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Dec 2, 12:00pm - #341362 
Do you notice anthing wrong with this body kit?

My rear kam kit came in and there's defect on it. I notice it and it bothers me. But do you guys notice it, if you could find it?

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Dec 2, 12:01pm - #341363 
another

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Dec 2, 12:04pm - #341364 
wtf hmm the right side have a bigger gap? like above where the exhaust goes thru confused

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Dec 2, 12:04pm - #341365 
the vent above the exhaust is stretched out kinda wierd... If I were you I would get them to ship you a new one happywink


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Dec 2, 12:04pm - #341366 
double post sorry guys wave


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Dec 2, 12:12pm - #341367 
yea that's one of those things that prolly not EVERYONE will see, but it'll bug the hell out of you. i'd get a new one.

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Dec 2, 12:20pm - #341368 
if you put that on, it's going to get worse over time...

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Dec 2, 12:23pm - #341369 
send it back


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Dec 2, 12:24pm - #341370 
Originally Posted by StuntPanda
yea that's one of those things that prolly not EVERYONE will see, but it'll bug the hell out of you. i'd get a new one.


Hell yea it bugs me. If I ever did get it installed like that, it will bother me everytime I see it. Hopefully "spoilers4less" will take it back and send me a new one. They better not charge me for shipping too. Thanks for for help guys. thumbsup


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Dec 2, 12:26pm - #341371 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
if you put that on, it's going to get worse over time...


How would it get worse? Just curious. confused


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Dec 2, 12:29pm - #341372 
it will sag more over time...

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Dec 2, 12:30pm - #341373 
is gravity your logic? ^^


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Dec 2, 12:33pm - #341374 
no, it's already sagging right above the exhaust tip, just think with the heat of that. wait, this is ABS, right???

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Dec 2, 12:45pm - #341375 
I noticed it instantly. Send it back...

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Dec 2, 12:50pm - #341376 
I just sent them an e-mail with the pics. I shold hear from them tomorrow morning.


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Dec 2, 12:56pm - #341377 
I didnt notice it. You dont think a shop could fix it?

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Dec 2, 12:57pm - #341378 
you got the insureance on the shipping right?


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Dec 2, 12:59pm - #341379 
what is it made of urethane or fiberglass


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Dec 2, 2:14pm - #341380 
It's a urethane kit, personally I would probably just send it back since it is still unprimed. However you can fix a sag like that by reinforcing the inside of the bumper with a piece of metal. My kaminari front had a sag in the mouth because I left it sitting in a funny position for so long, but I just took a strip of metal, bent it into a L-shape and attached it to the bumper. *problem solved*. If you put a big can like the tanabe on your car, my advice would be to put heat tape above the can so you don't have to deal with the effects of the heat on the paint and the bumper itself.

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Dec 2, 2:47pm - #341381 
Just send it back. The guys at the Kam company were really great with working with me on little issues and some big giant ones like a huge ass scratch in my front bumper from shipping.

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Dec 2, 3:25pm - #341382 
Originally Posted by celiwhite
wtf hmm the right side have a bigger gap? like above where the exhaust goes thru confused


i noticed that within 3 seconds i'd say...and yes it would drive me crazy

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Dec 2, 3:58pm - #341383 
Send it back if you can but I hope you do know that noone would probably ever notice that unless you ask them to look at it. thumbsup


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Dec 2, 4:05pm - #341384 
yeah the tanabe can will make it worse. my can has the paint cominf off my ww kit cry


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Dec 2, 4:11pm - #341385 
Is that a replica kit? Spoilers for less...hmm. confused

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Dec 2, 8:31pm - #341386 
Originally Posted by Rocketman
Is that a replica kit? Spoilers for less...hmm. confused


No, it's the real deal. It has is serial # on the bottom and kaminari printed on the inside. I bought it form spoilers 4 less but kaminari was the one who shipped it.


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Dec 2, 8:43pm - #341387 
send it back.. get a new one


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Dec 2, 8:44pm - #341388 
if they wont take it back, that is something that could be fairly easily fixed. a bodyshop could fill that easy.


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Dec 2, 10:28pm - #341389 
I tried stretching it back but it won't move. It's bent like that pretty stiff. And this is not the only problem. The bottom of the kit near the valence is bent in , you can't really notice it in the pictures. And when I test fit it, the right side sticks out further than the left. Hard to believe this is authentic huh? When it was packed into the box, it looked like they force it in. I also bought a front kam from the same online-store and it's perfect.


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Dec 2, 11:37pm - #341390 
id kill myself if i kept it

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Dec 3, 12:33am - #341391 
let us know what happens!

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Dec 3, 6:36am - #341392 
If they dont take it back and replace for free, Id track down a Kaminari phone number and talk to someone about that.


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Jan 23, 5:09pm - #341393 
Could this be the same bumper ?
Did you by any chance write down the serial number?

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Jan 23, 5:13pm - #341394 
Another

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Jan 23, 5:55pm - #341395 
wow uh get a new one frown


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Jan 23, 9:05pm - #341396 
yeah get another...that would make me mad if i got that...do whatever makes you happy happywink


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Jan 24, 12:24am - #341397 
erm...you two had the same bumper or something?


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Jan 24, 12:35am - #341398 
if you were as picky as me, you could never live with that. Try and get another one thumbsup

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Jan 24, 1:14am - #341399 
I have contacted Kaminari, claiming a new rear !
This should be covered by their lifetime warranty.
The dealer wouldn't agree with me that there was something wrong with the rear

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Jan 24, 2:10am - #341400 
rolleyes I'd send it back @ their expence... not Ur fault dude...

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Jan 24, 2:25pm - #341401 
I just got a hold of kaminari. They are going to ship me a new one, finally. It's been almost six month.


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Jan 25, 12:35am - #341402 
Kaminari don't answer my mail.
Do anyone know how to get in touch with them?
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Jan 25, 12:25pm - #341403 
Originally Posted by 401Celica
I just got a hold of kaminari. They are going to ship me a new one, finally. It's been almost six month.


I know a good shop for you to get everything installed. Called Next Level Customs in Johnston. Thats where i get all my work done. hes got my car now. let me know if you wanna go there.

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Jan 25, 4:54pm - #341404 
Originally Posted by KULOD
Originally Posted by 401Celica
I just got a hold of kaminari. They are going to ship me a new one, finally. It's been almost six month.


I know a good shop for you to get everything installed. Called Next Level Customs in Johnston. Thats where i get all my work done. hes got my car now. let me know if you wanna go there.


Yea thats where I'm going to get my car hooked up. His name is mike, right? My house is like 5 mins from there. Also, one of my friend needs his car repainted. Do you think he will give me some kind of a deal.


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Jan 26, 10:09am - #341405 
thumbsdown


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Jan 29, 1:22am - #341406 
Looks like Kaminari makes me another one !

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Jan 29, 7:53pm - #341407 
that would be enough to piss me off...

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Feb 15, 2:29am - #341408 
Originally Posted by celinorth
Looks like Kaminari makes me another one !

- Or not !!
They haven't answered a single mail from me-Kaminari customer service thumbsdown
I don't think they got that dep. frown


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