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Old 08-22-2007
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Fiberglass or Metal?

I've been calling around trying to find a Powerdome hood and the guys keep asking me if I want the fiberglass or metal hood. I thought the Edge Powerdome was a heavy steel hood. Is that wrong, or is there more than one kind of Powerdome?
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I believe that the edge hoods are fiberglass. I am guessing that you want the fiberglass one. But it is heavy.
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actually they are aluminum i found out the hard way i bought a steel cowl i was going to weld on my fx hood...come to find out its alum.
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IIRC reading from another site the Edge hood is actually a composite material.Neither fiberglass nor aluminum.
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I guess that makes sense, either way it's not metal right? A couple of places called it a "plastc" hood. So it sounds like that's the one I'm looking for.
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If you want to get technical, the Powerdome hood is an aluminum honeycomb composite. So it IS both aluminum and fiberglass. lol
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it is a mix, i only know this bc when my hood got hit with a pole i could see what it was made of, it didnt rust but i could tell there was metal in it, i think that you can weld to it, at least thats what the guy at the body shop told me
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