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i wanna see other peoples carbonfiber or fiber glass hoods.

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daytime pic would probably work alot better..

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I doubt you'll find anyone on this board who has one. Even on bimmerforums or DTMpower they are quite rare.

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i got a carbon fiber hood on my black bmw also with carbon fiber emblems, ill get some pics in here

this is the only way i know to put them on here
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So I know that CF hoods are a lot lighter than the stock hoods but do they really take off that much more weight and does lightening the car by that much even help performance at all?
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think about what you just said, yes it is lighter but no way can a hood make your car faster
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Hehe, ok yeah a hood cannot make you go faster but if you take off enough weight you can go faster.
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not to mention some people do things just for the way they look? and no that does not make them a "ricer" as people say

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yeah whats the weight comparison from the oem hood to the carbonfiber or fiberglass?

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For an E36 (probably not including the 318ti) it's as follows:

Standard OEM hood: 45 lbs
Carbon Fiber hood (on average): 12 lbs

You save: 33 lbs

Yeah, it's a marked weight difference, but I still don't think it'll make that much difference in a car that weighs north of 3,200 lbs.

Plus I think they look goofy as hell on non-black cars.

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The CF hoods can be painted any color though...right?
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The CF hoods can be painted any color though...right?
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your awsner is yes, you can also paint it so its like red for example with c/f weave

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No longer red.
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