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PostPosted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 5:22 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

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FIXING STRIPS

So far there are 5 sets committed!

We need another 20 so they can be fabricated...


I would like a set as well, Luis.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:41 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

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Hi Inchpincher61! Your box is ready to go!

I'm glad you posted, Monday I sent you an email asking for your phone #, as it is required for shipping documents!

I will send a PM now.

Cheers,

Luis


LUIS

I have received the mats on Friday. They look really really great.....the waiting was absolutely worth it!

Thank you so much!!
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:31 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

lajs57 wrote:
FIXING STRIPS

So far there are 5 sets committed!

We need another 20 so they can be fabricated...


count me in for one 1 set.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:00 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Wallet and fob arrived. Thank you again for the Lowlight Werks awesomness.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 2:48 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

I will commit to a set, Luis. Have now received my mats, thanks.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:08 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

So i got the full mat set including bulkhead yesterday for my buddies 58 coupe. Fantastic quality and appearance! Packaging was very well done as well. The key fob and card holder are both as well done as the mats. Anyone needing mats should get them ordered while they are available!
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2020 2:03 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

FIXING STRIPS

So far there are 5 sets committed!

We need another 20 so they can be fabricated...
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:21 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Ill commit to a set of the strips. Thanks Luis!
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:47 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

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I will take a pair of fixing strips


There is always the first one.Thanks VeloMikey!

24+ to go!


Luis, I'm good for 2 sets of the fixing strips to go with the 2 sets of mats I recently ordered
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:46 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

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I will take a pair of fixing strips


There is always the first one.Thanks VeloMikey!

24+ to go!


X2 ...Thanks again luis for taking the time to make quality parts.

Perhaps a pic of the fixing strips might help others to get on board?
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:33 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

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Hey Lius, just following on from my previous post regarding RHD mats, there probably no examples given all lower lights were LHD. Reversing the LHD drive mats should work.


Hello Srecko ,

It doesnt work that way, the only way is to have originals to make molds or create a model of each by hand to make the molds. If that was easy, I would have done that for the LHD sets. I had to use originals, even if they were not perfect, as some wear and time related details are reflected in the reproduced mats. A couple people asked if the wear in the pedal area of the drivers side mat and some surface cracking were production defects. They are not, that wear and those imperfections shows in every reproduced mat!

Luis




No problems thank you Luis. I'm just frustrated as I see what the LHD mats look like and won't mind a set of RHD. Thank you again and keep up the great work.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:39 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

VeloMikey wrote:
I will take a pair of fixing strips


There is always the first one.Thanks VeloMikey!

24+ to go!
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:20 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

I will take a pair of fixing strips
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 9:07 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Srecko wrote:
Hey Lius, just following on from my previous post regarding RHD mats, there probably no examples given all lower lights were LHD. Reversing the LHD drive mats should work.


Hello Srecko ,

It doesnt work that way, the only way is to have originals to make molds or create a model of each by hand to make the molds. If that was easy, I would have done that for the LHD sets. I had to use originals, even if they were not perfect, as some wear and time related details are reflected in the reproduced mats. A couple people asked if the wear in the pedal area of the drivers side mat and some surface cracking were production defects. They are not, that wear and those imperfections shows in every reproduced mat!

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:40 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Hey Lius, just following on from my previous post regarding RHD mats, there probably no examples given all lower lights were LHD. Reversing the LHD drive mats should work.
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:31 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

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Trylon wrote:
John Moxon wrote:
Yep...I posted that picture in June 2014 in this very thread. Smile https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?p=7162993#7162993


Now youd think Id know how to conduct research! I did look at the parts list but was having problems slogging through 700+ pages. Sorry to make you repeat yourself...

Thanks!


That's OK...beats talking to myself which takes up most of my day. Wink


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!

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:20 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Hi Inchpincher61! Your box is ready to go!

I'm glad you posted, Monday I sent you an email asking for your phone #, as it is required for shipping documents!

I will send a PM now.

Cheers,

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:09 pm    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

lajs57 wrote:
ALL BACKORDERS HAD BEEN FABRICATED!!!

From the last post, the following orders were produced and are curing:

R344887369
R668381530
R124296860
R698934786
R677100717

R721157126-4
R884629957
R448115060
R442430727

I am a little behind shipping orders, working on that, I will start shipping boxes this week!

I am working in new orders now Very Happy
Also, I am working on the numbers for the Sound Absorber batch, I will post where we are very soon.

Luis


LUIS...any news regarding the remaining backorders?

Have they already been shipped?

Thanks for all the effort you put into that! I think there are a lot more lucky ghia owners out there since you started production. Wink
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:31 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

Trylon wrote:
John Moxon wrote:
Yep...I posted that picture in June 2014 in this very thread. Smile https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?p=7162993#7162993


Now youd think Id know how to conduct research! I did look at the parts list but was having problems slogging through 700+ pages. Sorry to make you repeat yourself...

Thanks!


That's OK...beats talking to myself which takes up most of my day. Wink
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 06, 2020 11:29 am    Post subject: Re: LOWLIGHT FLOOR MATS... THE SOLUTION! Reply with quote

John Moxon wrote:
Yep...I posted that picture in June 2014 in this very thread. Smile https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?p=7162993#7162993


Now youd think Id know how to conduct research! I did look at the parts list but was having problems slogging through 700+ pages. Sorry to make you repeat yourself...

Thanks!
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