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Old 01-03-2004, 06:32 PM   #1
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Caractere opinions please???

Anyone know anything about this pieces from Caractere? Quality, fitment, durability, value etc. Also, I would like some opinions. My car is Arctic Silver Metalic and I am thinking of going with the nose and skirts like the Speed Yellow one with the carbon brake vents.

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Old 01-03-2004, 07:37 PM   #2
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I have not heard anthing about those parts but it does give the front a more aggressive look which looks good....i can't see what is in the gap between the trunk..probably black plastic. i like the skirts.
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Old 01-03-2004, 08:05 PM   #3
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It's actually carbon fiber blades like in the brake vents. They are asking a tad under $2,000 for the nose and about $900 for the skirts. I'm thinking of ordering it.
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Old 01-03-2004, 08:15 PM   #4
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lemme see if this is teh same thing


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Old 01-03-2004, 08:18 PM   #5
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No, that's a GT2 nose, not the Caractere nose. That car also does not seem to have a sideskirt.
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Old 01-03-2004, 08:20 PM   #6
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nope. they are a little different. i don't know if i could justify 3k. make a 1500. hmmm. can't decide which i like better.
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Old 01-03-2004, 08:23 PM   #7
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well, actually i have i think the Caractere nose is a bit more elegant..more porsche.
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Old 01-03-2004, 08:25 PM   #8
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Well, $3K is roughly the parts cost. I figure with paint and install more like $3,800 or so. I don't mind spending the money on it, I'm just more concerened about the look and quality.

Would you purchase a car with that nose and side skirts installed? Do you think it gives it a nice unique look? Many kits out there make a car look cheap and the last thing I want is a ricer boy look!
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Old 01-03-2004, 08:32 PM   #9
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The Caractere piece is available in two options. The one above with the carbon blades on the side vents or the full mesh grills like the one below. They are both real nice but I think this one looks more ricey so I am most likely going with the top one.
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Old 01-03-2004, 08:36 PM   #10
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i like the nose and skirts but don't put a big ass ghey wing on the back.

on the yellow one- the kit is seamless and on the darker one- you can tell the difference going from the bumper to the metal hood. on the gt2 link it is in between. if it was near seamless i'd think i'd go for it. it looks much better than the stock aero kit and would look tight on 18s. teh stock aero kit which looks good in pictures but in person looks just like a plastic addon in person.
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Old 01-03-2004, 08:43 PM   #11
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My car is Arctic Silver and I have 18" Turbo wheels like the yellow one on top. I also have the litronics headlights which look much better with the clear turn signal than the yellow ones.

I'll post some pics after I get it done and the car is finished!
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Old 01-03-2004, 08:44 PM   #12
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http://www.911pcar.com

this site usually has good stuff. i got some side markers for cheap. good luck
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Old 09-29-2008, 01:28 AM   #13
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Hi, Im new to the forum and was thinking about buying the Caractere front bumper and side skirts (absolutley beautiful pieces). My question is, does anybody know where to find these parts for a better price? Thanks in advance!


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