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    Question 135i carbon fiber vented hood

    what is the lightest vented carbon fiber hood in the market?

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    They're all going to be very, very close to each other. You won't even save much over the BMW aluminum hood to be honest.

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    i don't think the hood on the 1 series is aluminum. there is a fair amount of weight saving going to a carbon fiber hood. I didn't weigh my stock hood, however, im sure ive seen the weight differences somewhere on the web... love my VIS vented hood btw...

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by arcticcat522 Click here to enlarge
    i don't think the hood on the 1 series is aluminum. there is a fair amount of weight saving going to a carbon fiber hood. I didn't weigh my stock hood, however, im sure ive seen the weight differences somewhere on the web... love my VIS vented hood btw...
    It's steel? Are you sure?

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    im not sure, but ive been told people use m3 hood struts because the ones that come with the 1 series are too stiff for the carbon fiber. It made me cringe when I put the 2 hood struts on and tried to close the hood. im not using any struts now and am fine with it. if my stock hood wasn't packed away, I would see if a magnet would stick to it....I might try and dig it out and give it a try actually.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    It's steel? Are you sure?
    Yeah, I'm 90% sure it's steel. Mine is heavy as $#@! and took 2 guys to take it off.

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    I'm pretty sure it's steel as well, might need someone to confirm though Click here to enlarge

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    They're all going to be very, very close to each other. You won't even save much over the BMW aluminum hood to be honest.
    Weights: OEM Hood: 44lbs
    SLeK Designs CSL Single Sided Carbon Hood: 21lbs
    SLeK Designs CSL Double Sided Carbon Hood: 16lb

    i didn't find any vented double sided carbon hood!
    Last edited by 135idct; 11-04-2013 at 01:00 AM.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 135idct Click here to enlarge
    Weights: OEM Hood: 44lbs
    SLeK Designs CSL Single Sided Carbon Hood: 21lbs
    SLeK Designs CSL Double Sided Carbon Hood: 16lb

    i didn't find any vented double sided carbon hood!
    Well good, we got some weights.

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
    Well good, we got some weights.
    do u know where can i find double sided vented hood CF

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 135idct Click here to enlarge
    do u know where can i find double sided vented hood CF
    Seibon?

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    i got one from seibon are u looking for one like this?Click here to enlarge
    Click here to enlarge <-- Click on pic for the build thread Full 1m conv. Pure Stage 2, helix intercooler, JB4 E85, Seibon Gtr hood, Sparta Evolution calipers and rotors, black lines, apex ec'7s, cks coil overs

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    Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by VegasJD Click here to enlarge
    i got one from seibon are u looking for one like this?Click here to enlarge
    Looks unbelievable!! definitely the best looking CF hood out there

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