Jumat, 12 September 2008


What exactly is a body kit? Why buy a body kit?
A body kit is essentially a collection of parts that, when installed on your car, modify its appearance. Most body kits modify the look of the front and rear bumpers and of the rocker panels on a car. Many body kits consist of custom bumpers that go over your factory bumpers, while others replace your factory bumpers. Almost all body kits come with sideskirts that are installed on top of your factory rocker panels. Body kits often create the look of a lowered vehicle and can give your car an aggressive look, a super-clean flowing look, or a race look, to name a few types of styles. Out of all available modifications, body kits probably make the biggest impact on the appearance of a car. Installing a body kit on your car will completely change your cars look, and will certainly turn peoples̢۪ heads as you drive down the street!

Are body kits and ground effects the same thing?
Yes. Ground effects, body kits, spoiler kits, bumper kits and aerodynamics are all terms that mean the exact same thing.

What all do body kits come with?
Full kits generally include the front bumper, the side skirts, and the rear bumper. Look at the body kit description to see exactly what is included. Some kits come with fender flares, hoods, or other styling accessories.

Do you put a body kit on over your factory bumpers, or do you replace your factory bumpers with a body kit?
Some body kits come with bumpers that replace your entire factory bumpers while others are meant to go over your factory bumpers. It all depends on the brand and style of the body kit.

What̢۪s the difference between fiberglass and poly-urethane body kits?
The difference between fiberglass and poly-urethane body kits is that they are made from different composite materials. Both types of materials have positive qualities. Urethane is a rubber-type material that is very flexible and will hold up well in the case of an accident. Urethane is therefore popular for its durability. Fiberglass body kits in general are less flexible than urethane body kits (although this definitely depends on the manufacturer), but are more resistant to extreme weather conditions. Additionally, paint adheres very well to fiberglass, so there likely will not be paint problems with a fiberglass. Finally, fiberglass kits are relatively inexpensive. Both composites are used widely throughout the world for body kit manufacturing, and each has proven to be very popular.

How do you install a body kit?
This depends entirely on the brand and style of body kit your purchase. For some you replace factory bumpers, for others you attach to them. Some body kits come with pre-drilled holes, others do not. Some body kits come with hardware, others require use of your factory hardware. Contact us with questions about installation for a specific body kit.

Which brand is dependable for body kits?
Although we at Andy's Auto Sport are renowned for distributing an enormous variety of automotive products, we also have a manufacturing plant that we have been running for years. Our new product development team and production managers are composites experts who are true industry veterans. We make more than 100 different styles of body kits in our manufacturing plant in California. Our fiberglass body kits are made using a quality domestic fiberglass coupled with marine-grade cloth matting that provides great tensile strength. We have been honing our manufacturing process throughout years and years of experience to ensure we provide a fantastic product.