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Old 12-07-2018, 05:30 PM
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Does any one know if the z06 hood is the same as the hood on a z51?
There is a aftermarket hood side vent
addation to mod a z06 hood and the maker does not know if it will fit on a z51...
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Old 12-07-2018, 05:37 PM
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The Z06 has a different hood. It’s higher and the vents are wider, however, I believe that the width and length are the same so it should fit...
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The Z06 has a different hood. It’s higher and the vents are wider, however, I believe that the width and length are the same so it should fit...
A factory Z06 hood will absolutely fit on a non-Z06 C7, so in theory the aftermarket hood should also fit on a non-Z06 C7 unless they altered the design to a point where there is an issue. I'm surprised that the manufacturer of the aftermarket hood wouldn't for certain since, after all, they should be subject matter experts on hoods and they are potentially losing out on sales that could be marketed towards non-Z06 C7 owners.

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Originally Posted by 1776DAVE View Post
Does any one know if the z06 hood is the same as the hood on a z51?
There is a aftermarket hood side vent
addation to mod a z06 hood and the maker does not know if it will fit on a z51...
Looks like your just asking about side vents, not the entire hood. Whether the vent fits or not depends on size and placement. In all likelihood, they’ll fit or be close enough that they require minimal massaging. Without specifics however, there are no guarantees.
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Old 12-09-2018, 02:14 AM
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Looks like your just asking about side vents, not the entire hood. Whether the vent fits or not depends on size and placement. In all likelihood, they’ll fit or be close enough that they require minimal massaging. Without specifics however, there are no guarantees.
its the side vents that look Kool...
but if the center is taller on a z06 then they most like7will not work as curvature is diffrent ... i almost would like to get a white z06 hood any way !
wander how much one would be ...?
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Originally Posted by 1776DAVE View Post
its the side vents that look Kool...
but if the center is taller on a z06 then they most like7will not work as curvature is diffrent ... i almost would like to get a white z06 hood any way !
wander how much one would be ...?
The center of the Z hood is taller and wider. Perimeter dimensions are the same as others have mentioned. I’d think the vents would be darn close to fitting unless the they happen to integrate with the center section of the hood.

Z hoods pop up in the For Sale section from time to time. Lowest I recall is $1500 to >$2000. Depends on color and if it has the exposed carbon fiber
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The side vent kit will not fit on a non-Z06 hood. They are clearly made to match the curvature of the center section rise which is taller on the Z06.




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Originally Posted by Zymurgy View Post
The side vent kit will not fit on a non-Z06 hood. They are clearly made to match the curvature of the center section rise which is taller on the Z06.



That’s what we needed...pics to see what specifically the OP was talking about
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Old 12-10-2018, 02:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Zymurgy View Post
The side vent kit will not fit on a non-Z06 hood. They are clearly made to match the curvature of the center section rise which is taller on the Z06.



I agree plus anyone looking at these for a z06 I think it was some what a PITA cause you had to cut a piece out from under your hood to get these to line up & bolted into place.. Robert
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Old 12-10-2018, 05:29 PM
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Not sure I see why you would ever want those?

car has vents and do dads all over it already.

This is like once it is installed 2 weeks later you walk outside and say to yourself "wtf was I thinking" type mods...

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