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I really like the way the Koup bumper looks on the sedan.
I think that the bumper replacement would be some what
expensive. How expensive would this be? Any ideas?

 

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You'd have to buy the fascia, inserts, lower grille, and fog lights -- plus any brackets or items that might be Koup only. With painting the fascia (bumper) I estimate the cost to be greater than $600, unless you could find a "donor" car in a wrecking yard that is the same color as yours...
 

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hummm anyone actually look into this.. i am interested i will caught up 2gs if i have to
 

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It’s a shame the engineers at Kia didn’t think to do this or offer it as an option. I know it sounds silly but one of the factors that played a part in me going with the koup over the sedan was the more aggressive looking front end. If I could have gotten the 4 door looking like this I would have!
 

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I have some idea of what it would cost to have the Koup bumper installed since it's been done in Singapore. I assume that it would not be over $1000.00 US. Here's what they are paying:

Forte Specialized Accessories

$300 (incl. bumper, top grille, bottom grille, fog lamps bracket, fog lamps) - All items are exactly the same as the bumper from the Forte Koup.

Est. Shipping Cost by Seafreight for min.6 unpainted bumper package: USD$ 250 (Sea Freight) USD$ 395 (Air Freight)

Custom Clearance & Taxes: $250 or lesser for a total of 6 bumpers

Paint and Installation for min.5 bumpers: $250 (still negotiating)

Overall Price per Bumper Package (inclusive of all the a/m) as of 27th Jan 2010 (Price is still subjected to changes if there are more then 6 orders):
$670
 

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on the side note i happen to see a forte sedan with a lip kit at kia sexyyyyy check out the pics on the thread and tell me what you think
 

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I'm just curious how the hell there's already a used anything for these cars seeing as how they just came out... You gotta wonder what happened to the rest of the car lol...
 

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lol... i know
 

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either a wreck(suspect this due to the stated "tab repair" and the visible VIN# in pics) or it is a stolen car parted out.
 
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