Carbon fibre roof skins??? Pro's and cons??

Thread in 'Other Chat' started by Corey_XR4I, Nov 2, 2010.

  1. Corey_XR4I

    Corey_XR4I XR4I 24V FTW

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    Recently had a accident in one of my sierras where my bonnet came up and smashed my windscreen and fuck my roof up pretty good, Now a sierra roof skin arnt that exspensive but been planning on carbon vinyl it anyway because my car originally had a sunroof and i shut it off and wanted to make it tidy so since this happened ive been playing on the idea on just doing a actual carbon roof skin,


    Anyone know what sort of price id be looking at and is it worth while or not??

    Corey
     
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    Pro's = It's fractionally lighter.
    Con's = It's expensive and doens't make you drift any better.
     
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    Corey_XR4I XR4I 24V FTW

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    i cant drift for shit anyway, so wasnt really relying on it giving me mad skills, just wanted to tidy my roof up with vinyl but now since my roofs fucked was just wondering how much it was going to cost and if it would be beneficial to do it rather then a new metal skin
     
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    If someone made them already it'd be a similar price to a carbon bonnet.

    If no one makes them already it'll be a grand, at least. And that would just be for cheap carbon, not epoxy or pre-preg.

    You could make one yourself, but bodging your roof with filler then fake carbon stickers would be significantly easier.
     
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    And cheaper
     

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