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Pros and Cons of Using Fiberglass Car Kits for Modification

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Full fiberglass car bodies have been used in racing for decades. They offer a light solution to maximize the speed of the vehicle for the driver. However, while fiberglass is used in stock vehicles for a road car, the full fiberglass body isn't practical or durable.

One solution for personalizing your car is to add an aftermarket body kit. It will lighten your car and that can help with increasing speed. Some of the benefits of switching out fiberglass for the stock steel includes decreasing the weight, but the parts can also help with the aerodynamic flow as well. The fiberglass parts are also aesthetic without adding extra weight of other heavier alternative materials like urethane.

Even though there are other newer, more innovative materials available, fiberglass still persists as a commonly used material for car modifications. Fiberglass is easy to manufacture and form to look like it’s steel counterpart. It is also cost-effective when purchasing. Another benefit is it’s also anti-corrosive in nature, unlike metal. This is beneficial especially where corrosive deicers are used in clearing the roads in cold temperatures.

Now for the cons. Because road cars are exposed to different elements and terrain than race cars, they are more prone to splitting, splintering and chipping. It doesn’t stand up to crashes well. In addition, the material is not as light as others available today.

You can find fiberglass body kits in many places, but at Express Aero Kits, we offer an extensive selection of aftermarket body kits. We are your one-stop shop for premier body kits and guarantee the fit. Our customer service strives to be the best in the market.