Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
Joined: Feb 2003
Posts: 296
celicaguy
Member
celicaguy Mar 6, 11:14pm - #9259 
Member

Joined: Feb 2003
Posts: 296
maryland
Good Deal?

Hey guys i am still undecided on a body kit or not,but there arent too many choices where i live that are reliable to install it.i got a quote from a friend of my girlfriends dad of 500 to paint and install.but the guy is independent and mostly fixes up totalled cars.what you guys think?good deal or should i pay more and almost 500 more and go to the professional body shop?
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 1,660
Grand-Touring-Dan
ECelica Staff
Grand-Touring-Dan Mar 6, 11:26pm - #9260 
2001 Spec Blue Toyota Celica
ECelica Staff
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 1,660
Houston, TX
500 sounds like a pretty fair deal, you might be able to install it yourself, checkit out first. What kit are you thinking about getting. Good luck.
Joined: Feb 2003
Posts: 296
celicaguy
Member
celicaguy Mar 6, 11:29pm - #9261 
Member

Joined: Feb 2003
Posts: 296
maryland
Well i started out all about the blitz kit.i love it.but i am starting to like the bc2 kit
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 1,660
Grand-Touring-Dan
ECelica Staff
Grand-Touring-Dan Mar 7, 5:09am - #9262 
2001 Spec Blue Toyota Celica
ECelica Staff
2001 Toyota Celica

Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 1,660
Houston, TX
If it is not a recommended for sure fit, I would let a shop put it in. But if its Kaminari, etc. (brands with warranty) then do it yourself. I've heard that Biltz isn't very good, but it's your car.
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,161
Street Prototype
ECelica Staff
Street Prototype Mar 7, 5:44am - #9263 

ECelica Staff
2002 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 2,161
Guam, U.S.A.
do they have experience in installing kits? if so, it is a very good deal.

[Linked Image]
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 18
Silver GTS
Member
Silver GTS Mar 7, 6:16pm - #9264 
Member

Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 18
Missouri
Make sure he can match the paint. A lot of people who don't work for shops can't paint match and then it ends up looking like crap. Ask if you can look at a car he has done that wasn't totally repainted and see if the paint matches.
Join the conversation - Register now or Sign in to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Customize Your Toyota CelicaPrivacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2016