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      09-22-2012, 07:57 PM   #1
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M3 Hood options

I just bought a 2011 E92 and am looking to see what options are out there to replace the hood. I've seen some nice ones on here but couldn't find any links where to purchase.
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Stay with OEM. Trust me.
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Vorsteiner GTS hood will be the best choice! I have one on my car.
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i like the arkym aerorace...

vented hoods look good as well...was going to buy a oem hood and have it custom fabricated. you get better cooling, OEM fitment, and most likely cheaper than the cf when it's all said and done.

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look into the amuse ericsson CF hood or the varis vrs carbon hood!
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Best thing to do is to see one on a car in person. Pics will always make them look great but when it comes to fitment, they can be hit or miss. Most manufacturers will have a hard time taking a hood back due to fitment issues.
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I have yet to see a hood that looks better than stock. Vented hoods just look cheesy IMO. Plus the OEM hood is already aluminum and relatively light. BMW got that part of our car right IMO .I think your money is much better spent elsewhere. There are some carbon fiber trunk options that look good. I will say that like TECH said the fitment is hit or miss. I have always loved the challenge trunk until I saw one in person. The gap was so big that I could see the trunk hinges.
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