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Old 31st December 2005, 10:41   #1
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Question SFXi Style Kit for Esteem?

Hey guys, I guess you may have read my other recent posts - my dad just picked up an 03 Esteem VXi, so I want to mod that.

I'm looking for a kit that isn't too low in clearance so as to avoid damage on bad roads. The car may go out of town once every month or two, and will have decent running from town all the way to Borivli. Dad is planning on getting an LPG kit fitted to cut down the running costs. Anyway, I've noticed that the simple, minimalistic Lancer SFXi original kit adds a lot of personality to the stock Lancer body without being too low. I want something similar done for the Esteem. I used to like rally-style body colored spoilers before, but off late, I've taken a liking to the carbon fiber wings, so I think that's what I'd want to go in for now.

I've got a mental image of a white Esteem with this kit, sparse red vinyl, black wing, chrome alloys etc.

I tried searching for esteem body kit but I didn't really turn up any interesting results, except the Team FS wide body kit (yellow esteem) that was posted a while back. That kit is nice, but i figure it may be a little too low.

Actually I'm looking for a list of all the body kit makers/retailers in the city (Mumbai) so I can get in touch with them and see what they have to offer. I only know MKraft and Rio right now (other than DC LOL), and Rio kits are somewhat common - i don't like them too much. What other options do I have?

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Old 31st December 2005, 11:01   #2
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Hi,

You have 3 more options. Gautam based in colaba of Car Modernise, Team Motor Works at Bandh(Juhu does kits in metal), Team FS at Kurla.

Personally I would recommend Car Modernise but a word of caution none of them are reliable in terms of delivery time.

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Old 31st December 2005, 12:58   #3
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Haha, okay I'm not really in a great hurry. So time isn't a big problem. There are only two things I'll be really picky about - the weight of the kits (to maintain FE) and of course the cost.

I've never heard of kits in metal - is that a good idea? Is it better than a regular fibre glass kit? Or are regular kits made out of something else?

Also, can i have these guys' numbers?

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As far as I have seen , the most impressive among the above is Gautam(Carmodernise). The fit and finish is really good. Second comes RIO who does one of the best paint jobs.
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can get good fibreglass kits if you are worried about weight..but they cost more
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me too looking for a spoiler change in my esteem

i like the ones mkraft has,
any other options, because im planning to buy it asap
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