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Old 2nd August 2007, 03:53 PM
Carbon MFG Carbon MFG is offline
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Default Carbon Body Work

Hi Guys,

I'm a long time lurker, first time poster on this forum.

My own roadster is coming along nicley, and i shall be doing my bodywork soon.

This is just to gauge interest really, but would people be interested in carbon fibre bodywork?

Cost would not be excessive, otherwise we would not offer the service, but we feel that we could offer something different to gel coated finishes.

Let me know your thoughts.

ATB

Carbon MFG
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Old 2nd August 2007, 05:18 PM
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Perhaps i should have put a figure when a said "not excessive."

In real terms, about 30% more than the glassfibre prices on certain websites.
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Old 2nd August 2007, 08:04 PM
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Carbon fiber would look amazing, but only if all the bodywork was carbon fiber imho. Anyone agree/disagree?
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Old 10th August 2007, 08:42 AM
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Full carbon fibre would look nuts, pity im not in the uk, and im poor - my locost is going to be just that
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Old 10th August 2007, 09:24 AM
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My plan is to do all the panels, just like GTS's 10 piece kit, that way you would have a complete carbon body.

Doing interior panels in carbon would also be possible. Dash, transmission tunnel etc etc.

By the way it's looking like the 10 piece bodywork kit would work out to be not that much more than GTS's 10 piece kit (GTS charge 685 + VAT, so 805) at somewhere close to 856.00, all in + delivery.

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Old 14th August 2007, 02:13 PM
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Would Carbon Fibre be lighter than aluminium for, say, the bonnet?


How much lighter is it than Glassfibre for the wings etc?
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Old 31st August 2007, 09:54 PM
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I have just found this post and have had to go and have cold shower!

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Old 12th February 2008, 09:05 PM
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Is it pure carbon, made with epoxy (or even better resisn infused) or carbon fibre backed with glass?
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Old 12th February 2008, 10:29 PM
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Default caron fibre

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Hi Guys,

I'm a long time lurker, first time poster on this forum.

My own roadster is coming along nicley, and i shall be doing my bodywork soon.

This is just to gauge interest really, but would people be interested in carbon fibre bodywork?

Cost would not be excessive, otherwise we would not offer the service, but we feel that we could offer something different to gel coated finishes.

Let me know your thoughts.

ATB

Carbon MFG
go on stop teasing please give me a price for 4 mudguards ,1 nosecone and a scuttle and dash people on here are drooling and its getting messy
thanks les,g
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Old 13th February 2008, 08:00 PM
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I have just found this post and have had to go and have cold shower!

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me to flip me m8 i will at the frount oh the que when i'm there come to think a bout it i may buy now be for you come round and see what you jsut said
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