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    Aluminum hood

    I know it is not happening, but damn I wish someone could stamp out an OE styled aluminum hood.

    Half the weight of steel and none of the draw backs on fiberglass/carbon.

    My ranger's got an aluminum hood and other than being light you can't tell, it is a shame that mitsu didn't stamp our hood original in aluminum.

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    Uou should tell Eric (atrosity) to make one

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    Do it! I need a 2g hood

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    I'd love to, but I can't see it being cost effect, the dies to stamp them out would never pay for themselves.

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    I love the stock cast iron hood. Doesnt even wiggle until you are approaching 150mph

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    I wish too!

    I know about the floopy hood at high speed, but what about an accident with FG/CF, it must offer much less proctection then OEM hood ? Any info on this !?

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    Cast iron hahah

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    Aluminum hoods are... well... My hood is light, but almost any dent renders the hood useless. It's not cost effective to fix.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TT Eric View Post
    I wish too!

    I know about the floopy hood at high speed, but what about an accident with FG/CF, it must offer much less proctection then OEM hood ? Any info on this !?

    Eric
    My honest educated opinion beleives the hood offers no real protection in the event of a crash. The core support, bumper and bumper shocks do the job.

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    Stock hoods are 60lbs. Average FG hood is 18lbs.to22lbs. Aluminum would be cool if cost effective.Polished,clear coated or ZOOP lol

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