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Old 05-27-2004, 11:15 PM   #31
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Re: Re: Need tips on starting a car customizing business

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I have a modest dodge neon i am customizing. i need help in a few areas, such as: I.C.E., interior design and paint, and seats and performance. if any one could help me it would be great.

Well it all depends on how much $$$ your planning on spending... also another thing that is important is would you perfer more show than go? is it for cruzin or for racin... customizing anycar has to be really thought out... I know that just planning what I want to do with my Mazda MX-3 has been alot, well also because finding parts is really difficult.. lol . but one thing to consider, when moddifying your car body wise, try to stick with the lines it comes with... like if your car is more rounded but a rounder designed body kit, if more angular follow suit. for a Neon either angular or curved works, seen both on it, actually I've seen only 2 really sweet Neons... but if it's a 2dr then go angular, if 4dr go curved... that's how the ones I saw were set up.. they looked sweet.
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Old 05-28-2004, 10:14 AM   #32
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Re: Need tips on starting a car customizing business

well, it going to be more for cruising than anything else. Check it out this way, this is going to be my demo car for my customizing biz. i'll post pics when i have them
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Old 05-28-2004, 05:19 PM   #33
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I am basicly a kid but I want to be a car designer and open my own car costumizing business, and one of the tips a ford car designer guy told me is to make things that you see most on car shows, so if you see a lot of people with wings-west body kits than you soould become their dealler (the body kit brand). I hope this will help you in the future.
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Old 06-04-2004, 06:55 PM   #34
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Re: Need tips on starting a car customizing business

rod and custom man that merc is fucking ugly!
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Old 06-05-2004, 06:21 PM   #35
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If it is fiberglassing you want to do, expect to spend a lot on mistakes.
We have been in business since Oct last year and have about $2000 in wasted stuff.
However, we are getting the hang of it.
Listen to anybody and everybody who can give you hints and tips.
Don't listen to the people who say you can't do it.
Do up your own car first so people can see your work.
Every car that we have made kits for that has entered shows has won trophies.
My partner and I have been doing it for almost a year now and have not got a paycheck yet. Every cent goes back into the company.
It's long, it's hard and it feels great to see a car with your kit on it win.
We do everything from selling WingsWest, Blitz and stuff to our own handmade one of a kind kits.
It is very satisfying if you can stay with it.
Check out our site

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Old 06-12-2004, 01:38 AM   #36
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A good tip

A good tip would be to see if your local dealership used car department or even new car departments would like to use you to do aftermarket modifications for them. That will help you generate income to start your business.

If your around Texas, dealerships like jeep and volkswagens tend to do losts of aftermarket modifications to their cars. Even Honda dealerships do as well.

It's a good and very profitable business to get into... Good luck

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Old 06-12-2004, 04:56 PM   #37
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Re: Need tips on starting a car customizing business

thanks, i'll keep that in mind
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Old 01-13-2005, 04:34 PM   #38
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Re: Need tips on starting a car customizing business

dunno if i did this right........but if i did i was woudering what courses do i have to take to get into custamizing cars..???
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Re: Need tips on starting a car customizing business

The internet seems like a good start eh..try some books as well like customizing101 or something of this nature.
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Re: Re: Need tips on starting a car customizing business

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kidding me right, go back to fixing your bicycle
people like you bring down the true customizers

Pretty hilarious quote coming from someone who is in to slamming awful lightweight pickup trucks.
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