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Old 10-12-2012, 12:23 PM   #41
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I hope they dressed those cuts on the factory sheetmetal. Looks like a 2 year did the cutting.

Second, the choice of using universal fiberglass fender flares that are not even shaped to fit the body lines?

Widebody is never a cheap proposition, so why have it done cheaply?
Fiberglass is fiberglass. That's all they do at this shop. They gave me a choice of metal or fiberglass, I like fiberglass. Their still cutting and molding. They had to use universal because the other flares weren't big enough. Cheap??? Really bro?! Wow...I will just leave that one alone.

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Old 10-12-2012, 12:58 PM   #42
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I hope they dressed those cuts on the factory sheetmetal. Looks like a 2 year did the cutting.

Second, the choice of using universal fiberglass fender flares that are not even shaped to fit the body lines?

Widebody is never a cheap proposition, so why have it done cheaply?
Oh and they cut the sheetmetal just do they can move the car around. This shop knows what their doing, their whole waiting room is filled with best overal trophies from car shows. In and around LA county.
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Old 10-12-2012, 04:55 PM   #43
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Oh and they cut the sheetmetal just do they can move the car around. This shop knows what their doing, their whole waiting room is filled with best overal trophies from car shows. In and around LA county.
what is shops name?
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Old 10-13-2012, 01:31 PM   #44
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The shop sent me a pic of my car and you can really see the subtle body line my other body guy put for my hood.
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Old 10-16-2012, 06:21 PM   #45
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They just started on the fronts. I already love it.
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Old 10-16-2012, 06:38 PM   #46
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Old 10-16-2012, 07:30 PM   #47
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:00 PM   #48
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More pics!!
I'm waiting for them to just send me more pics. I'll post as soon as I get them
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Old 10-16-2012, 08:02 PM   #49
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I'll tell everybody where I go to get my mechanical stuff done but I'm keeping my body shop under wraps.
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Old 10-16-2012, 09:18 PM   #50
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Not digging how the rear bumper is tied into the rear quarter, looks to "bubbly"

However I do like how they tied in the rear quarter to the side skirt (might do the same but it will be harder with my Hamman GTR side skirts) the front from what i can see looks to bubbly for me... Does not tapper like the stock e46 body does...

P.S Not hating just letting you know my opinion cuz I know what something like this costs and after spending all that money i'm still not satisfied 100% with my custom rear end, Aslong as you like it that's all that matters!
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Old 10-16-2012, 11:11 PM   #51
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Not digging how the rear bumper is tied into the rear quarter, looks to "bubbly"

However I do like how they tied in the rear quarter to the side skirt (might do the same but it will be harder with my Hamman GTR side skirts) the front from what i can see looks to bubbly for me... Does not tapper like the stock e46 body does...

P.S Not hating just letting you know my opinion cuz I know what something like this costs and after spending all that money i'm still not satisfied 100% with my custom rear end, Aslong as you like it that's all that matters!
They just started the front fenders and so far it's already really close the drawing I gave them. Also people think the rear part of the car is easy to follow the lines...it's not. Especially with the size of the tires I put. They actually cut the fender and rolled it towards the top of the body line. In my opinion it's close as hell to oem . The cheap flossman kits have really straight fenders. The fenders look like their popin because there not painted. Just be patient.

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Old 10-17-2012, 09:09 AM   #52
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My widen rear is just as wide or wider and there's no bulky rear bumper action going on lol, It's because they used generic fiber glass pieces instead of fabricating them by hand... Sorry but to me it looks like all the other body kits and not custom but once it's painted I'm sure it will still look good and the main thing is you will have room for those big MT tires
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Old 10-17-2012, 10:57 AM   #53
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My widen rear is just as wide or wider and there's no bulky rear bumper action going on lol, It's because they used generic fiber glass pieces instead of fabricating them by hand... Sorry but to me it looks like all the other body kits and not custom but once it's painted I'm sure it will still look good and the main thing is you will have room for those big MT tires
Ok they use universal fender flares, we get that! haha damn. Fiberberglass is fiberglass f@ck!!... Cheap whatever bro. Who the f@#k is gonna pay to have someone fabicate something buy han that could just use a piece of "generic" fiberglass?? Alot time and money wasted if you ask me. Take a look at these pics. The white car and the blue are he same car done buy my body shop and then look at the pic of blue car with the cheap body kit. They sure look the same dont they. yea right. Sure mine is gonna look like all the other kits. What kind of **** you getting on urs Tom.. a space ship?? lol
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Old 10-17-2012, 11:24 AM   #55
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Ok I won't give u my opinion, u got rage tho

P.S. the rear quarters on my "space ship" were hand crafted not generic fibreglass
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Old 10-17-2012, 11:34 AM   #56
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Ok I won't give u my opinion, u got rage tho

P.S. the rear quarters on my "space ship" were hand crafted not generic fibreglass
Sorry 3 hours of sleep Working with strippers and having to go to chemistry class will do that! Haha Buts to me it's more about the work that the people do rather than the material. And their work is second to none.

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Old 10-17-2012, 08:09 PM   #57
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They just started the front fenders and so far it's already really close the drawing I gave them. Also people think the rear part of the car is easy to follow the lines...it's not. Especially with the size of the tires I put. They actually cut the fender and rolled it towards the top of the body line. In my opinion it's close as hell to oem . The cheap flossman kits have really straight fenders. The fenders look like their popin because there not painted. Just be patient.
I think you mean Flo▀mann style kits are cheap. The genuine kits cost upwards of $7500 USD in fiberglass, and upwards of $9500 USD in carbon, without shipping, which alone is over $1000. I would hardly call that cheap?
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Old 10-17-2012, 10:06 PM   #58
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I think you mean Flo▀mann style kits are cheap. The genuine kits cost upwards of $7500 USD in fiberglass, and upwards of $9500 USD in carbon, without shipping, which alone is over $1000. I would hardly call that cheap?
Yea the Flossman replicas kits are wack. But also I think it's how the shop does their work. I would never pay 10,000 dollars for a kit that's not even molded on to the car. S@$t!!! I just got more pics but the shop doesn't want me to post pics of how they layed the fiberglass down. The whole car looks different than the pics I put on here. They do their work fast.
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Yea the Flossman replicas kits are wack. But also I think it's how the shop does their work. I would never pay 10,000 dollars for a kit that's not even molded on to the car. S@$t!!! I just got more pics but the shop doesn't want me to post pics of how they layed the fiberglass down. The whole car looks different than the pics I put on here. They do their work fast.
To each their own, horse for courses etc. To many people paying that bit extra for a lightweight material i.e. carbon, is worth it.

Good on you for not giving a damn about what people think though, there's nothing worse then a cookie cutter car with replica wheels etc.
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Old 10-18-2012, 03:46 PM   #60
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To each their own, horse for courses etc. To many people paying that bit extra for a lightweight material i.e. carbon, is worth it.

Good on you for not giving a damn about what people think though, there's nothing worse then a cookie cutter car with replica wheels etc.
Yea people don't understand there's stages in which u do body work. People are commenting on how it looks without letting them blending body lines etc... It looks so different than the pics I post. Ur right I don't really don't care what people think. Ps ur ride is dope!
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