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View Poll Results: Evora CF parts wish list
GTN full body upgrade kit 5 16.67%
GTN rear wing only 8 26.67%
Undertray front, B132U0090J 1 3.33%
Undertray rear, B132U0418J 3 10.00%
Diffuser Sport Pack, B132U0366J 4 13.33%
Diffuser Finisher, A132U0292K 5 16.67%
Tailgate Assembly (rear Trunk hatch without glass), A132B0060J 5 16.67%
Roof, A132B0018K 6 20.00%
Exterior LH & RH A pillar trim panels, D132U4007F & D132U4008F 14 46.67%
Access Hatch, front, A132B0013K 2 6.67%
Trim Panel LH & RH, A132U4179J & A132U4179J 2 6.67%
Door Pull Handle Assembly trimmed LH & RH, A132V4201J & A132V4202J 7 23.33%
Cover Door pull handle, LH & RH, A132V141F & A132V4148F 5 16.67%
A/C Carrier face level vent door, A132U0184F 6 20.00%
A/C Carrier face level vent fascia, B132U0177F 6 20.00%
Panel, HVAC finisher, A132V0087F 3 10.00%
Trim Panel A Post LH & RH, B132U4055F & B132U4056F 8 26.67%
Sill Trim Panel LH & RH, B132U4053J & B132U4054J 3 10.00%
Trim, bodyside door sill LH & RH, A132U4429F & A132U4430F 3 10.00%
Cover for mirror housing LH & RH, A132U6057F & A132U6058F 12 40.00%
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post #81 of 150 (permalink) Old 12-20-2012, 07:10 PM
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I still want the door handle pulls and covers
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In this case, I better drop the production as I don't like to complete with others.
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Originally Posted by HKFEVER
In this case, I better drop the production as I don't like to complete with others.

Isn't this a rather hasty decision?
Free enterprise is good for all involved!
I would be interested in your CF covers for the side mirrors if the origanal Lotus design wasn't so bulbous.
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In this case, I better drop the production as I don't like to complete with others.

Isn't this a rather hasty decision?
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I would be interested in your CF covers for the side mirrors if the origanal Lotus design wasn't so bulbous.
Evora's interior did evo from the Elise. To have CF replacement part done for Evora, which mean you need to have the original piece and the other piece that it is going to attach on.

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I think he had mentioned before that he won't be making any other parts for the Evora. He didn't believe that they would sell and the market is too small. I don't think it had anything to do with him competing with others. I also disagree with the parts sales due to the size of the Evora community. I believe that the Evora owners will buy these parts if they get the choice and see the quality. Availability is always an issue as well. Whenever we are ready to buy something you either have to pay and wait a while to get it or if something is available, its the one you don't like.
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I am very pleased with HK's mirror covers - I made a thread on it and most of you have already seen it - if not go check it out. It was fun doing as well as looks amazing now.

Which reminds me - today is the first non-overcast day. I'll get a picture or two in just a bit to post soon.
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How about replacement CF rearview mirrors instead of covers? Could even do a more cooler shape too....

Just an idea since I had bought CF covers for my BMW F10 but didn't like them cuz the edges stuck out higher all around due to it being a cover... Eventually someone made replacements that were CF covered and fit perfectly.




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How about replacement CF rearview mirrors instead of covers? Could even do a more cooler shape too....
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The present ones look like something off a Ford Taurus!
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Actually, they kind of are. I think they are off of the Euro equivalent/variant known as the Mondeo. No joke!
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You come up a workable design in Cad Cam file then factory can CNC a ABS version for mold making. Provided with all the posts and clips inside the new design housing to mate with the original mirror.

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HK, what's the good word on the 6k Evora mirror covers? Your Christmas arrival target came and went.
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HK, what's the good word on the 6k Evora mirror covers? Your Christmas arrival target came and went.
I have last set in stock, 6K glossy. If you want them, better be quick....

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Hi HK, PM sent. Let me know. Thanks!
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I love my HK mirrors...
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The EST cost for a pillar trims is around USD 500 a pair

Anyone?

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Roughtly USD375 shipped for these 5 pairs.

ETA HK around Feb-2013, so late, so lazy...

If interested, please show hand.
Ouch.... I thought we were looking more at the $375 range for the first 5 sets.
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HK, come on help us poor west coast folks out. I was hoping for under $200! Seriously, I'm curious what makes this piece so expensive. It's about the same surface material as the mirror covers, but a hundred times easier shape to mold given it's a flat rectangular shape. Are you sure your manufacturer isn't trying to pull a fast one on you for this one?
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Ouch.... I thought we were looking more at the $375 range for the first 5 sets.
O.... sorry guys, typo Shipped for the first 5 pair is USD400

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