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Old 12-23-10, 01:14 PM
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The ducktail is a little difficult to see in the middle of that Erector Set on the back of the FD with the Pantera Ducktail.

I think the part is very well thought out. It is a replacement for the original center section, so it mounts positively (no tape or drilling) and looks fairly stock. Its not really a ducktail spoiler the way the term is used in that it doesn't have a lip to it that catches the airflow and pushes the rear end down. It probably has no measurable aerodynamic impact at all, though it could add 1 mph from being a bit more slippery.

I just took my Spirit R wing off my car and its naked right now, but I'm designing my own duck tail spoiler for it. But, if my design doesn't work or look right, I should probably get one of these and see what I think of it. (Hopefully, if I end up staying naked, somebody here will want a slightly used wing for less than retail.)

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want pics without wing
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I like the look.
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hmmm after seeing more pictures...not so interested.
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Off the side it looks good, but from behind it kinda looks off just because the lip does not range throughout the whole bumper, it's like a big bump in the middle, but who am I to talk when I have a bumper that looks like a screaming fish...LOL..
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Old 12-26-10, 04:26 AM
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I'm about 3 hours from their shop. If you bought it directly from them it would be $468. I could even ask if they'd be willing to setup a group buy for a discounted price.

Best case scenario I could arrange a large shipment of these back to America. Group buy would certainly be the best. Just stack them all up in one container. Let me know if you guys are interested in anything like this.
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Old 01-10-11, 09:48 PM
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Well finally after 19 day from official order it has arrived.
I'll take some pictures as soon as I get back on land.
Althogh it's not getting installed right away prolly within the next month anda half. It's gonna go get a complete make over. Body,paint,wheels.
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Old 02-27-11, 04:44 PM
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well i got board last night and installed... Very easy and straight fwd. although i wanted to wait for paint i couldnt wait any longer. will post pics shortly.....

i really like the way it turned out
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Old 02-27-11, 04:55 PM
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I didnt know RS Pantera existed till i bought a rx7 rev magazine from japan. Hell theres a handfull of companies and shops that make cool parts for our cars but are not known.
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Old 02-27-11, 05:01 PM
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Old 02-27-11, 05:02 PM
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^care to elaborate? I'd love to see some scarce parts.
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here they are... ill take some rear pics during the day when i can get to it. i have to say it definitely looks better alone without a spoiler.
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Old 02-28-11, 12:17 AM
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I'd realy like to see more pictures from different angles against a white backdrop, like a garage door? Looks interesting still.

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Old 02-28-11, 10:01 PM
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If you could get a picture straight from the rear with the tail lites illuminated that would be awesome.
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I like the look but you lose the center brake light right?
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here are some more. kinda crappy i just got home from school ill definably have to get some during the day light and out side in stead of sitting in the garage. hopefully they'll be good enough to get an idea.
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Old 03-01-11, 12:35 AM
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The idea appeals to me i think radius is too short. Makes it look too pointy.
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Old 03-01-11, 12:56 AM
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Meh... It actually looks more like a real duck tail than any other duck tail spoiler out there
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Old 03-01-11, 07:07 AM
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Really not that bad (IMO). Do they make it in matching black plastic to the tail lights or is CF the only option? I personally think that matching plastic would look better.
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Old 03-01-11, 10:50 AM
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carbon is the only option. in the beginning of the whole resurch process of this piece i had my doughts but IMO it looks a hell of a lot beter up close and installed then pictures and wingless
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Old 03-01-11, 09:39 PM
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still would like to see some better pics on a wingless car.. LIke outdoors in the sunlight, etc.
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not too fond of the carbon fiber, I think it would look better w/ matching plastic and the loss of the center brake light kind of sucks, then again just IMO
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Old 03-02-11, 12:36 AM
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It actually looks nice, but the simple fact that a 3rd taillight delete is necessary detracts me from the idea.

I'm pretty sure it's not legal to do so (not to mention safety purposes) and with stringent CA law on modified vehicles, I'd rather not call any more attention to myself.

It actually looks much better than I expected though, +1 for more pics in better lighting.
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