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How To: more info on wrapping your tank in Carbon Fiber.

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Old 01-26-2012, 04:52 PM
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Default How To: more info on wrapping your tank in Carbon Fiber.

Its moved because of image hosting

Part 1
http://tbbracing.com/2013/05/31/cftank1/

Part 2
http://tbbracing.com/2013/06/03/cftank2/
 

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Old 01-28-2012, 01:37 AM
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Sorry to hear about laptop, but you have me interested. Would like to do this to my F4. Doesn't seem to hard so far. Waiting for rest of post
 
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Old 01-28-2012, 03:23 PM
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If you don't transport it a lot, use the video-out and attach it to a in-expensive
desktop screen. Even if you elect for replacement, that can serve till you get ready
for the repair.

Ern
 
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very nice.. digging the CF
 
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Yea I've got a thinkpad and my dad has an extra dock, he sent it out to me on Saturday. But don't worry! It will be finished and I'm taking lots of pictures!!
 
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Alright got the write-up done. Still need to upload the photos and get the tank back from painters. Let me know what yo guys think and what else I need to add.
 
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Old 02-06-2012, 05:01 AM
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As much as it broke my heart to see someone put paint stripper on what appeared to be a pristine tank, I still can't wait to see the final result.

I guess the extra HP will just be a side benefit in comparison to that warm glow you get from a job well done.
 
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If the tank's paint wasn't bubbling up from rust in a few spots I would have left it, but between that and the fact that the PO had super glued their tank pad on so it left a **** ton of residue that I couldn't remove it made it worth it. The tank had orange underneath the yellow and underneath that was yellow again, but I am the second owner the they never mentioned repainting /replacing the tank... very peculiar, but it holds up to my theory that they did in fact drop it.
 
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updated info with better techniques for keeping the weave straight.
 

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