[MR2] Compression ratio results + stuff
DBSS_Gohan at hotmail.com
Sun Jan 3 19:05:52 EST 2010
I agree. I wouldent want something that wouldent match up the lines, it
would drive me insane.
From: "Bob Schultz" <bob-schultz at comcast.net>
Sent: Sunday, January 03, 2010 12:38 PM
To: "'Aaron Willis'" <te51levin at fastmail.fm>; "'J Treadwell'"
<DBSS_Gohan at hotmail.com>
Cc: "'MR2 Email'" <mr2 at mr2.com>
Subject: Re: [MR2] Compression ratio results + stuff
> Unless you have your heart set on a different look, go with OEM body
> I second Aaron's opinion on After Market parts. Kaminari made some nice
> fiberglass pieces for the Mk1 but they were far from plug and play and
> they were hard fiberglass they were very susceptible to curb stops and the
> Most areas have access to reconditioned bumper and if they have cores...
> quality should be adequate. Most insurance companies will not pay for an
> oem bumper unless there are no recon's available.
> As to after market fenders. I haven't seen much available for the Mr2 but
> past experience with after market stuff has been less than stellar. The
> fender lines are not quite right and to make them fit well takes some
> Just watch any show on the Speed channel where they try to make a
> reproduction 69 Camaro from the parts. The car is covered with bondo from
> front to back and even then, the lines just don't seem to be right. If
> can notice flaws on TV, it has to be pretty bad in person.
> If you're replacing the fender on a 2001 Corolla as a daily driver... they
> will be fine. If you are trying to improve a car that you think more of,
> find an oem part.
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