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Old 07-03-2004, 03:14 AM   #11
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I guess as long as it don't look ricey, it might be ok?
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As long as the full body kit is under $1k. I'm not paid enough. Would be nice if it had a hood scoop too with a nice looking hood. :o

I don't have a permanant address yet...but I will soon (1 month).
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Old 07-03-2004, 10:18 PM   #13
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The SSEi has a stock body kit..

OE body kit > aftermarket body kits
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I'm with Jim on this. Plus body kits add extra weight to an already ungodly heavy sedan.
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If you want to see what I am trying to go with check out some of the 95-99 eclipse body kits online! There are several ideas in the works and I am trying to figure out something that will give them a lower stance and follow the factory lines! I have a 97 bonneville SSE, so this would be for bonnevilles 92-99, and newer bonnevilles are also welcome to give some input for a kit for the 00-05
I smell rice, no but really I think its the last thing the that we need is making american made domestics look like rice. The idea of ricing out american cars is just sad, dont beleive me look at some of the invader or whatever mustang kits. *sighs* Thats just my .02, my focus is on performance, not the limiting factors of....
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all depends on the style an person, to call it rice'ed isnt always true theres a limit on rice an cool somewhere its just a very small line an easily crossed, I mean if you want to get into how its gonna be to much money an add unneeded weight whats with all you people an the extra shiny an sometimes heaver rims that you put on your cars they are just as bad in someways as is the extra weight in all the stero equipment, but in the end its all about what the owner likes though dont get me wrong I dont like alot of the body kits out there but theres some that look nice, no offense to anyone if I were to have steeped on your toes
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"95-99 eclipse body kits" Thats the rice part I was getting at. Dont get me wrong, Im in love with the SSE body kit on the 92-99 Bonne'*.
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I want my car to look low to the ground with out having to drop it. I'm a youngster anyway
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Old 07-04-2004, 08:00 PM   #19
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I don't consider the SSE design a body kit, it'* just a little different.

I think if it looks like a stock lower body panel, but goes lower it might not be too bad. But gaudy scoops, ports, BMW vent rip offs etc show up, it'll never sell.
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Default Lower body kit!?

Well I admit my Bonnie is kinda boring. . .
But the last thing I would want to do is get facia that makes it lower or actually drop it. I go to Sibley Park a lot here in Mankato and the parking spaces are not level and guaranteed I always run the front bumper up on the cement blocks. Even in standard parking spaces the front bumper is dangerously low. I guess I would have to see the kit on the car before I gave my final judgement.

P.*. if someone knows where I can get an SSEi body upgrade or parts specifically grille and bumpers, I would be greatly appreciative. SEs are kinda boring.
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