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    It's very expensive (20k+) in manufacturing...

    It's very expensive (20k+) in manufacturing startup costs to build the whole headlight. I would say 90% of the repair issues are with the lens and/or the outer Lens. They can be 3D printed somewhat...
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    If the USA was truly a Socialist state, there...

    If the USA was truly a Socialist state, there would be no XLR's. We would be confined to public transportation (which is so damn wonderful) and living in public housing complexes which would never...
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    Good, I may be a buyer.

    Good, I may be a buyer.
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    Vacuum forming: now that's a good idea. You can...

    Vacuum forming: now that's a good idea. You can use tougher plastics with that. I got an outer lens sitting in my workshop, if you are interested in it.
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    Well, I HATE opening headlights, especially these...

    Well, I HATE opening headlights, especially these rare ones. So if Mr. super guy will do the work for $250.00 and you supply him the parts, that's a great deal.

    I don't make the outer lens with...
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    Well, I HATE opening headlights, especially these...

    Well, I HATE opening headlights, especially these rare ones. So if Mr. super guy will do the work for $250.00 and you supply him the parts, that's a great deal.

    I don't make the outer lens with...
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    Yes, I have the 3D scanned STL files with RE. But...

    Yes, I have the 3D scanned STL files with RE. But it's complicated; because not just the outer lens, but the bezel under the outer lens needs to be 3D printed.
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    Lens service that I perform. I can't afford to...

    Lens service that I perform. I can't afford to have a shop in Socialist California.
  9. Thread: Headlight sticking

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    Help! NMB Linear Actuator

    I made a NMB Linear Actuator driver that I hook up to the headlight plug. With a remote card, I can drive the headlight motor forward and back to check it without taking it out of the car. Customers...
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    Sketchy

    These cats seem sketchy...you don't just repair a burn mark on plastic. The nature of plastic is; burned through or cracked plastic has to be replaced. It costs me at least $250 to make a DRL lens...
  11. Thread: Price Goughing

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    I use Clearvue and works around SoCal but and...

    I use Clearvue and works around SoCal but and don't recommend long parks in the sun or trips to Vegas in the summer. I love polycarbonate, but it's brittle. I would be afraid of shattering, but then...
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    I have the circuit done, just been putting off...

    I have the circuit done, just been putting off the hassle of the final steps. I have create a new wire loom and plug to work with the circuitry and getting everything to fit neatly by the...
  13. Thread: parameters

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    I noticed that programming feature in the SRX...

    I noticed that programming feature in the SRX radio software. Don't know why the XLR software doesn't have it. I put both radio software programs in a comparator program for code differences. Way...
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    AMEN.....

    AMEN.....
  15. Thread: Price Goughing

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    Physics 301: Electromagnetism and circuity...

    Physics 301: Electromagnetism and circuity design. First rule, never design a circuit that is energy inefficient. Clever is a 0.7 mA circuit design to control the DRL. Not waste 1.5 to 2Ah...
  16. Thread: Price Goughing

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    8960 It looks the same as the original, but with...

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    It looks the same as the original, but with low heat tolerance. ~130F max.
  17. Thread: Price Goughing

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    This sort of went dormant after no one seem to...

    This sort of went dormant after no one seem to care. I had the headlights scanned on my one dime in case my XLR headlights went bad. I printed a DRL lens successfully for around $250, but the DRL...
  18. Any C6 Corvette Onstar box antenna should work....

    Any C6 Corvette Onstar box antenna should work. Around $20 to $30 on Ebay.
  19. No that's the XM radio antenna

    No that's the XM radio antenna
  20. Thread: Hearst's V

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    Hearst's V

    Yesterday I saw an interesting Cadillac XLR V for sale at a local Ford dealership; yes a Ford dealership. The manager said it belonged to the Hearst family and it only had 3800 miles on the odometer...
  21. Asking $2020

    If there is dirt, moisture probably got in too. The adaptive motor may be shot. $800 maybe. I would need to pre-bake and open the headlight, maybe print a new lens and gasket cover, re-metalize the...
  22. Thread: Price Goughing

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    Pretty Chinese Women

    I have been down the offshore route too with manufacturing. I have a lot of pictures of pretty women on my Skype account from different companies around China. This is not the way to go for making a...
  23. Thread: Price Goughing

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    Anybody Got Some Beat-up Broken headlights

    It sure would be nice if someone had some broken, beat-up non-functional front XLR headlights I could 3D scan. The first 10 pairs of new headlights should cost buyers 3k, then 2k thereafter, maybe...
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    Wow

    Wow, wonderful pictures of the radar unit. I never have seen the inside of that module before.

    I would start with replacing that 100 micro farad capacitor.
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    Stock Air Intake

    I bet you have the stock air intake in your XLR. Under hard acceleration, the stock air intake (stupid engineering) does not allow enough air to enter the engine a that moment and a little partially...
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