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Forum: Exterior 02-13-2017, 01:12 AM
Replies: 45
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Posted By hotmilk400
Actually, I just got word that the project is not...

Actually, I just got word that the project is not dead. I guess the company I was working with was using a different company for this project. I just got all the contact details and will get an...
Forum: Exterior 02-12-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,022
Posted By hotmilk400
Very awesome! Glad to see someone was able to...

Very awesome! Glad to see someone was able to get these made!

I did not lose much, just a deposit. I am just glad to see it all worked out in the end!


As mentioned. I have a motor with...
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 02-10-2017, 05:03 AM
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Views: 1,694
Posted By hotmilk400
California Top Motor for sale, working

For sale is a cali top motor. Works

I have no idea what these go for, I know they carry a premium price. I will consider reasonable offers. Shipping is only $5 for anywhere in the United States
Forum: Exterior 02-10-2017, 04:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,022
Posted By hotmilk400
Hey Guys, As an update. The company working...

Hey Guys,

As an update. The company working on this went out of business. Never notified me about the shut down and took my deposit. I just wanted to update everyone that the project is dead...
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 02-10-2017, 03:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,374
Posted By hotmilk400
BUMPPPP BEST OFFER, need them gone. does no...

BUMPPPP

BEST OFFER, need them gone. does no one need winter tires or extra rims?
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 01-25-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,374
Posted By hotmilk400
Bump, dropped the price to only $399!! Must sell

Bump, dropped the price to only $399!! Must sell
Forum: Parting out & Parts (US) 12-16-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,374
Posted By hotmilk400
PA/NJ - Firestone Winterforce Snow Tires + Rims 185/65/r15

Hey all,

My dad has a set of nearly new 15 inch Firestone winterforce 185/65/r15 snow tires on BMW rims.

He bought these for his 2005 3 series and found out that 15 inch rims are way too...
Forum: Exterior 10-20-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,022
Posted By hotmilk400
Awesome! Thanks for letting me know. I...

Awesome! Thanks for letting me know.

I think it is about time for everyone to get an update on the progress. It has been slow due to the low volume. The first sample gear was well made, but the...
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-12-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,426
Posted By hotmilk400
Our Kickstarter just went live! Looking for feedback

Hey everyone.

I wanted to share with you all the company that I helped build from ground up! We are only looking for people to share this on their social media networks, shout us out, whatever. ...
Forum: General Chit Chat 10-12-2016, 12:25 AM
Replies: 2,250
Views: 325,284
Posted By hotmilk400
Since this thread came back from the dead. I also...

Since this thread came back from the dead. I also want to add that we launched our kickstarter today. This is a huge part of my life, this kickstarter determines if what i did for the past year of...
Forum: Exterior 09-15-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,022
Posted By hotmilk400
I hope you do, that would be very awesome and...

I hope you do, that would be very awesome and much needed!
Forum: Exterior 09-15-2016, 06:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,022
Posted By hotmilk400
Hey Rich, Got your package. Thanks again. ...

Hey Rich, Got your package. Thanks again.

Everyone,
I am still waiting on the gear sample yet. I only requested a sample size of 4 gears for initial testing so the company is waiting for some...
Forum: Exterior 09-02-2016, 03:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,022
Posted By hotmilk400
Will do, And no, you are not holding...

Will do,

And no, you are not holding anything up yet. Thanks for reaching out tho
Forum: General Chit Chat 08-23-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,211
Posted By hotmilk400
Wow. No way was that quote correct for shipping....

Wow. No way was that quote correct for shipping. You can ship some huge packages before they are considered freight. No single part in your order should be that large. I've bought some stuff from...
Forum: Exterior 08-20-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,022
Posted By hotmilk400
Yeah, 250 gears might be tough, but I think the...

Yeah, 250 gears might be tough, but I think the market exists.

This site, eBay and word of mouth will be my friends for the next few months.

Thanks for the help so far. Looks like new gears...
Forum: Exterior 08-19-2016, 09:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,022
Posted By hotmilk400
Hey, That technelogy is very awesome but...

Hey,

That technelogy is very awesome but very expensive. We nearly bought one of those 3D printers but the samples they sent us were not that strong and the cost for material is crazy expensive,...
Forum: Exterior 08-19-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,022
Posted By hotmilk400
3D printing isn't strong enough. We tried it....

3D printing isn't strong enough. We tried it. When they say they print in metal, they mean 90% plastic with microscopic flakes of metal in it. 3D printing is great for some things but it can't...
Forum: Exterior 08-18-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,022
Posted By hotmilk400
FunElan, We actually did 3D print the gear at...

FunElan, We actually did 3D print the gear at first but it failed. 3D printing is not very strong, even with Nylon filament. Injection molding is the only way to go.

Thanks for the feedback guys. ...
Forum: Exterior 08-10-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,022
Posted By hotmilk400
*Warning – Boring stuff ahead* Hey, Wow, so...

*Warning – Boring stuff ahead*

Hey, Wow, so I actually did not realize the price was so high for those gears! Those guys are making a killing.

So here is the deal, $50 would be the price that...
Forum: Exterior 08-10-2016, 04:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,022
Posted By hotmilk400
Hey, thanks for the feedback! Yeah, the...

Hey, thanks for the feedback! Yeah, the international market is unknown as of now. It looks like only 2K-3K cali top cars were imported to the US. That is surely the reason why this part does not...
Forum: Exterior 08-09-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,022
Posted By hotmilk400
Thanks for the feedback, Yes, I can offer 2 or...

Thanks for the feedback, Yes, I can offer 2 or more at a lower price. This will be a limited run of 500 gears (250 sets) so people should stock up while they can. I can do more runs in the future or...
Forum: Exterior 08-09-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,882
Posted By hotmilk400
Hey guys, as an update, I started a new thread on...

Hey guys, as an update, I started a new thread on this topic. If you guys need this gear yet, give me some feedback! If people show enough interest, I can get replacement gears professionally made. ...
Forum: Exterior 08-09-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,049
Posted By hotmilk400
Hey guys, as an update, I started a new thread on...

Hey guys, as an update, I started a new thread on this topic. If you guys need this gear yet, give me some feedback! If people show enough interest, I can get replacement gears professionally made. ...
Forum: Non-auto related 08-09-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 23,217
Posted By hotmilk400
Hey guys, as an update, I started a new thread on...

Hey guys, as an update, I started a new thread on this topic.

http://www.318ti.org/forum/showthread.php?t=42682
Forum: Exterior 08-09-2016, 01:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,022
Posted By hotmilk400
California Top motor gear replacement SOLUTION!

Hey Guys and Gals,
I have great news for Cali-Top owners. I am working on a Nylon replacement gear for your California top! We made attempts with our 3D printing and cast plastic but they failed....
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