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poly urethane... i wouldn't get ANYTHING else.. fiberglass kits fit like shit.. need way too much modifing PLUS they have TONS of pinholes and blisters in them... if you get the urethane ones they are a LOT easier to fit on... they are more flexible and least likely to crack and break....

if you get a kit... and wanna put it on.. PM me man, maybe we could get together and work on your car together or something? i'm only about 20 mins south of washington... plus i could paint it too...
 

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thisisrdg said:
<<polyurethane or fiberglass??>>

Fiberglass and bondo, lots of bondo.

RDG
trust me.. i work in an auto body shop... i've put on a buncha body kits on talons, and hondas and shit... the fiberglass ones aren't worth all the trouble and time and shit... the urethane ones are usually pretty good and don't need any modifying... just paint em and bolt em on...
 

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damn ryan came outta the woods :lol:

i know about fiberglass breaking, i've got a small crack on the driver side on the fx on my car, i was pulling into my friends yard, bottomed out, and she broke, it aint bad, but just one more damn thing to fix.
 

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damn ryan came outta the woods :lol:

i know about fiberglass breaking, i've got a small crack on the driver side on the fx on my car, i was pulling into my friends yard, bottomed out, and she broke, it aint bad, but just one more damn thing to fix.
i am almost certain that an urethane bumper would not have broken.. if anything.. if it flexed enough.. the paint would crack.. but thats a LOT easier to sand out then having to repair a crack inthe bumper...
 

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yeah i know, actually if a bit more of fiberglass would have been in that spot, it might not have broke. it was a little thin in that area. oh well, the paint on the bumper is cracked from where that girl back into me in feb. and i got some rust on the driver side quarter panel. so its just more things to fix. oh well, its 14 years old. all she has gotta do for this year is make it to iowa and back and then she goes into the garage for a makeover.
 

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The urethane ones, do they have to be injection molded or just poured? Either way I can see why there would be a cost difference. Fiberglass you can make around an open mold. You would have to have a closed mold for the urethane, and preferably a decent pattern maker on hand to do the work.
 

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bratok said:
So, geeds, since you're on the short leg with Diza, maybe you could inquire about possible costs of making the kit out of urethane?
well right now i dont think they have any experience with urthene (i could be wrong) but trust me those kits would be very expensive

btw there are no kits made of urthene for 2nd gens EXCEPT stock bumpers
 

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bratok said:
Way to establish a competitive edge over other GFX companies, don't you think?

A lot of people who owned Diza kit complained about cracking... urethane ones won't crack.
well if u watch where u drive u wont have probs i drive my car carefully when i first got mine i cracked mine but was able to fix it
 
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