The Honda Fit is on of hondas new flag ship vehicles. After market parts have been hard to come by in the past few years. But recently is seems like manufactures are responding to the high demand of after markets parts for the 07-08 Honda Fit. Seibon has also heard to calls of many Honda fit owners wanting Carbon fiber hoods for their Honda Fit. They have responded with a impressive selection of carbon fiber hoods. Now Honda Fit owners can install carbon fiber hoods and reap the many benefits that it offers. Carbon fiber hoods not only improve the look of your vehicle giving it a more racing quality. But it also lightens your car giving it you vehicle a little boost due to the weight loss. Now lets take a look at the many types of carbon fiber hoods.
This is a 07-08 Honda Fit Carbon Fiber Hood manufactured by SEIBON. This07-08 Honda Fit SEIBON Carbon Fiber Hood is made of high quality Grade A carbon fiber material with UV coating protect the surface from the sunlight. This carbon fiber hood reduces the front weight of the vehicle resulting in better power to weight ratio; thus, improves acceleration, braking, and cornering by producing less inertial force than the original hood. Different hood designs can also improve aerodynamics and cooling. This SEIBON carbon fiber hood is direct bolt on for OEM fitment. Professional installation is highly recommended.
SEIBON carbon fiber hood made from 1-piece mold to prevent the hood from splitting in half; SEIBON also apply roll carbon edge, not cut-edge like other poor quality carbon fiber hoods. Seibon is manufactured using 1-piece mold to prevent the hood from splitting in half. There is two kind of carbon fiber on the market – “dry carbon” and “wet carbon”. All SEIBON carbon fiber is “wet carbon”. Dry vs. wet involves completely different processes of manufacturing. You can find extensive articles about the details on the web if you do a general search. As for pros and cons, here is a brief summary: Simply put, with dry carbon, you get the most strength and save the most weight. The weaves and quality are more consistent, but they are generally 3 to 4 times more expensive than wet carbon. Wet carbon products are hand-laid, and are more prone to small defects like wavy weaves and tiny bubbles. They do not save as much weight as their dry carbon counterparts. But on the plus side, you get an incredible combination of visual attraction, weight-deduction, and most importantly, price. To conclude, wet carbon products are also the most popular and most commonly referred to as just “carbon fiber”, and if you want a carbon fiber hood, no other choice is better than SEIBON!
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