VFN early A fiberglass hood.

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  1. Litz

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    Wondering if any of you guys have used the early A fiberglass hood that VFN sells? They list a bolt on stock fiberglass hood for 300.00 which seems fair to me but the shipping to So. California would probably kill me!
     
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    Fisher Old Guy with a Cool car.

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    Serious? you live in the Car Meca of the world. Dude there has to be a ton of shops that build hoods there.
     
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    I'm using their pin on version. It is square and fits nicely.
     
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        Dude LOL No one in this car meca that I live in builds hoods for EARLY A BODYS. And if they did I doubt if they would build me one for 299.00
         
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          Fisher Old Guy with a Cool car.

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          There was a guy here in Canada on the west coast in BC who had a ton of old muscle car molds. He and his dad made nice stuff. I got my duster hood and scoop from there for $330 Canadian delivered. All the molds are for sale as their health got bad.
           
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            300 is cheap. Why dont they make headlight bezels?
             
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              Yup ! I have one. Weighs 13# with 2 aluminum brackets glassed in for hood hinges, and scoop on it too. Resized_20160804_092040.jpg
               
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                This is a kick ass dart !
                 
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                  Sweet 63!
                   
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                    What scoop is that ?
                    Looks great on your dart
                     
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                    That's a Street Scenes (Summit #950-72121, I think. I can't find the paperwork on it)
                    But I did have to modify it, to get a look I was looking for. Also too, I eliminated the 'bubble' on the hood, so that it didn't obstruct the scoop opening. Here it is on the original steel hood.
                    Shipping on the VFN hood was $200 and I had to go to the ABF shipping depot to receive it.
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                      65 Dart hood??????
                       
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                      Awesome job with that hood and scoop !
                       
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                      Thank you, 604B1duster, I really appreciate that.
                      BTW, the OE hood weighs 58# :eek:
                       
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                      I paid $200 for shipping to CA. What choice did I have? none.. The only hood available too