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Old 08-17-2011, 05:48 PM   #1
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CF hood question

I've heard that with carbon fiber hoods you HAVE to have hood pins. Is this true, or are there brands that don't require them.


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don't have to... but its really recommended there are a few on here that had the hood separate and broke there windshield and did some A pillar damage.

so i would recommend it, if you want it less visible get an areocatch
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don't have to... but its really recommended there are a few on here that had the hood separate and broke there windshield and did some A pillar damage.

so i would recommend it, if you want it less visible get an areocatch
Thanks for the info. I don't want anything visible, so I'll be getting an oem replacement.
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pins are highly recommended the fiber glass will eventually harden and become brittle more than enough bumps and vibration will weaken it even more the older it is and if your driving when it breaks your going too have a nice looking windshield

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i have a vis hood no hood pins,no issues so far
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