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What to be ware when buying a Fiber Carbon hood #114214 Feb 28, 4:14pm Feb 28, 4:14pm
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What to be ware when buying a Fiber Carbon hood
Hey everyone, I am interested in buying a carbon fiber Hood. Please share your experience with me about what I must pay attension when I buy one. If you have a picture of sliver celica with a carbon fiber Hood, pleaes show me, too.
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Re: What to be ware when buying a Fiber Carbon hood [Re: cooperchien] #114215 Feb 28, 4:17pm Feb 28, 4:17pm
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Be leary about 'too good to be true' prices. They usually are. Recently on ebay, there was a Hood for like $100...GREAT PRICE...till you read down and the shipping was like $200 - $300... Also, buy from reputable companies. Vis is a great Carbon Fiber Hood maker. Also, take input from people that have the hoods. Ask what they like about them...and what they dont. thumbsup

Re: What to be ware when buying a Fiber Carbon hood [Re: cooperchien] #114216 Feb 28, 4:21pm Feb 28, 4:21pm
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Yes, don't go for "amazing" prices. You get what you pay for. VIS is a good brand, but expect to pay for it.

Also check if the retailer has a fitment guarantee, and make sure you get shipping insurance in case it is damaged in transit.


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Re: What to be ware when buying a Fiber Carbon hood [Re: cooperchien] #114217 Feb 28, 4:25pm Feb 28, 4:25pm
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Re: What to be ware when buying a Fiber Carbon hood [Re: LostAngel] #114218 Feb 28, 4:32pm Feb 28, 4:32pm
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What is the big difference between OEM and VIS Hood?

Re: What to be ware when buying a Fiber Carbon hood [Re: cooperchien] #114219 Feb 28, 4:37pm Feb 28, 4:37pm
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Originally Posted by cooperchien
What is the big difference between OEM and VIS hood?



the shape of the Hood

the style

OEM is the shape of what you have now

Re: What to be ware when buying a Fiber Carbon hood [Re: cooperchien] #114220 Feb 28, 5:36pm Feb 28, 5:36pm
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Re: What to be ware when buying a Fiber Carbon hood [Re: Donegan] #114221 Feb 29, 5:59pm Feb 29, 5:59pm
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Real Carbon Fiber, but I would love to hear good information about Carbon Fiber style if you have it. Thank you.

Re: What to be ware when buying a Fiber Carbon hood [Re: Donegan] #114222 Mar 1, 12:04pm Mar 1, 12:04pm
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Originally Posted by Donegan
Are you looking for real Carbon Fiber or Carbon Fiber style?


wtf Carbon Fiber style Hood? Don't even bother thumbsdown


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Re: What to be ware when buying a Fiber Carbon hood [Re: cooperchien] #114223 Mar 1, 5:30pm Mar 1, 5:30pm
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hey steven

is there a gap between ur Hood and driver side headlight ? i mean there suppose to be a gap but it seem to me a kind of big ? anyway ur car looks good.

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