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Old 04-15-2011, 11:24 AM   #1
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Hi All, I'm new of the forum,
I saw these new fiber bodyshells fo rc cars
what do you think about?
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Old 04-15-2011, 01:20 PM   #2
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Doubt they will hold up. If they are thick enough to not worry about cracking like crazy then they will probably be too heavy. But if I'm wrong, I'd rock one. It would look pimp with a body wrap.
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Old 04-15-2011, 01:26 PM   #3
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Those look really pimp. But on the website they don't say what the weight is, that would be the only problem or worry for a body like that. They also look really thick. Awesome idea if the weight was close to or under the weight of a lexan body.
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says about 3.4oz, now whats a Lexan body weigh ?
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From the website (mbx6 body, but other bodies would be in the same range I guess):
Stupendo effetto estetico ed estrema leggerezza. Peso: 90 g.
Beautiful appearance and lightweight, about 3.4 oz.
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Its carbon fiber and they are expensive probley almost $100us.

Carbon fiber is only strong as long as the coating stay on, with the abrasive dirt services I see it shredding fast.
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Just junk, I wouldn't even put one of them on my on road cars.
Maybe the guys with shelf queen cars would like them to look
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the weight probly isn't much different than a lexan body....maybe half an ounce to an ounce (just a speculation, NOT fact) are they available in the states anywhere? are they "finished" or would the buyer have to fill all the pin holes like in fiberglass??
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the weight probly isn't much different than a lexan body....maybe half an ounce to an ounce (just a speculation, NOT fact) are they available in the states anywhere? are they "finished" or would the buyer have to fill all the pin holes like in fiberglass??
They say there pinhole free in the description.
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WHO cares at $114 ea. (current conversion 79 euro) way too expensive for a body that MIGHT last as long as 2 lexan Bodies (what $25 ea.) I have lexan bodies for my buggy that ave lasted two seasons and the only reason I dont continue running them is I wanted a different paint job
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Old 04-16-2011, 11:12 AM   #11
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Now I see on youtube the video of the viperfiber body,
and prices down to 59 euro
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