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Old 07-20-14, 10:03 PM   #1
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hey guys, i need a hood for my 430 but i cant find a used one for a good price, instead of paying 1500 for a new one plus paint i was considering a CF hood. just wanted to hear some of your thoughts before making a decision. i also need a front bumper but those are easy to find...
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hey guys, i need a hood for my 430 but i cant find a used one for a good price, instead of paying 1500 for a new one plus paint i was considering a CF hood. just wanted to hear some of your thoughts before making a decision. i also need a front bumper but those are easy to find...

Seibon is the only one I know of outside of Tom's.




I had mine for sale but not sure if I'll still sell it since I was going to get the Seibon:


After I had it wrapped in 4D CF film.

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well let me know if youd sell. i really dont want an oem one.
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I would just wrap the wrong colored hood....3M has a new straight carbon fiber film that looks excellent.
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yea but my point was that an oem hood used is the same price as new, so i thought let me just buy a CF hood seeing as how it would be on my mod list in the future anyway.
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How hard have you looked for a used hood? You should be able to find one in the $500-$600 range. I'd call around to all of your local salvage yards if you haven't already.
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There is a couple on ebay now.
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I had mine for sale but not sure if I'll still sell it since I was going to get the Seibon:


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...hey Mark, what did those vents,in your hood, come out of ???
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...hey Mark, what did those vents,in your hood, come out of ???
Jaguar XJ-R vents molded into the hood.
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...thank you sir...I'm looking for some ideas for the hood,but not sure yet, if I'm going to make any changes to it
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cars absolutely beautiful man.
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