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Old 03-08-2007, 08:58 AM   #1
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No experience at all with modding cars but...

I really wanna try modding my 2002 Monte Carlo. I dont know anyone who can do mods either.I really wanna give my car Lambo doors and a body kit and was wondering if this is something someone like me should even want to try seeing as how I have no experience at all in modding a car. Is there a simple mod I should try first to get to understand my car a little better or...?

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Old 03-08-2007, 02:23 PM   #2
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It'd be fairly simple for someone who knows a good bit about car mods and body and such.
But I think you should try doing something a little easier first.
The body kit thing would be a good start.
Do you know ANYTHING at all about auto body? (i.e. sanding, bondo, primer, etc.?)
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Old 03-08-2007, 05:22 PM   #3
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It'd be fairly simple for someone who knows a good bit about car mods and body and such.
But I think you should try doing something a little easier first.
The body kit thing would be a good start.
Do you know ANYTHING at all about auto body? (i.e. sanding, bondo, primer, etc.?)

not a damn thing
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Old 03-08-2007, 11:47 PM   #4
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Well then my suggestion to you is to take a few courses.
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Old 03-09-2007, 06:21 AM   #5
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Well then my suggestion to you is to take a few courses.
how would I go about doing that?
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how would I go about doing that?
A technical or auto school.
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Old 03-09-2007, 11:30 PM   #7
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A technical or auto school.
Just for scissor doors and a body kit? Just get a friend who knows a thing or two about cars. He might be able to do it himself if he has the tools required, and he buys a kit with instructions, and body kits aren't too hard to install either.
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nothing of that nature is too hard to do at all...........your right chris but it is goddamn impossible to do well, ive even seen so called professional installs that were not worth the screws holding it on, much like everything else you want it done right, do it yourself
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Just for scissor doors and a body kit? Just get a friend who knows a thing or two about cars. He might be able to do it himself if he has the tools required, and he buys a kit with instructions, and body kits aren't too hard to install either.
Well his point is that he wants to LEARN how to do this stuff himself, and do it well. So why not go to a automotive school...?
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Well his point is that he wants to LEARN how to do this stuff himself, and do it well. So why not go to a automotive school...?
Do automotive schools teach that stuff? I would have thought they do more like maintenance, diagnostic and repairs, etc.
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yeah autobody is its own nasty trade, automotive technology usually covers everything except autobody repair
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Old 03-15-2007, 06:50 PM   #12
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thanks for all the help guys but I met this new guy at my job and he told me to take all my stuff to a place called Extreme Auto where I live. Hes got a modded Celica thats just
He told me thats where he got all his car needs done
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