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      04-01-2008, 07:57 PM   #133
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the first batch of reflectors will go out thurday. i will be leaving to denver on thursday night. if i miss this i will ship it out when i get back on tuesday. sorry about the delay. these parts are harder to get. thanks for your patience.
any new update?
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      04-01-2008, 10:09 PM   #134
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Evosport just got their stock in and will be shipping the end of this week.
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      04-02-2008, 05:31 PM   #135
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Long...where is my CF grill and reflectors? My car will be here very soon.
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I already have my car but no painted reflectors. I thought these were going to be delivered in a timely manner?

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      04-02-2008, 09:15 PM   #137
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I already have my car but no painted reflectors. I thought these were going to be delivered in a timely manner?
As I've posted before, I don't think most group buys are worth the hassle and uncertainty to save a few bucks. I'm getting mine from Evosport.
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      04-03-2008, 08:09 AM   #138
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the first batch of reflectors will go out thurday. i will be leaving to denver on thursday night. if i miss this i will ship it out when i get back on tuesday. sorry about the delay. these parts are harder to get. thanks for your patience.
What do you mean first batch? I thought you had all the parts in stock? Everyone paid up weeks ago...
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      04-03-2008, 11:27 AM   #139
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Damn where was I when this group buy started? I'll keep posted for the next one.
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      04-03-2008, 01:06 PM   #140
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What do you mean first batch? I thought you had all the parts in stock? Everyone paid up weeks ago...
not all the reflectors are here. they are coming in when they get in. thats why i said the first batch. i ordered the reflectors before the m3 even hit the show room. its not easy getting those reflectors since the car is so new.
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      04-03-2008, 01:06 PM   #141
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any new update?
will be shipping them on friday.
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      04-03-2008, 01:11 PM   #142
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will be shipping them on friday.
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      04-03-2008, 01:25 PM   #143
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I ordered mine from evosport since I was too late for this GB
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      04-04-2008, 12:13 PM   #144
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i went to check on the parts today and we ran into a problem. i tried making them nicer so i requested the DOT numbers sanded down. i guess sanding down the plastic was a bad idea. the paint is giving a bad reaction. plus the letter are sinked in now. i have to figure out how to fix this. sorry guys about the delay. here are the pics i took with my phone.
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that means i aint having mine when the car arrives?
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      04-04-2008, 12:19 PM   #146
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i went to check on the parts today and we ran into a problem. i tried making them nicer so i requested the DOT numbers sanded down. i guess sanding down the plastic was a bad idea. the paint is giving a bad reaction. plus the letter are sinked in now. i have to figure out how to fix this. sorry guys about the delay. here are the pics i took with my phone.
ouch ya I could have told you that. the plastic is to new and fresh so its trying to breath through the paint. Your getting a yellow bleed through the paint right?

only 3 options really

1.) 6 coats of paint to cover the bleed.

2.) paint none sanded (use scuff pads instead) numbers will stil be visible though

3.) sand, primer, blocksand, primer prep, paint

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ouch ya I could have told you that. the plastic is to new and fresh so its trying to breath through the paint. Your getting a yellow bleed through the paint right?

only 3 options really

1.) 6 coats of paint to cover the bleed.

2.) paint none sanded (use scuff pads instead) numbers will stil be visible though

3.) sand, primer, blocksand, primer prep, paint

Hope that helps

yup, you got it right. i'm working on it.
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Thanks for the update Long, if it takes extra time for a great finish i don't mind waiting. Its not like the car is undriveable with the stock reflectors...
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      04-04-2008, 01:37 PM   #149
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Thanks for the update Long, if it takes extra time for a great finish i don't mind waiting. Its not like the car is underivable with the stock reflectors...
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      04-04-2008, 10:09 PM   #150
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yup, you got it right. i'm working on it.
So, is this a problem every body shop/vendor is facing?
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So, is this a problem every body shop/vendor is facing?
Was facing, the ones sold on ebay now don't have that problem they found their solution with there tests set, that was my set.
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      04-04-2008, 11:37 PM   #152
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just be patient, the wait will be worth it. im not saying coz long is my friend, but coz my impatience with mods like that cost me a shit load of money, learned my lesson the hard way
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They are an extremely reputable and high quality shop. They have extended capabilities and campaign their own race cars, like Turner, bimmerworld, etc.
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