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      05-28-2016, 07:28 PM   #1
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I've been scouring the Internet for a SLEK replica lip.

Can anyone point me where I can find it? Or any other search terms?!

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Afaik no replica exists.
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Afaik no replica exists.
Drat.

However, I did find a FRP replica of it on CL and will be picking it up this coming Monday.

Wondering if I should create a mold of the replica if it turns out it's in decent shape...
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Drat.

However, I did find a FRP replica of it on CL and will be picking it up this coming Monday.

Wondering if I should create a mold of the replica if it turns out it's in decent shape...
No idea what's involved, but if it looks good and has good fitment, yeah. I'm sure you could make some money.
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No idea what's involved, but if it looks good and has good fitment, yeah. I'm sure you could make some money.
Fitment is good. Time to see how to make a mold
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Interesting. Please also look into an abs mold as well while you're at it.
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Interesting. Please also look into an abs mold as well while you're at it.
I'm currently in talks with the person with the mold. I will purchase it from him, but unsure what type of mold it is, because he laid his with FRP.

If I made it out of PU (polyurethane), the cost will dramatically go up due to it probably needing to be an injection mold. If I get a group buy going on for PU, then I can definitely see on doing this.

However, the FRP I have on the car feels durable enough (unless you ram-rod it into a curb), and I will be making each order. Possibly can do a CF overlay as well. Unsure about full CF..

I plan to price them cheap enough to replace, if need be.
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Thanks for the details. Interesting that it sounds like a mold already exists.
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Thanks for the details. Interesting that it sounds like a mold already exists.
It does. I'm actually contemplating on making a mold pretty soon out of the lip i have. It's in excellent condition.

Just need to gel coat it, then add fiber reinforcement for rigidity.
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Thanks for the details. Interesting that it sounds like a mold already exists.
FYI, I am procuring the lip.

Interested?
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funny how publicly illegal actions can be discussed on here. a replica lip is technically illegal, and then further pirating and producing that product is again illegal. Slek can sue you.
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Any updates on the lip?
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      07-19-2016, 10:52 PM   #13
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