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      03-13-2012, 11:06 PM   #1
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GB Feeler - VARIS Carbon Fiber Hood for E8X 1-series?

Just wanted to get a feel for how many people would be interested in these VARIS carbon fiber hoods.

They're a bit pricey but a GB is possible to bring the price down significantly, especially costs of shipping. Estimate cost of shipping to be around $600-$800 per hood w/o GB. With GB estimate around $400-$500 per hood.

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Can be made in 1x1/2x2 twill patterns and in 3 VERSIONS, CARBON FRP / SS CF / FULL VSDC CF

They come in 3 different STYLES .

OEM style


■ LIGHT WEIGHT BONNET
 (normal shape)
E82 135i: corresponding models

Price including tax : 262,500 (recipe VSDC)
Product number : VBB-8201

Price including tax : 147,000 (carbon)
Product number : VBB-8202

Remarks Washer nozzle, striker, kind emblem
 You can use all genuine.
: Because of the lightweight, damper genuine disabled. Stand comes with the original bar.
Weight ratio (house) : 18.0kg → 7.0kg genuine carbon

Lightweight and high rigidity 3K twill carbon in the surface layer is adopted in its own way of molding VRS, the lay-up
Is a carbon bonnet.
The process uses a carbon composite VSDC is also (back bone) Inner ribs, while ensuring higher rigidity
(A decrease of about 1kg compared with carbon) has been achieved further weight reduction.
It's most distinctive addition this hood, so you can install an outlet duct, the shape of the inner rib
Is that it has changed from the genuine. In advance to change the shape of the layout of the bone back in order to retrofit duct
There. That there is no back bone is cut off when you want the duct by this, without the need for extra processing
You can ensure sufficient strength.


VENTED HOOD VER 1





■ COOLING BONNET SYSTEM -1
E82 135i: corresponding models

Price including tax : thirty-seven eight , 000 (recipe VSDC)
Product number : VBB-8203

Price including tax : 262,500 (carbon)
Product number : VBB-8204

Price including tax : 210,000
(Carbon FRP + duct body part)
Product number : VBB-8205

Remarks Washer nozzle, striker, yen
 Bourem kind can be used all genuine.
: With duct cover to prevent ingress of rainwater.
: Because of the lightweight, damper genuine disabled.
 Stand comes with the original bar.
Weight ratio (house) : 18.0kg → 8.3kg genuine carbon

Lay-up using a 12K plain-weave carbon carbon twill 3K, to backup the surface with its own molding method VRS
Carbon hood is lightweight and high rigidity.
The process uses a carbon composite VSDC is also (back bone) Inner ribs, while ensuring higher rigidity
Was further reduced weight.
Water temperature can be reduced reliably at high speed circuit and, oil temperature, also, for a special cover with detachable duct,
Prevent the infiltration of rainwater that is possible.
Water that had accumulated in the cover is designed to fall around the radiator core support through the inner rib
Has become.


VENTED HOOD VER 2



■ COOLING BONNET SYSTEM -2
E82 135i: corresponding models

Price including tax : 441,000 (recipe VSDC)
Product number : VBB-8206

Price including tax : 325,500 (carbon)
Product number : VBB-8207

Price including tax : 273,000
(Carbon FRP + duct body part)
Product number : VBB-8208

Remarks Washer nozzle, striker, yen
 Bourem kind can be used all genuine.
: Duct to prevent ingress of rainwater into the duct of all
 With cover.
: Because of the lightweight, damper genuine disabled.
 Stand comes with the original bar.
Weight ratio (house) : 18.0kg → 9.5kg genuine carbon

Lay-up using a 12K plain-weave carbon carbon twill 3K, to backup the surface with its own molding method VRS
Carbon hood is lightweight and high rigidity.
The process uses a carbon composite VSDC is also (back bone) Inner ribs, while ensuring higher rigidity
Was further reduced weight.
Water temperature can be reduced reliably at high speed circuit and, oil temperature, also, for a special cover with detachable duct,
Prevent the infiltration of rainwater that is possible.
Water that had accumulated in the cover is designed to fall around the radiator core support through the inner rib
Has become.
In addition, according to the layout of the engine room, set up additional two months the hood duct in the center,
Sought a further cooling effect.


What do you guys think ?
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      03-13-2012, 11:10 PM   #2
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Yikes those are pricey hoods and very ricey IMO.

If they do something like the M3 I am sure people would be all over it!
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more subtle vents would be awesome.
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      03-14-2012, 07:20 PM   #5
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Estimate cost of shipping to be around $600-$800 per hood w/o GB. With GB estimate around $400-$500 per hood.

At first I thought those were the prices of the HOODS!!! Seibon makes an OEM style hood for around the price range of the non-GB shipping. I was going to say what great prices.. and then I realized...

I'm sure they're higher quality than Seibon's.. but... wow. I am not wealthy enough.
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