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floyd111

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Re: baffle plate
« Reply #30 on: 18 September 2016, 04:02 AM »
so, what's next?
I passed on the latest hot tip to the first caller. Lets's see what happens there.
My own spoiler is at least 2 months away. -Could be 3

If you want me to go find an extrusion company here to make copies, and you don't want to wait 3 months, you could send me your part, Nathan, and I'll do the rounds.
If not, backburner.. Up to you.

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Re: baffle plate
« Reply #31 on: 18 September 2016, 04:46 AM »
Cheers Floyd,
I dont personally need any.  As noted, they were available a few years ago, we bought 2 or three at the time.  What i have found is that you can be told a part is NLA, and then one week later things suddenly seem to turn up on their computer!  Im a bit reluctant to post bits as id get a bit sad i they went missing (a reflection of the postal service and not the receiver!).
Im sure some will turn up on eBay.  I will check for the other one and official part number to confirm.
regards
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Re: baffle plate
« Reply #32 on: 18 September 2016, 07:45 AM »
Nathan,will you sell me one of them?

Floyd, please pm or email me the details of the mad greek.

Rumb

ps, whomever called floyd first, thanks, I have only been working on this thread for 9 months....
« Last Edit: 18 September 2016, 12:06 PM by rumb »
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Re: baffle plate
« Reply #33 on: 18 September 2016, 07:57 AM »
floyd,  you know the guy in brazil that stiffed you on the refrigerator?  That's how I feel about you right now.  You know how much work I have put into finding this part.

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Re: baffle plate
« Reply #34 on: 19 September 2016, 02:24 AM »
No need..
This is just about getting this part reproduced. I got one coming in a container, and, with a bit of spit and grease, Thomas (first caller) will have one soon as well. Nathan has one too. That's 3 more than VDH Mercedes Germany could find.
In the end, this should become an accessible, affordable item.

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Re: baffle plate
« Reply #35 on: 19 September 2016, 06:34 AM »
Just saying, if someone starts a thread looking for a part and after nine months of pursuing it one is found , that person should have first call on the part.

I will follow up in 2-3 month to inquire about the remanufacturing of this part. That is unless someone offers me a part in the meanwhile. I always intended to 3d print or something more from the one that I will get someday. 

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Re: baffle plate
« Reply #36 on: 19 September 2016, 06:50 AM »
Forgive me if -in the end- after 9 months of multiple baffle threads, a hundred posts, 20 debate partakers and as many interested people, I did not recognize you as the first interested party anymore. It has no doubt become a forum-event by now.
That said, your reproduction offers/plans have not been forgotten, and my spoiler is still on it's way here, available if required for shipping and sampling. My offer to assist is just that. Assistance.
I have enough to do and gladly will let other people with more time handle all of this. My job description is well-outlined, and producing automotive pattern parts is not among them.

As far as the latest find goes, I would not pass this seller on to any friend or stranger, unless with explicit warning.
This is by no means a present, and surely a headache.
Also, the seller will not ship outside Germany.. another issue, on top of the very expensive -oversize mail- shipping fees that normally would have occurred.
You were not forgotten, Rumb. It's just a very slow process. Please stand by. I follow through and keep promises.

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Re: baffle plate
« Reply #37 on: 19 September 2016, 05:48 PM »
All  is well, we will survive.  ;)
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Re: baffle plate
« Reply #38 on: 20 September 2016, 04:11 AM »
Well, Thomas had no luck either. The guy's not selling it, claiming he doesn't have it. Guess he's prepared for the NSA to send stooges to get to his NOS parts.
I would keep my eye out on ebay Klein and ebay.de. Pretty sure it'll pop up. I have the feeling he might be eBay seller "Messalina", who is currently selling a W116 bumper corner for 750 euros(!!). Same number that my guy had on offer. -and Greek.
Still, I would be pretty sure he would never sell outside Germany, so you'd have to find a local to get it for you, when it's time.
In the meantime, click the "germany only" button when browsing ebay.de. Can't hurt.

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Re: baffle plate
« Reply #39 on: 09 June 2017, 09:05 PM »
Any updates on the unicorn chin spoiler gents?
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Re: baffle plate
« Reply #40 on: 10 June 2017, 04:11 AM »
Mine is finally on the move, as it was picked  up 2 weeks ago in Germany, after 12 months delay.
I expect (hahaha) it to arrive here in 4-6 weeks.
When it gets here I'll pass it on to my mate, who produces body panel parts for Porsche. Then we'll know more.

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Re: baffle plate
« Reply #41 on: 11 June 2017, 08:30 AM »
Mine is finally on the move, as it was picked  up 2 weeks ago in Germany, after 12 months delay.
I expect (hahaha) it to arrive here in 4-6 weeks.
When it gets here I'll pass it on to my mate, who produces body panel parts for Porsche. Then we'll know more.

Thanks Stan I'll take a couple for sure.
Daniel
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Re: baffle plate
« Reply #42 on: 12 June 2017, 07:01 AM »
Heh Rumb,
sorry mate, I just realised you posted a question I missed a year ago!!
sorry, I'm a bit tardy! not really looking to sell. with our number of 6.9s, I'm a hoarder and not a seller sorry!
apologies again for being a useless bugger!
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Re: baffle plate
« Reply #43 on: 12 June 2017, 11:05 AM »
If anyone is willing, I just want to borrow one with the intent of scanning and 3D printing them. willing to pay a deposit and all shipping.

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