Reproduced Side Trims (low & high) from Vietnam

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Re: Reproduced Side Trims (low & high) from Vietnam

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can you also do a quick rub with a dry microfiber towel to see how easily they scratch compared to OEM?
Originals are surprisingly resistant to scratch and easy to polish
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Pjackb wrote: Mon Jan 17, 2022 4:42 pm can you also do a quick rub with a dry microfiber towel to seen how easily they scratch compared to OEM?
Originals are surprisingly resistant to scratch and easy to polish
Good point, not all SS is made the same so to speak. I wonder if they would divulge what grade they use?
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Re: Reproduced Side Trims (low & high) from Vietnam

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Here are some shots of the trim on the car in comparison to the original. The reproduction one's edge are a bit sharp and appears to be a straight-cut than the original where the ends are “rounded” and more defined. The original is on the bronze colored car. Enjoy!
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Re: Reproduced Side Trims (low & high) from Vietnam

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raylim wrote: Thu Apr 21, 2022 10:46 am Here are some shots of the trim on the car in comparison to the original. The reproduction one's edge are a bit sharp and appears to be a straight-cut than the original where the ends are “rounded” and more defined. The original is on the bronze colored car. Enjoy!
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Great photos! These really shows the subtle differences.

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Re: Reproduced Side Trims (low & high) from Vietnam

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Pretty amazing given the price.
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I think those would be perfectly adequate for 98% of the roadster owners. Nice to see some inexpensive reproduction parts available.
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