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Offline dleberfinger

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Interest in reproduction parts?
« on: April 13, 2014, 08:58:57 AM »
Hello everyone. If you don't know already, I make reproduction rear marker lenses for Eagles. I'm trying to figure out how much interest there is in various reproduction parts, please let me know if you have any interest in any of the following:

Fiberglass/Carbon Fiber spoilers
Front Side Marker lights (any color)
Wagon Hatch Hinges
Door Handles

How many people would be interested in any of those if they were made?

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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2014, 10:55:49 AM »
SX4 and Kammback rear bumper caps would be on the top of the list, probably even above hatch hinges.
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2014, 12:27:46 PM »
I agree! Bumper endcaps for SX-4s and Kammbacks are a high priority. Bumper fillers are hard to come by too.

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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2014, 01:45:08 PM »

              HI what type of steel would the hatch hinges be made from .............don   
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2014, 02:10:40 PM »
I posted it on the Den's fb page and I'll post it here as well...
All of it sounds good except the door handles since there are jeep handles readily available for our cars and I do agree with the others mentioning the end caps and bumper fillers.
Here's some other ideas:
- side (& possibly rear) louvers 
- front (exterior) sun visor
- (interior) metal sunvisor mounts
- door hinges
Possibly: engine skid plates


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« Last Edit: April 13, 2014, 02:24:01 PM by MudPuppy »
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2014, 05:06:08 PM »
Interior plastic? Gauge condoles?
I'm still looking at the possibility of of creating a replacement center gauge console but wanted to mention.
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2014, 06:45:26 PM »
I would love to reproduce the bumper end caps, however they are too expensive on the off chance that one in good shape would even come up for sale. Unfortunately I can not justify the $500 cost just for the bumpers when my set up costs are going to be that or even more as well.

If anyone has a good corner they would be willing to loan me to use as a starting piece that'd be awesome. But until then, they are on hold.

Hatch hinges will most likely be make out of a cast iron. Most likely ductile cast so they aren't too brittle.

Again with the interior plastics, I don't have any examples to work from. My interior is :censored:.

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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2014, 07:50:35 PM »
I'm thinkin headlight mounts. I have noticed the heat of the headlights has caused mine to dry out and crack
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2014, 08:05:38 PM »
I'm thinkin headlight mounts. I have noticed the heat of the headlights has caused mine to dry out and crack

What about the surrounds.. I do have need for some.
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2014, 09:23:59 PM »
I'm thinkin headlight mounts. I have noticed the heat of the headlights has caused mine to dry out and crack

What about the surrounds.. I do have need for some.

I have given a lot of thought to this one as well. I recently just pulled my headlights out, as in yesterday, and there was a lot of cracking. I had planned to plastic weld them. We will see.

As far as the surrounds go, they wouldn't be chromed like the stock ones. They would have to be painted.

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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2014, 11:45:56 PM »
The surrounds are available from that supplier in Mexico.  I would suggest that your efforts be focused on parts that are not available elsewhere.
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2014, 12:10:39 AM »
Some members may be interested in the clear turn signals that were used on Concords/spirits
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #12 on: April 14, 2014, 08:11:14 AM »
Some members may be interested in the clear turn signals that were used on Concords/spirits

I agree!!  Even for those people that already have them, they usually aren't in the best of shape.  I think there would be a pretty good demand for these.  I have a turn signal that is apart if that would help you in the process.
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #13 on: April 14, 2014, 11:32:11 AM »
thanks for making anything! My son is about to order some of those side markers from you for his SX4

although mine are still ok at the present I am waiting for my hatch hinges to break at any moment, so I would for sure pick up a set of those from you
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Re: Interest in reproduction parts?
« Reply #14 on: April 14, 2014, 03:47:34 PM »
Mud flaps, Mud flaps, Mud flaps, mud fl.........  :hello2:

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