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Old 07-09-2009, 07:29 PM   #1
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Anyone interested in these? I have a template for the NA version to go with the oem front spoiler. They will NOT be a direct knockoff of TDR's splitter. I appreciate member inputs for aero improvements. I will get prices hopefully by Monday.

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Old 07-09-2009, 07:37 PM   #2
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aren't they cheap enough already? lol i got the one for my RB type 2 front bumper for 99$ shipped to my door.
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Old 07-09-2009, 07:43 PM   #3
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Depends on pricing.
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Are you trying to **** people off??

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Anyone interested in these? I have a template for the NA version with the oem front spoiler. I will get prices on monday. In case you don't know what they look like, here's a picture:



I can also reshape them to make it more aggressive. But there will be only 1 design.
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I hope all the people laughing at the cr.net people getting angry over the GV lip being copied come over here and **** their pants over this instead.
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Are you trying to **** people off??
Let's see there's knockoff gv lips, fm rails, r-package spoilers, and lips. Obviously if it's cheaper there will be buyers. I do not intend on pissing people off. If you aren't interested then by all means buy the real thing. To me a piece of plastic isn't worth that asking price.

I am simply passing on my savings since I have access to replicating these and also changing the design based on any inputs. For example I can extend the back to make it more aerodynamically effective (think underbelly pan). But if people here will frown on this, then by all means please delete this thread, and I will only make one custom version for myself for you to drool over.
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Don't knock it off directly. Just change the front so it's even and not recessed then make it deeper for better flow. Big mushroom shape. If you want to unwind peoples panties go back and edit your first post so it doesn't sound like are just going to copy TDR exactly. By the time you do a mushroom shape the material and shipping costs will jump considerably though.
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I'd like it more like this:
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This is more my point, your free to do what ever you want, and people are free to buy it, but why just copy it. Then to Boldly state you copied it, and not to expect a little negative feed back. If you improve or even modify it, and then if you can sell it at a more economical price no one will balk. But just copying someones work and undercutting them is a bit weak.


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Don't knock it off directly. Just change the front so it's even and not recessed then make it deeper for better flow. Big mushroom shape. If you want to unwind peoples panties go back and edit your first post so it doesn't sound like are just going to copy TDR exactly. By the time you do a mushroom shape the material and shipping costs will jump considerably though.
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id take one in carbonfiber lmk how much and what it looks like id also like the same kind braineack wants
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And then there are legalities like copyright laws and such....not sure if that applies or not?
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Id be interested depending on price, what material are you planning on using?
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I'll follow your work with intrest and Id be interested if it'll look nice.

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And then there are legalities like copyright laws and such....not sure if that applies or not?

for ****'s sake, it's a piece of ABS plastic.... He might be able to do a little better on price, but after shipping I doubt it. The TDR splitter gets sent sorta rolled up.
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It will end up similar to braineack's picture. I may extend the back to make it more aero, but that will up the costs (in materials, shipping, ect).

Preliminary material is 1/4" ABS. There will be no CF at the moment.

More info on Monday when I bring a template into the shop.
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Ok they just called me with a price quote. I would be able to sell these for 85 shipped, including nylon hardware for the installation. They are similar to the TDR splitter but without the indentation in the middle. In order to get it for 85 shipped, I only need 4 people to commit.

Anyone interested?

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got a drawing of what you're thinking?
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It is basically the TDR splitter without the indentation in the middle. It will go smooth straight across the front. This effectively gives the splitter more surface area.
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Ok they just called me with a price quote. I would be able to sell these for 85 shipped, including nylon hardware for the installation. They are similar to the TDR splitter but without the indentation in the middle. In order to get it for 85 shipped, I only need 4 people to commit.

Anyone interested?
I'll try one.
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****! i just ordered tdr splitter few days ago :(
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