new rear light covers made. (NO LONGER VIABLE TOO EXPENSIVE)

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Re: If you want new rear light covers made... Please raise h

Postby Scott » Tue 05.04.2016, 22:00

Please add me on the list....
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Re: If you want new rear light covers made... Please raise h

Postby danbrown100 » Fri 13.05.2016, 14:35

Please add me to the list as well...

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Re: If you want new rear light covers made... Please raise h

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Fri 13.05.2016, 14:51

After many discussions with Wayne, it has become clear that the company in China that quoted him a favorable price to reverse engineer the light covers has no intention of honoring their quote or even getting close to it.

They waited until I sent a BRAND NEW cover to be used as the pattern (after Wayne previously sent them a slightly damaged sample to use for their quote), and then stated that they "misunderstood" our intentions and the cost to make replacements would be 3 to 4 times their original quote. They also appear to be unwilling to return my NEW cover and negotiations are at an impasse.

I have asked the mods to lock this topic as there is no way to go forward with the new pricing being offered.

We are sorry to have taken so long to make this decision, but every time it looked doomed, they would contact Wayne and start another round of negotiations.
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Re: If you want new rear light covers made... Please raise h

Postby nicowalker1 » Fri 13.05.2016, 20:39

Why lock the topic? It wasn't you who started the initial list as far as I'm aware. Did the original poster officially hand over the project? What about the people from the alpine forum?
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Re: If you want new rear light covers made... Please raise h

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Fri 13.05.2016, 21:03

Sorry, I have been handling it for quite a while after Franck passed it off to Wayne and me. Wayne isn't very active anymore, so rather than keep everyone's hopes up, I felt it best to cap it. The Alpine group went their own direction a long time ago and had some silicone mold versions cast.
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Postby John_W » Fri 13.05.2016, 21:18

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Re: new rear light covers made. (NO LONGER VIABLE TOO EXPENS

Postby clemo » Mon 16.05.2016, 17:33

TITLE AMENDED TO REFLECT SITUATION .

Cheers BCN for picking it up and running with it as far as you could .

Rather that lock it i will leave it open just incase anyone else wants to run with it ..
But noted .. You have exhausted your search and should anyone want to take it on its down to them !!!.
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Re: new rear light covers made. (NO LONGER VIABLE TOO EXPENS

Postby Miller » Sat 30.07.2016, 08:15

Sad news,

WienLOT died last sunday at Singapore... :(
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Re: new rear light covers made. (NO LONGER VIABLE TOO EXPENS

Postby HJ2 » Sat 30.07.2016, 08:25

WHAT ?! :(
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Re: new rear light covers made. (NO LONGER VIABLE TOO EXPENS

Postby HJ2 » Mon 01.08.2016, 13:02

... Are we the only ones picking this up here?
Should we start a topic in the 'sadly departed' section? :(
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Re: new rear light covers made. (NO LONGER VIABLE TOO EXPENS

Postby theelanman » Mon 01.08.2016, 13:09

would one of you like to put it in here?.....

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I didn't know him so don't feel I am the one to 'break' this.....
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Re: new rear light covers made. (NO LONGER VIABLE TOO EXPENS

Postby theelanman » Mon 01.08.2016, 13:10

HJ2 wrote:Should we start a topic in the 'sadly departed' section? :(


please.....

thankyou
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Re: new rear light covers made. (NO LONGER VIABLE TOO EXPENS

Postby HJ2 » Mon 01.08.2016, 13:17

I am obviously missing something here. 'lost in translation maybe? :?: I don't know...
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Re: new rear light covers made. (NO LONGER VIABLE TOO EXPENS

Postby Brit-Car-Nut » Mon 01.08.2016, 13:22

That is terrible news.

I also only knew him from a few emails, PMs and postings, so not my place to move it to the "Departed" topic.

Maybe the original posting member will elaborate...
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Re: new rear light covers made. (NO LONGER VIABLE TOO EXPENS

Postby theelanman » Mon 01.08.2016, 13:33

HJ2 wrote:I am obviously missing something here. 'lost in translation maybe? :?: I don't know...




yes please add to the departed section.....



then...

thankyou in advance for doing so......
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