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krazykustomz Jul 25, 3:15am - #231293 

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Blown Body Kit Development Updated Pics

We're nearing completion on the front bumper. I will have finished pictures on tuesday or wednesday. We'll then be working on the sideskirts and rear bumper.

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Here are the latest pics of the Blown prototype front bumper

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More pics can be found here
http://www.krazykustomz.com/concepts/blown_kit/7-25/

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booyaolian Jul 25, 3:24am - #231294 
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i think the front looks too BOXY...

it should be more curvy.
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oas Jul 25, 3:33am - #231295 
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imo the part after the headligths is to fat need more curve on that and not so straight
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dennis_dup1 Jul 25, 3:38am - #231296 

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looks more like the sketch than before. keep working on it.
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lee43 Jul 25, 4:02am - #231297 

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Looks like a sad face. LOL, is it just me or do cars remind you of a facial expression. BTW keep up the good work.
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isaac Jul 25, 4:43am - #231298 
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looks very similar to the K2 front...
...modified with larger fog-lamp holes and a smaller condenser "mouth"


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isaac Jul 25, 4:45am - #231299 
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and the sideskirts look just like the BOMEX... wtf

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isaac Jul 25, 4:52am - #231300 
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looks good so far though... goodtimes

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Erick Jul 25, 4:53am - #231301 

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Good point Isaac..^^

hmm i think it would looke better if it could be closer to this grin
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Speed4TheNeed Jul 25, 4:55am - #231302 

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^^ i was thinking the front looked like k2 as well...didn't notice about the 'bomex' skirts.

overall, i like it. i have to admit i like the concept front a little better though thumbsup
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Speed4TheNeed Jul 25, 4:56am - #231303 

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Originally Posted by Erick
Good point Isaac..^^

hmm i think it would looke better if it could be closer to this grin


maybe, but it's not very practical to cover up the radiator (if it stayed in its stock position--and most people will tend not to get a custom radiator that can be relocated to the edges)
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dennis_dup1 Jul 25, 4:57am - #231304 

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its funny, casue the front is supposed to look like the ferrari 360, and the rear of the K2 looks like the rear of a 360.
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isaac Jul 25, 5:00am - #231305 
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im very intrested to see your spoiler design though thumbsup

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Speed4TheNeed Jul 25, 5:00am - #231306 

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actually, i beleive those are bomex sides (not just look-alikes) on the prototype celica...even the mounts are in the same locations.

or maybe its just a really good look alike confused
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Speed4TheNeed Jul 25, 5:02am - #231307 

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Originally Posted by isaac
im very intrested to see your spoiler design though thumbsup


from what i see of it--i like it. i've been wanting a spoiler that has a low profile and 'sticks' to the cars surface.

jon (carbon_blue_gt) developed one that was ok looking...but the people who purchasd it are having problems getting it into their hands anyway. definately something i will be interested in buying in the near future..i just finished paying off my body kit and the next thing is a spoiler to complement it thumbsup
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krazykustomz Jul 25, 5:09am - #231308 

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The blown skirts are not even started yet. The skirts on the car are bomex replica skirts.

Bo whom designed the kit was working with me in the shop today on the fabrication. I made changes as he wanted them. We are still going to shave the side vents on the bumper and also make the center opening at the top match the sketches.

The bumper still does look boxy b/c none of the finish work and body lines have been done yet. The state now just shows raw fabrication and shaping.
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isaac Jul 25, 5:09am - #231309 
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You're probably less than half way complete working on the front design, but it really is heading in a good direction...

criticism is good - without it, you may not know how to make a better product. At least now you may be seeing some of the comments that could be doing your future kit sales "bad". While it's still in the production process, you will probably make several more adjustments to build your design much more unique from anything else already available and more desirable.

congrats rice lookin good thumbsup

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Speed4TheNeed Jul 25, 5:26am - #231310 

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Originally Posted by krazykustomz
We are still going to shave the side vents on the bumper and also make the center opening at the top match the sketches.


aweseome, thats what looked best in the sketches thumbsup
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Let's see some pics of that there spoiler. tasty
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Erick Jul 25, 5:40am - #231313 

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it is moving along nicely though thumbsup It's nice to see the progress moving along smoothly

and yah caleb is right about the radiator vents ..forgot about that grin

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krazykustomz Jul 25, 5:42am - #231314 

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spoiler pics will be shared when I complete it. We're working on that in the design phase still. It will be sold in Fiberglass and grade a carbon fiber. In the back it comes down over the celica garnish and then lips up over the tails. It will be available seperately or with the kit in a package deal.
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exciting to see the progress.
how about putting side vents like this?

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krazykustomz Jul 25, 6:08am - #231316 

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The kit designer wants the sides of the bumper smooth. I agree too and with the flares the vent could be a problem.
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Rocketman Jul 25, 6:15am - #231317 

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I agree that it is too boxy. I mean after all this kit is suposed to mimic a ferrari! THey are NOT boxy at all. However, I also realize that you are not done yet.

If this kit turns out like the sketches...I WILL buy it. You have my word. That is unless it is crazy expensive...then no. But maybe yes. GAR!!!! thumbsup
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Speed4TheNeed Jul 25, 12:08pm - #231318 

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Originally Posted by krazykustomz
spoiler pics will be shared when I complete it. We're working on that in the design phase still. It will be sold in Fiberglass and grade a carbon fiber. In the back it comes down over the celica garnish and then lips up over the tails. It will be available seperately or with the kit in a package deal.


awesome, sounds good. i'll hang on to my $$ until then so i can make a decision thumbsup
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Originally Posted by Erick
it is moving along nicely though thumbsup It's nice to see the progress moving along smoothly

and yah caleb is right about the radiator vents ..forgot about that grin


yeah..thats why it's almost impossible to totally mimic a ferrari...you know as well as i (we both love exotics) that since the farreri 360 is mid-engine it doesnt need to worry about anything in the front except for the air scoops on the side of the front bumper that lead to the rear
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booyaolian Jul 25, 2:11pm - #231320 
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this kit would be my next body kit if it looks exactly the same as the concept Blown.
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Originally Posted by booyaolian
this kit would be my next body kit if it looks exactly the same as the concept Blown.
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hkysk8r86 Jul 26, 4:07am - #231322 

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just needs to be sanded some more and made sleek, can't wait to see it finished and painted! thumbsup
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SaddY Jul 26, 5:03am - #231323 
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Originally Posted by Erick
Good point Isaac..^^

hmm i think it would looke better if it could be closer to this grin

Oh boy do I agree with you .. what you making is nothing :S it's destroing the dream ! tongue
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Speed4TheNeed Jul 26, 8:31am - #231324 

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^^ it can't be made like that, even though i will agree it would LOOK great thumbsup

(where would the radiator go?)
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Originally Posted by Speed4TheNeed
^^ it can't be made like that, even though i will agree it would LOOK great thumbsup

(where would the radiator go?)


Actually, it would be possible. You would jus have to make some sort of air scoop for the radiator. thumbsup
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one good thing out of it, you don't have to relocate the stock fogs... thumbsup
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