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Old 12-05-2011, 09:52 PM   #76
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Eh...I'm sure they'll get it right.

I'm excited to see how they turn out. I have a lot of guys here in SA that want to get it done. I'm just waiting on the right light pipes. Sure these are going to do the trick!
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Old 12-06-2011, 06:39 AM   #77
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I wanted to use a small piece of this to see if it'll fix the gap in my ABL mod, on the left side of my steering wheel. The light pipes I'm using are too thick and rigid for the molding to sit flush over it and I don't want to have to do any sanding or cutting. I just don't need 40" though. Anyone want to send me a small piece that you can't use when you're done with whatever it is you're trying to do, lol? Unless, I haven't measured, is 40" enough to replace the pipes I'm currently using? Passenger window to steering wheel, steering wheel to driver window. I'm imagining it's more.
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Old 12-06-2011, 08:32 AM   #78
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40" is enough for the entire dash allowing for a bit of slop when cutting them down.

Update: I just had a "forest for the trees" moment. These may be a new design that would help the dimming towards the middle. The problem is that they can't be cut down keeping this "feature" intact. More later.
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40" is enough for the entire dash allowing for a bit of slop when cutting them down.

Update: I just had a "forest for the trees" moment. These may be a new design that would help the dimming towards the middle. The problem is that they can't be cut down keeping this "feature" intact. More later.
A little confused. Am I understanding this correctly? If I ordered the flexible one, I can't cut it? So it won't help my small section problem buy I could use it for the large section?
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We are still trying to figure this out and have not heard back from the factory yet, so, these are just my impressions.

If they can't be cut down, we just need to nail down the sizes.
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Old 12-06-2011, 11:01 AM   #81
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A little confused. Am I understanding this correctly? If I ordered the flexible one, I can't cut it? So it won't help my small section problem buy I could use it for the large section?
Not trying to thread jack, just want to help out.

I will be removing my tyco light pipe so I can cut you a piece of that if you'd like.
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:40 PM   #82
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Not trying to thread jack, just want to help out.

I will be removing my tyco light pipe so I can cut you a piece of that if you'd like.
Oh thanks. I have a light pipe there already. Its just too thick. I don't know what the difference is in the tyco pipe though. It'll sit in there and let the molding fit in properly?
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The tyco pipe has a ridge on the back to help reflect light.
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Old 12-06-2011, 01:46 PM   #84
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40" is enough for the entire dash allowing for a bit of slop when cutting them down.

Update: I just had a "forest for the trees" moment. These may be a new design that would help the dimming towards the middle. The problem is that they can't be cut down keeping this "feature" intact. More later.
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Old 12-06-2011, 02:25 PM   #85
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The tyco pipe has a ridge on the back to help reflect light.
Yea the one I have is pretty much the same. I got it from Ofer (member name, 2SSRS). It works fine for the dash, it's just too thick and hard (that's what she said) for the panel to sit as flush. If the tyco pipe is thinner than mine it may work. I'll send a picture when I'm home later.
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did you do the weather stripping on the dash?
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Old 12-06-2011, 02:48 PM   #87
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Yup. It's just that small section that sits up too much. Catches my attention when getting in the car. I dont want to crack it by pushing down any further.

Found a pic of it on my phone:

Not sure how clear that looks hosted by Tapatalk.
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Old 12-09-2011, 02:26 PM   #88
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Any updates on the status?
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My guess was correct. These can't be cut down into two usable pieces. It would have been nice if this shipment was the same as the last. To cut one down, you now need to take off half from each end.

The good news is that what we have can be cut down for the passenger side. The bad news is that we need to get additional pieces in for the driver side.

Hopefully we'll have more info in the next few hours.
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Sorry if I'm not understanding, but what makes these unusable after being cut? I'm guessing we may be able to just order the measurements we need? My dash may be fine the way it is and I was thinking of maybe surrounding my door speakers with it.

By the way, I measured the dash and it looks like the passenger side is 35" and drivers 4". That's not exact end to end but it is as long as i think the light should be to leave room for the LEDs on the ends (I'd like someone to second that opinion though). Not sure if that helps any.
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I just want my bendy pipes so I can play with them, I don't think that's asking too much
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Sorry if I'm not understanding, but what makes these unusable after being cut? I'm guessing we may be able to just order the measurements we need? My dash may be fine the way it is and I was thinking of maybe surrounding my door speakers with it.

By the way, I measured the dash and it looks like the passenger side is 35" and drivers 4". That's not exact end to end but it is as long as i think the light should be to leave room for the LEDs on the ends (I'd like someone to second that opinion though). Not sure if that helps any.
They have a feature built-in that makes them more reflective in the middle than at the ends.

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I just want my bendy pipes so I can play with them, I don't think that's asking too much
Since you are not using these for the dash, I can ship them. Let me know!
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Old 12-09-2011, 07:02 PM   #94
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Since you are not using these for the dash, I can ship them. Let me know!
....yea, Stieger. What's this super secret project in which you need 40" and exactly 40", hmmmm?
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How are things looking with the light pipes? Any new batches or a fix for the current batch?
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....yea, Stieger. What's this super secret project in which you need 40" and exactly 40", hmmmm?
I actually ordered 80"s
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stieger, I thought that was a secret?

The supplier has said that we can return these, or, use them. If you have ordered, please let us know what you want to do. I'll send out pm's on this, too.

What we have are 40" lengths of rigid and flexible pipes that, if required, can be trimmed down equally from both ends to keep the light output uniform.

The new parts will be made specifically for the two lengths required for the dash.

We are expecting new samples within the next week just to confirm everything.
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stieger, I thought that was a secret?

The supplier has said that we can return these, or, use them. If you have ordered, please let us know what you want to do. I'll send out pm's on this, too.

What we have are 40" lengths of rigid and flexible pipes that, if required, can be trimmed down equally from both ends to keep the light output uniform.

The new parts will be made specifically for the two lengths required for the dash.

We are expecting new samples within the next week just to confirm everything.
Just what I'm doing with them is a secret
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stieger, I thought that was a secret?

The supplier has said that we can return these, or, use them. If you have ordered, please let us know what you want to do. I'll send out pm's on this, too.

What we have are 40" lengths of rigid and flexible pipes that, if required, can be trimmed down equally from both ends to keep the light output uniform.

The new parts will be made specifically for the two lengths required for the dash.

We are expecting new samples within the next week just to confirm everything.
So have you seen them? Are they basically the tyco types?
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They do the same thing as the Tyco pipes, just in a different way, and, we do have these parts on-hand. I'll see if I can get decent pictures of the full, 40" lengths emitting light.
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