Parts Train Offers the Best OEM Hoods and Aftermarket Parts, Replacement PartsWritten by Jenny McLane
Some hoods for Nissan Altima are made of carbon fiber with UV protected gel coat that will not fade. Steel reinforcement beam and proven to be more durable than others are. The new Nissan Maxima has a sculpted hood and a nose that dips low toward road.
A wrap-around design available at Parts Train gives your Nissan Altima hood a sleek aerodynamic appearance. Parts Train's hoods allows for easy hood cleaning and waxing. It is made of rugged impact-modified acrylic; design helps protect your hood from damage by rocks and bugs.
A raised area on a hood with a front- or rear-facing opening is called hood scoop. Many hoods are manufactured with a built-in scoop, but a scoop also can be added to a smooth hood. Scoops often are made from steel fiberglass or carbon fiber. Some hood scoops are purely for show and only look like they have an opening. Others have a front-facing opening to feed motor cooler air from outside engine compartment, which improves performance because cool air is denser than warm air. Still other scoops feature a rear-facing opening to vent hot under hood air; this style often is referred to as a cowl induction hood.
The Nissan Maxima Hood has Zone Body construction that incorporates a high-intensity cabin structure with cross-members and reinforcements. Front and rear crumple zones help absorb impact energy before it reaches passenger compartment. Hood buckling creases allow hood to buckle at predetermined points, helping prevent it from intruding into passenger compartment in certain frontal impacts.
Superb and Stylish OEM Grilles, Replacement Grilles now available at Parts TrainWritten by Jenny McLane
Parts Train's grille comes in many styles: flexible mesh, bar mesh, one-piece, chrome and silver slotted among many others. A metal or plastic insert add up to design on front end. Body color insert or billet can be customized to replace stock grille insert. It is in grille where free flowing air passes through on front of your Nissan car to avoid engine overheat. The Nissan Altima's grille and front bumper stick out quite far but are nicely set off by multi-parabola projector-beam type headlights with four bulbs set behind a large triangular-shaped cover. Although grill opening is large by modern standards it doesn't look awkward.
Your Nissan Altima grille comes in various finishes like high gloss black powder coat and a polished face, while some are mirror-polished stainless steel tubes and many more. Other Nissan auto styling sport grille / grille mesh gives you a customized look adding protection to driving lamps, intercoolers and radiators. Some Nissan grille is designed for quick and easy bolt-on installation, but at same time gives your vehicle a customized look. Styling cue from Nissan Maxima's new grille has a wide chrome placard badge centered between crosshatched intakes and is capped by Z-like oversized headlamps.
Parts Train's superior and durable Grille comes in various kinds. A grille insert is made from billet aluminum that replaces original equipment insert. Restyling accessory is available for pickups, vans, SUVs and even luxury cars. A metal or plastic insert that mounts inside a vehicle's grille and adds a design element to car or truck's front end is grille insert often made off billet aluminum, while others can be painted body color for a more monochromatic look.