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Feb 28, 9:35am - #114020 
[PICS] my kevlar invader hood on kaminari

Got some help yesterday from two friends putting it on.
What I noticed is that it's not that much lighter than stock, basically since our stock Hood isn't that heavy.I'd say it weighs about 2/3 of the stock Hood.

We put it on, took about 5 minutes. Problem I encountered was that the Hood could not close enough due to the latch being a bit too long.

Since I don't have a welding machine (to shorten the latch) I took out the opening/closing mechanism for the latch. 3 bolts, unhook cable. Then widened the holes until I could close the Hood perfect.

About the color, it's black/silver kevlar, not bulletproof. the weave is about the same as c/f. I actually think it's a mix of kevlar and c/f. The silver isn't as bling-bling as chrome. I assume this is caused since the resin isn't 100% colorless.

Anyway I am really happy about this Hood. I also love how it flows with my kaminari kit. It doesn't have the raised scoop. The scoop is also NOT removeable. I don't mind, I think a raised scoop might make it too aggressive anyways.

Hoodpins are delayed a bit, I will be putting on the lockable pins, I love those.

Enough with talks, check these pics

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Feb 28, 9:35am - #114021 
2/6

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Feb 28, 9:36am - #114022 
3/6

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Feb 28, 9:37am - #114023 
4/6

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Feb 28, 9:38am - #114024 
5/6

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Feb 28, 9:39am - #114025 
6/6
begin comments now smile
I think I have no choice but to remove Bat's overlays now. I don't like them anymore with this Hood.

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Feb 28, 9:40am - #114026 
looks great bro... silver weave flows nice with your ride thumbsup

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Feb 28, 10:07am - #114027 
Ya I would say to lose the overlays. Other then that it looks awesome. Similar to what I would like to do with my silver GTS.


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Feb 28, 10:23am - #114028 
Hey, your new Hood looks real good on your car! also nice kaminari kit, i wish i could afford that but im broke as hell haha

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Feb 28, 10:36am - #114029 
you car looks tight keep up the good work.

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Feb 28, 11:41am - #114030 
Originally Posted by Immo
6/6
begin comments now smile
I think I have no choice but to remove Bat's overlays now. I don't like them anymore with this hood.


Get another set in Carbon Fiber, or smoke them.

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Feb 28, 12:07pm - #114031 
Damn, your car looks awesome...Have you thought about gunmetal rims? thumbsup

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Feb 28, 12:19pm - #114032 
put some plastic strip like the stock Hood had...that way less dust will go into the engine room~

nice car! thumbsup


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Feb 28, 12:21pm - #114033 
Sweet! You're right: it does go really well with your kam kit. Ya know, with the non-removable oem style scoop, that Hood sorta reminds me of the c-one carbon fiber Hood.

Nice!! thumbsup thumbsup

Oh yeah, one more thing.. locking pins are the way to go. That's what I've got (even though I haven't ordered my Hood yet grin)


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Feb 28, 12:56pm - #114034 
thats sickk


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Feb 28, 4:40pm - #114035 
wow I like that thumbsup thumbsup

where did you get it from??

and do they come with different color weave?


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Feb 28, 4:53pm - #114036 
wow...that looks really nice...good job on finding the Hood, now help these other guys out and tell us where ya got it from and how much

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Feb 28, 5:50pm - #114037 
Originally Posted by Elkal900
wow I like that thumbsup thumbsup

where did you get it from??

and do they come with different color weave?


Yes, different colors too.
here you go

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=33646&item=2463350933

and

http://cgi6.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayI...t=3&rows=50

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I don't get anything for it, just nice for him to see I am happy with the Hood.

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May 9, 12:34pm - #114038 
Hey, looks great man! riceI like the silver weave, it cums 2gether nicely. Get sum Hood pins, diff color overlays, nd mayb consider the gunmetal rims... Good job thumbsupKeep it goin!!

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May 9, 2:55pm - #114039 
that looks great bro thumbsup

personally i like the raised hoodscoop version better..but i guess you didnt have a choice on this one thumbsup

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May 9, 3:52pm - #114040 
nice!
you should get a raised
Hood scoop .. my Hood
comes in a week thumbsup


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May 9, 4:44pm - #114041 
This thread is about 3 months old... lol


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May 9, 5:41pm - #114042 
OMG that looks amazing eek

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May 9, 6:35pm - #114043 
Originally Posted by mastro543
nice!
you should get a raised
Hood scoop .. my Hood
comes in a week thumbsup


his hoodscoop is not removable (he says) thumbsup

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May 9, 6:37pm - #114044 
wow looks awesome, cant wait to get mine grin


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May 9, 6:38pm - #114045 
Originally Posted by PolarisNV
wow looks awesome, cant wait to get mine grin


me too

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May 10, 1:28am - #114046 
This thread is pretty old indeed smile
I got my headlights painted black in the meanwhile.

Rims are brand new, so they'll stay on for a while..
A raised scoop would make it too aggressive I think

I've got hoodlocks, going to install friday

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May 10, 3:56am - #114047 
Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by mastro543
nice!
you should get a raised
Hood scoop .. my Hood
comes in a week thumbsup


his hoodscoop is not removable (he says) thumbsup

break it off lol


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May 10, 7:34am - #114048 
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