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Sep 13, 2:55pm - #274132 
GT300 Widebody

Hey guys...I am thinking about getting the GT300 Widebody and was wondering if you guys could give me some basic info on it...

Does it have to be molded at all to the car? If so, does anyone know how much a body shop would ask for such a task?

Would I have to get the whole car repainted if it called for the molding?

How would I approach getting rims for the car? Such as a lip...what would I look for when buying them?

Thanks guys...if there's some question that I'm leaving out that you think that I should know before purchasing it please let me know...because I'd like to be on top of things before I actually go ahead and purchase this.

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Sep 13, 4:06pm - #274133 
As far as I know, the kit is completely ready to be painted and attached. i believe the fenders are completely replaced. It comes in like 10 pieces, or something like that.

As far as the wheels go, that could be tough. The APR Celica has 10 inch wides in the rear with I believe 0 offset. Look into finding the specs on that car, the APR GT300 Celica. Then find matching wheels.


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Sep 13, 5:14pm - #274134 
dont forget suspension also you cant be riding in stock suspension. as far as i know you need some good coilovers.
as far as paint it will look better if you repaint the whole car coz blending it will look off
as far as wheels i dont know also but make sure you do your reaserch first
i can tell you this expect to pay 10-15 G's to make it look great and drivable happywink

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Sep 13, 7:22pm - #274135 
You will have to repaint the entire car.

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Sep 13, 10:18pm - #274136 
going wide is never easy... expect to pay a lot more than you thought. Of course, once it's completed, the project is well worth it

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Sep 14, 6:26am - #274137 
yeah the kit should run around $3000, the body work and labor another $5,000 - $6,000 including repainting the entire car, and then whatever for a new suspension, and either wheel Spacers or $2000 for new wide rims

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Sep 14, 6:39am - #274138 
I am going that route, and yes its expensive, with everything that you need to make it look good, im right now expecting to spend 10000, and thats not with all that i want done, thats just so far!!! But my widebody is custom anyway, its not a kit you can buy!!


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Sep 14, 6:43am - #274139 
^^^^^awesome!!!!, and BTW bro...I'm glad to hear that your daughter is ok smile

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Sep 14, 6:47am - #274140 
thanks, and to clue everyone in, no pics till im completely done, but i will say that i am using the FF GT Kit, with nsx vents and, brs flares, and Bullet style fenders, the only thing that i am not getting from the FF GT kit is the Hood and fenders, but i am getting the wing, i am also repainting the entire car, not sure what color though, will keep you posted!!


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Sep 14, 6:49am - #274141 
^^^ Dude, go with california blue, like on the ferrari's!!!!! that would look amazing and custom as all hell

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Sep 14, 8:28am - #274142 
i was thinking about some kind of deep blue, but light enough to see it, i like blue alot!!!


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Sep 14, 8:48am - #274143 
I'm telling you dude...california blue is one of the most mesmerizing colors on a car!!!! I'll try to find pics...hold on

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Sep 14, 9:13am - #274145 
nice, that looks a lot like the color that the celi can come in, but is rare to see, whats the name of it again?? Zephyr mica or something??


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Sep 14, 10:03am - #274146 
yeah, Zephyr blue...its kinda like that, but much much brighter once the sun hits it...it has pearls in it that refelcts the sun ,and look more silver than blue...other people will post...it look s amazing...other than that I would say royal sapphire pearl...Narcolepsy12345 is painting his RSP and its the most amazing color ever...originally found on the 1998 supra

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Sep 14, 11:40am - #274147 
nice, though i was trying to get something darker then that, but if i dont find anything that i like, ill go with that!!!


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Sep 14, 11:43am - #274148 
if you want something darker, go with royal sapphire pearl as was previously suggested... you won't regret it - that color is beautiful to behold in person

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Sep 14, 11:56am - #274149 
Any picture of GT300 Widebody kit on Celica (not racing one)


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Sep 14, 4:26pm - #274150 
Originally Posted by KARacing
Any picture of GT300 Widebody kit on Celica (not racing one)


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Sep 15, 9:57am - #274151 
Originally Posted by silver
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Any picture of GT300 Widebody kit on Celica (not racing one)


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Sep 15, 1:54pm - #274152 
racing heart made rim just for that kit no Spacers needed


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