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Hi guys,

I'm a new owner of a 2012 GT ('bout a month now) and I can no longer ignore the aftermarket parts itch. I have a boss front fascia that I will be installing on the car shortly, and I am in the process of making my own kit for the brake vent ducts. $400 on ebay seemed ridiculous for a relatively simple bracket and tubing.

I have access to a laser cutter, welder, and powdercoat setup at my workplace and would be able to produce these brackets precisely and in small to very large quantities very simply. My question is, if I was able to offer a kit for say, $175-200, would any of you guys be interested? Even if I get only a few responses, I'll plan on making a few kits instead of just one.

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Dylan
 
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I'm in the process of pricing out a duct kit for my V6. I can get everything I need from Ford for under $250. JMHO: You should try for a lower price point if you want to compete with that.

*The prices in this PDF are much higher than other places.
 

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Thanks for the feedback, and for posting the PDF!

I don't know a price for the kit until I build one and track the time costs, so take my $175-200 as very preliminary. The biggest money sinks would be the TIG welding of the duct tube to the flat bracket and the powdercoating. MIG welding would be even faster/cheaper, but it would look like crap.

I used to do small parts runs like this a lot for a 1970-1974 Dodge Challenger message board I was a part of. Parts were either unavailable or priced through the roof. I'm not in it for a gigantic profit. I'm into these cars for fun!

Speak up if you're interested guys!
 
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Wow, couldn't find a link that cheap for the ducts!

As far as the different fascias-

When I take off my GT fascia and have some time to play around, I will know more, but I don't think it's a big deal for a spider bracket that holds the duct tube in one of the forward openings. The downside on a stock GT fascia is no one ever knows you have the ducts unless they look reeeally closely.

Other fascias I have no problem doing custom fab work for, IF you feel like driving out into the boonies of Eastern Connecticut so I can do it on the car.
 

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Wow, couldn't find a link that cheap for the ducts!

As far as the different fascias-

When I take off my GT fascia and have some time to play around, I will know more, but I don't think it's a big deal for a spider bracket that holds the duct tube in one of the forward openings. The downside on a stock GT fascia is no one ever knows you have the ducts unless they look reeeally closely.

Other fascias I have no problem doing custom fab work for, IF you feel like driving out into the boonies of Eastern Connecticut so I can do it on the car.
I couldn't find a way to get TO the forward openings. The front end is sealed pretty well.
 
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