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Sultan Feb 13, 7:21am - #102509 

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IPT Carbon Fiber Engine Cover or TRD?

TRD -

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SilverGT Feb 13, 7:25am - #102510 
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TRD. it goes for around 100 dollars.
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Sultan Feb 13, 7:26am - #102511 

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damn, you posted too quick bro wtf


Anyway, I'm getting the full IPT kit in a few days and was thinking about swapping this piece with the new TRD seen above. What do you guys think?


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UFCELI Feb 13, 7:30am - #102512 

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Id stick with ipt since you got the money obviously...ipt is just nicer thumbsup

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Sultan Feb 13, 7:34am - #102513 

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Originally Posted by UFCELI
Id stick with ipt since you got the money obviously...ipt is just nicer thumbsup


Sorry, I guess peeps aren't really understanding me... I've already purchased the full IPT kit, it's arriving in a few days, and I'm thinking of swapping their engine cover with the TRD one. Wanted opinions thumbsup
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spaztikid Feb 13, 7:42am - #102514 
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Originally Posted by UFCELI
Id stick with ipt since you got the money obviously...ipt is just nicer thumbsup



the TRD one is a peice of crap... it isnt a replacement ... just covers the existing cover.
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Steven Feb 13, 7:45am - #102515 
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TRD because it's TRD.
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SilverGT Feb 13, 7:52am - #102516 
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well if you already got that ipt, then it cant be helped. keep the ipt, im pretty sure that it is very good quality. just get a TRD decal and stick it on there. it will be the same.
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Sultan Feb 13, 7:54am - #102517 

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Originally Posted by Steven

TRD because it's TRD.


thinking that too because I've been going mostly TRD in part upgrades. I guess I'll just get a sweet TRD decal this time though since this TRD cover is apparently not up to the quality of the IPT piece...

Anyone else have info on the TRD engine cover?
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se7enmodgt20 Feb 13, 8:01am - #102518 
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Immo Feb 13, 8:59am - #102519 

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get IPT,

the TRD looks nice, but it attaches with some velcro to the stock cover (from what I've heard)
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isaac Feb 13, 9:40am - #102520 
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Originally Posted by spaztikid
Originally Posted by UFCELI
Id stick with ipt since you got the money obviously...ipt is just nicer thumbsup



it isnt a replacement ... just covers the existing cover.



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Eyger Feb 13, 10:21am - #102521 

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I would say stay with the IPT. I don't like to advertise on my car, but a lot of people like the look of the logo.

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stefanoc Feb 13, 11:09am - #102522 

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TRD is a cover. and look like a cheap cover. IPT looks nicer to me. i wont give a damn if it doesnt say TRD on it, or else make a sticker and stick it on
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v3n0m Feb 13, 12:22pm - #102523 

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C-One also makes one, I don't remember the price, but it's pretty sweet. Let me get ya the link...
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v3n0m Feb 13, 12:25pm - #102524 

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LOL, nm your's a GT. C-One's is only for GTS, but here's the link anyway http://c-one.co.jp/C-ONEPARTS/carbon_engine-cover.html
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trog2233 Feb 13, 1:11pm - #102525 

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Yea IPT...cause that TRD one SUCKS!!! My friend got it and it just looks cheap plus ur old plastics stay on and it just covers it. So you can still see it underneath thumbsdown
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DisGqBoi Feb 13, 1:56pm - #102526 
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from looking at the pic, it seems to only cover the top half of the cover.

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TrewCelica Feb 13, 3:29pm - #102527 

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The TRD cover is on back order. I ordered one 2 weeks ago and had to call to find out where the hell it was. It will be a month or so before it's available again.
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Sultan Feb 13, 4:50pm - #102528 

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ok, from the responses to the TRD, I'll just stay with the IPT product and stick a decal on it

I'll take pics when the kit gets here - either tomorrow or Monday wave
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CeLlYgT04 Feb 13, 5:00pm - #102529 

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Originally Posted by Steven
TRD because it's TRD.


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Evan Feb 13, 5:15pm - #102530 

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Originally Posted by SilverGT
TRD. it goes for around 100 dollars.


Yeah, I've already ordered the TRD myself. I mean if you have the money, IPT is nicer, but it's also about twice the price. idunno

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Gen7fan Feb 13, 6:53pm - #102531 
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IPT! I was into the TRD when I thought it was a full cover but now, screw that cheap hunk of crap.
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Bakablo1 Feb 14, 2:03am - #102532 
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RoMkApOmKa Feb 14, 8:09am - #102533 

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TRD looks so cheap... thumbsdown
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Spread Eagle Feb 14, 5:27pm - #102534 

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Why not just pain the stock cover. rolleyes


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VSGTS14 Feb 14, 5:48pm - #102535 

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if you already bought the full IPT kit, then keep it!!! thumbsup thumbsup

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IcEd blUe Feb 14, 6:49pm - #102536 

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TRD!!

im getting the full IPT and the TRD engine cover and im selling the IPT cover to my brothers friend who has a gt
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celicaTRDgts Feb 14, 7:02pm - #102537 

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i dunno i say TRD...

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Sultan Feb 15, 12:55am - #102538 

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Originally Posted by IcEd blUe
TRD!!

im getting the full IPT and the TRD engine cover and im selling the IPT cover to my brothers friend who has a gt


I was going to do the same thing but quality issues keep arising concerning the TRD cover - I may just keep the IPT
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newobf Feb 15, 5:03am - #102539 

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Isnt that TRD one only for the GT model?
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Sultan Feb 15, 6:17am - #102540 

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Originally Posted by newobf
Isnt that TRD one only for the GT model?


yes
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defyenz Feb 15, 10:56am - #102541 

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any links to the ipt one?
pictures and sales..

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Sultan Feb 15, 3:20pm - #102542 

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Originally Posted by t3n
any links to the ipt one?
pictures and sales..



IPT Motorsports
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Pnoiracerz Feb 15, 11:10pm - #102543 
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I'd go with IPT, if your already getting it stick with it.
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IPT Feb 23, 9:38am - #102544 
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Since TRD Came out with the Half Piece that velcros and caps over the plastic piece

with there 1x1 crooked weave wet-laminate piece

I have got a lot of PM's for a sale on the GT cover since people want that than the TRD

We have decided to sell Just the GT cover at over half off

180.00 Shipped

http://store.yahoo.com/iptmotorsports/01-02-01-01.html

You can also get the 4 piece Kit for gt for 345.00 shipped
(GT cover,ECU,Fuse box, Small relay)

http://store.yahoo.com/iptmotorsports/toyota.html

(Scroll to the bottom)

Why not spend 70.00 more for a real thing and not one that caps over and velcros to the original plastic

Remember IPT carbon parts are the real thing

Vacum packed and autoclaved

TrueMold carbon fiber


Parker

www.iptmotorsports.com

BE CAREFULL OF THE SCAMS GOING ON WITH IPT TRUE MOLD CARBON FIBER PRODUCTS
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IPT Feb 23, 9:43am - #102545 
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Pics for all of you to see !!!!

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IPT Feb 23, 9:49am - #102546 
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Stuff looks good next to chrome and polish

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Sweet touch i love this one

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IPT Feb 23, 9:51am - #102547 
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VVT-I Logos on Engine covers now Pics And VVTL-I on GTS

We are now going to offer this on all parts

I have 15 Of them that i will add to the parts for free aftet they are gone i will add a additional 20.00 to the people that want them

So get them now an d you will get it added for free


Pics

[img]http://store4.yimg.com/I/iptmotorsports_1782_2772912[/img]

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GTS

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Sultan Feb 23, 5:26pm - #102548 

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my IPT parts should be arriving today thumbsup
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