Originally Posted by Davenow
CF hoods are almost never lighter enough to matter on a WRX/STI. The OEM aluminum hoods are extremely light to begin with.
Actually some of the CF hoods are HEAVIER than the stock hood.
this is mostly because carbon hoods are so cheap. a $250-$300 carbon hood isn't all carbon. it's 90% fiberglass with a top layer of the thinnest carbon available. a true 100% carbon fiber layered hood will always be lighter.