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body kits question #46815 Sep 21, 12:34pm Sep 21, 12:34pm
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body kits question
it seems everytime i look at body kits all of them say "type" or "style" i would just like to know the difference between replicas and the real kits. especially the veilside kits. where is the best place to buy a replica veilside?


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Re: body kits question [Re: sappemall99] #46816 Sep 21, 12:36pm Sep 21, 12:36pm
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just remember this old great quote
Quote:
you get what you pay for


if your paying like $300 for a body kit it probably wont be all that great

Re: body kits question [Re: sappemall99] #46817 Sep 21, 12:45pm Sep 21, 12:45pm
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sometimes a company never makes a body kit for a particular car - so another company produces something that they think a kit would look like if it were produced by the other company

example - blitz never designed a body kit for the celica, so now there is no genuine blitz body kit - only several that have the same 'style' as blitz is known to have on their kits.

retailers interchange the words "type" and "style" all the time.

here is another thread to read through...
https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/showflat.php?Number=156588






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Re: body kits question [Re: sappemall99] #46818 Sep 21, 3:42pm Sep 21, 3:42pm
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"style" means it's a replica
"type" means the same i think, if I am not mistaken confused

usually to determine if it's real is
1: the price is high, just like a real body kit would be
2: the name of it will not contain any special words describing, it will simply state "Kaminari Bodykit" or "Veilside Bodykit"


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