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Feb 18, 5:27am - #403482 
stress cracks in clear coat on carbon fiber hood

does anyone know how to clear up or eleminate stress cracks in carbon fiber clear coat...i have some cracks around the hoodpins and in various places on the Hood. thought about painting the whole Hood or just a custom job...buti love the raw carbon fiber look! thanks! thumbsup


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Feb 18, 5:38am - #403483 
buy a new Hood, J/K, really dont know!


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Feb 18, 9:27am - #403484 
Your stuck with the cracks man thumbsdown
Even if you paint it the cracks will come back.


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Feb 18, 7:30pm - #403485 
on aircraft parts we have to sand into the part and put a wet patch on it then vaccume bag it localy on the patch. It takes specific equipment to do it and pratice to make it look right. YOULL HAVE MORE LABOR IN IT THAN IT'S WORTH. It's not a $12,000 aircraft fairing so just replace it. MAKE SURE TO FIND OUT IT CRACKED WHY BEFORE DOING GETING ANOTHER ONE!!!!!!

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Feb 18, 7:37pm - #403486 
got a pic of the stress cracks??

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Feb 21, 4:24am - #403487 
i will try to get pics up


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