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Old 08-01-2020, 08:38 PM   #1
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Side skirts what to avoid

Hi all, I'm looking for a set of TRD style skirts to cover a gnarly dent in my rocker panel. They range from $200-1500. What should I avoid in terms of material, brands etc. Any horror stories?

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I say that you should avoid high kerbs and such road fixtures..
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I say that you should avoid high kerbs and such road fixtures..
I heard legit body kits are way more durable than knock offs.
So you can use those as jacking points right?
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I heard legit body kits are way more durable than knock offs.
So you can use those as jacking points right?
Who told you that? I don't think so.. but hey you can give it go but make sure that you're not under the car when you test out the theory.
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Who told you that? I don't think so.. but hey you can give it go but make sure that you're not under the car when you test out the theory.
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I was expecting an amusing retort to maintain the momentum.. peaked too early..
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I say that you should avoid high kerbs and such road fixtures..
It was actually a rock wall at the 2018 QLD Hillclimb Championships. The car got up on two wheels!

Trashed the front bumper, front left strut, and BOTH rear lower control arms, and nearly ripped off the rear bumper, and put a nasty dent in the rocker panel, as well as a crease in front of the rear left arch. I was super lucky not to write it off. Chassis is straight as. Thank God for energy absorbing pressed metal suspension components.

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