Getting a new hood???? Suggestions....

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  1. redsaleen351

    redsaleen351 New Member

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    So I just ordered the Cervini's Cobra R hood. It has a rise of 3 1/2" Will this look ok on my car? I really wanted the hood and really think it will look ok, because it looks great on coups. But I can't find a picture of one on a convertible. This is my car. I do not have any current pictures of it with the speedster cover on it. But I just got the front bumper, speedster cover and mirrors painted. Will it look ok? If someone wants to do a photoshop, that would work of if you have any pictures with the cervini hood on a convertible!
    Thanks guys...

    The hood...
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    The way the car looked last week, bumper, mirrors and speedster cover are back on...
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    Another shot of the car, before paint about a year ago...
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  2. scarface

    scarface Guest

    I cant help you on the PS, but I think it will look fine...3.5 is pretty big though ???
     
  3. Suspect

    Suspect Well-Known Member

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    if thats it in the pic itll look sweet. but how is it 3.5, doesnt look that tall. my old one looked like that.

    im confused, can someone tell me how to measure how tall a hood is?! :dunno:
     
  4. scarface

    scarface Guest

    measure from the center of the cowl down to the plastic below.
     
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    Suspect Well-Known Member

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    wow then its only an 1.5.
     
  6. scarface

    scarface Guest

    ouch :(

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    this was a 3 inch cowl.
     
  7. redsaleen351

    redsaleen351 New Member

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    So yours is only 1.5 and it looks tall to you?

    On cervini's web site it says 3.5" tall
     
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    See, I don't think that looks to tall. I just don't want to pay $500 for the hood and another $100 to have it painted and then hate it.
     
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    thats prolly as tall as i would go, unless u need the space.

    no i was saying mine wasnt that tall at all. im very happy with the way it looks and as long as it can clear a 1in spacer im good! :dancing6:
     
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    did u notice ur car looks like its floating on the left side. ;D
     
  11. scarface

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    it wasnt too tall, I could see past it fine....Was VERY illegal in VA though. 2 incher is the max here.
     
  12. scarface

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    maybe it was all the boost I was pushing through the engine.... Lifting it off the ground at idle :)
     
  13. redsaleen351

    redsaleen351 New Member

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    it wasnt too tall, I could see past it fine....Was VERY illegal in VA though. 2 incher is the max here.
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    The hood doesn't come in for a week. So I'll just keep searching for pictures to get an idea, I haven't paid anything yet.
    I think if I had a coupe, I wouldn't question it. I just wonder if it's going to look odd on a vert. :dunno:
     
  14. scarface

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  15. OnyxCobra

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    It depends where you measure from, sometimes the number counts for the stock height and sometimes its in addition to it. The real Cobra R hood is 2.5" total, but i think it's 1.5" over stock. I think they might call it 3.5" as in how high over the fender it sits.
     
  16. scarface

    scarface Guest

    you are correct, however most states that limit the hight of the cowl measure as I said.
     
  17. JonBeast

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    Mines a 3"
     
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    return the hood and spend it on some new wheels..PLEASE!
     
  19. redsaleen351

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    :'( I thought about that also. Those wheels were on there when I bought the car 5yrs ago. That will be next.
     
  20. 97stanger

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    Jonbeast and I have the 3" cowl hood from carbonware if you are interested...