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Old 01-19-2019, 12:37 AM
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Any such thing as good quality fiberglass hood?

I've got some paint bubbling on the hood. The usual for white 90's GM products. Since I have to repaint the hood I was wondering if there is a lighter alternative, probably fiberglass. I know most aftermarket fiberglass is wavy but, is there a lighter high quality hood available? I've never heard of an aluminium hood for a 3G. High quality carbon could also be an alternative but never heard of one of these either. As always, thanks for any info.
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Old 01-21-2019, 10:25 PM
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Re: Any such thing as good quality fiberglass hood?

Nothing , well what I "know"; I have read that factory IROC's had a fiberglass hood. I don't know if it's true or if they are still available. I had a Harwood hood on another car long ago and the fit was garbage for a street car. I believe they were intended for race cars and didn't care about fit much. Maybe they got better since then.
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Old 01-21-2019, 11:11 PM
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Re: Any such thing as good quality fiberglass hood?

Early Z28s came with a glass hood. I have a couple still.
My choice though is the GlassTek cowl hood. Fits well. Well made.
http://glasstek.com/products/chevrolet/camaro/h1138/
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Old 01-22-2019, 08:29 AM
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Re: Any such thing as good quality fiberglass hood?

I hear good things about the fit and finish of the Cervinis hoods. Top quality.
https://www.cervinis.com/chevrolet-c...92-camaro.html
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Old 01-23-2019, 07:55 AM
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Re: Any such thing as good quality fiberglass hood?

i have a Glastek its awesome
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Old 01-23-2019, 08:51 AM
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Re: Any such thing as good quality fiberglass hood?

I don't have a Glastek, but considered one at one time and did my research. That's who i would go with, plus I like the shape of the cowl. That's an opinion though, not a hard fact.
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Old 01-23-2019, 02:57 PM
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Thanks guys, I figured somebody made good quality hoods but searches got me nowhere. I'll be calling glasstech soon.
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