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N90ATH
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13th Jan 06 at 18:54   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

are the protec grp wide corsa arches any gd, was considering add them to the body work list for some wider front wheels.

the only problem would be the wider rear arches wot could i use cos the protec rear arches aint really wide u just have to hack shit loads of the rear panel away

cheers nath
Butler
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13th Jan 06 at 18:55   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

link?
N90ATH
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13th Jan 06 at 18:57   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

only got a pic as site aint got a pic

Butler
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13th Jan 06 at 18:59   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

oooh fit, would have to mod your bumper for them otherwise they will stick out, although that will look cool either way, do it mate
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13th Jan 06 at 19:02   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

yer i know getting a aridam so would have to mod that to fit which would be a problem its just i dnt like the rear arches there and one got any ideas of wot to do?
few more pics





[Edited on 13-01-2006 by N90ATH]
mwg
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Looks like they would snap off if a bit of wind got underneath them
N90ATH
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13th Jan 06 at 19:03   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

lol well there grp lol
Butler
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airdam would never suit the arches
mav
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i think they look crap, maybe good for a rally car but................look pish..
Butler
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whats the splitter on the bumper, is that from the same company? do you know where you get the things online?
Ant
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13th Jan 06 at 19:04   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

only wide arch kit worth having is the BAT one IMO

[Edited on 13-01-2006 by aritchie]
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what about some of those rare Irmscher arches? could look good if they were smoothed in
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hmmm thats wot i mean i dnt know weather they would look gd or not hmmmmm

yer butler www.protec.com do the full grp wide rally kit
N90ATH
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http://www.pro-tecmotorsport.com/

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quote:
Originally posted by Matty G
what about some of those rare Irmscher arches? could look good if they were smoothed in

yeah do the irmy ones with airdam, can get them through vaux direct from germany, they stil stock them
mwg
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13th Jan 06 at 19:07   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

They look crap in the brochure but if they were smoothed in and on a car that didn't have black plastic bumpers like the one in the brochure they'd be cool
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they look awful, too thin! acceptable on rally car
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13th Jan 06 at 19:09   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i really dislike look like a strip or card bent round n pritsticked on.

dont have no bulk behind them etc. dont actually make the car look wider IMO
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do they do the arches seperately? i could only find a full kit for 850 with bumpers, your better off going with them as they are made to fit, bumper will fit with the arches etc
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13th Jan 06 at 19:17   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

would love bat motorsport but expensive and need larger wheels etc etc
N90ATH
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13th Jan 06 at 19:17   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

not sure bout irmy ones

and see wot ppl are sayin bout them
ed
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13th Jan 06 at 19:57   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

quote:
Originally posted by AndyW
i really dislike look like a strip or card bent round n pritsticked on.

dont have no bulk behind them etc. dont actually make the car look wider IMO
They're made for MOT purposes not for looking good.

 
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