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Old 07-10-2009, 09:06 PM   #21
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20lbs weight reduction is not worth $500. $500 is also about halfway to a Shanghai.

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I total it as 65lbs because of a soft top delete. Either way you need a top, might as well buy one that close to OEM price and is better in every respect.
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Old 07-11-2009, 12:05 AM   #22
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FYI you can delete your soft top for free.
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Old 07-11-2009, 01:01 AM   #23
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FYI you can delete your soft top for free.
Soft top -35 lbs, CF/Lexan top -20 lbs = 55 lbs weight loss.

You're going to feel that!
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FYI you can delete your soft top for free.
Uh.....what are you going to use as a top then?
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Uh.....what are you going to use as a top then?
what is a sarcasm?
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Old 07-11-2009, 04:05 AM   #26
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is it really carbon fiber, or carbon fiber overlay? that makes a huge difference.

i'm somewhat interested, but at the moment i have my priorities elsewhere.
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Old 07-11-2009, 05:28 AM   #27
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Fiberglass base and CF or Kevlar over that. I suspect that weight would be the same if it was all CF or Kevlar.
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Old 07-11-2009, 10:18 PM   #28
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i sent my deposit for fully assembled silver carbon top.
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Old 08-02-2009, 02:17 AM   #29
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sent my deposit - i beam kevlar - dope. track top only - keeping my current hardtop.
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Old 10-04-2009, 07:31 AM   #30
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Old 10-04-2009, 12:32 PM   #31
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The weight is ideal and they look lovely, but $1,300 US plus shipping from Australia might be too expensive for American customers.

If you had a friend in a port city here in the USA, he could be your distributor and the shipping wouldn't be so cost-prohibitive for the customer.
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Old 10-04-2009, 06:09 PM   #32
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I had 2 pages open and was suposed to post it elsewhere. Thank's for the feedback, i wasn't too sure if it would work out cost effective for you guys. But i am sure these are the lightest hardtops around. 5lbs bare, they feel so light compared to oem.
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Old 10-16-2009, 05:53 PM   #33
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The price is so nice I bought it twice

A local buddy of mine wanted one too, so we both got shells for race car duty (no hardware, no window). Combining them in the same package to the same address reduced the shipping; $668 each to my door. Can't beat that with a stick.
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Old 10-16-2009, 06:43 PM   #34
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The price is so nice I bought it twice

A local buddy of mine wanted one too, so we both got shells for race car duty (no hardware, no window). Combining them in the same package to the same address reduced the shipping; $668 each to my door. Can't beat that with a stick.
i paid $650 shipped for mine in fiberglass
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Yeah, but yo G ma tops is in da carbonz for da bling bling. I'll get mo hoes dan youz.
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i paid $650 shipped for mine in fiberglass
Do share from where!
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Old 10-16-2009, 07:29 PM   #37
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Do share from where!
same place. fiberglass was cheaper then carbon fiber.
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Old 10-16-2009, 07:37 PM   #38
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same place. fiberglass was cheaper then carbon fiber.
Figured....I guess I was hoping you were going to say you got it somewhere else. I want a damn top already and missed this gb! Although that was just a shell right?
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Figured....I guess I was hoping you were going to say you got it somewhere else. I want a damn top already and missed this gb! Although that was just a shell right?
yeah, but you can use your soft top seals and spec miata mounting plates. lexan windows are very easy to make too.
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yeah, but you can use your soft top seals and spec miata mounting plates. lexan windows are very easy to make too.
sure, rub it in!
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