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Dec 5, 12:26pm - #65213 
Celica Fender Flares ?

if i get that Celica Fender Flares ,how can i get my rims wider,do i need to change something inside my car or get wider rims?

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Dec 5, 12:33pm - #65214 
you either need to get new wider rims or get wheels spacers

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Dec 5, 12:43pm - #65215 
What he said

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Dec 5, 12:44pm - #65216 
is that safe and does that slow down my car?

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Dec 5, 12:46pm - #65217 
i got a TRD spring on my car,so do i need to get a camber kit before i put the spacer?

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Dec 5, 12:47pm - #65218 
Originally Posted by eclipsecelica
is that safe and does that slow down my car?


It is safe but the spacers wear out your suspension quicker due to the added strain on it. As for a slower car, idunnonot sure, but I believe the answer is yes it will slow your car more, Acceleration-wise.

Whenever you put on heavier rims it slows your car.

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Dec 5, 12:48pm - #65219 
Originally Posted by eclipsecelica
i got a TRD spring on my car,so do i need to get a camber kit before i put the spacer?


no just a four wheel alignment

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Dec 5, 12:50pm - #65220 
I'll second that. Rice pretty much summed it up. I'm just here for the support.

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Dec 5, 1:50pm - #65221 
is that fender flares are perfectly fit for the TRD action package?or do i need to cut something off? and can you guys give me a ideal how much that will cost to put it on and print.

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Dec 5, 1:55pm - #65222 
the best quote I got for paint and install was 432 and that is w/ having them molded and not bolted on


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Dec 5, 1:55pm - #65223 
Originally Posted by eclipsecelica
is that fender flares are perfectly fit for the TRD action package?or do i need to cut something off? and can you guys give me a ideal how much that will cost to put it on and print.


To answer your questions ...

No they are not a perfect fit, they are universal so some modification to the flares will ahve to do done.

Depending on the amount of your drop and rim/tire configuration, after you attach the flares you may have to have your fender cut to allow for more suspension travel. This way your rim and tires would hit the fender if you hit a big enough bump.

As for cost and paint, no idea, every place and every where is different. The best thing to do would be to take a couple pictures around to some reputable body shops and ask them to give you a quick quote.

Off hte top of my head, I'll say $1000.

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Dec 5, 2:31pm - #65224 
what rice said, i'd probably go with the wider rims though (but obviously thats not exactly cheap..guess it depends on ur expendable income)

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