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      05-29-2008, 12:56 PM   #45
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Jinxter, good effort but looks like Yahtzee killed your business plan based on the less than perfect fit on his pics on his new thread.... thoughts / comments?


also ive asked many times now, but how hard is it to remove those?
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      05-29-2008, 02:12 PM   #46
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also ive asked many times now, but how hard is it to remove those?
Ill let you know later....
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      05-29-2008, 03:54 PM   #47
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We are truly sorry for yahtzee's order and are working with him to resolve this issue.

As to fitment of these reflector inserts I will start off first by saying each bumper is slightly different and we will work with our customers to satisfy them.

I will be test fitting each set of reflector inserts on my own vehicle prior to shipment.

We do not want to put blame on any of our customer but for best fitment you need to work with the tape layering. We include a 1ft strip for exactly this situation.

I am not one to point fingers but everyone must know that dealing with aftermarket parts can require slight modification or in some cases modification can not even fix the issue. I have seen after market front spoilers made by various companies (Not going to list names) carbon fiber or even ABS that didn't line up and are off. I am trying to fill the gap and make these inserts user modifiable for best results.

We have learned a lot working with Yahtzee and appreciate his criticism as it only push's us further on creating a superior product.
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also ive asked many times now, but how hard is it to remove those?
FifthStreetz,

I'm sorry about the late response on your question. They are easy to remove. Once place in with the tape you would only need a thin wedge tool to remove them like a thin metal ruler. They have tabs only on one side so that the user can spin the insert once loosened and pull it out. The brackets will still hold the insert in place so that it doesn’t fall into the bumper (if rushed you can drop it in their). There is just enough double sided tape in order to secure the insert in place but can be removed with a small prying tool that will fit between the gap of the bumper and the insert.
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      06-11-2008, 12:48 PM   #49
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Just a update for you guys that have already placed orders.

After our order with yahtzee, we decided to recreate the molds for these inserts. We have spent the last week perfecting them and on monday started to reproduce them for paint. We currently have 20 sets in painting proccess (all being painted by order) and we expect to have them done this week. We are not trying to rush this order as each insert set is hand made and taking our time will ensure a great product.

Our new mold has proven a much better fitment and a near 0% gap between insert and bumper.

I am really sorry about the delay guys and am working my hardest to make up the time and quality so that you can all be happy.
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      06-11-2008, 12:59 PM   #50
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Just a update for you guys that have already placed orders.

After our order with yahtzee, we decided to recreate the molds for these inserts. We have spent the last week perfecting them and on monday started to reproduce them for paint. We currently have 20 sets in painting proccess (all being painted by order) and we expect to have them done this week. We are not trying to rush this order as each insert set is hand made and taking our time will ensure a great product.

Our new mold has proven a much better fitment and a near 0% gap between insert and bumper.

I am really sorry about the delay guys and am working my hardest to make up the time and quality so that you can all be happy.

Thanks for the hard work and I'm sure we'll look forward to it!
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      06-11-2008, 03:09 PM   #51
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Just a update for you guys that have already placed orders.

After our order with yahtzee, we decided to recreate the molds for these inserts. We have spent the last week perfecting them and on monday started to reproduce them for paint. We currently have 20 sets in painting proccess (all being painted by order) and we expect to have them done this week. We are not trying to rush this order as each insert set is hand made and taking our time will ensure a great product.

Our new mold has proven a much better fitment and a near 0% gap between insert and bumper.

I am really sorry about the delay guys and am working my hardest to make up the time and quality so that you can all be happy.
Sounds good i will wait
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An example of a vendor taking the time to listen to its clients, accept criticism, answer questions and perfect their product. Rare, and very nice to see.
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      06-11-2008, 10:58 PM   #53
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Sounds great! I have been holding off buying any reflector replacements, hoping these come out looking good. Post pictures A.S.A.P.
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An example of a vendor taking the time to listen to its clients, accept criticism, answer questions and perfect their product. Rare, and very nice to see.
DITTO!

I can deal with the orange reflectors for a little longer (but not too long)
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      06-17-2008, 03:31 PM   #55
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so whats the news? anything yet?
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      06-23-2008, 06:55 PM   #56
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Jinxter, can you please update us on this and show us some new pics to see if the fitment issues have been resolved? Thanks
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      06-24-2008, 01:10 PM   #57
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Hi guys Sorry about the delay in updates had a family crisis this weekend. So far all our Alpine White orders are painted/cured and will be shipped today. Jet Black and Jerez Black are preped and ready for paint and should be painted within the next two days. All remaining colors should be painted by the end of the week.

I have a customer (IB blue) that will be coming into the shop and I will install it directly for him. I will make sure to take photo's and I will try to take a video this time.

I got a few people on the GB that said they will post photo's once they receive their AW sets as well.
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      06-24-2008, 05:55 PM   #58
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Can I put a set of SSII on reserve pending your updated pictures?
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      06-29-2008, 01:04 PM   #59
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I just received mine yesterday!! (TKS!!)

however, it doesn't included any instruction tho....??? where can I find one?? (even tho I remember I've seen it before and have somewhat an idea how to do it)

I'll post some pics too after the installation!
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Yeah pics wood be cool. Sounds great.
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Hi guys Sorry about the delay in updates had a family crisis this weekend. So far all our Alpine White orders are painted/cured and will be shipped today. Jet Black and Jerez Black are preped and ready for paint and should be painted within the next two days. All remaining colors should be painted by the end of the week.

I have a customer (IB blue) that will be coming into the shop and I will install it directly for him. I will make sure to take photo's and I will try to take a video this time.

I got a few people on the GB that said they will post photo's once they receive their AW sets as well.

Jinxter, get your peeps to make clear or smoked relflectors.
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Jinxter, get your peeps to make clear or smoked relflectors.
If I could I would but these flush inserts are hand made by yours truly. I wish I had a factory line that could pump these out.
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Recieved mine, have not had a chance to install yet, will be putting on this weekend with pictures!
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Hurry up and take some pics! I am holding off buying any reflectors till I see how these turned out.
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Still waiting on my Jet Blacks.... However, its worth the wait if the product has been improved. Thanks for the hard work
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      07-08-2008, 12:56 AM   #66
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Hi guys just a update. The last 4 sets from the GB are going out tomorrow. I have over 15 sets ready for shipment now in various colors. More common colors = more in stock. Feel free to send me a pm if you want to order a set.

Most of the orders should have been received already have you guys had a chance to install and take pic's? I'm excited to see my product on your cars!

I have test fit all the sets on my car and that is actually why I have yet to install one on my car permanently also a merchant photo doesn't speak as loudly as customer photo's.

edit: I may just break open one of my pre-packed boxes and install a set on my car for some photo's if none post before this weekend.
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