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      08-25-2019, 04:18 PM   #1
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GTS style hood

What's everyone's thought on a GTS style hood for the F30? There are a few sellers on eBay with these GTS style hoods for sale and I'm considering pulling the trigger in the next few months.
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      08-25-2019, 04:39 PM   #2
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Only if it's painted in full do I support this decision.
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Only if it's painted in full do I support this decision.
What he said, if it paint matches it would be a nice mod I think
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Only if it's painted in full do I support this decision.
I agree on painting. I'm definitely not trying to make people think I am driving an m3, I just think the hood makes the car look more unique and aggressive.
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Someone on Facebook had a similar CF on a car they purchased and simply wanted to trade for a BSM OEM F30 N55.

Had some additional vents though.
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I like the way it looks, matching paint of course 😁
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      08-26-2019, 05:02 AM   #7
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If I had the disposable cash, I'd go for the CF and have it painted (CF hood on a red car is a little too much for me). The weight savings is appealing. I also wonder how much it helps with engine cooling. I kinda feel like it looks aggressive yet subtle at the same time, if that makes any sense. Haha.
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Here you go bro... my F30 with carbon GTS hood and M3 design bumper
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If I had the disposable cash, I'd go for the CF and have it painted (CF hood on a red car is a little too much for me). The weight savings is appealing. I also wonder how much it helps with engine cooling. I kinda feel like it looks aggressive yet subtle at the same time, if that makes any sense. Haha.
I agree. Looking at the pics above of CF Hood on BSM, I'm really not a fan.
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M3 design bumper
Link to this bumper?
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The carbon fiber hood on my M3 CS is the GTS hood. It's very attractive both with the hood open and closed. The vent is actually functional for heat reduction, and it's very very lightweight, so it has two functions. Go for carbon fiber painted, since I don't think the straight hood line is very flattering without paint matching. The weight reduction over the front wheels is ideal, and even after multiple laps at Auto Club Speedway in 101 degree heat, my oil temps were still optimal. It's pricey, but if you want a hood that actually does more than just look good posing in a parking lot, this is it.
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Link to this bumper?
hey bro... too bad he doesnt have an online store but only i can share you their FB page.
https://www.facebook.com/UtmostDownforce/
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hey bro... too bad he doesnt have an online store but only i can share you their FB page.
https://www.facebook.com/UtmostDownforce/
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