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Dec 7, 2:56pm - #345851 
Body Kit - Going out of business

Hey guys, what do you think about the replicas that are being sold by Sense Motorsport?

They are going out of business and selling their kits for dirt cheap. I believe it is $250 for front, sides, and rear.

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Does anyone know the quality of these replicas?

Is it worth it?


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Dec 7, 4:14pm - #345852 
for 250 i'd be willing to take my chances. they got a website?


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Dec 7, 4:16pm - #345853 
I have heard horror stories with body kits not fitting what so ever.


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Dec 7, 4:18pm - #345854 
they are probably going out of business for a reason...

I'd stick with buying the real thing...


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Dec 7, 4:56pm - #345855 
Just google search Sense Motorsport.

I asked how much for a TRD style front and rear only, he is only asking $100, that is dirt cheap.

Asked about any other items and he can get ADR rims for about 50-70% off.


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Dec 7, 5:01pm - #345856 
fawk! what a deal!

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Dec 7, 5:02pm - #345857 
Originally Posted by combatc87
for 250 i'd be willing to take my chances. they got a website?



hmmm i wonder whats there reason for goin outta business...

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Dec 7, 5:06pm - #345858 
ADR wheels? 50-70% off. shit that's a great deal, but they better not be fake!!!


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Dec 7, 6:18pm - #345859 
Nah, not a fake, he told me to pick out rims from ADR's website and he is going to give me a price quote. He is located in Fremont, PM me if you guys want to get the info.

You know those body kits I listed above, aren't those brand replica brand anyways? Like Buddy Club for example, they are like an APC for acc. right? Or are there really replicas of Buddy Club


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Dec 7, 6:19pm - #345860 
Here are the sites that he can hook me up with 50-70% from

www.adrwheels.com

www.rslwheels.com

www.sternwheels.com

He said that stern's is the most expensive out of all three. They are good rims manufacturer?


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Dec 7, 6:20pm - #345861 
guys - if it walks like a duck...and quacks like a duck... wink


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Dec 7, 7:56pm - #345862 
can you ask him how much he can get the ADR Visions in gunmetal (18")? Or, if not, just gimme his info and I'll ask him.


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Dec 7, 8:02pm - #345863 
are adr even good wheels??


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Dec 7, 8:20pm - #345864 
Originally Posted by jonnyess
guys - if it walks like a duck...and quacks like a duck... wink


What?


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Dec 7, 8:21pm - #345865 
And with ADR, I searched a bit, and they are good for the price. Went to NCelica and found that a lot a people actually has their rims.

I just checked the price on one of their most popular rims, the 17 inch GT Sport in Silver and best he can do with tires and rims is $580 205-40-17


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Dec 7, 8:24pm - #345866 
Can you ask how much RSL Rival 18" in Gunmetal?


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Dec 7, 8:37pm - #345867 
CombatC87 and CelicaGTizzle, you got PM.

Let me know if the prices he gives you are even good, I can't find the prices on ADR's website so I am not sure how good of a deal if any...

But the kit sounds really interesting tho.

How much does it cost for a pro body shop to paint and install a body kit usually?


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Dec 7, 8:53pm - #345868 
400-600, depending on kit size. i'm gonna e-mail him later and find out. the veilside kit is definately fake, because it's called invader STYLE, and he sells the whole kit for like 450, whereas a real one is a Veilside C1 kit, and retails for like 1400. 580 for wheels and tires is damn good, but i bet the tires suck.


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Dec 7, 9:15pm - #345869 
i'm looking to get a body kit and rims soon and i was wondering if i could really get the TRD body kit replica and how much would the formula 5 (gun metal)17x7 be?

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Dec 8, 1:48am - #345870 
i'll stay away from anything that says "going out of business." what if they charged your card, shut down, and never shipped your kit??? rolleyes

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Dec 8, 2:26am - #345871 
I was going to pay cash and pick up the kit.


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Dec 8, 8:46am - #345872 
where is the place at?

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Dec 8, 9:07am - #345873 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
i'll stay away from anything that says "going out of business." what if they charged your card, shut down, and never shipped your kit??? rolleyes


Damn~ I never thought of that... good thinking thumbsup


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Dec 8, 9:32am - #345874 
stay away from any replicas. May be cheaper now, but the extra cost to get them to fit makes it not worth it. Trust, just go authentic and you'll be much happier and actually come out cheaper.


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Dec 8, 9:54am - #345875 
Place is located in Fremont CA I believe.

That is true Jester. I think I have decided to just stay away from getting the kit.

Thanks~!


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Dec 8, 10:13am - #345876 
Originally Posted by Chelica815
Originally Posted by jonnyess
guys - if it walks like a duck...and quacks like a duck... wink


What?


Translation: there's a reason something is reasonably priced on the market. When there is a notable drop in that price, it's for a reason. When there is a HUGE drop in that price, generally speaking, the reason is not in the best interests of us, the consumer. wink


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Dec 8, 12:24pm - #345877 
lol, thanks.


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Dec 8, 12:42pm - #345878 
can you ask the person how much the adr formula 5(gun metal) 17x7 are??

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Dec 8, 1:33pm - #345879 
Originally Posted by Chelica815
Place is located in Fremont CA I believe.

That is true Jester. I think I have decided to just stay away from getting the kit.

Thanks~!


ask him if i order something can i go pick up??? i live like 30-40 minute drive away..

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Dec 9, 12:03am - #345880 
Yes you can.


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Dec 9, 3:03am - #345881 
if a business is making a profit they dont "willingly" go out of business. So to make this easy, if you sell body kits and the fit like shit, well ppl dont buy them. If ppl dont buy your kits you dont make money, so you go out of business.

My kit that I bought was a replica, bought it for 500, it fit like a square peg does in a round hole. after dumping 2500 into body work it now fits better then a authentic kit ever could. So that 500 kit really turned into a 3000 kit thumbsdown

Lesson is, dont be fooled by the price of the kit. If its cheep plan on spending at least 3x the selling price to get it to look good.

Now as for the rims... do bears shit in the woods... hell Id buy a set spineyes


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Dec 9, 3:52pm - #345882 
Originally Posted by Chelica815
And with ADR, I searched a bit, and they are good for the price. Went to NCelica and found that a lot a people actually has their rims.

I just checked the price on one of their most popular rims, the 17 inch GT Sport in Silver and best he can do with tires and rims is $580 205-40-17


if he can get these for me for this great price..ill pick up from him...can you contact him about this??? Or just give me a contact and ill talk to him myself. I also live in fremont..PM me thanks.


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