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Old 12-17-2012, 09:51 AM   #641 (permalink)
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4 more days till what my good man?!
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Old 12-17-2012, 03:05 PM   #642 (permalink)
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He knows what I'm talking about....
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:31 AM   #643 (permalink)
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Any updates?
I'd like to get a pair of CF seats, did you ever make those?
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Old 01-16-2013, 03:24 PM   #644 (permalink)
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Richie, has 0 time for cf parts. so im going to help him out. cf takes a lot of patience. and that's not me. so we'll see how it goes. on a different note. i had the chance to drive my car completely stripped down the other day, one seat, clams off, battery taped on. it was a rocket. when it got up on the second cam it threw your head back. but,now that i have reassembled it with all stock parts i'm very disappointed. its a turtle. now its all about weight for me.
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Old 01-16-2013, 04:06 PM   #645 (permalink)
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my other son Gabe and i built this part to be as light as possible it weighs less than 3 pounds. that's 8 pounds less than OE. that's serious savings. and that's not counting the savings of screen over the OE louvers
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Old 01-16-2013, 05:00 PM   #646 (permalink)
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YES!!!! You're back!!!
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Old 01-16-2013, 05:11 PM   #647 (permalink)
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^ lol seriously I had the same reaction. I love seeing this kind of thread. great for ideas. =]

although it can be problematic at times... for my bank anyway..

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Old 01-16-2013, 06:41 PM   #648 (permalink)
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even with filling in the suspension cutouts and door dzus fittings its still 1 1/2 pounds lighter than OE. also no need to drill your OE diffuser. now you can change your oil without having to take your car apart. yea buddy!!!! its what we do.
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Old 01-16-2013, 06:51 PM   #649 (permalink)
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my other son Gabe and i built this part to be as light as possible it weighs less than 3 pounds. that's 8 pounds less than OE. that's serious savings. and that's not counting the savings of screen over the OE louvers
Need one of these engine lids so I can AeroCatch it like my current lid...
and I need the gas filler lid...
and the radiator grills (for mesh)
and sideskirts...

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Old 01-16-2013, 06:59 PM   #650 (permalink)
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Need one of these engine lids so I can AeroCatch it like my current lid...
and I need the gas filler lid...
and the radiator grills (for mesh)
and sideskirts...

Go Gabe!
Gabe is going pretty fast. i think he will get caught up quickly. also, i think it would be a crime not to use the aerocatch and its weight savings on the engine hatch

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Old 01-16-2013, 08:19 PM   #651 (permalink)
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That's great news - keep us in the loop!

Yeah it was a shame to lose 2.1 lbs. with the AeroCatch and another 1.3 lbs. with the mesh... on the STOCK FRG lid. To lose another 8 lbs. would be glorious!

Although I'm sure someone who has a GG Elise would love to buy this piece once I upgrade to CF...
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Any chance you know how to mold polycarbonate?
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even with filling in the suspension cutouts and door dzuse fittings its still 1 1/2 pounds lighter than OE. also no need to drill your OE diffuser. now you can change your oil without having to take your car apart. yea buddy!!!! its what we do.


Put me down for one of those bad boys!! Do you see any issues with fitment to a Difflow 5 element?
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Put me down for one of those bad boys!! Do you see any issues with fitment to a Difflow 5 element?
Seriously, if these are priced right (actually since you are the only making them, you can probably charge what you want) I don't see an issue selling them.
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Gabe wants me to tool the mud flaps. WOW!!!!!! together they weigh 1 1/2 pounds. i think using OE shape we will be at 2oz. per side. big weight savings.
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Do CF Frame + Polycarbonate Hard Top, please.

Do CF Frame + Polycarbonate Exige Rear Hatech, please.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:27 AM   #657 (permalink)
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Put me down for one of those bad boys!! Do you see any issues with fitment to a Difflow 5 element?
The one i build uses OE mounting points. so i don't see any problem.
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Old 01-17-2013, 05:09 PM   #658 (permalink)
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Any updates?
I'd like to get a pair of CF seats, did you ever make those?
we still haven't made a seat with the new molds. soon
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How much longer on the side skirts???? Glad to see you guys back at it.
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I've already told Richie via PM that i'll take a fuel door and the pass footrest and would love to add that undertray now as well.
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