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Carbon fiber hood

Since I need to get a new hood, I'm leaning towards getting the full carbon fiber hood from black ops. Is there any special things I need to do to maintain the hood? Will the carbon fiber fade over time?
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Re: Carbon fiber hood

Keep it waxed and if you really want to add a layer of protection you could always run it for a while then have it clear coated down the road.

May be a clear Bra on the nose for the winter salt and such IDK?
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I have multiple carbon fiber parts from Black Ops and none of it has faded.....even the engine bay stuff. I keep a good coat of meguiers #21 sealant and carnuaba on it.
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the quality of the products are suburb however id do a clear bra for sure, its an investment worth its weight in gold. (well more than its weight since its only a film )
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Re: Carbon fiber hood

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the quality of the products are suburb however id do a clear bra for sure, its an investment worth its weight in gold. (well more than its weight since its only a film )
could probably 3m clear bra the whole hood, not just the front edge. I think 3m has a UV protectant.
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could probably 3m clear bra the whole hood, not just the front edge. I think 3m has a UV protectant.
yeah definitely the entire hood and i would not use anything besides 3M.
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