What Are Some Cheap Body Kits for Cars?


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Cheap body kits for cars include JC Racing's Style PP Unpainted Primer Bumper Kit. This includes bumpers, side skirts, and an exhaust fog lamp cover. It is designed to fit the Ford Focus. Another affordable body kit is the AMG Carbon Fiber Bumper Lip Spoiler Kit. This kit only includes the front bumper and is made specifically for a Mercedes-Benz.

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A body kit contains aftermarket parts to make modifications to a car's appearance. These kits typically include front and back bumpers, spoilers and side skirts. Roof scoops may also be added, and the car is usually finished with a uniform paint jobs. Thanks to the popularity of body kits, manufacturers routinely design factory models with kits pre-installed.

When purchasing a body kit, decide whether it will be installed piece by piece or all at once. If installed at once, a matching kit can be purchased. If the more economical, piecemeal route is preferred, make sure to plan ahead and purchase parts that will be compatible with those needed in the future.

Body kits are made from several types of materials. The most common is fiberglass, as it is the least expensive. However, it cracks easily. Polyurethane is more durable and equally popular, although it is more expensive than fiberglass. Carbon fiber body kits are expensive and not often seen outside of showrooms.

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