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To with Sliding doors you have to impress not necessarily Driving a Lamborghini Aventador. Some tuning companies have namely Conversion kits on offer that change the way the standard doors work. However, it is important here that Crash safety and I baked the TÜV certificate not to lose sight of it. Sure, such a conversion is not everyone's taste, but that's not what tuning is about either. Tuning needs to be first, second and third liked the owner! However, it should also be remembered that such conversions z. Some of them are very extensive and not for the faint-hearted. Because the front fender is machined with the hacksaw to ensure that the door opens correctly. A conversion like that on a Lamborghini cannot be compared with the classic gullwing doors that are attached to the roof, such as those on the Mercedes Oldtimer 300 SL.
How LSD Doors work
With an LSD-Doors conversion, the standard doors will continue to be used and only the fittings in the area of the fenders will be changed. With the help of a Gas Spring the doors then initially open by around 30 degrees outwardto afterwards at an angle of about 45 to 50 degrees to pivot upwards. Such a kit is delivered to the Original attachment points screwed and must have a perfect fit.
A adjustable roller guide be integrated. In this way, the movement sequence of the swivel arm can be adjusted in order to guarantee the exact opening and closing of the doors. Also has to Gas Spring precisely matched to the weight of the door so that it can be closed easily, but at the same time when it is completely open hold in their position. This is why LamboStyleDoors hinges vehicle-specific developed. Tip: Pay attention to the included Cable extension for the electronics of the door!
Cost and security
From some providers there are numerous types (we currently know over 100 vehicles that can be converted) LSD-Doors retrofit kits to buy. The different models for which the conversion kits are available range from the small mini to the fat Hummer SUV. When purchasing a conversion kit, however, it should be ensured that the manufacturer has already carried out side crash tests with the hinge system, if possible. High-quality providers do this in order to be able to prove that even with the built-in wing doors, the occupant protection after the Directive 92/67 / EC is guaranteed. In other words, such a conversion is just as safe as the conventional hinge system installed ex works. And with it the renovation legally used and can be entered, he must after StVZO, ECE and EC directives be checked and a TÜV parts certificate bring along. So is an entry after Section 19 Paragraph 3 No. 4 StVZO possible.
Cost: LSD Doors hinged doors system?
The company is a large supplier of LSD fittings KW automotive from Fichtenberg. According to the website, their prices are primarily based on the type and model of the vehicle. The price range is from 999€ for the kit from an Audi A4 (B5) up to 4.649€ for a Lamborghini Gallardo. The costs for the are not included here mounting, an eventual Repainting the inside of the fender or the Handover Completion at the TÜV. In most cases, however, there will be material costs of € 1.500 not exceeded.
approx. 10-14 kg per door side, depending on the vehicle type
The cost of the conversion itself is in three levels of difficulty assigned. Opel Astra, Seat Ibiza and VW Golf are among the simpler models. On the other hand, things get more complicated with an Audi A4 convertible, a Renault Clio and unfortunately also with the VW Polo from older vintages. You have to go with the conversion approx. 1,5 to 2 days calculate. A specialist workshop is recommended in any case. The installation can cost around 400-500 € for the first stage, 500-650 € for the second and for more complicated cases you should add 800 € to 1.000 € to the hinge system Installation costs plan on.
At the end... For prices of around € 1.500 to € 2.000, (almost) every common car can be visually upgraded significantly. However, in low underground car parks you have to be careful not to open the doors not in contact got into the ceiling. info: In many cases, the system can be completely retrofitted!
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