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donovan
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donovan Jan 18, 1:21am - #376669 
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FLEX FIBER body-kit?

I looked at in ebay site that selling FLEX FIBER body-kits..
the body-kits are really cheap. under $200 for full body kits like Veilside
brand new. but the name is kinna funny. They called it SUPER SONIC style
they said its a REPLICA OF VEILSIDE. what do you think guys? and what is FLEX FIBER? what is disaventage of FLEX FIBER? anyone? wave
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VSGTS14 Jan 18, 1:25am - #376670 

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are you kidding me, 200 for a full kit?
i would prob buy it to build a life size model celica

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donovan Jan 18, 1:33am - #376671 
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right? hahaha and you know what? that werehouse is like few blocks away from my house hehehe I dont have to worry about the shipping($200). but they said
there will be will-call charge fee $65.. still good deal isn't it?
I think i'll get one for my baby celi~
but I worry about quality... its 2 cheap.. you know hahaha
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BigTony Jan 18, 4:01am - #376672 

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where in cali you live?

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BReakinDrifTs Jan 18, 5:21am - #376673 
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Uhh it says right there its maide from 7 layers of "quality fiberglass" confused
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Clos Jan 18, 5:29am - #376674 
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dont buy it, because its going to crack on you thumbsdown
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TRdRida Jan 18, 6:03am - #376675 
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hombredelassrtas Jan 18, 6:23am - #376676 

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talk to se168us to get a good replica kit for a tad mroe then that but i dont think that kit is going to last you long.

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donovan Jan 18, 5:34pm - #376677 
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I live in walnut, CA cool
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SmutasticGT Jan 18, 5:56pm - #376678 

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ummm I def would not trust that site...dont go replica its not worth it thumbsdown
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donovan Jan 18, 10:54pm - #376679 
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I c...so thumbsdown huh?...
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blitzceli Jan 23, 12:31am - #376680 

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might wana check fitment while youat the shop.. put in it front of your car and see what it looks like

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Speed4TheNeed Jan 23, 1:50am - #376681 

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yeah, it's always better to check with someone who was already the guinea pig whenever you buy an unproven product...i've seen horror stories of bad-fitting celica kits.

this does NOT mean it doesnt fit right..but it does mean you should take precaution.
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Speed4TheNeed Jan 23, 1:55am - #376682 

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just a reminder that not all replicas are created equal...
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Speed4TheNeed Jan 23, 1:55am - #376683 

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Speed4TheNeed Jan 23, 1:55am - #376684 

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Speed4TheNeed Jan 23, 1:56am - #376685 

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Speed4TheNeed Jan 23, 1:56am - #376686 

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Speed4TheNeed Jan 23, 1:56am - #376687 

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shoulin Jan 23, 1:58am - #376688 

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^^^^^ LOL!!!!
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Weasel Jan 23, 3:13am - #376689 

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That is why you buy authentic! ^^^^ I'd be so pissed off if that was how my kit fitted.

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VSGTS14 Jan 23, 3:24am - #376690 

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lmao to people who buy replicas rolleyes rofl

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BATmobile Jan 23, 3:32am - #376691 

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my replica VS kit fit almost like a glove and i only paid a $120, so i lmao at people who buy authentic J/K even if i had the money i would buy authentic because if i were to ever mess it up i'd kick myself, but much props to those that can afford it.
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Speed4TheNeed Jan 23, 4:23am - #376692 

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Originally Posted by BATmobile
my replica VS kit fit almost like a glove and i only paid a $120, so i lmao at people who buy authentic J/K even if i had the money i would buy authentic because if i were to ever mess it up i'd kick myself, but much props to those that can afford it.


many replicas do fit well. most of them are heavier though because they typically use more fiberglass (which is good or bad depending on how you look at it). if you can find a replica that fits good, then give yourself a pat on the back because you just saved a ton of $$ thumbsup (on the other hand...companies that put out their authentic kits i think should make the $$ from what they make. one reason the cost of authentics are so high is because a company--like veilside--will put a lot of work, effort, and especially $$ into developing a kit..and a month after it comes out other companies just copy it and produce their replicas which keeps veilside from making $$..which means they need to raise prices. but anyway thats antother thread spineyes

and as i said earlier...many replicas do fit. but a lot obviously do not (like the pics i just posted). this goes with what i said earlier in another post about taking precaution with what you buy. find out yourself before you take a good chance of being screwed.
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VSCelica24 Jan 23, 3:31pm - #376693 

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I wouldnt buy it! I just got over it and spent out the money i was saving for other things for a authentic kit

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Speed4TheNeed Jan 23, 7:09pm - #376694 

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Originally Posted by BReakinDrifTs
Uhh it says right there its maide from 7 layers of "quality fiberglass" confused


it means it was probably made from fiberglass weave rather than fiberglass matt (as many replicas are made of)...it can also mean it uses a higher ounce fiberglass (such as 4.7oz) but for $200, i doubt it. the weave is a little more expensive than matt..so if you're trying to cut prices thats one area you'd do it in.
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Spread Eagle Jan 23, 10:23pm - #376695 

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Those pics will give me nightmares eek

Makes me think when visiting a fried at his garage a few weeks ago. The other guy ordered some replicas for his MX6. Actually side skirts fitted better on the Celica then on the MX6. eek grin


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ravertony Jan 24, 5:12am - #376696 
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my opinion, i'll probably not buy another authentic kit.. i've gone thru two front bumpers and its too much $$ i found a replica kit to replace my old fudged kit.. got lucky damn good fitment.. i complain and i dont even have my ride lowered. expensive authentic kits weren't meant to be daily driven.. only way i reconsider is if i dedicate myself to driving less and more cautious, but that won't happen soon rice
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donovan Jan 26, 8:49am - #376697 
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puhahahahah LOL at pictures~~~ damn~~~ I dont want that on my celi. cry
I decide to get original Kaminari~~
but you know what?... how do I know its a original or replica?
what if they lie...

Thank you all~~ for great info.!!!!!
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tmoneyGTS Jan 26, 4:24pm - #376698 

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i found a site called sensemotorsports.com the kits there are 200 bucks and up and they sell a all around kit for our cars from veilside( front, sides, and back ) i was gunna buy it but now that i saw this post im having second thoughts, wat do you guys think? buy or no buy? lemme kno quik because im gunna be getting it soon
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donovan Jan 26, 6:37pm - #376699 
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hahaha you know what?... before I buy authentic body kit, I'll go there and
check out for replica first. this warehouse is only few blocks away from my house. hey tmoneyGTS~ what if that kits doesn't fit well ?...haha
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BATmobile Jan 26, 7:05pm - #376700 

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guys if you want to buy replica kits i suggest you buy from GroupBuyForCelica his replica kit have been known for great fitment and great customer service, he's been on the boards selling kits and other stuff for along time now and can be trusted.
DONOVAN: GroupBuy can get you an authentic KAM kit with no worries it's the real thing, just pm him.
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BATmobile Jan 26, 7:09pm - #376701 

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also if you want the replica VS kit i got mine from KRAZYKUSTOMS but other people have had trouble with customer service there, from what i know groupbuy's VS kits fit really good.
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donovan Jan 27, 6:18am - #376702 
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hey BATmobile~
can you give that full address? i tried www.KRAZYKUSTOMS.com and there are
bike site. ^ ^
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tmoneyGTS Jan 27, 3:41pm - #376703 

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if the kit dont fit well then in that case you would have to contact the seller and report it to them...i def. dont wanna buy if the fucking kit is gunna be all messed up, and i dont wanna waste my cash on it either soo idk def. dont wanna take the chance now, soo now im back to square one...looking for kits at good prices, anyone have any ideas?

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i heard of sensemotorsports from my superstreet mags. their in every issue if anyone has one to look at em
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tmoneyGTS Jan 27, 3:45pm - #376704 

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also i forgot to mention this to "BATmobile" how can i get in touch with goodbuyforcelia?
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narcolepsy123456 Jan 27, 8:10pm - #376705 

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those replicas fit like shit eek rofl
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RookieGTS Jan 27, 9:24pm - #376706 

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omg caleb!! those pics are HORRIBLE!!! fck
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BATmobile Jan 28, 7:00am - #376707 

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donovan heres a link to them http://www.krazykustomz.com/store.html
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BATmobile Jan 28, 7:02am - #376708 

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and here you go tmoneygts a link to groupbuy's profile you can pm him there
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthrea...&bodyprev=1
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donovan Jan 28, 6:51pm - #376709 
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thanks
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