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Carbon Fiber hood question... #202113 Jun 19, 2:05pm Jun 19, 2:05pm
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Carbon Fiber hood question...
how much lighter are the carbon fiber hoods out for our cars???? how much does the stock Hood weigh compared to the lightest carbon fiber?

Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: Blue_Jaggon] #202114 Jun 20, 8:33am Jun 20, 8:33am
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a noticable differnce. didnt weight them, sorry

Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: Blue_Jaggon] #202115 Jun 20, 9:17am Jun 20, 9:17am
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1/4 the weight. Some people have actually reported feeling the HP you free up by putting one on.

Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: GraSSRooTs] #202116 Jun 20, 11:38am Jun 20, 11:38am
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Originally Posted by GraSSRooTs

1/4 the weight. Some people have actually reported feeling the HP you free up by putting one on.


i dont know hp freeing up b/c of a Hood...but which Hood is the lightest??

Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: Blue_Jaggon] #202117 Jun 20, 11:51am Jun 20, 11:51am
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i heard that carbon fiber Hood is the lightest and stongest. some one here had that vid where they were running it over with a car and jumping on it too and it was fine. also i heard Fiberglass was light but the paint cracks and fades easily.
remember Hood pins too!


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Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: round2gts] #202118 Jun 20, 3:43pm Jun 20, 3:43pm
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ok so no one knows any weight numbers then or estimates...?

Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: Blue_Jaggon] #202119 Jun 20, 6:53pm Jun 20, 6:53pm
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I HAVE A Carbon Fiber INVADER Hood... IT IS THE BADEST LOOKING Hood THAT YOU CAN GET FOR THE CAR... I CAN FEEL THE HP WHEN I PUT IT ON... AFTER I TOOK IT OUT OF THE BIG... I COULD HOLD IT OUT INFRONT OF ME WITH MY ARMS LOCKED OUT...THAT IS LIGHT


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Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: CARBON_SYPHER] #202120 Jun 20, 7:19pm Jun 20, 7:19pm
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Caps lock!!!! eek

Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: silver] #202121 Jun 20, 8:45pm Jun 20, 8:45pm
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haha yea the invader is nice thumbsup

Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: ghostingcelica] #202122 Jun 20, 8:50pm Jun 20, 8:50pm
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you def cant feel hp gain
from replacing your Hood bud


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Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: mastro543] #202123 Jun 20, 8:54pm Jun 20, 8:54pm
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Originally Posted by mastro543
you def cant feel hp gain
from replacing your hood bud

Some people say they actually feel it, maybe because they just think that if they look faster, then they accelerate faster. rofl rofl

Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: GraSSRooTs] #202124 Jun 20, 9:02pm Jun 20, 9:02pm
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ok i came across a site that sed stock Hood was 50 lbs...so how much say a vis Hood weight then???

Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: Blue_Jaggon] #202125 Jun 20, 9:09pm Jun 20, 9:09pm
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50 x .25 if what grassroots said was true. that would come out to 12.5

Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: ghostingcelica] #202126 Jun 21, 9:07am Jun 21, 9:07am
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its prob about 30-35 pounds


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Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: CARBON_SYPHER] #202127 Jun 21, 9:13am Jun 21, 9:13am
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stock is around 25-30lbs, where as carbon fiber is like 5lbs at the most...

Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: ragingpaseo] #202128 Jun 21, 9:16am Jun 21, 9:16am
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nah, I think I remember around 50 for the stock as well... also, the new veilside Hood is 8 lbs and it's not carbon fiber so 5-10 lbs sounds right

Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: Sultan] #202129 Jun 21, 9:26am Jun 21, 9:26am
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yeah, 5-10lbs for a c/f is in the ballpark, but 50lbs for stock? that's sounds too damn heavy...

Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: ragingpaseo] #202130 Jun 21, 9:29am Jun 21, 9:29am
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it does sound heavy but I though I heard that somewhere before... regardless, the carbon fiber Hood will shed a lot of weight - worthwhile mod from both appearance and Performance standpoints, especially if you combine it with a carbon fiber hatch

Re: Carbon Fiber hood question... [Re: Sultan] #202131 Jun 21, 12:06pm Jun 21, 12:06pm
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they got carbon fiber hatches now???? i wanna see some pics

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