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post #21 of 41 (permalink) Old 06-06-2011, 05:46 PM Thread Starter
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Guess you don't like this either?


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that elise looks like a damn robot.

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FYI the guy who made these parts is now selling them in Japan. The hatch mold is not yet complete for mass production though.

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Nice craftsmanship and it's interesting, but when I see the entire finished car I realize the word 'restraint' doesn't exist in the Japanese language!

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i would say that this is a nice stepping stone... great work... If they could do that, they could probably nake custom parts that would have unique designs for the back.... instead of the line openings, maybe holes all around...
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That rear wing says Yuta Performance on it. Any ideas on where to get one or is it custom?
I love this rear spoiler...someone stateside needs to make these.

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I think the hatch alone is clean, without the other addon bits but thats my personal taste. I am looking into getting one when the mold is complete...

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FYI the guy who made these parts is now selling them in Japan. The hatch mold is not yet complete for mass production though.


Is there a website to follow up the parts?

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Oh no, it came back from the dead

I still don't like it a year later....

If I die, my biggest fear is that my wife sells all my toys for the price I told her I bought them for...
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NYconnect?NY?????

The owner apparently speaks no English, so I have been communicating via translator software...I will keep those interested updated on the status of the hatch. Other bits on his car like the lower rear valence parts and a front splitter are available...

Just beware the yen conversion

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NYconnect?NY?????

The owner apparently speaks no English, so I have been communicating via translator software...I will keep those interested updated on the status of the hatch. Other bits on his car like the lower rear valence parts and a front splitter are available...

Just beware the yen conversion


Really appreciate for the link, 6i9. Looking forward for some good parts.
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How much does that splitter go for?
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I dig it. Would be interested to know more
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It looks cool but must add weight having two peices.

Was thinking, can you just have the boot cover with no engine cover?? is this a legal option.

A see through cover would also be sexy like the R8 and some ferrari's
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Spoiler is very similar in concept to the one on the Type 62 (quasi Europa) race car.

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1969 Europa S2 Blue
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I dont find the Lotus engine bay to be very sexy on the driver side personally...but someone has done it:

Clear Engine Cover

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