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Feb 27, 10:02am - #113437 
[PICS] Today I got my kevlar hood

I had to wait a while for it to get here, but here it is.
It's less silver than I expected, but I don't mind that.

Tomorrow I'll post pics of it on the car.

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Feb 27, 10:03am - #113438 
one more

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Feb 27, 10:18am - #113439 
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm I want gimme!

Give us the scoop on where did you get it from and how much.

Post the pics soon!!!

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Feb 27, 10:39am - #113440 
kevlar? what the difference between that and carbon fiber?


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Feb 27, 10:49am - #113441 
Originally Posted by ryizzle

kevlar? what the difference between that and carbon fiber?

Kevlars a little heavier, but not by a whole lot. Also, kevlar gives the Carbon Fiber Hood some color.

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Feb 27, 10:57am - #113442 
You sure thats 100% kevlar? Kevlar is golden in color. Is it mixed with carbon fiber? MAybe its just colored resin. Any way to get some pics up close w/out reflections?

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Feb 27, 11:38am - #113443 
Awesome! Can't wait to see it installed thumbsup thumbsup


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Feb 27, 12:33pm - #113444 
Originally Posted by Evan

Awesome! Can't wait to see it installed thumbsup thumbsup


Yea, where did you get it from, looks great thumbsup

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Feb 27, 12:36pm - #113445 
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Originally Posted by Evan
Awesome! Can't wait to see it installed thumbsup thumbsup


Yea, where did you get it from, looks great thumbsup


eek thumbsup thumbsup

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Feb 27, 12:42pm - #113446 
damn thats nice!!!!! where you get it..how much?


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Feb 27, 1:14pm - #113447 
Nice looks good can't wait to see it on your car.. thumbsup

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Feb 27, 2:20pm - #113448 
lucky bastard grin

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Feb 27, 4:02pm - #113449 
do they come in other colors too?

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Feb 27, 4:14pm - #113450 
i like it!


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Feb 27, 4:26pm - #113451 
Originally Posted by v3n0m
lucky bastard grin


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Feb 27, 5:31pm - #113452 
Originally Posted by Johnny178
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Feb 27, 5:31pm - #113453 
Originally Posted by ryizzle
kevlar? what the difference between that and carbon fiber?


I never heard of kevlar hoods until now

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Feb 27, 5:36pm - #113454 
Originally Posted by beans
Originally Posted by ryizzle
kevlar? what the difference between that and carbon fiber?


I never heard of kevlar hoods until now


Varis makes a kevlar Hood, that's the only one i know of.


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Feb 27, 5:42pm - #113455 
Yeah, but it's like over $1k to import it cry

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Feb 27, 5:43pm - #113456 
Originally Posted by v3n0m

Yeah, but it's like over $1k to import it cry


I know, that's what sucks about jdm parts. frown

I wonder where Immo got his Hood, since he lives in Europe confused


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Feb 27, 5:44pm - #113457 
Isnt kevlar bullet proof? Oh so many ideas. But serioulsy nice Hood thumbsup

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Feb 27, 5:55pm - #113458 
Originally Posted by spyder00367
Isnt kevlar bullet proof? Oh so many ideas. But serioulsy nice Hood thumbsup


I was just thinking about the kevlar vests too... the tighter weave characteristics are what gives it the "bullet-proof" nature. These hoods, while made of the same material, are not manufactured in the same way obviously

- still, if you wanna try taking a shot at it, report the results grin

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Feb 27, 5:56pm - #113459 
Yeah it is, but i doubt that this Hood could take a shot grin

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Feb 27, 5:56pm - #113460 
Originally Posted by Sultan
Originally Posted by spyder00367
Isnt kevlar bullet proof? Oh so many ideas. But serioulsy nice Hood thumbsup


I was just thinking about the kevlar vests too... the tighter weave characteristics are what gives it the "bullet-proof" nature. These hoods, while made of the same material, are not manufactured in the same way obviously

- still, if you wanna try taking a shot at it, report the results grin
I was thinking about that too

and then I thought if Vin Diesel had that on his civic, his car wouldn't die while robbing the semi truck

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Feb 27, 7:00pm - #113461 
Sweet, I like. thumbsup

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Feb 27, 7:03pm - #113462 
Originally Posted by CeLlYgT04
Originally Posted by Evan
Awesome! Can't wait to see it installed thumbsup thumbsup


Yea, where did you get it from, looks great thumbsup

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Feb 27, 8:37pm - #113463 
thats a sweet Hood. post some pics of it installed!

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Feb 27, 11:37pm - #113464 
Originally Posted by Da Mac
Nice looks good can't wait to see it on your car.. thumbsup


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Feb 27, 11:55pm - #113465 
damn...it looks like the invader from vis...looks very nice

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Feb 28, 1:25am - #113466 
sweet Hood...cant say i'm not a tad jeolous

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Feb 28, 2:50am - #113467 
looks good!

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Feb 28, 5:07am - #113468 
nice thumbsup

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Feb 28, 9:55am - #113469 
i would get that Hood.. but im worried about.. the first airduct/scoop nearest to the front bumper.. that vent looks like it would be right over my Injen Short Ram filter.. i wouldnt want water do be directly sucked into it when it rains cry cry cry cry cry i wish they made this Hood so you could paint it to match the factory color of your car thumbsup

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Feb 28, 9:57am - #113470 
AND ANOTHER THING.. the scoop is dented inwards.. would that the Short Ram filter??? causing fitment problems??

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Feb 28, 11:23am - #113471 
It will fot with a SRI, it's the same as the OEM Hood, the scoop is higher.

Hydrolock your SRI, and you have a way bigger problem than just hydrolocking, you'll probably have you car in a lake or something

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Feb 28, 11:26am - #113472 
Originally Posted by SilverXtreme02
i wish they made this Hood so you could paint it to match the factory color of your car thumbsup


You can paint Carbon Fiber just as easy as any other Hood material.

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Feb 28, 11:38am - #113473 
Originally Posted by cooltoy2000
Originally Posted by SilverXtreme02
i wish they made this Hood so you could paint it to match the factory color of your car thumbsup


You can paint Carbon Fiber just as easy as any other hood material.


I am almost 100% sure the guy I got it from can make it in fiberglass too. You can also just paint the c/f indeed

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Feb 28, 3:19pm - #113474 
thumbsup thumbsup

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Feb 28, 3:30pm - #113475 
Originally Posted by Immo
Originally Posted by cooltoy2000
Originally Posted by SilverXtreme02
i wish they made this Hood so you could paint it to match the factory color of your car thumbsup


You can paint Carbon Fiber just as easy as any other hood material.


I am almost 100% sure the guy I got it from can make it in fiberglass too. You can also just paint the c/f indeed


hey can you ask him how much it is for him to make a fiberglass one? i want that sytle put wanna keep it clean and have it white...let me kno thanks


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