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Old 05-24-2019, 01:23 PM
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Union Jack Taillight Overlays

Hey guys, we just dropped another new product for the F56/F55. We were huge fans of the Union Jack taillights that MINI came out with. Unfortunately, the retrofit kit is usually around $500. With all the vinyl products we've been releasing lately, it seemed like we could come up with an alternative.


CravenSpeed Vinyl Union Jack Taillight Overlay

Steve whipped up a nice UJ design custom fit to the F56 taillight lens and we had them cut out of a translucent vinyl. The effect is subtle, but it really adds a nice detail to the area.

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https://www.cravenspeed.com/union-ja...f56-2014-2019/

We've got a set for the F60 here:

https://www.cravenspeed.com/union-ja...f60-2016-2019/

And we're already working on designs for all of the other MINIs! Let me know if you have any other questions!
 
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Just brilliant! Order coming this weekend. Save me a pair, F56
 
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Definitely going to add a pair to my order when I pick up the tailgate protector. It released right after I picked up my Gemini mount last month. Dang-it CravenSpeed...you just want to take all my money! ��������
 
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Yep. Those guys are good at that. Been taking my money on a regular basis for around 6 years now. And, I've never been disappointed.
Order is on the way.
 
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dig it!
 
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Just ordered a set this evening. For $25, how can you go wrong?
 
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And we're already working on designs for all of the other MINIs! Let me know if you have any other questions!
Will you be doing other designs that are not Union Jack? Like the idea, just want something different.
 
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What do you have in mind? Anything is possible! If you've got an idea that you can get some other people on board with, it will be worthwhile for us to have them made.
 
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What do you have in mind? Anything is possible! If you've got an idea that you can get some other people on board with, it will be worthwhile for us to have them made.
A big middle finger and "stop tailgating me you moron" ? LOL

Haven't thought far enough ahead, just know that I don't want any country flags. Maybe someone else will come up with an idea.
 
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How about
 
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Ah... The footprint of the American Chicken!
 
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Thanks for the post, these look great. I ordered and have a set on the way now. Not sure how visible the edges of the vinyl will be, but worth a try.
 
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Thanks, I guess you were not the only one, because we sold out of them last night! The good news is that more of them are already ready already.

UJ Overlays F56 Link

UJ Overlays F60 Link
 
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How about making a set to fit an R60?
 
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It will happen eventually. We need a car in the shop to make the design and then test fitment. Shouldn't be too difficult to get one!
 
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How about making a set to fit an R60?
Absolutely! We just need someone local to bring their R60 by the shop to make a template. If that doesn't happen by chance, we'll have Steve make a pattern at the next local MINI club gathering.
 
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I've got an R58 that needs this!
 
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That’s awesome! Please let us know when that happens! I’m up near Seattle, so if I get down to Portland, I’ll let you use mine any day.
 
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I've got an R58 that needs this!
We're already working on a kit for our R56 that should fit the R58.
 
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Mine arrived in the mail today, and I just finished putting them on. Install was super easy. Took maybe 10 minutes total. I’ll post a pic tomorrow when I get a chance. There’s a small wrinkle in the left side one, but my experience with vinyl tells me that, after sitting in the hot South Florida sun for a little bit tomorrow, the wrinkle will be gone. They are very, very subtle in appearance overall. You almost won’t notice that they are on the lights after the installation. I was hoping they’d be more obvious, but I do like the look overall.
 
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Mine arrived in the mail today, and I just finished putting them on. Install was super easy. Took maybe 10 minutes total. I’ll post a pic tomorrow when I get a chance. There’s a small wrinkle in the left side one, but my experience with vinyl tells me that, after sitting in the hot South Florida sun for a little bit tomorrow, the wrinkle will be gone. They are very, very subtle in appearance overall. You almost won’t notice that they are on the lights after the installation. I was hoping they’d be more obvious, but I do like the look overall.
Hey Teach, how do they look overall though? Are they more visible when lights are on? Post a photo or two of you get the opportunity.
Motor on!
 
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Here are a few pics from tonight. My car does not have LED lights. As you can see, they are very subtle.
 
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Oh I really like that a lot!
 
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Here’s a pic during the day.
 
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Thanks for sharing!
 

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