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Carbon fiber... #19440 Jun 1, 11:12am Jun 1, 11:12am
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Carbon fiber...
waveIm obsessed with making cars lighter, i was wondering if anyone knew of any companies that make carbon fiber fenders,trunks,bumpers,dashes/glove box..and so on...
If not anyone know a good place that makes carbon fiber products that i could get in touch with.

thanks for the input. cheers

Re: Carbon fiber... [Re: blindfigure] #19441 Jun 1, 12:03pm Jun 1, 12:03pm
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i i was wondering the same thing, but when i checked into it no one really make Carbon Fiber trunks or fenders, just hoods. our cars aren't exactly super cars so no one has really taken intrest to it. but fenders don't really weigh much any way, so if i wre you i would have some Carbon Fiber place custom fabricate you a trunk, then get light weight plexiglass to replace most of your window and strip the interior of you car. that will shave a lot of your weight and 1/4 mile time.


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Re: Carbon fiber... [Re: Kim] #19442 Jun 1, 12:37pm Jun 1, 12:37pm
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yea i think im gonna go to a place like that,do you know any on the internet?


ANYONE?????????

Re: Carbon fiber... [Re: blindfigure] #19443 Jun 1, 3:39pm Jun 1, 3:39pm
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i think there is a place in the City of Industry, CA but i don't know for sure, just do a search on the net, i'm sure you'll find one in NY. don't be suprised if you get a four figure price. eek custom Carbon Fiber fabrication is expensive, plus you have to supply the orginals.


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Re: Carbon fiber... [Re: Kim] #19444 Jun 1, 4:26pm Jun 1, 4:26pm
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thanks, i already did a search but i got nuthing, just abunch of places that sell carbon fiber hoods and such but dont make em themselves or whatever... o well im gonna keep lookin

Re: Carbon fiber... [Re: blindfigure] #19445 Jun 1, 7:44pm Jun 1, 7:44pm
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Have you checked out IPT MOTORSPORTS ??

They don't make all of the pieces you mentioned, but they do make some really neat under the Hood and interior pieces.


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Thanks EvanJ good thinkin thumbsup

Re: Carbon fiber... [Re: blindfigure] #19447 Jun 2, 11:12am Jun 2, 11:12am
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Contact Tim at Conceptautocreations.com...his AIM is Chrono9000. He has Carbon Fiber fenders

Re: Carbon fiber... [Re: blindfigure] #19448 Jun 2, 3:55pm Jun 2, 3:55pm
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waveIm obsessed with making cars lighter, i was wondering if anyone knew of any companies that make carbon fiber fenders,trunks,bumpers,dashes/glove box..and so on...
If not anyone know a good place that makes carbon fiber products that i could get in touch with.

thanks for the input. cheers


I hope you know that would be extremely expensive to replace all of the parts listed above w/ carbon fiber...

hey just buy a new viper gts r, they' re all carbon fiber anyway...lol just kiddin man.

Ill probobly just stick w/ a carbon fiber Hood...

APR sales a lot of carbon fiber, dont know how much for the celi, but the GT300 ceilica has a lot of APR CARBON FIBER ALL OVER THE CAR.

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