Dont Buy A Cf Hood - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
Product Reviews A place to review purchased products and new products for your BMW.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 11:24 AM
Live Fast. Drive Faster.
 
buuhh99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posts: 3,251
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to buuhh99
(Thread Starter)
Mine doesnt fit and i am going to ill somebody, I havt been able to drive my car for 8 months and now this happens. M3 motowerks sent me this POS from Cwings dont buy from them



buuhh99 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 11:40 AM
ex owner/admin
 
Furious's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Toronto-Canada
Posts: 10,839
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious
Send a message via AIM to Furious
i thought you bought a VIS hood

Furious is offline  
#3 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 02:28 PM
Live Fast. Drive Faster.
 
buuhh99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posts: 3,251
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to buuhh99
(Thread Starter)
heres a pic it doesnt have the smoked corners or the eyebrows
Attached Images
File Type: bmp untitled.bmp (434.9 KB, 336 views)



buuhh99 is offline  
#4 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 02:33 PM
Live Fast. Drive Faster.
 
buuhh99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posts: 3,251
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to buuhh99
(Thread Starter)
heres a pic it doesnt have the smoked corners or the eyebrows
Attached Images
File Type: bmp untitled.bmp (10.33 MB, 285 views)



buuhh99 is offline  
#5 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 06:35 PM
1st Gear Member
 
Storamin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 230
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Storamin is an unknown quantity at this point
Maybe it's me but that pic doesn't work.

Getting a CF hood is always a problem. It's almost impossible to get a CF hood that fits like OEM.

Storamin is offline  
#6 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 08:01 PM
ex owner/admin
 
Furious's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Toronto-Canada
Posts: 10,839
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious
Send a message via AIM to Furious
my CF hood from VIS was ok, a few flaws but otherwise it turned out ok, the trunk on the other hand is a totally different ballgame, you can see my product review a few threads below this one.

Furious is offline  
#7 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 09:50 PM
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
Deloriant's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: San Clemente, CA
Posts: 2,155
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Deloriant is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Deloriant
The main problem is the damn hood shock mounts always tear out. I'm trying to figure out how to get the damn things to stay on.

<img src='http://i116.photobucket.com/albums/o17/M4yorThis/119575444991686.jpg'>
Deloriant is offline  
#8 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 10:04 PM
da_administrator
 
da_bull's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Mooooossouri
Posts: 4,840
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
da_bull has a reputation beyond repute da_bull has a reputation beyond repute da_bull has a reputation beyond repute da_bull has a reputation beyond repute da_bull has a reputation beyond repute da_bull has a reputation beyond repute da_bull has a reputation beyond repute da_bull has a reputation beyond repute da_bull has a reputation beyond repute da_bull has a reputation beyond repute da_bull has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via MSN to da_bull
May or may not apply here but I bought a Fiberglass hood for my '72 Chevelle years ago, and they had replacement springs that have a LOT less tension on them than the factory ones did. They said in their catalog that they wouldnt warranty the hood if the factory ones were used.

I was just wondering if you could take one of the hood shocks off, or if they offer a "reduced" shock for their hoods.



-There are 10 kinds of people. Those who understand binary, and those who do not.

-If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under...Ronald Reagan
da_bull is offline  
#9 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 10:28 PM
ex owner/admin
 
Furious's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Toronto-Canada
Posts: 10,839
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious Furious
Send a message via AIM to Furious
Good idea bull, i personally dont have my shocks on ,im too lazy to go get a blow set from my mechanic.. Del get a set of blown ones, they just might be the right resistance to keep the hood up without using excessive force to close it.

Furious is offline  
#10 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 10:50 PM
Live Fast. Drive Faster.
 
buuhh99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posts: 3,251
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to buuhh99
(Thread Starter)
ok ill try again
Attached Images
File Type: bmp BMWRepair015.bmp (11.51 MB, 263 views)



buuhh99 is offline  
#11 (permalink) Old 07-29-2005, 11:04 PM
Live Fast. Drive Faster.
 
buuhh99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posts: 3,251
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to buuhh99
(Thread Starter)
i will have to post it when i get home



buuhh99 is offline  
#12 (permalink) Old 07-31-2005, 02:44 AM
Live Fast. Drive Faster.
 
buuhh99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posts: 3,251
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to buuhh99
(Thread Starter)
pic
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	BMWRepair015.jpg
Views:	188
Size:	939.3 KB
ID:	21615  



buuhh99 is offline  
#13 (permalink) Old 07-31-2005, 10:54 AM
1st Gear Member
 
Storamin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Posts: 230
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Storamin is an unknown quantity at this point
Did you have the CF hood painted? That hood doens't fit too badly. However, as a discerning customer, I would not be happy. You wanted perfection and you paid for perfection.

Storamin is offline  
#14 (permalink) Old 08-01-2005, 12:20 AM
Live Fast. Drive Faster.
 
buuhh99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posts: 3,251
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute buuhh99 has a reputation beyond repute
Send a message via AIM to buuhh99
(Thread Starter)
yeah it was painted



buuhh99 is offline  
#15 (permalink) Old 11-07-2005, 12:58 PM
quality
 
Delmarco's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: NYC
Posts: 7,254
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Delmarco has a reputation beyond repute Delmarco has a reputation beyond repute Delmarco has a reputation beyond repute Delmarco has a reputation beyond repute Delmarco has a reputation beyond repute Delmarco has a reputation beyond repute Delmarco has a reputation beyond repute Delmarco has a reputation beyond repute Delmarco has a reputation beyond repute Delmarco has a reputation beyond repute Delmarco has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
your pictures are like 67099x56734

you guys gotta at least shrink it down alittle.

anyway. interesting. but aftermarket part always carry that risk.
Thanks for the warning.

Delmarco is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > General Category > Product Reviews


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Getting a CF hood next week, concerns Autotechnica 3-Series (E36) 12 09-12-2004 03:48 PM
Help please...HOOD RELEASE REPLACEMENT lt247 3-Series (E36) 2 07-06-2004 11:33 PM
carbon fiber hood xad_theman 3-Series (E36) 10 06-25-2004 10:39 AM
New Hood Bmw1990 3-Series (E21, E30) 4 05-06-2004 07:00 AM
Finally got the hood off!!! steveo86 Bimmer Talk/Motorsports Talk 14 05-08-2003 02:58 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome