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Old 07-12-2011, 03:14 PM   #1
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Default GM Really styled this car right..and I was a jerk for doubting...LOL

After screwing around with the HORRIBLY MADE, impossible to fit because it's short Star Craft hood I went back to stock today. Woulda done it sooner but It took four days because I couldn't get my OE hod back fro the Speed Shop over the weekend. I actually put this monstrosity on my car...(with a blower underneath it )

My point is: look at these 3 pix. The clean line of the Vette styling really can't be improved upon. I never really appreciated the hood until I didn't have it anymore.

Took the 2 new ones today after changing out the hood. I can sleep at night again
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Old 07-12-2011, 03:21 PM   #2
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Looks much better stock!!
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Old 07-12-2011, 03:22 PM   #3
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That hi-rise hood hurts my eyes. I even prefer the stock C6 hood over the hi-rise ZR1 hood or the optional hi-rise hood for the 2012 Z06.
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Old 07-12-2011, 03:24 PM   #4
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Looks much better stock!!
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Old 07-12-2011, 03:25 PM   #5
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but for the cost of doing it all over again, I completely agree with you, Steve. the stock hood looks much better. thanks for posting up. you're one of the very few who post up the good and the bad, even if it kinda goes back to your own decisions. kudos!
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Old 07-12-2011, 03:32 PM   #6
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That hi-rise hood hurts my eyes. I even prefer the stock C6 hood over the hi-rise ZR1 hood or the optional hi-rise hood for the 2012 Z06.
Mine too, and I had it in my garage over the whole weekend!!

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but for the cost of doing it all over again, I completely agree with you, Steve. the stock hood looks much better. thanks for posting up. you're one of the very few who post up the good and the bad, even if it kinda goes back to your own decisions. kudos!
Thanks Bill, Yep, I'll post the good and the bad.......and the expensive! I brought it back to Jeremy over @ HP Sales here in Fl. He'll be able to recoup some of the damage for me....
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Old 07-12-2011, 03:38 PM   #7
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Steve, although some hoods do look real good, yours was Hideous... It is just perfect now.
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Old 07-12-2011, 03:43 PM   #8
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but for the cost of doing it all over again, I completely agree with you, Steve. the stock hood looks much better. thanks for posting up. you're one of the very few who post up the good and the bad, even if it kinda goes back to your own decisions. kudos!
ooops, I mean

The first one looks like a stripper with a $999 special boob-job.
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Old 07-12-2011, 03:57 PM   #9
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Steve, although some hoods do look real good, yours was Hideous... It is just perfect now.
Thanks Tony, perfect...like your avatar
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Old 07-12-2011, 03:59 PM   #10
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The first one looks like a stripper with a $999 special boob-job.
Yep, I agree with Stupid too That would be me of course. You're wrong about one thing Jim. This "Boob Job" cost about $1700.00 shipped and painted
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Funny, saw your picture and thought that neighborhood looks familiar... Looked at your profile saw Parkland and said yep!! I used to live in Fox Ridge...

OH, that hood was hideous!!! Much better back to stock!!
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Funny, saw your picture and thought that neighborhood looks familiar... Looked at your profile saw Parkland and said yep!! I used to live in Fox Ridge...

OH, that hood was hideous!!! Much better back to stock!!

Yep, Ternbridge..Built around the same time
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Ah, knew the place looked familiar! I used to have good friends who lived their... but that was about 10 years ago or so... Anyway, nice car! much better without the hood...
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That hi-rise hood hurts my eyes. I even prefer the stock C6 hood over the hi-rise ZR1 hood or the optional hi-rise hood for the 2012 Z06.
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Old 07-12-2011, 04:25 PM   #16
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Much better than the one you choose
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Old 07-12-2011, 04:29 PM   #17
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The first one looks like a stripper with a $999 special boob-job.
More like the $0.99 toilet paper bra stuffing... The look on my face from that hood and seeing the bra stuffing fall out would be nearly the same

Good thing I dont date strippers
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Old 07-12-2011, 04:37 PM   #18
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Hood looks terrible
Good decision to go back to stock
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Old 07-12-2011, 04:39 PM   #19
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why would you even buy that in the first place
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Well, I thought that bulge on the hood looked cool...
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