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Old 06-19-2011, 04:19 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Body shops, body kits and labor costs.

If you followed my last few posts, I wrecked my 99 and the damage is so bad I would have to replace/repair every panel. In my quest to find replacement parts, I found this: cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=350460473808

Now the question is this: What is a reasonable price to pay a body shop to have that kit installed and painted and will that kit replace all my panels?

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Old 06-19-2011, 08:37 PM   #2
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:59 PM   #3
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If you really need to "replace or repair every body panel," then you need to buy a new car....
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Not only is that body kit hideous and ridiculous looking, I imagine that the build quality is
nothing short of what one would expect to see a bunch of kids at a vocational school turn out . I agree with Cloudsurfer, if you need to replace or repair every body panel on your vehicle, then you need to buy a new car .
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Old 06-20-2011, 09:38 AM   #5
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You wrapped the first one around a tree.. maybe $5k in driving lessons would be more beneficial

That kit is hideous. In addition, every 16 year old with an acura or honda will race you and you will look foolish...

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