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Pre preg (dry carbon) Engine cover FIRST PART OUT PICS

We just finished the top side mold for the engine cover, now working on the backside tabs to fasten it with. The mold needs to cure in the oven for a few more days, then some test parts with pics. The current profile is smoothed out the ridges between the blocks on the cover and the carbon fake weave will be smoothed out. In addition to carbon we can make them in texillium(silver carbon ugh I hate to say that) red, blue and carbon kevlar weave. its all super light aerospace grade stuff, so I hope you guys dig it. Then the real aero parts will roll out.


EDIT here is the finished mold. Now I need to figure out the backside boss features for mounting.

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Sweet stuff!! Can't wait to see it!
 

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bump for mold pics a few more higher res and showing in progress.

 

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Looking good! Can't wait to see the finished product :cool:
 

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Thanks Mike, hopefully there are more than one that I will get ROI in this mold haha.
 

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Mmmm mold! Can't wait to see the final product.
 

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Fig: few ideas for Dry CF part that people may actually buy (not too 'spensive): Mirror Covers, B-C Pillars (not overlay, the real thing), Fog light housing, larger paddle shifter...
 

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Ohhh fog light housing would be bada** in CF :cool:
 

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Fig: few ideas for Dry CF part that people may actually buy (not too 'spensive): Mirror Covers, B-C Pillars (not overlay, the real thing), Fog light housing, larger paddle shifter...
had teh same dea for the paddle and some times when I am in a turn, I hate to reach haha.

The fog light housings for sure given how easily they are to remove.
 

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The mold has been polished to perfection. I am just in the cue with some other larger projects ahead of me at the composites manufacturer.

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Ohhhh snap, this is going to be good! Post up pics once it's done Fig! I can't wait to see it!
 

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Yeah I think you guys are gonna like it. I am also mixing in some brushed metal elements ;)
 

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They are still slammed with production of ski boots and Ducati parts. I will keep ya posted. here are cam pics of the high gloss mold.
 

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Looking really good so far Fig. Can't wait to see the finished product :cool:
 

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Here are some examples of the weave and finish. These are the RMM splitter replacements that I have been selling for a few years now. Also you can see the backside finish... its a very thin profile. To give na idea of strength, I can stand on these splitters with no problem...I be 190-200lbs :)






I also have access to high modulus high density material. It is a bit harder to work with, but looks pretty unique when finished.

Of course I will also offer the Texilium (aluminuzed S-glass) silver material, and different colored weaves, red, blue, yellow, if anyone is interested.
 

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Damn, great weave and finish Fig :cool: got any pics of them on any IS?
 
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