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Mikey914
Yes finally got the front windshield ski rack clips complete.

Did you ever wonder what those 2 rectangular holes behind the main targa deal are for, or what should go there?

Test fitted the prototype and these fit nicely.

You might notice that the old ones kind of bow in. We made some subtle changes to the geometry and have reduced (if not eliminated) this tendancy.

Pictures to follow shortly is installed part.

To clarify. The GB is $8.92 a set. If we can sell 100 sets I can move these at $6.80 a set. These will not be ready for another 2 weeks so I'm hoping we can sell these at $6.80 biggrin.gif
Mikey914
Number 10
bdstone914
QUOTE(Mikey914 @ Mar 30 2019, 06:07 AM) *

Number 10


Is that the plastic insert that goes in the hole or the ski rack clip it self?


@Mikey914
Chi-town
I have a set of spare front tabs if you want to make those also.
Tom_T
QUOTE(bdstone914 @ Mar 30 2019, 07:48 AM) *

QUOTE(Mikey914 @ Mar 30 2019, 06:07 AM) *

Number 10


Is that the plastic insert that goes in the hole or the ski rack clip it self?


@Mikey914


Bruce,

They're the OE Rubber plugs that fill the L & R holes on the top of the winshield frame, when not in use for ski/bike/luggage racks' plugging into the holes.

Most have long since gone missing - so a welcome addition to 914Rubber's line.

Please put me down for 2 Mark, cuz I have no friggin' idea where I put mine! blink.gif

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Tom
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Mikey914
Looks like more folks don't realize what these are.

Here's the one I removed from my car. With over spray like most probably have

Most look something like this
Mikey914
Test fit the 1st parts in my car tonight. Yes the plastic is white as it's what we had on hand. The final parts will be black just like factory
porbmw
2 sets would be great!
Thx
Paul
porbmw
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theer
Two sets for me, please.

Now, I just need a set of the roof racks.
Cal
Thanks for making these Mark.....one of mine is cracked. I'll take a pair.
Have you considered making the rubber sleeve pads that mount on the front ski rack clips. They help protect the paint on the windshield frame.


pete000
Those are nice, most are all warped or covered in paint.

Now please step up and build a reproduction rack already !!! smile.gif

I've been looking for one for 10 years !
Mikey914
We are actually looking at making them. The design work is close to done.
aharder
I'm in for a set biggrin.gif
raynekat
I'll want a set.
djway
In for some
Minerva's 914
Me, me, me. I'm in for 1 set
Luke M
Put me down for two sets.

Thanks,
dlee6204
In for a set
sbsix
In for a set.
scallyk9
I'll buy two sets.
drem914
please put me down for a set.
DRPHIL914
QUOTE(pete000 @ Apr 4 2019, 05:38 PM) *

Those are nice, most are all warped or covered in paint.

Now please step up and build a reproduction rack already !!! smile.gif

I've been looking for one for 10 years !
QUOTE(Mikey914 @ Apr 4 2019, 11:30 PM) *

We are actually looking at making them. The design work is close to done.


i still have my original plugs and would take a set of new and i am in for a rack too!
for a long time i thought the holes were for vetilation , i had no idea they designed it for a ski rack!
Jett
I’ll take two sets please
Gary
I'll take a set.
Valy
QUOTE(Mikey914 @ Apr 4 2019, 07:30 PM) *

We are actually looking at making them. The design work is close to done.

I'm not sure I would ever take my 914 to snow (and salty roads) but will definitely enjoy a nice bike rack. It will be great if that ski rack can turn into a bike rack.
mepstein
QUOTE(Valy @ Apr 6 2019, 12:42 PM) *

QUOTE(Mikey914 @ Apr 4 2019, 07:30 PM) *

We are actually looking at making them. The design work is close to done.

I'm not sure I would ever take my 914 to snow (and salty roads) but will definitely enjoy a nice bike rack. It will be great if that ski rack can turn into a bike rack.

Probably not. A bike mounted perpendicular to the roof puts a lot more torque while cornering than skis. The windshield surround will suffer.

I used to sell Yakima and other racks when I managed a bike shop and saw a lot of screwed up cars when guys tried to fit a rack to a sports car.
Steve
In for a set
tmc914
In for a set also.
02loftsmoor
I'm in for a set
Mikey914
Tooling is almost complete on these and will be polishing next week. Production to follow so 10 days or so out these will be ready biggrin.gif
Cal
Mark, any update on these? @Mikey914
jim_hoyland
Yes ! I want a set.
Larmo63
I will take a set of these when they are ready.

Thanks for all you do for us, Mark!!!!!! beerchug.gif
Mikey914
Well significantly more effort that anticipated. The tool was not quite right, but it's finally doing what it should.

Production cost went up but I will honor the GB price. So far only 28 sets tentatively spoken for lets see if we can get the 100 to make this work at the lower price I'll gite it another week maybe we can

Pictures are a little grainy Blake's is better , but with a camera phone some down and dirty pics

I have a short run we did on these while proving the tool. Full production will be in about a month when we can schedule the tool back in as we are buried on a few other projects that we have to get out 1st.

PS ski rack is in the works now!
Tbrown4x4
Add me for 2 sets.
DRPHIL914
I will get a set just to help out getting to the numbers for group buy, can save for later- I have already expressed interest for ski racks!! Put me down on that list for sure !
Would love to have it on the car to display for Okteenerfest!
Sm914650
Ill definitely take a set. Maybe two.
raynekat
I'll go from one to two sets if that helps us get to the desired numbers......
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