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Noticed a small scratch in the integrated crown race of my carbon fork. How fragile is this part of the fork?

That scratch/indent looks absolutely tiny and harmless. As for the aluminium pieces: As coincidence would have it I recently took my fork out because of creaking noises as well. I was quite surprised ...
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Grease carbon fork before crown race installation?

What is commonly called carbon fiber should actually be referred to as carbon fiber-reinforced plastic, or CFRP. It consists of carbon fibers in a matrix. In the cycling industry, the matrix is ...
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Can't fit fork with integrated crown race fully into frame

It may be worth checking with the supplier that the replacement fork should be a drop-in replacement for the old one. Given the different part numbers, they might have simply had a picking error at ...
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