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Old 01-06-2015, 12:52 AM   #61
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I am very interested in the original prototype top, I sent you a PM about it.

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Old 01-06-2015, 07:38 AM   #62
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I am very interested in the original prototype top, I sent you a PM about it.
Thanks, email sent.
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Old 01-12-2015, 03:16 PM   #63
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Prototype top is on the way out of here soon! We've come up with a simple pallet design with some roof support for freight shipping. The pallet is 96" x 60" x 18" and weighs about 90lbs with a roof strapped down.
This one should be going Fed-Ex across the big pond...







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Old 01-12-2015, 03:24 PM   #64
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May I make a suggestion? The pallet should have a frame over the top of the top. The windshield edge of that top is going to get dinged or crushed or broken.

I'd put money on it.
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Old 01-12-2015, 03:33 PM   #65
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May I make a suggestion? The pallet should have a frame over the top of the top. The windshield edge of that top is going to get dinged or crushed or broken.

I'd put money on it.
Sure, I can make them as complex as people would like to pay for. More material, time, and weight to make it more robust and/or stackable.

The roof is within the dimensions of the pallet so it should not get dinged from getting slid up against a wall or any other flat surface, but I know what you mean... Shippers are not the most gentle when it comes to these things.
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Old 01-12-2015, 03:51 PM   #66
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I will be waiting with a big smile. We will see how it goes. I pay by volume so I am happy with the packing and not to worried. If you are proven right Randall, I will simply have to fix what ewer goes wrong. Anyway, I will have some work to do on it as you can see. Doors and door windows are one thing. Looking forward to it all. Thanks again Eric
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Old 01-22-2015, 08:23 PM   #67
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I was thinking the same as Randall. At least band in multiple places in multiple directions. Even screwing the top to the wood. I have been in the freight business for 36 years. I am worried. Today is the 22nd. Has delivery been made ? If so, how did it go ?
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Old 01-23-2015, 04:09 AM   #68
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I will be picking it up in a few hours. Will let you guys know how it went, one way or another. I am still not to worried. Just exited like a kid before Christmas.
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Old 01-23-2015, 10:48 AM   #69
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Top is now in my garage, made it "home" in one piece. Eric had made some foam support that follow the roof line that are hidden in the pictures, so the whole setup was more solid than it looks. He also marked it clearly with "Donīt top load" signs. The only thing that could have been done differently is if the top could have been somehow "sunk" into the pallet to lower the overall height. That would have saved me a something like $300 in transport cost (I was charged by volume. But that would have meant no forklifts, but then again the whole setup with pallet only weights about 50 pounds, so forklifts are not really needed.

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Old 01-27-2015, 01:45 PM   #70
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Glad everything worked out!

I felt the top was secured pretty well to that pallet. I want it secure, but also not so tight that it deforms or damages the roof. The foam worked out pretty well for that I think.

If it made it to Iceland OK, I'm feeling pretty good about the domestic shipments.
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Looks like I'll have two more available in about a week!
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New Hard Top

Hello Eric:
I wanted to let you know the hardtop arrived yesterday. No damage, no issues.
Overall quality is nice and by test fit it's 95% correct for fitment, more then acceptable. It has a nice shape and with the large side widows, vision out is very good.
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Old 02-03-2015, 01:32 PM   #73
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Thank you for the feedback, enjoy!
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Old 02-17-2015, 02:58 PM   #74
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I have two Boxster roofs back in stock! Please let me know ASAP if you would like to put your name on one.
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I've been waiting for this. Love it.
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Old 02-26-2015, 09:20 AM   #76
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Alright, both of the roofs have sold. I can take orders for more but there will be a wait time until completion.

Thanks! Can't wait to see some of these out there on the track!
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This would not be legal for Spec Boxster, right?

I think the PCA rules says something like it must be a replica of the factory hard top.
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This would not be legal for Spec Boxster, right?

I think the PCA rules says something like it must be a replica of the factory hard top.
Correct, you cannot use this top for spec boxster. The weight loss is way too much and the aero improvement is not allowed.

I do have boxster spec roofs available for $1100 though.
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First one in Finland is on way, thank you Eric - will be a nice upgrade to the Boxster RSR

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The roof has made it to Finland without damage! Thank you for a great product Eric, great shape, light as anything and good fit for racing car.




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