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|3-Series (E21, E30) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1975-1983 and 1984-1991 line. Specific models: BMW 315, BMW 316, BMW 318, BMW 318i, BMW 320/4, BMW 320i, BMW 320/6, BMW 323i, BMW 320i. E30 Family models include: BMW 325e, BMW 325i, BMW 325is, BMW 325ix.|
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| Originally posted by lateapex@Apr 5 2005, 09:01 PM |
Where can I find a fiberglass hood for my e30. I would like something that is not pin on and costs less than $300. So far, all I have found is Carbon fiber or the expensive ireland engineering ones. Also, does anyone know of any company making lightweight front bumpers for the non-M3 e30. thanks!
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| Originally posted by 87 325iS@Apr 6 2005, 05:19 AM |
Ireland Engineering are the only ones worth it.
| Originally posted by e30fanm3@Apr 6 2005, 12:20 PM |
well since the e30 hood doesnt open from the front i doubt anyone would have a problem with it flying up unless they were racing in reverse.
In other words, you failed to think before you spoke, there are 2 main reasons people buy pin-down hoods for e30.
1. they are cheaper than hoods that use factory hinges
2. its faster when trying to hurry, two pins and the whole thing lifts off
| Originally posted by e30fanm3@Apr 6 2005, 12:37 PM |
yea, ok, send me a pic of that.
Thank you for quoting what we can read our selfs.
If i was gonna waste my money on something that isnt going to help like a hood then i would definately spend the extra 200 bucks for a CF one. Fiberglass hoods cant be too sturdy either, in order for them to be lighter then they have to be pretty thin. Dont waste your money buying a hood when you could spend that money on your motor.
| Originally posted by gbm2.7@Apr 6 2005, 07:27 PM |
Personaly I would spend the money on the engine or suspension, but if you really want a hood go for CF its much stronger and lighter.
| Originally posted by e30fanm3@Apr 7 2005, 05:44 PM |
why didnt your thread start like that?
it would've made our lifes alot easier
i thought you were a noob
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