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Jan 30, 11:25am - #387690 
GB: Interest: EC travel coffee mugs & possible Carbon Fiber?

Alright guys this is a joint-effort group buy for me and CelicaGTizzle. The idea is a coffee mug that has a collage-type picture of sweet celicas that will go around the mug...with the EC logo going around the top or somethin. On these mugs the bottom comes off and there's a cylinder that goes around the mug that we'll cover with the collage (printed out on photo printer), glue on and stick back in there. Kyle will post some pics of the mugs when he gets a chance. Anyone interested?

NOW UP as you see is a pic of the real 3k Carbon Fiber mug...This is my prototype...anyone interested? It would cost $45 shipped...

BTW our other group buys; kyle's clear Sidemarkers and my EC apparel have first priority...we're not abandoning them at all...just came up with a new idea and wanted to gauge interest wave

This seller is located near: EAST GREENVILLE, PA

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Jan 30, 11:30am - #387691 
I'd be down for one if they look good. thumbsup


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Jan 30, 11:40am - #387692 
since you are customizing it..might aswell add the person'e ecelica name on or if they have a sig...you a their sig if desired.

just my opinion idunno

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Jan 30, 11:46am - #387693 
Here are a few sampler pics of one I just put together...

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My car is gunna be 10x faster than yours...haha... I'm gunna buy like 10
of those speedchips! I figure if 1 gets me 20hp then 10 will get me 200hp!
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Jan 30, 11:48am - #387694 
Here is the 2nd pic. Remember these can be completely customized so if you want certain pictures on there then I can put them on there. Send pictures to Smitti87@wideopenwest.com.

Also, remember this was thrown together quickly so you could get a general idea of what the mug will look like.

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Jan 30, 1:49pm - #387695 
id be down for 1.. could we customize our own mugs?

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Jan 30, 1:56pm - #387696 
Originally Posted by Bakablo1
id be down for 1.. could we customize our own mugs?


do you mean send us the pic you want and we put it on for you?

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Jan 30, 2:03pm - #387697 
Originally Posted by sbocaj55
Originally Posted by Bakablo1
id be down for 1.. could we customize our own mugs?


do you mean send us the pic you want and we put it on for you?


exact-ta-mundo thumbsup

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Jan 30, 2:05pm - #387698 
how much??? grin

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Jan 30, 2:09pm - #387699 
Originally Posted by Bakablo1
Originally Posted by sbocaj55
Originally Posted by Bakablo1
id be down for 1.. could we customize our own mugs?


do you mean send us the pic you want and we put it on for you?


exact-ta-mundo thumbsup


yeah we could do that...and price would be ~$15

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Jan 30, 4:45pm - #387700 
come on i know there have to be more coffee addicts out there wave

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Jan 30, 4:49pm - #387701 
I got another samle one...

1953457215-DSC00214.JPG

My car is gunna be 10x faster than yours...haha... I'm gunna buy like 10
of those speedchips! I figure if 1 gets me 20hp then 10 will get me 200hp!
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Jan 30, 4:51pm - #387702 
last..

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of those speedchips! I figure if 1 gets me 20hp then 10 will get me 200hp!
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Jan 30, 5:51pm - #387703 
thumbsup thumbsup
Ill take one


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Jan 30, 6:01pm - #387704 
dude, I'll SOOOO Take one but i have to take more pics of my car to get you some pics mate...is that cool man?? After i finally get the pics, ill send them to you...how many pics with the sizes can you do? thanks and great idea!!

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Jan 30, 6:15pm - #387705 
Any size picture will work because I will resize them to a size I need.


My car is gunna be 10x faster than yours...haha... I'm gunna buy like 10
of those speedchips! I figure if 1 gets me 20hp then 10 will get me 200hp!
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Jan 30, 7:44pm - #387706 
You guys interested in these being covered in REAL 3K Carbon Fiber? grin

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Jan 30, 7:49pm - #387707 
how much would those be?? that would look cool as long as the carbon fiber is perfect grin So depending on price, i would thumbsup Is it ok if i take some pics in the next week or two and then send them to you? then i see my mug in a few pics you could send to my email??

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Jan 30, 7:51pm - #387708 
Originally Posted by TRDOTC
how much would those be?? that would look cool as long as the carbon fiber is perfect grin So depending on price, i would thumbsup Is it ok if i take some pics in the next week or two and then send them to you? then i see my mug in a few pics you could send to my email??


No problem, but if you want to see pics of your mug you'll have to get the pics to me tomorrow because I am leaving for AZ on Wed.


My car is gunna be 10x faster than yours...haha... I'm gunna buy like 10
of those speedchips! I figure if 1 gets me 20hp then 10 will get me 200hp!
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Jan 30, 8:12pm - #387709 
damn lol, i will be just picking up my car tomorrow from the shop and then hopefully going to get stuff installed on wednesday or Friday..can i send them to you the week after? i want to include pics of before and after (and one from my first celica lol)...is that cool? hey, my friend moved to arizona cry Thanks!

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Jan 30, 8:14pm - #387710 
I think the Carbon Fiber mugs would cost ~$45 plus shipping and i would need 6 mugs sold...but...well i have to get a sample and see exactly how much I use...and if i'll be able to do it well enough, etc.

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Jan 30, 8:15pm - #387711 
Yeah no problem I get back Feb. 8th so you can send them before then and I will probably design it on Feb. 9th...


My car is gunna be 10x faster than yours...haha... I'm gunna buy like 10
of those speedchips! I figure if 1 gets me 20hp then 10 will get me 200hp!
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Jan 30, 11:02pm - #387712 
sweet thanks thumbsup

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Feb 3, 7:04pm - #387713 
take the first one and invert it. make it white on black (white words/picture on black background) instead of black on white.


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Feb 11, 11:40pm - #387714 
hey guys i posted a pic at the top...here's a pic of the Carbon Fiber one showing the seam so you can see how 'clean' it is. I mean it's not the greatest because of that seam there...but there's no other way i could get Carbon Fiber in there and everything. But as you can see that is real 3k Carbon Fiber. and actually...if you can take it out and cannibalize it to use it for something...you can do that too. The piece in there now is actually coated with 3M self adhesive on the back

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Feb 12, 5:45am - #387715 
what is '3k' carbon fiber? j/w

i usually just know it by weave pattern and by how many ounces it weighs..3k is a brand?

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Feb 12, 8:15am - #387716 
3k just means 3 thousand fibers per square inch or something...it just tells you how thin each fiber is basically...Theres a few different weave patterns too... idunno

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Feb 12, 8:15am - #387717 
No, I believe the K refers to the strength of the Carbon Fiber. 1K would be the lightest but also the weakest Carbon Fiber and a higher K would mean it is heavier, but stronger. I could be wrong so don't quote me on that...


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Feb 12, 10:00am - #387718 
well both of those explanations would make sense. haha sorry for breaking the thread

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Feb 12, 2:26pm - #387719 
lol yeah the more fibers the heavier because it's more dense etc. 3k i believe is the type on hoods... good joint effort explanation thumbsup

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