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RKSport's Jeep Wrangler Ram Air Hood in Carbon Fiber now available at LMPerformance.com. This hood is made from high temp, deep resin, hand laid carbon fiber and features a low-rise center scoop and two heat extractor vents. The hood installs easily utilizing the vehicles factory hardware. Features a Functional Ram Air/Cool Air Scoop and Heat Extractor Vents for Additional Cooling. Constructed of Hand Laid, Hi-Temp, Deep Resin Carbon Fiber the Underside Finished in Black Gel-Coat. Installs utilizing Hardware from Stock Hood. Made with Pride in the USA.
Premium quality functional hoods that will keep your Jeep Wrangler looking and running like a million bucks. RKSport fiberglass and carbon fiber hoods for the JK Wrangler feature a Ram Air Scoop and Heat Extraction Vents for a cooler running engine and exceptional style for a better looking ride.
Jeep JK Wrangler Hoods - FAQ's
CAN I ORDER MY HOOD ALREADY PAINTED? RKSport does not offer paint services. We have found over the years that it is better to ship the hood 'paint ready'. This eliminates the possibility of paint damage during shipping and also allows you to pre-fit the hood prior to painting, which reduces the likelihood of scratching or marring the hood during final installation.
DO THE HOODS SHIP READY TO PAINT? The hood will arrive sealed in a premium quality, gray, gel coat. We recommend a light sanding prior to applying primer and paint.. Click HERE for detailed paint recommendations on all RKSport fiberglass hoods.
ARE THE HOODS DIFFICULT TO INSTALL? RKSport makes it easy! Disconnect the struts and wiper tubing. Unbolt the hood from the hinges and remove the hood from the vehicle. Remove all stock hardware from the stock hood and re-install onto the RKSport Hood. The Wrangler has multiple adjustment points to assure a perfect fit. We strongly recommend pre-fitting your new hood prior to painting. This will greatly reduce the chance of marring the hood once it is painted.
WILL WATER GET INTO THE ENGINE THROUGH THE RAM AIR SCOOP? RKSport has developed an effective water management system for all our Ram Air hoods to prevent any water that enters the scoop from making it to the intake. The water is ultimately directed to weep holes where the water to exits the hood away from the Wrangler's intake and engine.
DO THE CARBON FIBER HOODS NEED TO BE CLEAR COATED? Our carbon fiber hoods ship ready to install, no painting required. We finish them in a marine grade, clear gel coat for superior gloss, depth and UV protection. Some customers choose to add an automotive clear coat to our finish for additional depth and gloss but it is not necessary from a protection point of view. The Jeep Wrangler Carbon Fiber Hood is more expensive than the fiberglass version but since it does not need to be painted, the money you save on the paint job significantly minimizes the cost difference.
CAN I RE-INSTALL THE STOCK HOOD LINER ON THE NEW HOOD? It is possible but you would need to modify it to make it work. RKSport Hoods do not require a hood liner. The primary purpose of a hood liner is to protect the paint from engine heat. The double walled construction of our hoods, combined with the natural ability of fiberglass to dissipate heat, makes the hood liner unnecessary.
HOW MUCH DOES THE WRANGLER HOOD WEIGH? In most cases fiberglass and carbon fiber hoods are 20-30% lighter than stock metal hoods.
IS THE RKSPORT JEEP WRANGLER HOOD FULLY FUNCTIONAL? Fully functional means the outside air is channeled through the hood to a sealed connection with the intake box when the hood is closed. RKSport works closely with Volant and this hood has an optional adapter that will make it fully functional with the Volant Cold Air Intake System.
HOW DO THE HEAT EXTRACTION VENTS WORK? When your Wrangler is on the move, the extra wide, low profile ram air scoop collects and channels cool air into the engine bay directly over the factory air-box. This provides additional cooling for the engine as well as cool air for the intake. When you are stopped in traffic, or rock crawling at slow speeds, there is no forced air entering the channel but the heat extraction vents , along with center scoop, allow a significant volume of otherwise trapped air to be released from the engine compartment resulting in a cooler running, better performing engine.
History and information about RKSport and their products.
LMPerformance has enhanced our line of products and parts for major car and truck modifications with the RK Sport brand of Custom Hoods, Body Kits, Spoilers and more for many vehicle models. LMPerformance is proud to report all RK Sport products made in the USA by skilled craftsmen made of OEM quality urethane that ensures long-lasting durability and optimum flexibility. In additon for those who want a more affordable variant, RKSport offers body kits manufactured from hand-laid fiberglass. The body kits are made up of four pieces, namely front, rear, and side skirts. And most of them include full bumpers, yet there are some kits that include only front bumper skirts. Each product comes with the detailed instructions and all the required OEM hardware. And note, that to ensure the cleanest look possible, we recommend to have a body kit professionally installed by a body shop specialist who has experience with the aftermarket body kits.
LMPerformance realizes a sporty image of a vehicle will never be finished without a spoiler. You may have a brand-new body kit, but you'll still miss something. With a RK Sport spoiler, LMPerformance knows how to complete that image you are looking for. Offering virtually limitless variants that can enhance your ride in every way, LMPerformance offers the RK Sport ultimate line of spoilers. LMPerformance's goal is to offer design spoilers that can do both uplift the style of a vehicle and improve its aerodynamics. Each single product is a reliable proof that RKSport achieves that goal. The company produces spoilers from hand laid carbon fiber that features flexibility and premium durability, or hand laid fiberglass, which is both lightweight and extremely strong material. Designed for each specific vehicle, RKSport spoilers ensure flawless fit and clean look. Available with a gray gel coat, they are ready for prepping and custom painting. Each spoiler is shipped with the detailed instructions and all the hardware that it needed for installation. You can also really WOW your ride with a RK Sport Hood.
RK Sport has been recognized by DaimlerChrysler and GM for Excellence in Design For their Body Kits and Hoods. RKSport Manufacturers Aftermarket Products for GM, Ford, Chrysler, Pontiac, and Hummer. R.K. knows first-hand with his extensive racing background that having the best team makes a winning program in both racing and business. In 1982 R.K. was named "Southern California's SCCA Driver of the Year". That same year, R.K. co-founded Swift Cars and started the developing the Swift Formula Ford. then in 1983 and 1985, R.K. won two National Championship titles in a prototype Swift. In 1990 and 1992, he won two World Challenge titles in a Corvette. Finally, in 1983 with his experiences both on and off the track, R.K. founded RKSport, Inc.
LMPerformance wishes to point out to its race enthusiasts that RKSport was born and bred on the race track. It is the offspring of racer and race car builder RK Smith. His talent on the track combined with his skill as a designer/ builder produced a decade of awards, championships and accolades. It also forged the philosophy and principles on which RKSport was built. You win in racing and in business by ‘taking the right line’
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