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Mar 6, 4:14pm - #9259 
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?

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Mar 6, 4:26pm - #9260 
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.

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Mar 6, 4:29pm - #9261 
Well i started out all about the blitz kit.i love it.but i am starting to like the bc2 kit

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Mar 6, 10:09pm - #9262 
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.

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Mar 6, 10:44pm - #9263 
do they have experience in installing kits? if so, it is a very good deal.


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Mar 7, 11:16am - #9264 
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.

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