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Aug 15, 11:51am - #250032 
GB: 2003 replica c-one style lip: who's interested?

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due to recent advice from some of you, i have come to realize that Fiberglass wouldn't be the smartest choice in fabricating this replica. i am now considering the idea of creating this lip out of Urethane or FRP. the numbers still need to be worked however, so this group buy still is not guaranteed. i will still be working hard on the prototype in the interim. thanks!

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what's up people... long time no see.

i just wanted to take a head count of anyone who would be interested in buying if i started a group buy for a 2003 replica c-one style front lip.

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this lip fits over the stock bumper and allows you to keep that unique 2003-2004 grill while having a more aggressive and lower lip.

this GB is not guaranteed. i simply would just like to get an idea of the demand if i were to start one. thanks everyone! smile

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1. dispnoy
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3. Evan
4. Elec-FuYu
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6. ERIC



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Aug 15, 12:01pm - #250033 
correct me if im wrong, isnt this the wrong forum?Try The for sale/group buy forums. Either way, Best of luck and im sure a lot of people will be interested. Its VERY nice

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Aug 15, 12:02pm - #250034 
heh... to be honest i didn't know where i should post it, because it's the group buy isn't officialy happening yet.


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Aug 15, 12:17pm - #250035 
will this fit a 2000?


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Aug 15, 12:30pm - #250036 
Originally Posted by 00celica00gt
will this fit a 2000?
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oh and do you have a price figure? thumbsup


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Aug 15, 12:37pm - #250037 
i wantt onee..!

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Aug 15, 12:49pm - #250038 
Im in whats the price 4 1 thumbsup


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Aug 15, 1:19pm - #250039 
this will not fit the 2000-2002 bumpers. sorry frown

i'm not sure about price yet, but i will let you know as soon as possible thumbsup


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Aug 15, 9:43pm - #250040 
if you get a price, let me know.


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Aug 16, 1:07am - #250041 
i think a 2000-2002 replica c-one would sell like candy, 2003+ too. i would definitely be interested in a 00-02 replica

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Aug 16, 1:20am - #250042 
yea, coz ill be buying one. what about us 00-02 guys?

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i think a 2000-2002 replica c-one would sell like candy

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Aug 16, 1:30am - #250043 
i am interested int the 2003 ones.

need to knwo the price first. grin


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Aug 16, 7:48am - #250044 
yes yes yes yes!!!

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Aug 16, 8:11am - #250045 
fusion, i sent the payment yesterday, did you get it yet?


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Aug 16, 8:11am - #250046 
by thw way, let me know the price of the lip, if it fits a 02, i buy for sure


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Aug 16, 8:30am - #250047 
Price, and where are you getting them from???????

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Aug 16, 9:41am - #250048 
to make it clear, the 03+ bumper and 00-02 bumpers are different..so to end all "will this fit my 00-02 questions"..it will not. 00-02 people already have the WW kit, now its our turn for the 03 lips grin

oh and also..post up a price. i got quoted 600 shipped from japan for the lip..but then again 200+ of that 600 is for freight charges..so base your pricing on that

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Aug 16, 9:42am - #250049 
^^^ so that makes it ~400 without shipping. is that quote from a replica or real from C-One?


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Aug 16, 9:53am - #250050 
real from c-one straight from japan..from kozz tuning at nc

by the way..anyone know why i can't fill out a post with the word newcelicadotorg or anything related to it?

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^^^issues man... some words are simply locked


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Aug 16, 7:25pm - #250052 
Originally Posted by AZZKIKR
Price, and where are you getting them from???????


i received my authentic 2003 c-one lip for $500+ from KOZZ TUNING. however, this would be a potential group buy for people who are interested in buying a replica lip for a lot cheaper. i am considering investing in producing these based off of the real thing.

also, now that you guys mention it, the 2000-2002 lips would sell pretty well. this may be something i may look into in the future.

as of now, i am working with a proffessional fabricator to produce a prototype version of the lip. a price will be determined upon completion of this replica. thanks for all of the feedback smile


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Aug 16, 7:55pm - #250053 
^^^cool, im totally interested in this.
i love my 03 front.


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Aug 16, 9:09pm - #250054 
thank you..im not one to support replicas..but i just can't afford an authentic c-one lip right now. well i can, just not the shipping grin so until c-one gets a distributor in the US(which will probably never happen)..it looks like this is my route.

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Aug 16, 9:09pm - #250055 
oh and what about the rest of the kit? are you going to be doing those also?

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Aug 16, 9:15pm - #250056 
^^^i think the rest of the kit is the Old C-One kit. i dont thing anything changed idunno


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Aug 16, 9:52pm - #250057 
yes, the rest of the kit should fit fine. if there is enough demand for the entire kit, i may end up producing it.

i totally understand you about not being able to afford the shipping from japan. i've always felt there should be a replica for this lip ever since i saw it. but since no one has stepped up to the plate, i've decided that i'd try my hand at it.


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Aug 16, 10:20pm - #250058 
^^^you da man!


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Aug 17, 4:27pm - #250059 
oh wow, i really hope you do the 00-02 lip too, i will definitely be in for a full kit if that every happens

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Aug 17, 8:15pm - #250060 
interesetd in full kit smile looks hot! searched for more pics w/o much luck though

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Aug 20, 3:22am - #250061 
I'd want one if the quality is good. ^^ if you want the full C-one kit go to ViSracing.com and check out the zyclone kit. Its the same thing only american made and vis is extremely good quality with perfect fitment (so i hear). But your not gonna find the front lips there but since they did make the C-one copy maybe they'll make a copy of the lip too eventually.

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Aug 20, 11:30am - #250062 
I think I would be interested in a replica full 2k3 c-one kit. If it doesn't cost much and fits really well- that would be very awsome

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Aug 21, 11:33am - #250063 
sorry to say, but this shyt is exactly why C-ONE doesn't want their products to reach U.S. shores.

You'd need to make a replica out of FRP to get this to work. The real C-ONE front lip takes too much bending and precise fitment/wrapping around the stock foglight holes to pull off properly with regular Fiberglass without cracking during the install.

Thanks for contributing to keeping authentic JDM products for the Celica from reaching U.S. shores through an authorized distributor who can offer us pricing closer to Japan retail. rolleyes

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Aug 23, 3:35pm - #250064 
i'm interested

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Aug 25, 11:31pm - #250065 
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im interested

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Sep 26, 1:27am - #250067 
Originally Posted by QWKsilvr
sorry to say, but this shyt is exactly why C-ONE doesn't want their products to reach U.S. shores.

You'd need to make a replica out of FRP to get this to work. The real C-ONE front lip takes too much bending and precise fitment/wrapping around the stock foglight holes to pull off properly with regular Fiberglass without cracking during the install.

Thanks for contributing to keeping authentic JDM products for the Celica from reaching U.S. shores through an authorized distributor who can offer us pricing closer to Japan retail. rolleyes


true.

but if it didnt cost a testicle to buy it, then people would buy the authentic rather than replicas.

VS FFGT replica w00t w00t grin


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