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Aug 23, 10:47am - #257137 
urithane vs. fiberglass body kit

pros and cons ? jw cause i wanna get a dif body kit soon. peace

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Aug 23, 10:48am - #257138 
urtheran is stronger i think, but Fiberglass is ligther

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Aug 23, 10:50am - #257139 
Originally Posted by oas
urtheran is stronger i think, but Fiberglass is ligther


That about sums it up. thumbsup


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Aug 23, 12:28pm - #257141 
i wanna go Fiberglass because its lighter...hey wait...what about a carbon fiber bodykit?? LOL


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Aug 23, 12:38pm - #257142 
carbon fiber cost like crazy. fiber glass kits are normally cheapier, unless it's veilside...

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Aug 23, 12:43pm - #257143 
fiberglass is a lot easier to fix if it gets damaged, however, in small collisions, Urethane will flex and pop back. the Fiberglass will tend to hold it's shape better over time, Urethane sags over time, especially with the wings west kits. both are great, it's just up to you as to which kit looks the best for your ride. thumbsup

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Aug 23, 1:13pm - #257144 
i guess it all comes down to how careful you are when you drive.. i mean if you NEED a rubbermaid garbage can strapped to the front of your car then go with poly..but if you know where the front of your car is and you never park "over" parking barriers then hey Fiberglass is for you personally i want Fiberglass because is lighter and im not a crazy whacked out driver that rides around with my bumper half on and cracked to all hell from hitting stuff lol ive seen people riding around like that and im like damn dude..you should have gotten out of the way when the cops came rofl rofl rofl so weight+driving style= poly/fiber...i think thats the mathmatical equastion for it happywink happywink


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Aug 23, 1:24pm - #257145 
what happen if someone back into your car??? rofl

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Aug 23, 1:57pm - #257146 
i was lookin online and yea id probly get Fiberglass because it says it has 3 to 4 layers which is more thicker but i mean if i park bad and hit a curb then what would happen ?


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Aug 23, 1:59pm - #257147 
dont park bad rofl and as for someone back ing into your car...just strap on a rubbermaid can on the back too thumbsup rofl rofl


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Aug 23, 2:04pm - #257148 
fiberglass is the way 2 go urithane tends 2 flex and the paint will chip off that has happened 2 a lot of my freinds thats y i only have Fiberglass kits

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Aug 23, 2:13pm - #257149 
urethane can flex, but then again, your body shop should have added enough flex additive to your paint and clear to prevent this. Fiberglass can flex too, just not as much before it'll crack. just drive safe and watch out for animals and you'll do great with Fiberglass thumbsup

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Aug 23, 2:18pm - #257150 
i was just surfin lookin at blitz front and this is what i found Highest quality,four layered Fiberglass 00 01 02 03 Toyota Celica Blitz Front Bumper. Just mount and paint to Refresh your ride! Save on shipping! Buy up to 3 bumpers for one ship price.
but it does not come pre-primered is that expensice? and the front was about 175 . . .


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Aug 23, 2:24pm - #257151 
choose, Urethane..

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Aug 23, 5:31pm - #257152 
urethane is stronger but once you break it youll have to buy a whole new set. Fiberglass on the other hand is easy to repair because all you have to do it reinforce it plus Fiberglass is lighter


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Aug 23, 5:32pm - #257153 
k w/e i get my body kit ill get Fiberglass thanks


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