As this marks the next stage, we felt it would be easier for everyone if we introduced a new thread on the group buy itself.
I'm excited to give you guys an update on the situation!! As mentioned on April 22nd, we have been preparing to offer a group-buy for NAGTROC members on all of Top Racing's GT-R parts line-up. We have been in discussion with Top Racing during this time, and we have their full support as an authorized dealer to offer this group buy introduction.
We have chosen to wait until this time to offer the group buy because we felt it would be in everyone's best interest for us to receive a sample of the product first. It is always our policy and intention to do adequate research and to test products (whenever possible) before we offer them to our clients for your protection.
As you can see, we are the first in the US to have one of these hoods in stock, and we are now prepared to continue on with the group buy that we announced on April 22nd.
Please note, because there have been various claims as to who is an authorized dealer for Top Racing, we encourage anyone that is interested in buying to contact Top Racing directly to verify authorized dealer status for your protection. We feel that it is important that anyone buying a valuable product for their GT-R should be protected, and have the assurance that their supplier has firsthand experience with the product and is an authorized dealer. We recognize and apologize for the fact that some of you have wanted us to start this group buy earlier, but we cannot in good conscience begin a large group buy for items that we, and no one in the US have seen firsthand to verify quality. (As you may be wondering, the photos display how we test-fitted the hood to Ben's GT-R. Obviously, as this hood requires hood pins, we did not do a full install, but panel gaps and overall fitment were excellent!)
Now that we have established the foundation for a safe and reliable group buy, I would like to present the most affordable pricing we have been able to arrange for you. Please note that this an introductory promotion only, and that future costs will be a considerable amount higher. We feel that because this is a new product, the concept of offering it for a great price is quite beneficial so that more members of the NAGTROC community can also get the same firsthand experience that we now have.
Please note all prices include all transportation duties and taxes to import to our Los Angeles warehouse (imported via ocean freight). Shipping from LA to you will be done at the most competitive rates, as we have multiple shipping accounts with multiple carriers and we always compare rates to get our customers the lowest rates possible.
As you may be aware, in our 10 year company history, our primary specialty is importation and distribution of high-end overseas-sourced products. Because of our knowledge and experience, you can have confidence that things will run as smoothly as possible.
I'm excited and optimistic that you will find these prices to be even better, perhaps, than you expected!!
GROUP BUY CLOSED
For anyone interested in expedited shipping and processing, please contact us for pricing as we have the ability to process the order immediately for air shipping (just as we have done with the hood above).
We are interested in the timeline you guys would like to complete the group buy and process the order. Just note that once the group buy concludes, we will never be offering these rates again. We would like to allow everyone the opportunity to join in, but we also recognize that people won't want to hold their orders too long while we wait for others. So we will be diligently listening to your suggestions as to when an adequate date for closing the group buy.
-The GT-RR Staff
Edited by BPAuto2, 15 July 2010 - 11:03 AM.