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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 1:35 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Hello,
who can help me, did my KG year may / 1960 convertible US specification rubber mats serial?
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PostPosted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 10:15 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 10:52 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

markokg wrote:
Which rubber mats are right for my KG may / 1960 or where can I get them. I'm only interested in 4 on the floor.


You'll find details in this topic for the '60s and '70s floor mats: https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?t=711183
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 10:10 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Which rubber mats are right for my KG may / 1960 or where can I get them. I'm only interested in 4 on the floor.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:28 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

A shout out to Luis and his Lowlight floor mats fabrication in last BBT news:

Keep up great quality work !!

https://blog.bbt4vw.com/2020/10/07/rubber-mats-for...lable-now/
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:05 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Sound absorber mats at home!
I would like to order a set of strips as well.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 6:35 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Hi Luis, Any further developments with RHD mats?
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:44 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Count me in again. We only need 22 more!
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:40 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Trylon wrote:
Not sure if you want to hear from those who have already expressed interest but I would like a set as well.


Yes, please let me know AGAIN.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 12:28 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Not sure if you want to hear from those who have already expressed interest but I would like a set as well.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:10 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Count me in for a set of the strips.
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:51 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

FIXING STRIPS

Kenneth and few others are asking for the status of the project of making them.

Here is what I posted a few months ago:

Due to lack of response when I announced the possibility to make the Lateral Fixing Strip pair, that hold the Front Bulkhead Mat side edges, the production order was never authorized. Everything was ready at the metal fabrication shop, as I supplied detailed drawings and received a quotation, but I did not give the green light to proceed. I will try one more time:

IF there are at least 25 orders placed in the next two weeks, I will make 50 sets. They would be like the original ones, with a new look, perfect to show up your Low Light Werks mat set!

VW Part Number: 141 863 137 ( x 2 ) and screw N 11 461 1 ( x 8 )

Precision Sheet Metal Fabrication, made from an original part, powder-coated in original Beige color.

Before placing an order, please post in this forum your intention te get a set @ $47 (includes 2 strips).

Let see how this goes! A decision to have them available will be made in two weeks!

Luis


I will try one more time!

Please post your request here or send me a PM if you want a SET.
I will then post the number of requests and the options we have.

Thank you,

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:33 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Hi Kenneth,

I received your PM, you will get your set soon!

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:56 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

lajs57 wrote:
ALL ORDERS FULFILLED!!!!

Dear Karmann Ghia collectors,

Today I finished shipping all pending orders on both websites!

* There is one box that is ready, but I haven't got the address confirmation, this is for Kenneth Swayne in the UK. Please contact me with a private message if you know him or can help me get in touch with him. Thank you!


PM sent re address confirmation.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:49 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

VeloMikey wrote:
lajs57 wrote:

FIXING STRIPS



Due to lack of response when I announced the possibility to make the Lateral Fixing Strip pair, that hold the Front Bulkhead Mat side edges, the production order was never authorized. Everything was ready at the metal fabrication shop, as I supplied detail drawings and received a quotation, but I did not give the green light to proceed. I will try one more time:

IF there are at least 25 orders placed in the next two weeks, I will make 50 sets. They would be like the original ones, with a new look, perfect to show up your Low Light Werks mat set!

VW Part Number: 141 863 137 ( x 2 ) and screw N 11 461 1 ( x 8 )

Precision Sheet Metal Fabrication, made from an original part, powder-coated in original Beige color.

Before placing an order, please post in this forum your intention te get a set @ $47 (includes 2 strips).

Let see how this goes! A decision to have them available will be made in two weeks!

Luis


Hi Luis,

I received my Sound Absorber set.

Where do we stand on the fixing strips? Are we close? Can you post a pic of what they actually look like?

Thanks!


Perhaps if those interested were willing to pay more, Luis? Might that tip it?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:29 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

lajs57 wrote:

FIXING STRIPS



Due to lack of response when I announced the possibility to make the Lateral Fixing Strip pair, that hold the Front Bulkhead Mat side edges, the production order was never authorized. Everything was ready at the metal fabrication shop, as I supplied detail drawings and received a quotation, but I did not give the green light to proceed. I will try one more time:

IF there are at least 25 orders placed in the next two weeks, I will make 50 sets. They would be like the original ones, with a new look, perfect to show up your Low Light Werks mat set!

VW Part Number: 141 863 137 ( x 2 ) and screw N 11 461 1 ( x 8 )

Precision Sheet Metal Fabrication, made from an original part, powder-coated in original Beige color.

Before placing an order, please post in this forum your intention te get a set @ $47 (includes 2 strips).

Let see how this goes! A decision to have them available will be made in two weeks!

Luis


Hi Luis,

I received my Sound Absorber set.

Where do we stand on the fixing strips? Are we close? Can you post a pic of what they actually look like?

Thanks!
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:16 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

I have a RHD Ghia so I can't benefit from Luis' efforts, but it would be remiss of me if I didn't recognise his special contribution to the Ghia community.

American enterprise, ingenuity and service, at their best.
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:29 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Wow a marathon effort Luis, I don't think any of us fully appreciate how much effort went into making this happen. Congratulations and thank you very much. Smile
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:57 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

I hope you keep producing mats Luis.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:17 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Thanks for persevering through all this Luis!

I hope your reward was worth your effort.
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