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Carbon fiber bezel/bowl

Discussion in 'Lighting' started by boltstaco, May 15, 2013.

  1. May 15, 2013 at 2:01 PM
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    boltstaco

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    Im about to start my fxr retrofit in a few days and thinking of wrapping the bezel and or bowl in 3m carbon fiber wrap. Has anyone done this mod? How hard is it? Reflector bowl shouldnt be too hard but the bezel has some crazy angles, tight spots to get to.
     
  2. May 15, 2013 at 2:21 PM
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    The bowl wouldnt be hard but that bezel would take some patience and heat gun.
     
  3. May 15, 2013 at 2:31 PM
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    havent done it, but this will be interesting to see...
     
  4. May 15, 2013 at 2:34 PM
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    it would probably be easier to find someone to hydro-dip it for you
     
  5. May 15, 2013 at 2:41 PM
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    I would hyrdro dip as the lines and angles are going to be rough to get it just right. But LOVE this idea.
     
  6. May 16, 2013 at 9:49 AM
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    Yea looks like ill go hydro dip method. Will post pics when done
     
  7. May 16, 2013 at 9:53 AM
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    I'd leave the bowl chrome and dip the bezel and shroud. Just my $0.02. Can't wait to see this regardless of what you do :popcorn:
     
  8. May 17, 2013 at 6:25 AM
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    if you dip it make sure its perfectly smooth so the pattern will come out right
     
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