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Old 06-21-2018, 09:46 PM
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Originally Posted by evilchargerfan View Post
update:

added a k&n drop in filter
also, blocked off the intake resonator for smoother air flow




I guess it feels more peppy .... no dyno to prove anything though. I can say, it didnt make the car any worse
exactly what i did but used electric tape so it blended in the color.
 
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Old 06-22-2018, 08:22 AM
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For anyone curious -- I checked into this and Touge definitely wasn't ripping anyone off. Like others have mentioned, the price point would be much nicer at $50-75. In Taiwan they sell for 2,350 NTD which is $77 USD. But shipping is another $70 if not more. I just checked USPS site for quick numbers and don't know the exact dimensions. So you're already at $150 minimum, so Touge was doing everyone a solid. Only way to get the cost down would be for someone to buy a quantity and boat ship them (1-2 months shipping).

For reference if anyone wants to try to purchase one:

https://shopee.tw/%EF%BC%8ASumole%EF...5590.827907581
 
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Old 06-28-2018, 05:22 PM
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any thoughts on, what is a good minimum qty to buy, to get that cost down?
 
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Old 06-29-2018, 09:38 AM
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We need to figure out the volume. Can anyone give me an estimate on the size of the box it came in? Then I can see how much we could save by container shipping. Buying in bulk would just allow us to get the pricing down from the supplier.
 
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Old 07-02-2018, 03:37 PM
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If this buy is still going on, you can put me down as interested
 
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Old 08-03-2018, 02:41 AM
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Good News! I finally got the part 3D scanned and will soon be producing more this month. Updated pricing coming soon! Taking interests/commitments now. Looking to have about 20+ for the first batch that I am targeting to receive middle-end of this month.






Cheers!
 
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Old 08-04-2018, 01:53 PM
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Is it going to be 3D printed?
 
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Old 08-04-2018, 02:01 PM
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nice!

this part deserves to be mass produced!
 
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Old 08-12-2018, 12:58 AM
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Originally Posted by TougeMonster_GK5 View Post
Good News! I finally got the part 3D scanned and will soon be producing more this month. Updated pricing coming soon! Taking interests/commitments now. Looking to have about 20+ for the first batch that I am targeting to receive middle-end of this mo

Cheers!
Cool !!! Am pleased with the one I got from ya in the initial buy. Dear Lord, don't let them make it in that flesh/salmon color

 
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