Body kits are also some times called ground effects and they can vary a lot from one builder to another, but in general they consist of front and rear bumpers and side skirts. Depending on just what you are looking for in Scion TC body kits you will have many options to consider.
One of the first things you should think about is who you are going to have perform the installation for you. Make sure that whoever you trust your car to has the expertise to get the job done correctly. You’ll want to get a thorough estimate in writing before you start. Make sure that they spell out all the parts they will install, how they will be installed (for example, in the case of a bumper, will the kit bumper fit over the existing factory bumper or will it replace the existing factory bumper), Also have them include an estimated time frame.
Depending on how long the installation will take you may need to get a rental car which will have to figured into the total cost for the project.
You also want to figure out just what parts you’ll want to include. You can include parts for the interior and the exterior. Some parts can simply be attached with adhesive and some parts will needed to be pre drilled and screwed into place. All of that will factor into the overall cost of getting your body kit installed.
Next, you will need to choose the exact composite material you want your kit to be made of. You can choose fiberglass (lighter, less expensive but not as flexible) or you can choose poly-urethane (more rubbery and flexible but not easy to paint). Most manufacturers will specialize in one or the other.
Also, keep in mind that fiberglass can vary a lot from one manufacturer to the next. If you choose fiberglass make sure that they builder provides a quality product.
When shopping for your car body kit you’ll want to consider more than just price. We all know that sometimes cheaper isn’t better… it’s just cheaper. You want to get only a quality product for your vehicle.
Also, when figuring out your budget don’t forget to include the price of shipping and handling. Some of these kits can be a big package which may mean shipping prices will be somewhat more. Also, don’t sign for the package until you’ve carefully inspected the contents and have verified that all the parts are there and that they are in good, undamaged condition.
If you want to add some style and performance to your Scion, there are a lot of after market features you can add. Getting a scion tc body kits will allow you to customize your ride as much or as little as you want. Some people think that they will only be able to go over the top if they get a car kit, not true. You can make your car stand out in a crowd without making it look like some over the top street racer.