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Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Mon, June 18 2018 11:37 PM UTC +00:00

What is a prototype?

A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:

Proof of Concept

Explorations that test ideas and functionality.

Functional Prototype

Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.

Appearance Prototype

Looks like the final product, but is not functional.

Design Prototype

Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.

Production Prototype

Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.

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Prototype Gallery

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About

Background

Ford Mustang S550 is Ford's first globally released Mustang and has been a great success. There are slight vehicle variations in different markets. In particular, all USDM Mustangs have RED taillights, that only have RED sequential LED bars inside of them, while all other international Mustangs have CLEAR WHITE tail lights that comes with 2xRED (brake) and a single Amber (blinker).

Market Demand

The demand originates from 2 main sources.

The first one is that USDM owners in the states simply want something that looks different. May it is the color of the lights; maybe its the color of the LED bars or maybe they simply wants a different look to stand out in the crowd.

The second source comes form a more 'legit' reason. Some USDM Mustangs are directly imported into overseas market, but the full RED USDM taillights are illegal (no Amber indicator), they had to install the EURO spec tail lights instead. Hence they needed something to adapt the USDM body modules to the EURO spec tail lights.

About EPM

EPM is a Automotive Technology company in Melbourne funded about 1.5 years ago by a group of established and passionate blokes each have been successful in their own fields such as telecommunications; electronics R&D, aftermarket car modification franchises, etc. It is dedicated to niche but quality car ad-dons that truly adds value to their owners.

Solution & Application

EPM has already completed a prototype for this application. The prototype has been fully road tested. We needed the market indication to justify the continuation of the production of this product.

In fact, to adapt the USDM body module for the EURO spec light is no trivial task. The full documentation of this product and its installation is available here on our blog.

Project Fullfilment

If this project is successfully funded. The production process shall take around 2 months. And we will fulfill all backers via our usual online shop.

Your Support is Needed

Please share this with Mustang owners or businesses with the same needs if you wanted to have this product realized in the next couple of months.

Risks and challenges

There is no risk in terms of the quality of the product and its production execution as we have a proven record in successfully established a niche market from just a couple of product ideas, and the similar products have already reached product maturity.

The only thing that stops us from committing to a further production of these particular kits is the market demand. We are not sure how much demand is there. That is why we wanted to do a crowd funding to see if the market demand is there to support this product. As long as we hit the funding goal, we will be actually be investing more money in the production for bigger batches.

Please share this with Mustang owners who are looking for the same. I think globally we should be able to find a least couple hundred users who have the same desire.

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    2 x US to EU taillight migration module

    Fits all 2015-2018+ USDM S550 Mustangs

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