Originally Posted by boosted25
27 is too old. So take it off promptly on your upcoming birthday.
This is useless, don't listen to him.
In all honesty, it is your car. If all you can afford is a carbon fiber hood (which is sometimes cheaper than a new painted hood believe it or not) than go for it. If it really bothers you that much, spend some more to get it painted and call it a day.