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    Ariel china ???


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    The importers address via Google is very close to Palatov MS (I am sure is unrelated.) Google has them at 905 SE Grand St in Portland

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    Not the china made uprights though.
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    Looks like they plan on selling a LOT of them..stacks of red frames in the background in one of those photos...

    I'll bet Ariel is not too happy about this!
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    I think the pictures were taken in China and the address is Portland. Look at the pink floor in the picture Iphone__868.jpg thats a picture from China . Look at the pictures all around the car, 10 frame down the floor is pink to ???? The China Uprights where from 09 I believe. They could have been changed to the TMI style. That means that the car would be based on the UK style not US. Right.

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    WOW, the level of rip off is amazing! I think you are right about China Atom experiment. Did you see all 356 replica's? The red plastic on the frames would make the floor look pink

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    Just because the pictures will disappear off of eBay very soon ...

    This is a pdf with all of the pictures
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    It's not like there is this HUGE market for exo-skeletal cars,let alone exact copies of an original car,which is still in active production..I don't understand the business sense of it at all.

    Starting with what you get for $12k. and then adding all the rest (and there is a lot missing..) will put you easily into the price range of a ready to drive SRA,so why bother?? When you are all done with your "kit",you certainly can't call it anything but a Chinese knockoff,so the return on your time and money spent would be quite poor,if you ever intend to sell it. I dunno...just rubs me the wrong way...

    Makes me want to hit the buy-it-now..and then tell them to shove it...such evil thoughts...
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    If this is from Ariel China, they have a license to make them in China. I have no idea if they can sell them in the US but I would guess not.

    So they are an official manufacturer still I believe.
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