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weight difference with carbon fiber hood #55422 Oct 24, 5:52pm Oct 24, 5:52pm
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weight difference with carbon fiber hood
Anyone know the wight difference between a stock Hood and a carbon fiber Hood? how many pounds are each one? happywink

Re: weight difference with carbon fiber hood [Re: beans] #55423 Oct 24, 5:56pm Oct 24, 5:56pm
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the difference is about 30 and 40 lbs thumbsup

Carbon Fiber Hood is very light... Factory stock Hood is made from metal and is quite heavy eek


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Re: weight difference with carbon fiber hood [Re: beans] #55424 Oct 24, 6:47pm Oct 24, 6:47pm
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Has anyone been stopped for using a Carbon Fiber Hood on the streets? As far as I know, they're illegal and only for show use but do cops actually enforce that?

Re: weight difference with carbon fiber hood [Re: beans] #55425 Oct 24, 6:49pm Oct 24, 6:49pm
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there not illegal...but you should deffinetly get Hood pins to hold them down because they might fly up while your driving

Re: weight difference with carbon fiber hood [Re: beans] #55426 Oct 24, 6:53pm Oct 24, 6:53pm
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Has anyone's carbonfiber Hood pop off without the Hood pins?
Also I dont think cops would do anything about the carbonfiber Hood. I've had cops ask me about it, but they where pretty cool about it.

Re: weight difference with carbon fiber hood [Re: LethalusGTS] #55427 Oct 24, 8:22pm Oct 24, 8:22pm
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Originally Posted by LethalusGTS
Has anyone's carbonfiber Hood pop off without the Hood pins?


Better safe than sorry. And besides, Hood pins are cheap rice


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Originally Posted by EvanJ
Originally Posted by LethalusGTS
Has anyone's carbonfiber Hood pop off without the Hood pins?


Better safe than sorry. And besides, Hood pins are cheap rice


Exactly thumbsup


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Re: weight difference with carbon fiber hood [Re: beans] #55429 Oct 25, 9:17am Oct 25, 9:17am

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Yea it is lighter but its just for show purposes its not goin to gain performance.

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Originally Posted by spyder00367
Yea it is lighter but its just for show purposes its not goin to gain performance.


your right and wrong, weight reduction will always help your car (unless your takin out your engine)but i forget what dan was saying but he said something like it wouldnt be equal weight and the car would start to kind of lift at the front at higher speeds

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Yea weight reduction is always good. But your taking it off over the front tires and since the celi is a front wheel drive you may lose a little traction but you will gain some more power with that weight being off.

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