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Can you safely paint a Carbon Fiber frame?

Old 09-17-09, 06:42 PM
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Can you safely paint a Carbon Fiber frame?

I'm about to buy a "bare" carbon fiber frame. I may decide I don't like the look. No guesses please - Can I get the frame painted by an automobile body painter?
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Yes.
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If you want to compare your local prices against something you know will work:

http://www.calfeedesign.com/refinishpricing.htm
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