Thanks for the compliments. As you said, there are a few placement issues with the hood at the moment. The gaps are slightly different, and the hood does not go flush with the body in the rear (mainly the passenger side rear). What I wanted to do, was get the hood on good enough so that it would close, and then take it to a professional body shop and have them make the rest of the adjustments usings spacers, or whatever necessary. I'm just as picky as you are, so it bothers me quite a bit too. I just also figured that a bodyshop will charge much less to adjust the hood rather than to install the whole thing. The starter (or what I believe to be the starter) decided to go the other day. I'll snap some close up pictures of the hood's gaps when I get the car back from the dealer.
It is a very aggressive hood. Nothing but compliments so far. I understand some people like the subtle look, I do too: no bling for me....but there is just something about this hood that I really love. Only problem is that the V has been enjoying a little more attention from the cops as well
Are you getting your hood from Spectre on that group buy, or did that fall through?
Great hood. Always wanted one. And it should in theory give you a good bit of downforce at the track as well as lower temps. Love it.
I am about to buy a stock looking alum hood.weight 46lbs....What is the weight of your new hood..and do u know what the weight is with the stock hood with the innerliner???thanks, hope u can help me with that..also how much savings with the GP
What I'm really interested in is if I can hack up my own stock hood to similar albeit less pronounced effect. I like the extractor but I want something a little more subtle but with vents. Might take it to a body shop and see what they say.
I bought the hood to get the air out from under the car at speed and will get the chin spoiler to offset the rear spoiler.
E-mail Matt at specker Werkes. He should have the weights or he could weigh my OEM hood which is still there.
The stock hood is pretty light, I believe around 22 lbs.
that is an awesome looking hood!
whats the price tag on those things?
2000 bucks for the same one in carbon fiber.
That's why I got mine used! I was lucky, especially with how few of these hoods are floating around. Best wait for that group buy to happen, if it ever does.
Here is the link if you're interested: http://www.specterwerkessports.com/m...gory_Code=C393
sick! i have to remember this when i get my CTS-V ... one day. im still trying to determine which generation to get!