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Sep 15, 2:43pm - #275979 
veilside body kit for 2003

I'm lookin for a body kit and i like this one a lot.
Could ya'll tell me about how much its gonna cost to
install and paint for this bodykit? do i have to repaint
the whole car?
also where can i buy this body kit?

thx for your help

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Sep 15, 2:46pm - #275980 
also what size tires and rims would i use with this kit?

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Sep 15, 2:48pm - #275981 
I'm not sure about the pricing...I'm still looking into that myself.

I'm getting the same body kit that you are so good choice thumbsup...

Here's a link to www.racerwheel.com for the kit.

http://www.racerwheel.com/exterior-body-kits-toyota-celica-2000--up.html

But no you won't have to repaint the whole car...you can just get the kit painted (which shouldn't cost that much)

Good luck...hope this helped... wave


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Sep 15, 2:50pm - #275982 
Personally I'm getting 18" rims...haven't decided yet on what ones to get...but I'm leaning toward a style like this...

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Sep 15, 2:50pm - #275983 
i'd go with an 18 inch wheel for both the veilside ec-1 and the ffgt kit. you don't really have to paint the whole car if it's an 03 because you're paint probably hasn't started to fade much yet, but if you have lots of chips and swirls, i'd go ahead and pay out the extra to get it all done. at my body shop we usually charge anywhere from 1800.00 to 2500.00 to paint all over the outside (not inside doorjams ect.) and install a body kit. the higher price is for cars with kits that fit horrible, but the veilside kit should fit next to perfect so expect prices in the 1800 dollar range. thumbsup thumbsup

can't wait to see your finished project.

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Sep 15, 2:50pm - #275984 
it's all about taste really...

But my plans are to get the rims first, then the bodykit, and move onto lowering the car 1.1" with the TRD springs, and then get my exhaust...

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Sep 15, 2:51pm - #275985 
price range isn't that bad...thanks narcolepsy... wave


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Sep 15, 3:07pm - #275986 
thx for the info. yea i think im going to get my rims first. im lookin at the tenzo divex-7 18 inch

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Sep 15, 3:09pm - #275987 
im gonna be starting to put my car together closer to this summer though so i have time to decide still.right now im just researching and learnin about what i want to get so that when the time comes and i buy somthin i dont regret what i bought or did to my car

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Sep 15, 3:20pm - #275988 


Thats a replica kit man, so the fitment is going to be crappy


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Sep 15, 4:25pm - #275989 
Originally Posted by CroCeli
thx for the info. yea i think im going to get my rims first. im lookin at the tenzo divex-7 18 inch


looks similar to REV Model 7's

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Sep 15, 4:48pm - #275990 
Originally Posted by CroCeli
thx for the info. yea i think im going to get my rims first. im lookin at the tenzo divex-7 18 inch


18's. eek Damn, boy, you better get small tires or else they're gonna rub!


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Sep 15, 7:23pm - #275991 
if i get the body kit first will the tires rub on the new body kit with the new 18" rims or should i just get 17 inch rims?

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Sep 15, 7:55pm - #275992 
I don't think so...


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Sep 15, 8:28pm - #275993 
i found the real veilside body kit that will have a perfect fit. its about $1600.

http://www.mvpmotorsports.com/merchant/celica.shtml#

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Sep 15, 10:33pm - #275994 
^^^
I'd go with that kit... even the genuine Veilside have had fitment issues so replicas must be a nightmare

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Sep 15, 11:17pm - #275995 
GroupBuy4Celica is selling great fitting Veilside replicas. check out the reviews for him in the buyer/seller section.


GroupBuy- https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthrea...&PHPSESSID=


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Sep 15, 11:20pm - #275996 
CelicaTalBot bought one of his VS EC-1 replica kits and this is the outcome
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Sep 15, 11:54pm - #275997 
Get the real thing but get rims first! Dont get too excited with the kit. People say its one of the lowest sitting ones so you should get bigger wheels first.

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Sep 16, 11:06am - #275998 
CroCeli,

I am not sure with the Veilside on the Rim/Tire sizes but I just got my body kit put on last weekend. It is the kaminari, and I paid $800 to have it painted professionally - but this of course, was from a "freelance painter" that does great work. We mixed the paint at Napa using the serial number of the car, which includes the factory codes (just in case there is a slight change in paint color from factory to factory) and it turned out perfect! Of course, I can tell a slight difference because of the Fiberglass - but the other parts on the car that are factory (and Fiberglass) match EXACTLY.

INSTALLATION WAS A PAIN IN THE A$$!!!!! Even though it was rated "10" for installation! My dad and boyfriend spent almost 8 hours putting it on - there were no predrilled holes... and they had to come up with a lot of "solutions" for certain parts. But they're both perfectionists so there is no gaps - it's seamless. My dad owns a shop, so we had access to a lift and everything. I can't imagine how much it would have cost at a shop??

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AND YES - those are stock tires/rims i'm workin on it! smile

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Sep 16, 12:22pm - #275999 
^^^ that's why I'm getting the bomex...it is advertised with pre-drilled holes, hardware, and instructions

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Sep 16, 1:35pm - #276000 
drop the car with springs first, then wheels, and lastly get the kit. as for the kit, i have a authentic veilside kit and installed it myself. it was about a 4 on a difficulty of 1-10. i have 18x7.5 with 215/35/18 and there is no rubbing.

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Sep 16, 3:32pm - #276001 
i've decided to get the original veilside FFGT kit because the celica is a bit square and that kit is a bit rounder so itll make the carr look rounder adn i like that better.. and im going to put those tenzo drivex-7's on they are 18x7.5 so it should fit.also what exhaust systems work well and sound good?i want a deep sound not a high pitched thingy that sound like a honda motocycle.i was lookin at the HKS hiper and Blitz extended exhausts.
thumbsup also nice work with the body kit spidergirl.when r you going to get rims?

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Sep 16, 5:50pm - #276002 
heres my full velside ffgt on 18" rims 235/40 tires with TRD drop
no rubbing thumbsup thumbsup
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oh yeah i have 2003 too happywink

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Sep 16, 5:53pm - #276003 
thx looks good! tru asiatik pride, what wing do you have? is that the APR wing?

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Sep 16, 5:57pm - #276004 
yeah i just got it from the ecelica store thumbsup

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Sep 16, 5:59pm - #276005 
nice

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Sep 16, 6:00pm - #276006 
what suspension accessories will i need that will be good for Performance but still let me pull up my driveway or go over speed bumps without scratching the underside of my car?

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Sep 16, 6:04pm - #276007 
best bet is adjustable coilovers if you dont wanna scrape
ive scraped a couple of times and yes i have to go driveways and bumps at an angle
and forget about one way driveways your not gonna make it

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Sep 16, 6:27pm - #276008 
when it scrapes under ur car what usually gets scraped?

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Sep 16, 6:38pm - #276009 
the underside of the tips on the VS2 scrape
and vs has predrilled holes


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Sep 16, 6:45pm - #276010 
what is the ride height with veilside ff gt body kit with stock suspension and 18inch rims?

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