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Jul 16, 8:11am - #224312 
Making Carbon Fiber

anyone know anything about making carbon fiber? any websites any knows aboooot?

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Jul 16, 8:16am - #224313 
You can buy carbon fiber ... :google:

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Jul 16, 8:18am - #224314 
I know I can buy it!

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Jul 16, 10:04am - #224315 
Making it is a very involved process which includes a hyperbarric oven, not something done at home. The raw materials are not readily available to the retail market.

It would be fun though. Remake the unibody of the celi & all the body panels. smile

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Jul 16, 10:11am - #224316 
yeah it would be fun . . .

know any web sites?

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Jul 16, 10:13am - #224317 
Nope. I learned about it watching the making of the McLaren F1 which is a complete carbon fibre unibody. Even the rear suspension bolts directly to the motor. Awesome technology.

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Jul 16, 10:21am - #224318 
selectproducts.com has the weave, resin, even laminated sheets aleady made...and a few videos on how to do it...its no that bad...a buddy of mine got some stuff from them and made a custom sub enclosure for two JL audio 13W7's!!!!!

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Jul 16, 10:56am - #224319 
That's cosmetic carbon fibre, has about the same strength as fibre glass.

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Jul 16, 11:00am - #224320 
Cosmetic carbon fibre thumbsdown it's just as brittle as Fiberglass too, cracks real well

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Jul 16, 12:11pm - #224321 
ohh...well sorry

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Jul 16, 6:49pm - #224322 
that would be so awsome to do. maybe that guy carbonfibercreations who is making those stuff for us will help you out if you ask him?


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Jul 16, 7:55pm - #224323 
^^ haha . . . good thought but I doubt it

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