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Cheap Group A Front Bumper

Discussion in 'VN - VP Holden Commodore (1988 - 1993)' started by dezrik, Jul 27, 2006.

  1. dezrik

    dezrik New Member

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    I'm looking for a Group A bumper for my VN (slowly in the process of rebuilding it but am yet to get a digital camera 'cos I'm lazy) and I found this one on ebay...

    Group A Bumper

    Any opinions? It's just that it seems exorbitantly cheaper than anywhere else and its only $55 postage so I like it a lot.

    Is there such a thing as cheap-dodgy-kits vs. really high quality ones?

    Is it worth paying the extra $300 some places want for it?

    Thanks in advance guys, I know nothing about body kits.
     
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    Another question - mines a Berlina and like 3 or 4mm thicker than the Commo Exec apparently - this'll make... absolutely no difference right?
     
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    Berlina and Exec is exactly the same man... The 3-4mm difference in width i probably the door trim or something :p

    Also the difference between that one and the expensive ones, is the expensive ones are normally Genuine front bars, made from a plastic rather than fibreglass... Poly something or other.

    IF the mould is really good, it will look exactly the same :thumbsup:
     
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    :rofl: just looked at the website:

    " VN GROUP A style
    H.S.V (Highly Superior Vehicles) Style"
     
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    I take it that would be an intentional joke...

    At least I bloody hope it is!
     
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    And BTW all the more expensive Group A bars I can find ($500 - $1000) all say they're fibreglass as well.

    Wonder how much a 'genuine' plastic style one would cost?
     
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    Over $600 and it'd be including painting or fitting surely. ASV want around a grand to supply paint and fit a genuine front bar.
     
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    ASV... Searched Google. You mean Adelaide Special Vehicles?
     
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    Spoiler Factory is $385, i got my side skirts from them, the genuine plastic ones would be nice but not worth the price
     
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    Actually SpoilerFactory is now $415... I was gonna buy from them as well, and was kinda bummed when the price went up, but shipping to where I am would be about $200 (rural Nth Qld.)

    That's why the Ebay kit caught my eye.

    Is it easy to crack fibreglass? Anyone else wanna explain the ins and outs, cos as I said, I have no clue. :)
     

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