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Old 03-29-14, 01:05 PM
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Thumbs down Bubble Tech FC Door panels!

So we've finally got around to mess with FC version door panels. In order to do some mock ups, I bought a FC door panel without guts, so as of right now we have the mounting solution done and pull strap sorted out. Currently we need to figure out how to mount the door handle, window switch/handle, and double check the door panel against the glass (to get the correct profile)

Unfortunately I do not have an FC so we are looking for someone willing to loan us their car for a few days to finish up the door panels. In return we will give you $150 credit towards our aluminum door panel! (carbon fiber will be available later on)

Set of Aluminum panels are $350
Currently only available in Anodized aluminum
We will be releasing a limited enamel gloss white and matte bronze version
We can also do a brushed aluminum finish
And CF will be released later on once the molds are made

Prototype pic (Please not this is a PROTOTYPE so edges will be cleaned up once the jig is made, the bolt for the pull strap is slightly visible so we will be moving the hole lower, there is not rubber weather strip on the "lip" near the glass and this is a thin scrap piece of aluminum we had laying around.)



These are for FD's but just an example of the Anodized aluminum it will come in



Example of CF version for the FD
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Will there be a version that works with manual windows?
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im in central nj and want door panels. PM me i have a car sitting at my house im gonna be taking apart shortly
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Any chance of making them out of fiber glass?
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Carbon

Carbon FC Door panels much interest, ETA, take deposit, do tell pls.


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I'm interested as well.
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Old 05-31-14, 01:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Sudowoodo View Post
Will there be a version that works with manual windows?
We'll be doing a manual window version next, as well as previsions for speakers

Originally Posted by RonBurgandyFC View Post
im in central nj and want door panels. PM me i have a car sitting at my house im gonna be taking apart shortly
Man, i wish i saw this sooner.

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Any chance of making them out of fiber glass?
Negative, we use to offer the FG for the FD versions but it didnt make sense. cost was too high so we came out with the aluminum versions for a more economical option. Any reason why you prefer FG?

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Carbon FC Door panels much interest, ETA, take deposit, do tell pls.


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CF are planned for the future but not available at this time. sorry no ETA =(

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I'm interested as well.
Awesome!


PS sorry for the insanely late replies. I dont frequent the forum as much and when i do its just to check pm's. for faster response pm me or check out our facebook: Bubble Tech or IG Bubbletechllc


and updatesssssss Heres the lastest prototype in our matte bronze finish =)
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color options will be
anodized aluminum
Gloss white
matte bronze

price is set at $350 a set

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thanks for timely response man.......

lost my sale....
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Old 06-24-14, 07:58 AM
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Negative, we use to offer the FG for the FD versions but it didnt make sense. cost was too high so we came out with the aluminum versions for a more economical option. Any reason why you prefer FG?
Its easier to intergrate/mold things to the FG ones. By things I mean speaker pods, AC vent, etc.
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Hey, when will these actually be for sale?
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Originally Posted by RonBurgandyFC View Post
thanks for timely response man.......

lost my sale....
Sorry, I rarely frequent rx7club. I'm a one man shop doing everything, and by everything I mean from designing, decals, screen printing, marketing, shipping, fabrication of all our metal and composite products. Its very hard keeping track of everything and as a new business owner, there is a huge learning curve. Sorry we lost your business but thank you for letting me know. I'll stride to improve on that in the future

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Its easier to intergrate/mold things to the FG ones. By things I mean speaker pods, AC vent, etc.
Ahh, I see. Also FG versions will require a mold, more material, time and labor = higher price. These panels were designed to simplify and shave weight. With that said we did not design them to be modified in that fashion.

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Hey, when will these actually be for sale?
We just released them and they can be found on our site:
FC3S Race Door Panels

As you can see we went through multiple prototypes to refine the details. Many of these renditions are just tweaking hole placement and making cut outs justtt big enough for the accessories. Many of the times making adjustments just 0.10" to ensure the BEST quality fitment! Everything is 100% bolt on, no modifications necessary and 100% reversible. All hardware is include!

Now for some !
Stock door panel WITHOUT the door handle is a over 5lbs. Meanwhile ours is under 3lbs. After you take in account the weight of the stock door handle, it will be a weight savings of over 50%!!!

Also we just released some new finishes including anodized black and a limited edition brush gold Anodize!!!
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I'd love to see a picture from the seat with the door closed. I'm curious what it would look like installed in a car with a stock dash.

Thanks.

Any plans on a group buy?
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I'd love to see a picture from the seat with the door closed. I'm curious what it would look like installed in a car with a stock dash.

Thanks.

Any plans on a group buy?
I'll try getting that pic asap. But it may be a while since i dont have an FC -_-

There are no plans for a group buy

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My car does not have power windows. Is there an option for just a crank hole or did i miss that somewhere in the thread.
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My car does not have power windows. Is there an option for just a crank hole or did i miss that somewhere in the thread.
I'm very interested in this as well.
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