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XxNavixX
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XxNavixX Jul 14, 7:39am - #27267 
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body kit cheat

hey, when you order a body kit, it usually comes in white without any colors right? if so, cant you install the kit and just leave it alone and not paint it if your celica is white? just a crazy thought...
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Grand-Touring-Dan
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Grand-Touring-Dan Jul 14, 7:58am - #27268 
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yes you can. From a distance you cannot tell, but someone who knows about cars will notice it.
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Pnoiracerz Jul 14, 10:07am - #27269 
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mine isnt painted yet and i still gets looks. and there is a big color difference. Carbon blue body with a white body kit?? well i dont mind some dont even have a body kit. dont worry it will be painted! but if you order it there might be some in perfections and it wont fit correctly or wont fit at all. i got mine installed by a body shop because if there is in perfections then they'll have to shave a little off. im still going to get it molded and painted because im sure it will look better than plan white. rice
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IcEd blUe
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IcEd blUe Jul 14, 11:55am - #27270 

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don't do that please

PAINT IT
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VSGTS14 Jul 14, 3:28pm - #27271 

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yea...if you did that, it's just weird. The kit will not have any gloss or shine to it and the paint ususally protects it.

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Justice
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Justice Jul 14, 3:56pm - #27272 

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mine didn't come white... it came black... confused
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VSGTS14 Jul 14, 4:19pm - #27273 

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Originally Posted by Justice
mine didn't come white... it came black... confused


not all come white...it's just what the manufacturer uses as the structure...my blitz was a pale light blue...they veilside were white...Satoshi's were yellow...the urethance blitz is black...all sorts of colors.

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Gen7fan Jul 14, 5:17pm - #27274 
2003 silver streak Toyota Celica GT
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don'y be that guy, paint them!
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ev3 Jul 16, 2:15am - #27275 

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dude definitely paint it mann
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DJ_Curtiz Jul 16, 4:59am - #27276 
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The two color scheme is umm how do you say thumbsdown cry
Be patient and have them paint and then install it...Trust me your Celi looks better stock one color than kitted with two colors... thumbsup

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XxNavixX
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XxNavixX Jul 16, 5:02am - #27277 
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lol, ok. i was just wondering about if there was any way to cheat the "sysytem". ill save up for a whole paint job. oh, are you supposed to paint them and then install it or does it not matter?
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IAD Jul 16, 5:07am - #27278 
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Must paint!!!
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VSGTS14 Jul 16, 6:33am - #27279 

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Originally Posted by XxNavixX
lol, ok. i was just wondering about if there was any way to cheat the "sysytem". ill save up for a whole paint job. oh, are you supposed to paint them and then install it or does it not matter?


some put the kit on "unpainted" to wear it into shape...so then when painting it is perfect...cause sometimes painting it before hand, then installing it and letting it sit will wear the paint and crack it...but idk about that.

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Evan Jul 16, 2:38pm - #27280 

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Originally Posted by XxNavixX
lol, ok. i was just wondering about if there was any way to cheat the "sysytem". ill save up for a whole paint job. oh, are you supposed to paint them and then install it or does it not matter?


the only thing I would NOT do is install it and then drive it around without painting for a long time. You may get rock chips, pitting, etc. which will make it look like sh!t when you DO finally paint it

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vejita_13 Jul 17, 5:26am - #27281 

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please...for the love of freakin GOD paint it before you install iT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
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PBCelica02 Jul 17, 5:40am - #27282 

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it's kinda like peeps that only buy 2 wheels/rim and leave 2 stock until they can afford the others. wtf
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Karrion28 Jul 17, 5:40am - #27283 
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Originally Posted by XxNavixX
lol, ok. i was just wondering about if there was any way to cheat the "sysytem". ill save up for a whole paint job. oh, are you supposed to paint them and then install it or does it not matter?


Good choice thumbsup

Mine were painted before installation.
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Gen7fan Jul 17, 6:50pm - #27284 
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Originally Posted by vejita_13
please...for the love of freakin GOD paint it before you install iT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1



couldn't say it better myself!
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