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Old 11-13-2011, 03:45 PM
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How difficult to fix this VIS CF hood?

I have no experience with carbon fiber, but if this is a good price and fixable, I'd like to know from some of you experts..


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Re: How difficult to fix this VIS CF hood?

Looks worse then mine lol. Mine has a few cracks from a mechanic slamming my hood. I was told it could be fixed by reresining the hood. I would assume u could do so too. Snap some pix n ask ur local shop about it
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Re: How difficult to fix this VIS CF hood?

not worth it IMO.
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Re: How difficult to fix this VIS CF hood?

it could be fixed, sand down the damaged area and get all the imperfections out of it. and re res. if you are low on cash, you can spray a few coats of clear and get the same look. after the clear dry, wet sand the entire hood and spray a single coat of clear on the hood to blend the repaired area with the rest of the hood. when doing the wet sand, you should use about 220 grit sandpaper
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Re: How difficult to fix this VIS CF hood?

220 grit eh?
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Re: How difficult to fix this VIS CF hood?

What about that rear corner that looks like a chunk got broken off? I dunno what re-resining is :(
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it could be fixed, sand down the damaged area and get all the imperfections out of it. and re res. if you are low on cash, you can spray a few coats of clear and get the same look. after the clear dry, wet sand the entire hood and spray a single coat of clear on the hood to blend the repaired area with the rest of the hood. when doing the wet sand, you should use about 220 grit sandpaper
220? you're f*cking high. I don't use 220 to sand plastic filler.

definitely not worth the $100. you're looking at a lot more to get it professionally fixed. just spend the extra $400 and get a brand new hood. gonna take a lot more than just re resin it. there's an entire chunk of CF missing
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220? you're f*cking high. I don't use 220 to sand plastic filler.

definitely not worth the $100. you're looking at a lot more to get it professionally fixed. just spend the extra $400 and get a brand new hood. gonna take a lot more than just re resin it. there's an entire chunk of CF missing
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Re: How difficult to fix this VIS CF hood?

mmkay that's what I was wondering about. Thanks guys
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