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Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Friday, March 19, 2004 2:32 PM
Borrowed form V6z24.com so we can stop having newbies ask everyweek about this stuff.

How To Section:
http://www.v6z24.com/mods/howto/?cat=appearance

Body Kits:
FX Designs:
http://www.compusmart.ab.ca/fx/

OnDerGround:
http://www.onderground-design.com/

Diza Racing:
http://www.dizaracing.com/

Razzi:
http://www.razzi.com/

Custom Hoods:
FX Designs and Diza make custom hoods.

Class, Glass, and Performance
http://www.classglassperformance.com/

You can swap hoods Phase 1 to 2 and vice versa however you will have to change the latch. Read the How To section for instructions

Wheels:

Lug Pattern for all J Bodies is 5x100

Custom Taillights:

Altered Images
http://alteredimages.ionichost.com/

Gauges:

Black Cat Customs (Phase 2)
http://www.blackcatcustom.com/

djr Racing (Phase 1)
http://www.drjracing.com/

There are people on the site that make their own, I however don't remember their screen names. Please do a search.

ProCarParts.com:

Phase 1:
http://www.procarparts.com/store-list2.asp?makerID=5&modelID=27&year=+1989

Phase 2:
http://www.procarparts.com/store-list2.asp?makerID=5&modelID=27&year=+1992

Grills:

Custom Grill in How To Section

Class, Glass, & Performance
http://www.classglassperformance.com/

Lowering:
cheap way: heat, cut, or clamp
most expensive: air, hydro, or mantapart & JBP coilovers

Lowering Springs: Apex, Intrax, Eibach, Sprint, or Suspension Tech.

Apex - 1.5" All around
Intrax - 1.7" Front / 1.5" Back
Eibach - 1" all around (more for sport than lowering)
Sprint - Same as Intrax
Suspension Tech. - 1.25" all around

Carpet:
http://www.autoupholsterykits.com/

http://www.accmats.com/

Please don't ask us about cutting or heating your springs, its a bad way to go and you will only end up costing yourself more money in the end.

Don't forget to use the Search Feature on the site.

Thanks!

If you would like to see some stuff added to this. Please feel free to pm me and send your suggestions.
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Z24 Cardomain Site ll ZQ8 Car Domain Site

Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Friday, March 19, 2004 2:39 PM
Good info Chris, this should be a sticky!
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Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Friday, March 19, 2004 2:52 PM
please! <br>


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Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Friday, March 19, 2004 3:04 PM
thanks...we all needed a good FAQ, thanks man. <br>

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Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Friday, March 19, 2004 4:57 PM
On the cutting spring issue I can attest to this.I cut my springs 2 days ago and hate it now,plus the springs have now came out of the insulators and are rubbing the strut towers.Please everyone do not make this mistake.Also my car doesnt handle for crap now! <br>


Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Friday, March 19, 2004 9:14 PM
this stickey is well needed <br>


Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Sunday, March 21, 2004 9:03 AM
Also I just sent the gauges for a 94 sunbird 3 1 to make a master set, so DR. J Racing should soon be making those !
Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Thursday, March 25, 2004 1:34 PM
hopefulyl more products will come out <br>


Z24 Cardomain Site ll ZQ8 Car Domain Site
Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Monday, March 29, 2004 12:39 PM
nice sticky guys, thanks for the hints. <br>

Travis Nobert
Travis Enterprise
Come on down to Evolution Audio in Edmonton Alberta, and I can HOOK YOU UP.
Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Tuesday, March 30, 2004 6:36 PM
Alright, so heres my question. I got an 88 Cavalier RS 2.0L. MPH gauge only goes to 85mph. But, the gauges on both sites its exactly the same as the RS 3.1L with the exception of the mph obviously being higher. So im guessing if i were to buy this i wouldn't be able to tell my mph would i? I was just outside looking at it and everything is located in the same spot just it has 120mph not 85mph and its the only one thats the same. <br>

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Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Tuesday, March 30, 2004 6:39 PM
Wait no sorry, only the one gauge site the drjracing site casue its for Phase 1. BUt still wondering about the above^^^^ <br>

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Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Saturday, April 03, 2004 9:35 PM
yeah, I was also wondering about the above I have a 89 sunbird 2.0 non-turbo and I'm putting a turbo gauge cluster in and I was wondering since the MPH is higher on the turbo cluster do I have to change the cable that goes from the transmission to the gauge cluster or is it all in the cluster t self? Oh....or do I have to get it recalibrated or something???
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Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Sunday, April 04, 2004 4:12 AM
Tyrin what cluster do you have, if you don't have the cluster with the tach in it you will have to completely rewire the connector that plugs into the guage cluster, it wont just plug it and work, you would also have to get new sensors and you wouldn't have a tach signal. If you have the tach cluster it should work but the boost guage wouldn't. You should get a wiring diagram for it to make sure that your year isn't different for some reason. The speedo wouldn't need any thing changed but you are speed limited to 108 on non turbo cars. <br>


1993 Sunbird LE, 90 turbo motor, Boost controler, BOV

Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Thursday, April 08, 2004 4:47 PM
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Tuesday, April 13, 2004 5:55 PM
Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Monday, April 19, 2004 4:46 PM
*bump*
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| '89 Z24 Auto | '99 Prelude 5spd | '04 GS500F | '05 HD 883L |

Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Wednesday, April 21, 2004 11:15 AM
93turbobird wrote:

The speedo wouldn't need any thing changed but you are speed limited to 108 on non turbo cars.


Yeah i know its been awhile since anything has been replied to by this but what i think were both tryin to say is that my car and his car both have speedos that only go up to 85, and the gaudges on that site go over 100 mph i forget what they go to exactly. And your saying we would have to worry about the speedo even though ours only goes to 85 and not 100 something? But everything else would work in my car atleast im just not sure about the speedo cause mine stops at 85 and not 120 or 130 like the one for sale on that site.

Thanks for all the help though! <br>

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Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Sunday, April 25, 2004 10:14 PM
Yeah I though you were talking about swapping the whole dash and not just the gauge backs. You would have to get a new prom burned for your speedo if you wanted to swap in the 120 gauges. They might just print the 85 mph speedo on it if you ask them. <br>


1993 Sunbird LE, 90 turbo motor, Boost controler, BOV

Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Monday, May 03, 2004 6:11 AM
hrmm i see this message as a sticky under older messages but not under current messages ...

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Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Sunday, November 14, 2004 6:06 PM
If you look closely at your stock speedometer yes you will see that the gauge only goes up to 85mph, but I believe the companies that make these gauges are Canadian and they are using km/h not mph. If you look at your stock unit you will see the powder blue numbers under the big white ones and yeah you guessed it its the metric system. It even shows you km/h on the bottom.
Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Thursday, September 01, 2005 11:51 AM
do the 95-99 cavy bodykits fit on the 00-02 cavy's?

Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Wednesday, September 07, 2005 4:26 PM
brokencavy wrote:

do the 95-99 cavy bodykits fit on the 00-02 cavy's?
dood ure in the wrong forum... and posting on a sticky.... what you wanna do is go to Third Generation and make a new post and ask that....





Re: Bodykits, Hoods, Lowering, Etc Info Here
Wednesday, October 13, 2010 7:52 PM
wow. sweet ride and good info. thanks.



93 cavalier with z24 body parts
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