I would for sure pay for a carbon fiber hood. Assuming the cost is reasonable. It would save a lot of weight for me. Let me know if you can do this.
2009 King of the Hammers
BUCK Wild Racing
Co-driver: Pat Quirk
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Made it further than half of the other guys, but the Hammers won.