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Old 10-18-2009, 11:51 PM   #221
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They add $95.00 to the total cost of something which is turning out more expensive now that I'm really considering it..
$325.00 for hood shipped
$95.00 Catches
Cutting holes in my $325.00 hood
$200.00 - $500.00 to have hood painted...

On the low side that hood is gonna cost around $620.00?
Paint is over-rated..
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Old 10-18-2009, 11:51 PM   #222
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Same price point as the hood right? cuz the ones at rev9 ($775+shipping) is simply TOO much...If these could be made and sold for around $300+shipping they'd sell like hot cakes. I know I would be the first in line!

id be second behind you! id punch a baby in the face for a set! (not literally) but the only other place i have seen selling the flares is Japanparts.com - Mail order from Japan directly|JDM Parts,Performance Auto Parts,for Subaru, Mazda,Mitsubishi,Honda,Nissan,Toyota car and if im not mistaken there 99's are a lil over $800 before shipping!
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Paint is over-rated..
rattlecan FTW!
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Old 10-18-2009, 11:57 PM   #224
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[QUOTE=Cspence;470127]Where did you get them? How much did you pay? and you wanna sell em?
This is the only place I know that carrys them for the US...Over priced I might add
REV9 Autosport

bought them when i bought my car. had to pay separately for them since my buddy had just spent $850 plus shipping! this was probably 2.5 years ago. anyway, if i sold them i would have to get $600. not sure yet, they have been sitting here though. i paid $750 2 years ago.

and yeah, the fitment between these and those a.konexion ones are on totally different levels. these fit like factory pieces.
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Old 10-19-2009, 12:01 AM   #225
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the only other place i have seen selling the flares is Japanparts.com - Mail order from Japan directly|JDM Parts,Performance Auto Parts,for Subaru, Mazda,Mitsubishi,Honda,Nissan,Toyota car and if im not mistaken there 99's are a lil over $800 before shipping!
Yeah...$817
japanparts.com : PARTS DATABASE

On the bright side, at least we have the ability to get them....I thought for a while these were damn near impossible to get in the states...
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Old 10-19-2009, 12:04 AM   #226
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if i sold them i would have to get $600. not sure yet, they have been sitting here though. i paid $750 2 years ago.

and yeah, the fitment between these and those a.konexion ones are on totally different levels. these fit like factory pieces.
Keep me in mind if you decide to part with them...
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Old 10-19-2009, 12:05 AM   #227
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No real desire to make flares unless I straight up copied another flare set. It would be a pain in the *** to make it symmetrical and look good.

Plus, I couldn't do it in the same price=cost to make fashion that I doing the hoods right now.
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Old 10-19-2009, 12:07 AM   #228
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yeh same here. i had only seen pics of them for a while! then i seen the two sites they were for sale on, then i seen the price tag and my wallet hid itself for a few hours! :lol:
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No real desire to make flares unless I straight up copied another flare set. It would be a pain in the *** to make it symmetrical and look good.

Plus, I couldn't do it in the same price=cost to make fashion that I doing the hoods right now.
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Old 10-19-2009, 12:13 AM   #230
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No real desire to make flares unless I straight up copied another flare set. It would be a pain in the *** to make it symmetrical and look good.

Plus, I couldn't do it in the same price=cost to make fashion that I doing the hoods right now.
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Old 10-19-2009, 12:14 AM   #231
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No real desire to make flares unless I straight up copied another flare set. It would be a pain in the *** to make it symmetrical and look good.

Plus, I couldn't do it in the same price=cost to make fashion that I doing the hoods right now.
Damn...I was hoping you were going to say if we got enough people together that you'd buy a real set and knock em off...you may be able to make enough money to make it worth while if there were a few of us commited to buy. Figure your expenses would consist of $900 for a real set + Mold charges (No idea on cost, but imagine it can't be that bad for you if your doing the hood one)....at $300-$400 a clip, it would'nt take long to break even and/or turn a decent margin
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Old 10-19-2009, 12:20 AM   #232
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I will shamlessly copy a set of flares, but I am not paying $900 for the set. Too much of a risk unless a bunch of people really wanted them. We will see what people think of my work with the fiberglass hoods and go from there. Making 4 different molds is kind of a pain in the ***. Takes a fair amount of time ot make sure you get all the little details in the molds.

If only there was a member that had a set laying around that would let me copy them.....................
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Old 10-19-2009, 01:10 AM   #233
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Paint is over-rated..
Yeah, if the part is carbon fiber.
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Old 10-19-2009, 01:37 AM   #234
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I will shamlessly copy a set of flares, but I am not paying $900 for the set. Too much of a risk unless a bunch of people really wanted them. We will see what people think of my work with the fiberglass hoods and go from there. Making 4 different molds is kind of a pain in the ***. Takes a fair amount of time ot make sure you get all the little details in the molds.

If only there was a member that had a set laying around that would let me copy them.....................
dude, if you seriously will make flares i would send you the money for my set before there even made!

the real set is like 900 bucks! and if you get at least 4 committed buyers to send you the money for a set before hand, that would cover the cost of the originals and the molding cost..........then its a snowball effect from there! whenever sombody wants a set make it!
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Old 10-19-2009, 01:56 AM   #235
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IF I did start making flares, I wouldn't take any money until I actually start making them. Also, it won't be for atleast a couple months.
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After the NB hood right?
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I don't have an NB, so it would be kind of hard to make an NB hood.
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Old 10-19-2009, 10:14 AM   #238
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I support the idea of Tuckin99 N2 replicas. Have wanted them for a couple of years, but like others, cannot justify almost a grand to get them.
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woooot tuckin99 band wagon!!!!!
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I will shamlessly copy a set of flares, but I am not paying $900 for the set. Too much of a risk unless a bunch of people really wanted them. We will see what people think of my work with the fiberglass hoods and go from there. Making 4 different molds is kind of a pain in the ***. Takes a fair amount of time ot make sure you get all the little details in the molds.

If only there was a member that had a set laying around that would let me copy them.....................
maybe if there was a deal on a hood made?.........................someone that had them laying around could loan them out.........................? maybe.......lol
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