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John??? whats the word? i still havent received a group email about anything thats going on...im totally in the dark right now and now theres the other post on here about GB from fiber images WITH hoodpins..etc.???
i need to know whats going on...Who else here is in on the GB??
 

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Re: December's right around the corner...Whats the update on our CF hoods

im not but i think ylu guys should try getting ahold of jon or fiberimages to see if they even know about it. hopefully they do!!!! later,
KIP....
 

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Re: December's right around the corner...Whats the update on our CF hoods (BLUE NRG)

ok thisis what i gathered from reading the original GB thread.
Some of the names on the GB:
Assumed1 (ken)
Padfan1 (Branden)
TurboC (matt)
WolfG60
Vr6performance
and myself....could you guys contact me to see if you have any more information that i do
 

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In the Dark??

My car is sleeping now for the winter. Hope the Carbon Fiber hoods come in soon. I would love to install it while my car is
napping. Any word Crazylegs?
 

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Re: December's right around the corner...Whats the update on our CF hoods (BLUE NRG)

yeah my car is sleeping too, but every day i have to walk past it and see that my hood has a big dent in it. i just hope we still have 5 people that are in on it. turboC... aka matt, is out because he sold the car (sellout) and with as long as its taking im worried more will back out. crazylegs is doing his best, i know this, but this does seem like a really long time.
 

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Re: December's right around the corner...Whats the update on our CF hoods (whatsacorrado2)

renzo - i will email jb to see what is up.
 

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Re: December's right around the corner...Whats the update on our CF hoods (assumed1)

Sooo glad I didnt do this... Fiberimages has no idea about a group buy on Corrado hoods.
 

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Re: December's right around the corner...Whats the update on our CF hoods (BlackieVR6)

kyle...you speak too soon...first give john a chance to respond.
 

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Re: December's right around the corner...Whats the update on our CF hoods (BLUE NRG)

Sometimes companies won't let you know, disclose information, or give away any information when it comes to things. I'm pretty sure that if you try to order say, a set of pistons from a manufacturer that were produce with custom specs, or something else along those lines, they aren't going to offer it to another person. I'm sure it will pan out for you guys.
 

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Re: December's right around the corner...Whats the update on our CF hoods (G60247)

im sure he will come through. when he was here in eugene buying a manifold from my buddy he was saying that fiber images has alot of orders to finish before the rado hoods go into the making so hopefully he responds soon.
 

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Here you go.....
O.k I just got back from So. Cali where I have been for the last week and have the final on the hoods.
I have actually talked to the owners as well as the people that needed to be contacted to get the downlow on it all.
The hoods will require NOhoodpins....you can install them, if you feel as though it will secure it to your car better then just you stock latch being utilized.
The hoods are recomeded by Fiber Images as a "off-road" use only type of deal, but most people do not use them as such. They are more the safe to use as a daily driven hood though.
When the hood comes to you it will be pre-marked on the underside of the hood and you (if desired) will be able to take off your stock weather stripping and install it on the bottom on the carbon fiber/kevlar hood from Fiber Images.
This way you will help seal the hood to the car and keep wind from building under the hood and possibly blowing open. Your stock hood has the weather stripping for the same reason, to keep the hood sealed to the car.
Most people do not drive fast enough for this to happen being it blown open so using the stock equipment will be more the attiquate for what we want done.
They are ready for us to get going on our group buy and the hoods are going to be hoods off of the SLC not the G60. They will have washer jetts holes drilled in as they are going to be selling hoods to other people after this group buy is done.
The people that order hoods from them after this buy is done, will be paying more for then the $585 delivered for the carbon fiber, and the $685 delivered for carbon kevlar, and you can see by the pricing quoted above.
Unfortunatly our hoods are not in great demand right now, nor will they be after this buy is over considering the VW does not manufacture any more Corrado's v.s a Honda Civic or other highly produced car.
After this buy they will be making them as a "one off" or as needed from one of their wholesalers through out the world.
If you still want one then now is the time to get in. I am just waiting to hear back from Ken, who is local to Fiber Images and is so kind as to donate his hood for the cause.
If he can get his hood in there soon then more then likely everyone who has paid will have their hood before the end of January.
A lot of work goes into a Fiber Images hood, and I saw that while I was down there in L.A. They will look great, and those lucky enough to have them will for sure see the difference when compared to other hoods done by other manufactures.
If you have any questions you can e-mail me, I would be more then happy to answer any questions you may have.
Hope this clear things up and those of you who have paid you will be getting an e-mail here soon, as I am catching up on all my un-read e-mail.
 

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Re: Re: (crazy-legs)

john, thanks...good to hear....but whats this about the washer jets? so they WILL have holes?
 

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Yes unfourtunatly they will.
I am going to contact Fiber Images tomorrow and see if we can get certain ones without them.
They are going to be using it as a template for other wholesalers who have people who want hoods.
I will have info on this tomorrow.
 

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I will be going there on Saturday to drop off my hood.
They wanted to see if I could get it to them tomorrow but that is too short of notice.
This is what was said to me.
Drop it off on Saturday. Start working on the mold in the early part of the week and have the hood finished by Friday. Ready for pick up next saturday.
And before the holidays they are going have at least 6 ready for shipment.
So good news good news.
 

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Thats great news guys...Just let me know when I need to drive up and pick mine up!!!
Branden
 

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Just a suggestion ----- y'all should figure out what the priority of recieveies, should be. This guy is in the middle of painting his C, this guy would just like to have it, this guy is not even going to drive it for 5 months.......etc. Just a thought.
 

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quote:[HR][/HR]If you still want one then now is the time to get in. I am just waiting to hear back from Ken, who is local to Fiber Images and is so kind as to donate his hood for the cause.[HR][/HR]​
Here you go.....
Ok so NOW is the time to get in if we havn't already...when is the latest time we can get in? because after this holiday season I should accumulate a decient about of money and could get in....and whats the diff between carbon fibre and kevlar?
 
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