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    2-Cyl, 1/2 HP @ 90 RPM slvoid's Avatar
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    Tiny little carbon wings in nascar, wth?

    Is this an april fools thing? When did this happen, carbon fiber parts in nascar??

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    It's part of the Car Of Tomorrow that came out last week. I think in two weeks they are going back to the old car, but what was seen this week and last week will be the norm next year.

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    Big budget teams have been using carbon fibre seats and air ducts for a while now.

    That pesky HANS device is made of carbon fibre, too.
    Ten tenths.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BananaTugger
    Big budget teams have been using carbon fibre seats and air ducts for a while now.

    That pesky HANS device is made of carbon fibre, too.
    Bulls**t, that's actually mahogany.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slvoid
    Bulls**t, that's actually mahogany.
    That's what I thought at first, then when I got up close, I noticed a laminate structure.

    So, I would say plywood.
    Ten tenths.

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    pics?

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    2-Cyl, 1/2 HP @ 90 RPM slvoid's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by BananaTugger
    That's what I thought at first, then when I got up close, I noticed a laminate structure.

    So, I would say plywood.
    Nice, that sounds about right for nascar. Thanks.

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    they are not CF, some sort of plastic so lower cost.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BananaTugger
    That pesky HANS device is made of carbon fibre, too.
    And I bet it still would have killed Dale if he used it .

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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