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    Looking for carbon fiber parts for 911

    I was looking for CF products for Porsche and did not see to many options.

    Is it just too expensive or not really worth it?

    Re: Looking for carbon fiber parts for 911

    Difficult question...
    On one side, you have to keep in mind that every CF part has to be made by hand more or less. Furthermore, the amount of sales is very limited, so I think that that makes it very expensive. Also, if you ask if it is not worth it, what are you looking for? Weight reduction? Strength? Cosmetics?
    Weight reduction does not make sense, unless, you are going to make a lot of heavy parts out of CF; bonnets, doors, etc. Strenght; CF parts can combine strength with light-weight, but you have to be seriously involved into CF to be able to determine the strength. (I work for a company which makes parts of the NH90 helicopter, which is made mainly out of CF, so I know which calcs and tests are needed)
    Cosmetics; well, if you really want to give your care that racey CF look, I think that money is not important, it is your won wallet that determines whether it is worth it.
    In short; I think that a combo of high prize and small market, combined with the fact that is has no "scientific" advantage unless applied in huge amounts on your car makes CF parts rare.
    Things I gave come across though; rear wing, mirrors, centreconsole, key rosette, etc.
    -Joost-

    Re: Looking for carbon fiber parts for 911

    Very well put Joost.

     
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