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carbon pannels

Post by leeboy44 » Fri Jul 30, 2010 7:10 pm

is there any intrest in carbon fiber imp pannels

i have someone in the aircraft industry that will make pannels and parts for imps and minis

if i get enough intrest then we will work on the pannels we will be making carbon and fiberglass of the same moulds

let me know

lee

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Re: carbon pannels

Post by ben » Fri Jul 30, 2010 8:26 pm

I would absolutey love a bonnet 8) 8) Have looked into it with carbon weezels and they can produce one that is double skinned as in interior and exterior with with cross bracing, hinges and bonnet catch all for £800 am saving up allbeit slowly very slowly :lol: now. If yourfriend can beat that i would defo be interested.

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Re: carbon pannels

Post by jdamarine » Sat Jul 31, 2010 6:05 pm

i would be interested in bonnet but it would have to be carbon weasel quality.
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Re: carbon pannels

Post by Impecunious » Sun Aug 01, 2010 9:56 am

I am curious as to why you would want to pay £800 for a carbon bonnet on an Imp. Is it for the appearance or light weight and stiffness of the item? For £800, it must be a vacuum bagged carbon/epoxy bonnet but cannot possibly include the cost of making a mould. The weight saving over a corematted grp bonnet will be in the region of 1.5 to 2 kgs, for an eye-watering cost penalty of £650 ish.

If it's for appearance, a single layer of RC200 backed up with csm in poyester will still look nearly as pretty and will save you about £550.

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Re: carbon pannels

Post by maguire imp » Fri Sep 03, 2010 6:23 pm

Dave you have a bit of sense,for get the carbon just drive the door handles of it,fit a new set of tyres and that will give you the edge every time

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Re: carbon pannels

Post by colin rooney » Fri Sep 03, 2010 7:14 pm

Carbon panels i cant see them selling its hard enough to sell the panels that marcus made of the rawlson imp
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Re: carbon pannels

Post by apeximp » Tue Sep 07, 2010 11:29 am

i collected two new grp doors from marcus last week and they are totaly fab ! Cant wait to get them on the car. Jim :D
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Re: carbon pannels

Post by ben » Tue Sep 07, 2010 12:44 pm

Hi Dave the £800 included the cost of the mould but I would be supplying the bonnet for them to mould from. Like I said i also think 800 quid is an awfull lot of money so if there was someone else who can do a double skinned bag moulded one with all the whistles and bells I would be very interested.

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