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#1 skyline240z

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 04:14 PM

Anyone knows who makes a full carbon hatch for Zs.

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Posted 17 May 2017 - 07:26 PM

http://forums.hybrid...omposite-parts/


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Posted 18 May 2017 - 10:20 AM

The first names that come to mind are Benchmark Composites as linked above,

 

Then retro spec at like $800ish and also Seibon at like $850 if I remember right. I have seen issues with seibon with it not lining up correctly or there being enough flex that it's noticeable. 

 

I've never heard or anything bad about Benchmark. 


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Posted 18 May 2017 - 10:35 AM

As far as I know...

 

Benchmark's parts are full carbon, and weigh very little.

 

Seibon's products, based on what little I've found, don't seem to be as light. I don't think they're full carbon.

 

I'm not sure about Retrospec, but I've heard mixed reviews regarding quality. Not sure where they come in as far as weight goes.

 

I've never heard anything bad about Benchmark's products. Not surprising since that was John C's product previously. They would be my choice, and will be when I get to that point in my project.


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#5 skyline240z

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Posted 18 May 2017 - 03:19 PM

Thanks for the helpful info.

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Posted 19 May 2017 - 02:00 PM

Seibon products are a fiberglass backed carbon fiber. So the skin of the hood is carbon fiber with a fiberglass structure underneath. They do not make a hatch for the Z, just the hood.

 

 

The first names that come to mind are Benchmark Composites as linked above,

 

Then retro spec at like $800ish and also Seibon at like $850 if I remember right. I have seen issues with seibon with it not lining up correctly or there being enough flex that it's noticeable. 

 

I've never heard or anything bad about Benchmark. 



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Posted A week ago

Funny thing, Stan at benchmark got back to me about which option I would like so he can give me pricing, I responded back with my options but didn't hear back from him again. Emailed him a second time but still no respond.




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