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May 13, 8:04pm - #178525 
black rear bumper thingy?

few questions on it. what is it? do i need it? can it be replaced with a mesh grill? has anyone done it before?

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May 13, 8:22pm - #178526 
mines painted the color of my car tongue

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May 13, 8:25pm - #178527 
how does it look...got a pic by any chance?


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May 13, 8:25pm - #178528 
why would you want a mesh grill?


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May 13, 8:26pm - #178529 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
mines painted the color of my car tongue


rofl Dumbass


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May 13, 8:31pm - #178530 
Originally Posted by Eman
why would you want a mesh grill?


i see a lot of kits out there with mesh grill on the rear...it looks good IMO.


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May 13, 9:17pm - #178531 
Originally Posted by superderk
few questions on it. what is it? do i need it? can it be replaced with a mesh grill? has anyone done it before?

i dont think you can take it off its part of the bumper spineyes

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May 13, 9:18pm - #178532 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
mines painted the color of my car tongue

yup same here , it came like that

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May 13, 9:51pm - #178533 
rofl rofl

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May 13, 10:43pm - #178534 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
mines painted the color of my car tongue


ha ha let me guess..Linked Image

tommorrow when its light out I'll post a pic what I did with mine thumbsup


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May 13, 10:47pm - #178535 
sweet...thanks


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May 14, 12:01am - #178536 
it's not a mesh grill but something that actually serves a purpose.. grin


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May 14, 7:21am - #178537 
It's part of the bumper. And masked off so the black is actually part of the Urethane.

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May 14, 9:01am - #178538 
^^ that doesnt look like a stock rear bumper.

some kind of rear lip bumper.

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May 14, 9:54am - #178539 
^^^OMG, the lip looks like a WW, the black part is on all our cars and its part of the bumper.

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May 14, 9:56am - #178540 
^^ yeah, looks like a complete ww..you can even see the lip jutting out from the front of the car.

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May 14, 9:57am - #178541 
anyway, sorry for sounding like a n00b..i'm at school waiting for some friends to finish up their finals...needless to say the computer lab's monitors are extremely dark so it's hard to see detail thumbsup

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May 14, 10:29am - #178542 
yes...its a complete ww lip kit. but the black piece is part of the stock bumper. but guys...can anyone answer my question or anything...it just doesnt flow with the rest of the car i think.


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May 14, 11:15am - #178543 
here's an idea.. i dunno if it would work well for you but...

black rear bumper thingy what I did to it


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May 14, 11:16am - #178544 
I've seen some w/ mesh on it. Try to take off your bumper and see if you can removie the black part.

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May 14, 11:24am - #178545 
Originally Posted by Erick
here's an idea.. i dunno if it would work well for you but...

black rear bumper thingy what I did to it


thats a really nifty idea. and if i had a red car i would definately do that, but your right, i dont think it would flow. but thumbsup on a sweet idea!


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May 14, 11:28am - #178546 
just paint it... this is my car... has it painted stock, all CB celica's have it like that... because CB is the best color grin
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May 14, 11:30am - #178547 
yah I think leaving it black or painting it would be your best bet thumbsup


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May 14, 11:33am - #178548 
it could be...i wish i could find someone that has it done so i can at least have a visual of what i want. maybe someone could photoshop it for me?


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May 14, 11:45am - #178549 
eyger, carbonblueGT...etc might be able to help you with that.. post it up in the picture section...

but the black also provides a nice contrast to the rest of the car IMO thumbsup


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May 14, 12:34pm - #178550 
Originally Posted by lee43
I've seen some w/ mesh on it. Try to take off your bumper and see if you can removie the black part.

you guys are not getting the point(as mentioned by others) its part of the mold of the whole(stock) bumper. it cannot be removed(unless you cut it out). the bumpers you see with mesh grills are prolly aftermarket bumpers

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May 14, 12:44pm - #178551 
darduwende has that(grill) on his ride. you might wanna pm him...

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May 14, 12:59pm - #178552 
Originally Posted by righteous_one

darduwende has that(grill) on his ride. you might wanna pm him...

yeah i think he either cut it from the back or just inserted the mesh in the part where erick put his reflectors thumbsup

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May 14, 1:09pm - #178553 
this is why i love this forum...i learn so much...you guys are awesome and thanks for the help! thumbsup


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May 14, 2:25pm - #178554 
My car didn't come with one when I bought it brand new in 2002. It's Carbon Blue, and I've only seem them on the lighter shades: silver, white, red, etc.


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May 14, 3:16pm - #178555 
Originally Posted by CRBN BLU
My car didn't come with one when I bought it brand new in 2002. It's Carbon Blue, and I've only seem them on the lighter shades: silver, white, red, etc.


i think someone said that the carbon blues have theirs painted for some reason...maybe your is too?


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May 14, 6:57pm - #178556 
mine's painted, thank god. I have carbon blue thumbsup

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May 14, 7:46pm - #178557 
1.you could cut them out thumbsup maybe a really sharp blade

2.then pick a grill of your choice from Home Depot and stick it on.

3.You could probably just glue it on... I'd suggest useing JB Weld I dunno idunnoI just love the stuff its strong and can withstand high heat not that the heat part matters =P..

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May 15, 9:34am - #178558 
mines painted

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May 15, 9:39am - #178559 
thanks FP...ggrrr...i dont know what to do. i dont like that black thing being there, and no offense but with it being all blue it looks weird, it needs something to break it up a lil bit. does anyone else have any other ideas?


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May 15, 10:13am - #178560 
I think it looks dope thumbsup and you should do anything about it but there is one thing you should change are those crome tale lights, i hate those lights they make your celica look so cheap... but thats just what it think angry thumbsdown thumbsdown thumbsdown

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May 15, 10:49am - #178561 
Originally Posted by superderk
thanks FP...ggrrr...i dont know what to do. i dont like that black thing being there, and no offense but with it being all blue it looks weird, it needs something to break it up a lil bit. does anyone else have any other ideas?


i'd just leave it. doesn't look bad at all.


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May 15, 11:46am - #178562 
the mesh looks better...i think... thumbsup

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