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Would you buy a used kit? #341508 Dec 2, 3:39pm Dec 2, 3:39pm
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Would you buy a used kit?
I have the opportunity of buying a used Kaminari kit that is painted the same color as my Celi.

Is it better to save money (over 400+ plus painting) and buy the used kit or wait until the summer and get a new kit that would still need to be repainted.

The used kit only has some cratches on the bottom of the rear bumper and the sides, nothing major.

Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: Tay69] #341509 Dec 2, 3:43pm Dec 2, 3:43pm
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I would buy a used kit if it looks good...paint is probably what...$400-$600 depending on where you go?...i mean if it looks good I would definitely do it. save allll that money and put it toward some rims thumbsup

plus i'm not sure if the kaminari comes with all those predrilled holes etc...but in either case this kit has all the holes in the right place...and all the brackets etc still on...so your job is half done smile

Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: sbocaj55] #341510 Dec 2, 3:52pm Dec 2, 3:52pm
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Why would you not? If the color matches and it fits and all. Seems like a good deal to me thumbsup


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Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: sbocaj55] #341511 Dec 2, 3:52pm Dec 2, 3:52pm
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The kit is the urethane version. He's also going to throw in the Clear Corners. I'm going to take a look at it this weekend. How can I verify that it is a legit Kami kit?

Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: Tay69] #341512 Dec 2, 5:06pm Dec 2, 5:06pm
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If it's urethane, it's probably authentic. I'd go used. I DID go used with mine. Saved a ton of cash. I had to get mine painted since it was carbon mica blue. Still saved in the long run.

Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: robare99] #341513 Dec 2, 10:05pm Dec 2, 10:05pm
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I wish I can find a deal that good. Here I am looking for a used kit that is painted my color, lol.


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Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: Chelica815] #341514 Dec 2, 10:07pm Dec 2, 10:07pm
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theres kamis in ebay thats fiberglass.
It's like 500 for the whole kit, they have TRD's too
Do a search celica body kit


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Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: skym] #341515 Dec 2, 10:09pm Dec 2, 10:09pm
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"kaminari" will be imprinted in the body kit itself...thats how you know if its real


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Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: skym] #341516 Dec 2, 11:10pm Dec 2, 11:10pm
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Originally Posted by skym
theres kamis in ebay thats fiberglass.
It's like 500 for the whole kit, they have TRD's too
Do a search celica body kit



After you include shipping and coming across the border (taxes and duty), it's still cheaper to buy locally.

Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: celicaTRDgts] #341517 Dec 2, 11:10pm Dec 2, 11:10pm
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Originally Posted by celicaTRDgts
"kaminari" will be imprinted in the body kit itself...thats how you know if its real


Thanks. I will check for that.

Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: Tay69] #341518 Dec 3, 1:19am Dec 3, 1:19am
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I would buy a used kit if and only if:
1. it has been fitted onto the car.
2. seller provides pictures of it on his/her car.

i dont care about the paint, unless it matches yours and want it on ASAP.

all i care about is if the kit fits nicely onto the car. thumbsup


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Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: Zero] #341519 Dec 3, 1:57am Dec 3, 1:57am
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yes, fitment is very important, also the condition of the kit as well...it all depends on the kit...

Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: ragingpaseo] #341520 Dec 3, 1:59am Dec 3, 1:59am
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i will go for it if it fit and still good


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Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: kmlgts] #341521 Dec 3, 3:06am Dec 3, 3:06am
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^^^yes, thats the most important factors to be concerned with.


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Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: Zero] #341522 Dec 3, 10:22am Dec 3, 10:22am
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I'm driving down to take a look at it this weekend. According to the seller, there are some minor scratches on the rear and sides, otherwise it's in great condition. The fitment should be good since it's supposed to be an authentic kit, I will verify that as well. I've also seen pics of the kit on the car and the fitment seems great.

Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: Tay69] #341523 Dec 3, 1:27pm Dec 3, 1:27pm
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Good luck. The kaminari is one of my favorite kits thumbsup


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Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: SLVCELI] #341524 Dec 3, 5:24pm Dec 3, 5:24pm
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yea my kam kit, fit perfect...all kaminari kits (if real) shouldnt have any problem with fitment issues


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Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: celicaTRDgts] #341525 Dec 3, 5:33pm Dec 3, 5:33pm
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I bought mine used. got a wicked deal and never had a problem. since then I've craked it and all the hard frwy miles have left it batle scarred lol. I'm glad I didnt pay a lot for it cause I already knew it's fate rofl


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Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: Lucky_317] #341526 Dec 4, 2:59pm Dec 4, 2:59pm
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def a good buy


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Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: Lucky_317] #341527 Dec 4, 2:59pm Dec 4, 2:59pm
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def a good buy


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Re: Would you buy a used kit? [Re: celicadragon] #341528 Jan 20, 3:42pm Jan 20, 3:42pm
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Yeah go for it...thats a lot of money saved, and who cares if theres just minor scratches...good 4 you dude thumbsup


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