Rear hatch uses Mitsubishi SMC process

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  1. carpedal

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    i hope it's proven.
     
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    I think we're doing the proving! Har, har

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    i hate being the guiney pig.:p
     
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    That makes no sense based on the look of the hatch. Is the carbon-mat look just a sticker or something?
     
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    It might be used on newer production, older versions might have the conventional continuous mat fiber technology.
     
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    well @bisco you can't be a Prime guinea pig if you don't own one:cry:
     
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    Hey, I'm having fun! Oink, oink

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    I believe it's embossed or in the mold.
     
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    So.... the claim about it being built in the same factory as the LF-A..... that's a half-truth?
     
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    Russell talks about the rear hatch construction in episode #223 (March 22, 2017) of WhatDrivesUs. In at 44 minutes and they talk about this at length for about ten minutes.

     
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