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Fibreglass bonnet illegal?

Denno

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I have been told by someone that it is as it will crumple much more than the normal one and therefore reduce safety. Is this the case?

Also, if I did get one, how hard is it to repair should a stone hit, or anything bump the bonnet? Is it easy/cheap?

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Heard the same thing because they can cause more injuries when they shatter particularly with a pedestrian hit. can't confirm it though.

Shouldn't be any different to repair than a normal bonnet if it's just a basic stone chip.

Why would you want one anyway?
 

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well I want a monaro bonnet.... And it's either 700 for a fibreglass or double for a steel one so.... lol
 

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Fibreglass is legal, providing that the original hinges & locks are maintained, & the reinforcements are not comprimised.

Carbon Fibre is the material they are more worried about for splittering rather than fibreglass.
 

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just remember if you have an accident, duck,
or you might get your head cut of with big piece of the fibreglass bonnet coming through your windscreen:thumbsup:
 

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This Place apparently sells *street legal* bonnets that have been approved in their state, dunno how different the rules could be in your state...
 

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Check with your insurance company, some wont insure fibreglass panels with comp insurance
 

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Shannons will
 
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