View Full Version : CF Hood For E39

05-07-2004, 05:51 PM
well my hood is kinda messed up small damage all over the hood, I was checking around for aftermarket hoods, all I found was Racing Dynamic CF hood, now I'm not a big fan of CF, but the price is right $625us, and I also like to reduce weight to my heavy beast, my car is also black so the CF won't be notice that much, I need opinions or info about other aftermarket hoods

05-08-2004, 04:42 AM
MA SHAW makes one aswell.
There known for there quality.

Be sure to check them out.

05-08-2004, 04:01 PM
man i wish i had the oney for one
i think they look awesome!

i think it would look sick on a black car quack

05-10-2004, 07:08 PM
I heard some horror stories about CF hoods ...
are they urban legends?

05-10-2004, 07:13 PM
what stories?

05-10-2004, 07:25 PM
well .... starting with .... them rattling and flaping ....
then them shredding in accidents and debris flying arround hurting people
and last - one hood braking off on someone's honda and slicing the driver while at high speed ...
I am pretty sure that the quality can vary ... and not all the hoods kill people .... just something to consider when buying one -
in other words - CF hood does not mean good ... well built CF hood is

05-10-2004, 07:29 PM
those aren't horror stories, that can happen with any kind of hood, of course not all CF hoods are good, I just wanted to know if there are any alternative for aftermarket hoods for the E39

05-10-2004, 07:35 PM
noooooooo Quack why dont u spend that money on a M5 Front and repaint ur hood. fck a CF hood i hate it.. they do look good on a clean civic :P not on a e39.

05-10-2004, 07:39 PM
my hood has a huge dent in it, and I had it repainted already last year, not having much luck with this hood, I don't want a M5 front, I already have a something in mind,
I understand what you mean Zimmie, but I thought since my car is black it won't stand out that much

05-12-2004, 01:47 PM
Check out this one....


only 7lbs.

05-13-2004, 12:10 AM
not bad, but I'm not liking the hood scoop, just washed my car today, there are so many stone chips