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Learn the difference between genuine quality products and the fakes that flood the automotive market.


How to spot cheap carbon parts and shortcuts in the process.
Notice in the 1st picture the distorted reflections in the individual tows of carbon.
This is from a dirty in mold spray of gel coat that’s likely too thick, uneven and will spider crack. The surface of the gel coat has heavy orange peel and waviness, this causes a distorted look to the carbon fibers reflection.
Now take look at how it’s supposed to be done in the second picture.
No weave distortion!! We only coat our parts with high quality urethane. When it’s sprayed after it cures raw(dry carbon) the carbon also comes out looking like it should.
Don’t be fooled by cheap imitations
Lets take a look at some different types of clear coat and their surfaces.
Clear coat differences