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    Got a 03 suburu wrx bug eye

    Just got this suburu off of my brother in law and it has a carbon fiber hood is that considered riced out junk?, should I put the blue hood back on

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    Sammich Makin' Pwincess wrxtreme06's Avatar
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    hi. welcome. i personally hate carbon fiber, so i would put the stock hood back on. it's up to you though.

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    Welcome! I had a 2003 bugeye as well. I put some helpful links in my build thread, which is linked in my signature.

    For what it's worth, WRXs have aluminum hoods, which are actually lighter stock than a carbon fiber hood. Unless you really like the look (and that's entirely up to your own tastes), the stock hood is more efficient.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Suburuwrxfan199 View Post
    Just got this suburu off of my brother in law and it has a carbon fiber hood is that considered riced out junk?, should I put the blue hood back on
    If you have it and it's in presentable shape then I would, yes. It will almost invariable fit better -- it will certainly fit correctly -- and it is a high quality piece made of Al. I know of no replacement that approaches it in quality.
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    If you like the carbon fiber good, keep it. We can't tell you what YOU like we can only tell you what we like!

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