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View Poll Results: What Style of mounting would you prefer for flush mount reflector inserts?
mounting bracket attached with double sided tap? $75 a set 6 25.00%
mounting bracket attached with Epoxy (Epoxy not included) $75 a set 1 4.17%
mounting bracket attached with Epoxy (incuded) $85 a set 17 70.83%
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      04-16-2008, 04:59 PM   #1
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What mount style would you prefer for flush painted reflecters?

Hi guys

I made this poll to get your impute for our design.

I am currently working on producing flush mount reflector covers (painted of course) and we have a design just about ready aside of what our customers will be willing to do to install them. We have these 3 options and honestly knowing how I feel about quality I would rather go with option 3 even at a higher price but worth it in the long run.

Let me know how you feel.
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im probably gonna get flamed for asking, but what is a flush mount reflector cover?
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I am curious as well, and i dont see any options...perhaps Jinxter forgot to post pics...
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im probably gonna get flamed for asking, but what is a flush mount reflector cover?
well instead of just having the reflectors painted we have designed a flush reflector cover that looks like the covers that cover your tow access point in the front and rear bumper.



not proud of the picture I used but it was the first one I found..
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hit us with it man.

wait, who is "we"? eisenhaus?
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I forgot to mention. The locations where the mounting bracket would be "glued/taped" would not effect the fitment of the stock reflectors, so if you decided to back out to the original in the future you would be able to without any issues.
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hit us with it man.

wait, who is "we"? eisenhaus?
"We" is me and Uni-Body Shop Inc.
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yet another thing I forgot to mention...the only downside to double sided tap is even though it would be attach in the inner bumper after time it can lose its hold and then the reflector cover would drop either into the bumper or off the car...

These are the things we are thinking about right now as the fitment is perfect as we have it now but we understand not wanting to do permanent modifications to a $70k car.
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I forgot to mention. The locations where the mounting bracket would be "glued/taped" would not effect the fitment of the stock reflectors, so if you decided to back out to the original in the future you would be able to without any issues.
great. sounds good. thanks guys!!
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yet another thing I forgot to mention...the only downside to double sided tap is even though it would be attach in the inner bumper after time it can lose its hold and then the reflector cover would drop either into the bumper or off the car...

These are the things we are thinking about right now as the fitment is perfect as we have it now but we understand not wanting to do permanent modifications to a $70k car.
if u get a fix-it ticket you need to go back to stock
i can always use caulking or something lol
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if u get a fix-it ticket you need to go back to stock
i can always use caulking or something lol
well see thats the thing we have also designed it so that if you do decide to glue it in place its only the mounting bracket that will be glued in, the reflector cover will snap in and out just like the towhook cover
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How will these be installed? The whole bumper will have to be removed no? or at least you would need to go through the wheel wells... I think... idk?
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How will these be installed? The whole bumper will have to be removed no? or at least you would need to go through the wheel wells... I think... idk?
not at all there is enough room to attach the mouting bracket through the hole when the factory reflector is removed. if it was done by double sided tap it would literally be a 5 minute install and for glue application it would only take as long as the glue to dry.
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Since you own/run a body shop would you mind shooting a couple of reflectors in AW if I sent you the paint?
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well see thats the thing we have also designed it so that if you do decide to glue it in place its only the mounting bracket that will be glued in, the reflector cover will snap in and out just like the towhook cover
Ah... if it's just the mounting brackets that get attached, then epoxy. I presume that even with the mounting brackets on, you can still reattach the reflector if needed without removing the brackets? If so, sounds awesome. Count me in.
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I am curious as well, and i dont see any options...perhaps Jinxter forgot to post pics...
i hate to say so, but me too.
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Since you own/run a body shop would you mind shooting a couple of reflectors in AW if I sent you the paint?
I dont own/run teh shop..I work in IT as in information technology. but I sent you a pm in regards to your question.
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+ a trillion

hope you guys go forward with this option. I have been waiting for a flush refector.

if you go forward with this, when do you think they would be avaliable?

best of luck.
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+ a trillion

hope you guys go forward with this option. I have been waiting for a flush refector.

if you go forward with this, when do you think they would be avaliable?

best of luck.
well depending on my avalible time my guess 2 to 3 weeks and I will have them on the market.
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well depending on my avalible time my guess 2 to 3 weeks and I will have them on the market.
pleas include a pair of Alipine white's for me in the initial batch...
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definately interested. Was hoping for a flush replacement.
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