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Hi Buddies.

I am in a project and i wanted to test out the a set of china made WTCC body kit if it is fit the USA Cruze.

Can anyone help on this.

What i need in return is a complete review including images and text content.

More info upon reply.

Regards,
Edwin
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Ha, wonder how black would look like on a white Cruze, really not into water based paints, if solvent, have all the stuff for this.

Dealers want two arms and legs to even paint a part you bring in, then they don't want to do with, because they claim won't be the correct color match. Guess they haven't heard of computer color matching.

In regards to mods, sure works for the likes of Counting Cars and Fast N' Loud, and many other such programs, they seem to have the correct buyers. If you trade it in to practically any dealer, expect a huge deduction so have to find a private party that is willing to pay for it. Ha, in my experience in trying to sell a used vehicle, can't even find people with cash, want to buy it with ten buck a month payments.

Use to say, your vehicle is your most second highest investment, that is a joke, the way they are making vehicles today, just another throwaway item. Find far superior materials in food packaging that are pitched.
 

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In being a manufacturer for OEM's can work one of two ways, if they pay for the tooling, have exclusive rights to buying your product, if you pay for the tooling can sell it yourself. Find many Chinese vendors on ebay selling directly that paid for their own tooling. This kit appears to be the same way. No longer buy from China, if anything goes wrong, expect you to pay for the shipping back. Even for a low end item you can buy for less than ten bucks, may find shipping it back will cost you over 30 bucks. Not only with China, but other countries as well.

Doubt if you will get better pricing from these vendors and as the shipper will be liable for settling claims due to shipping damage, and as usual will blame your packaging, even though your package was obviously driven over by a truck. To make a living at this, will have to add a markup, so how are you going to be able to compete with the vendor selling directly?

Is this a stupid question? Already tried to sell surplus electronic equipment on ebay that was ran over by a truck, took months of fighting just to get my insured value back, said screw this nonsense. And that money went back to the customer.
 

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Packaging? We have to send boxes to our poor grandkid stuck in Venuzuela, if I was to send an empty box large enough to hole a stroller, would cost us 400 bucks! Not only weight, but volume is included. What we do ship, worth my while to find a box large enough, then to cut it down to the absolute minimum size, save a small fortune on this. UPS, Fedex, USPS, etc. all want to know the size of the box.

Also has to be packed well so the contend are not damaged, gets to be quite the challenge.

Wonder what idiots came up with deluded anti-freeze? Really have to be careful when reading labels now, but cost almost as much as the real stuff. Shipping costs are extremely expensive.
 

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If you can come up with an idea for a new product, get patents on it, and license it out to a major corporation, they with their attorneys will find a way to work around it. Only way you can successfully make that patent work, is to manufacturer itself.

Same holds true with marketing, find a better way, and manufacture it yourself. If another marketer can buy in larger volumes, will squeeze you out. This is exactly how chains operate, build a store in a town, operate at a loss, squeeze out the competition, when they are gone, can up the prices to anywhere they want to.

Just wonder what your plan is to succeed in this venture, have a deep down secret?
 

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Nick its china... patent laws to them are like pedestrians must use cross walks at all times sign here in the usa, nobody cares and they are 97% of the time not followed. he could patent and even so he would get copied left and right
Ha, already know all this stuff, and with China, will even copy your tradename. Japan was the same way since the late 60's, but we are suppose to have laws that prevent them from exporting our patented items into this country. But also have a US government that is more interested in protecting the far east than the citizens here. Its impossible for a US corporation to get a patent in Japan, and patents only protect the countries where they are issued in.

Now we have a government that is more interested in protecting the middle east than here.

We also have tariffs laws to balance trade, but mostly with our long time allies, doesn't apply to our former enemies and in particular, those that gave us lots of grief. So who exactly are our leaders working for?
 

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Ha, while the service department at my local Chevy dealer sucks, the guy that runs the body shop has been a life long friend, and will always go back to him, as long as he is there.

When the switch was made to water based paints, he had to add an addition for a special paint booth and all new equipment for water based paints, EPA requires it now. Been doing a lot of painting myself with solvent based paints, threw in the towel for water based paints. Too expensive, plus getting old.

Seems like you are really not offering a "free" kit, want a legal contract for someone to get this kit, go through all the expense of getting the parts painted to match the color of their Cruze, and submit professional photographs for you advertising. Ha, would certainly recommend a legal contract, may send out that kit and never see it again.

Could try that guy on County Cars on discovery, but will have all kinds of flames and pin stripes on it, you may not like his taste, sure doesn't go along with mine.

Ha, this thread is getting long and sounding kind of crazy. Water based paints are yet another new problem that was never a problem before. Seems to be my latest consensus, problems that were never a problem before.

There are some guys on ebay that offer exact color matched prepainted parts. Maybe you should get in bed with one of these guys.
 
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