20, 9:53am
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man isaac ... that sucks, your just being screwed left and right when it comes to your pictures. Not in a good way either thumbsdown thumbsdown
I've been OWN3D... rofl
lol ... you've been own3d by so many sites. I guess it goes to show, you have the nicest car and celica site thumbsup thumbsup

To bad you can't do anything about it cry

Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: RicePowered] #15834 May 20, 2:35pm May 20, 2:35pm
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Yeah, this is definately the best site to get pics of what you need since you divide it up into so many categories. I will give you props for that
And it doesn't matter how that kit fits, it was made to be molded. If it's not, it looks just plain stupid, I've seen it just "bolted" on

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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: PhatCellyGt] #15835 May 20, 3:22pm May 20, 3:22pm
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where can i find pics of that kit on other cars?

Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: dennis_dup1] #15836 May 21, 11:38pm May 21, 11:38pm
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anyone? please? cry

Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: dennis_dup1] #15837 May 21, 12:46pm May 21, 12:46pm
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good luck. there are only 25 authentic kits (based on actual response from apr) to ever be produced then there's the possibility of knock-offs. kit is too expensive for most enthusiasts so i wouldn't expect to see pix anytime soon. wave


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: JAIMEJAMES] #15838 May 21, 8:20pm May 21, 8:20pm
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sorry, isaac. i didn't even pay attention to their photos since i was only browsing for prices. at least you can verify with apr about any copyright infringements. wave
Talked with APR today - those pictures didnt come from them... they were taken from EverythingCelica

A. because I was the person the actualy take those photos...

B. because APR was never asked from that company if they could use the pictures

C. because its obvious that they took the "EverythingCelica.com" graphics OFF the photos so that they could plaster thier own graphics to them.

...

So basically, if someone has FULL copywrite over those pictures, that person would have to be me grin


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: isaac] #15839 May 21, 8:24pm May 21, 8:24pm
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Yeah, this is definately the best site to get pics of what you need since you divide it up into so many categories. I will give you props for that

And it doesn't matter how that kit fits, it was made to be molded. If it's not, it looks just plain stupid, I've seen it just "bolted" on
Thanks Wil grin thumbsup

As far as the fitment of that bodykit, everything already comes pre-drilled and re-enforced with metal rivits... just remove your factory pieces and replace with the APR pieces - as far as the fenders, just drill a set of self-tapping screws and they are on

the quality is supereb thumbsup thumbsup


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: isaac] #15840 May 22, 6:51am May 22, 6:51am
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pre-drilled holes my ass, apr is not really correct in sayin that. theres like a couple drilled holes and everything else i have to do myself. and no i don't have some knock off kit, they hadn't even made any knock off kits when i ordered mine, plus ive talked directly to apr on a number of occations. and to answer a few peoples questions, my car is silver, i got the kit from www.autosportz.com, and sorry i haven't got pics quite yet, im waiting for my friend to give me his digital camera.


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: jeremy] #15841 May 22, 12:10pm May 22, 12:10pm
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jeremy, what color was the fiberglassed used in making your bodykit?

are you going to put grills into the front openings of your bodykit?

... these will prove if you have the real thing or if your's is replica - since you cannot provide photos grin


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: isaac] #15842 May 22, 1:52pm May 22, 1:52pm
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it was a aqua green color and the grills came with it


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Re: GT300 kit is... [Re: jeremy] #15843 May 22, 2:01pm May 22, 2:01pm
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Quote:
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it was a aqua green color and the grills came with it
sorry to doubt you... and sorry for the interrogation, but I just felt it hard to believe that the kit I've seen with my own eyes several times, was what you got.

I mean, the quality of what I've seen was superb, but the way you described it gives the complete apostle idea.

I guess for the fact that I've seen hundreds of crap body kits and you have only this to judge your opinion by... I can say that this is top-notch because I have something to compare with, rather than the single setup that you currently have.

https://www.celicahobby.com/feature/bodykits_faq.html

this was NOT meant as a slam - only an explanation as to how this could possibly be... grin


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