IS A $1,600 BODY KIT BETTER THAN A $5,500 BODY KIT?
When it comes to spending cash, does more money translate to better quality? The guys at Donut put it to the test with bodykits. Is a $5,500 kit better than spending $1,600 on aftermarket parts...
Every petrolhead loves aftermarket bodykits but is spending a lot of bucks on a kit the way to go? In this episode of HiLow with the guys at Donut Media, the teams find out.
James gets his hands on a $5,500 C-West bodykit that includes front and rear bumpers, side skirts, canards and a carbon fibre bonnet and rear wing for Hi Car.
On the other end of the spectrum, Nolan spends $1,600 on the same parts for Low Car, and both teams set to work installing everything.
The most obvious difference is the quality of the more expensive parts that fit more snugly. They also come with all the necessary mounting hardware, and everything is pre-drilled in the right place for making installation a breeze.
The cheap stuff obviously makes things more difficult as the moulding is inferior, and most of the parts require drilling holes to be mounted. It's a lot more difficult so, if you don't have time or patience, a cheap kit is probably not the right one for you.
To see how the Low and Hi Cars fared, check out the video below. Sometimes, it's just better to save your money and wait a little longer to get the parts you really want.
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