Mini-Z, Kyosho Mini-Z Racer, MR-03, MR-02, MA-010, Forums, News, Pictures, Parts, and Shop -
Forums, Mini-Z, MiniZ, Kyosho Mini-Z, Kyosho MiniZ, Kyosho Mini-Z Racer
Mini-Z Hop-Ups, Mini-Z Parts, MiniZ Hop-Ups, MiniZ Parts, Kyosho Mini-Z Hop-Ups, Kyosho Mini-Z Parts, Kyosho MiniZ Hop-Ups, Kyosho MiniZ Parts, Kyosho Mini-Z Racer Hop-Ups, Racer Kyosho Mini-Z Parts
Old 2002.02.06, 03:37 AM   #1
Mini-Z Novice
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Singapore
Posts: 7
Carbon Fiber bumper

Is there a reason why there is no Carbon Fiber Bumper available from GPM for the Ferrari.

For that matter, I reckon that for all the F1 front wings that have snapped, they should make a Carbon Fiber front wing. It seems stupid, that, they make a CF rear wing, and out of all the F1's around, I know of only one rear wing damage from launching the car off a great height.

However the front wings are very vulnerable even with the bumper.

Run a xspeed motor with a 8 tooth pinion gear at full throttle for 3 seconds, accidentally collide with a wall and surely you will lose the front wing.
radial1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2002.02.06, 07:15 AM   #2
Mini-Z Novice
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Posts: 34
I too broke my front wing the first day I had it. Instead of glue though, I used bondo to repair it and it is stronger now than new. I have accidentally gone head on full steam into wood barriers and it holds up fine. I used the bondo very sparingly so as to not add much weight. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2002.02.06, 08:28 AM   #3
Draconious's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Goodrich MI
Posts: 6,161
Send a message via AIM to Draconious Send a message via Yahoo to Draconious
Although carbon fiber is very strong and light weight... its not realy good on impacts, its made of many many tiny threads, and each impact would frey and split and chip it away... but it could be done... I say just trace yer cars front end ona flat credit card, then exagerate the line, cut it out put 2 screw holes in it and put it on the front of yer car , paint it black even....
Draconious is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 2002.02.06, 05:15 PM   #4
mini-z's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2001
Posts: 8,489
I would imagine they'll come out with one soon, it's just each front end is slightly different so they have to redesign.
mini-z is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FS: Carbon Fiber M18 minittrackmann Mini-Z Marketplace 5 2008.05.22 02:33 PM
Carbon Fiber Decals DogbreathRacing Custom Bodies 8 2005.04.07 09:14 AM
Homemade carbon fiber help revzalot Parts and Hop-ups 3 2005.01.07 04:48 PM
Carbon FIber Decals? Incubusions Custom Bodies 3 2002.09.27 05:20 PM
Carbon Fiber Strips For Scratchbuilding DAMZer Mini-Z Science 6 2002.02.04 05:25 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:47 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2011
Mini Inferno Sale - Up to $85 Instant Savings!
Micro-T Hop-Ups
RC18R, M18, Micro RS4, Mini-LST, TamTech-Gear, Minizilla, RC18T, RC18B, RC18MT Products

Tiny RC Community News
[03/22/17] MZR was on vacation, didn't... : All kidding aside, the host experienced a bit of a server meltdown last week and efforts to restore the site to a new server took longer than anticipated. The current server is temporary until - more»
[11/25/15] Did You Hear? Our Black... : Hey Racers,
We're getting started a bit early with our Black Friday sale this year.  Generally we're not supporters of retailers opening early on Thanksgiving, but in our case, we're - more»
[06/30/15] Have You... : Hey All! Just a quick reminder to everyone that we post all of our Newletters here on the MZR Forum. If for some reason you miss them in your email inbox, you can always see the - more»
Mini-Z, Mini-Z Racer, MR-02, MA-010
M18, M18T, RC18T, Mini-LST, Mini-T, Micro RS4, XRay, 1/18, 18th scale
XMODS, XMOD, Micro Flight, ZipZaps, ZipZaps SE, Bit Char-G, MicroSizers, TTTT, Plantraco Desktop Rover, SuperSlicks, Digi Q
Mini Inferno, Mini Inferno ST, half EIGHT, 1/16, 16th scale
Epoch, Indoor Racer, 1/43, 43rd scale
E-Savage, eSavage, eZilla, e-Zilla, HPI
Robots, Bots, Bipeds, Wheeled, Manoi, Roomba, NXT, Lego, Hacking
Crawling, Crawlers, Micro, RC, Losi Mini-Rock Crawler, Duratrax Cliff Climber
Kyosho Minium, Caliber 120, Minium Forums
Mini-Z Hop-Ups, Mini-Z Parts, Mini Inferno Hop-Ups, Mini Inferno Parts, M18 Hop-Ups, M18 Parts