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Hey guys,

What everyone opinions on a carbon fibre bonnet, reason i ask if i stumbled across one at a good price whilst looking for replacement bonnet, my car is cosmos black, i reckon would look tacky.

what you think?
 

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i dont know if it would look tatty but it wouldnt be very visable until u got close to be honest as the cosmos black is a sort of grey black anyway pretty much the same as carbon fibre but i could be wrong
 

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stk - do they really not? i guess anything a rep of anything never does :(

Matt - I thought it would look subtle, which would be neat, a kinda mod where people really have to look for it
 

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Not really, they are flexible in a way, but not flexible enough to sit exactly OEM and stay that way.

In honesty though, it's the same problem that everyone with a CF bonnet has, and most aren't too worried. Take a look at a few pics, you may see the slight hump in some of the pics. It isn't massive, but it certainly isn't as perfect as a BMW original.
 

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might buy it then, for 250 quid i can always sell on and ot lose any money, maybe? i thought it was a good price.
 

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I need a new bonnet, if you take a peek at my thread in the show your car section thingy you see it has been crashed, so need bumper bonnet and grill.

if i didnt need to replace the bonnet i wouldnt really consider a CF one. It's only because i really do need a bonnet.
 

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Well you can get a new bonnet for not that much money and if you like carbon fiber you could get it wrapped-therefore you would get a bonnet that fits perfectly and has the carbon fiber look and it'll work out a lot cheaper than the Carbon fiber one you are looking at
 

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Sadly, im anal, lol so I have to always have the real thing lol fussy bugger. good idea though.
 

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Sadly, im anal, lol so I have to always have the real thing lol fussy bugger. good idea though.
3m di noc looks and feels just like real cf, you really wouldnt notice the diffrence ... i know what i would choose real cf bonnet that dont fit or look like cf bonnet that does fit lol
 

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If it's just opinions you're after, I dont like them. As above they never fit properly but for the correct application which is go not show I suppose it does'nt really matter.
 

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Guys cheap carbon bonnets never fit 100%, but buy something from a Carbon specialist like Seibon and they do fit perfectly. If it doesnt, they will soon exchange it for one that does... but prepare to more than double the amount you were looking at paying! :p
 
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