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Chassis Preparation

Friday, December 10th, 2010

A lot of people race their cars without doing any special prep work to the carbon fiber chassis.  You can do the same if you are in a hurry, but I encourage you to spend some time on the chassis.

I like to carefully sand, glue, and re-sand the edge of each carbon fiber part (chassis, shock towers, upper deck, etc).  By doing these steps, the chassis and other carbon fiber parts are less likely to crack during a wreck.  Additionally, the carbon fiber parts will look a lot better when properly prepared, which is awesome when you are busy bench racing.