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Dino61
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Dino61 Apr 14, 5:03am - #153921 
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Carbon Fiber vs Painted

I installed the TRD Carbon Fiber Engine Cover, But not liking it. I am now thinking about going back to my painted version or buy the OEM cover in Carbon Fiber. Please give me some input.
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Fyr_Fytr Apr 14, 5:04am - #153922 
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I'd take it but I think I like the VVT-i covers the best rofl
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Dino61 Apr 14, 5:08am - #153923 
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Sorry I can't find the pics of the painted, but will post 2mro
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Elec-FuYu Apr 14, 5:11am - #153924 
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paint the TRD one lol~

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Mizery_Machine Apr 14, 5:11am - #153925 
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Dont much care for the TRD cover... I'd rather have the IPT ones.

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JBing Apr 14, 5:13am - #153926 

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Originally Posted by Mizery_Machine
Dont much care for the TRD cover... I'd rather have the IPT ones.

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Dino61
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Dino61 Apr 14, 7:12am - #153927 
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I think I will go with the OEM Carbon Fiber engine cover. Even @ $500.00 I think it will be more impressive.
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PolarisNV Apr 14, 7:18am - #153928 

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ugh the TRD cover is ugly thumbsdown... nice little Injen oil cap tho! thumbsup

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marajade Apr 14, 7:18am - #153929 

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Go back to the OEM

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gtscelica05 Apr 14, 7:26am - #153930 
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Originally Posted by marajade
Go back to the OEM

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v3n0m Apr 14, 8:45am - #153931 

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you should back to the painted one so I can get your TRD cover grin
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SiLvErGt2001 Apr 14, 3:12pm - #153932 

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Go back to your Stock OEM it look way batter then the one you have on right now. thumbsdown
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AZZKIKR Apr 14, 3:31pm - #153933 

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I say go for the IPT cover...its like the whole OEM cover, but Carbon Fiber, and way under $500
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trog2233 Apr 14, 3:35pm - #153934 

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yea not a fan of the TRD one...looks cheap as hell..


I like my IPT pieces grin cool
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Evan Apr 14, 5:10pm - #153935 

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If you don't like it, but you want carbon fiber, you can try IPT, but I'd read their feedback on the celica boards before you do because they've had some HORRENDOUS customer service as of late.

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Chico Apr 14, 6:13pm - #153936 

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wtf I think the stock looks better spineyes
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Bakablo1 Apr 14, 9:09pm - #153937 
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Originally Posted by SiLvErGt2001
Go back to your Stock OEM it look way batter then the one you have on right now. thumbsdown
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grcelica Apr 15, 1:52am - #153938 

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Originally Posted by Evan
If you don't like it, but you want carbon fiber, you can try IPT, but I'd read their feedback on the celica boards before you do because they've had some HORRENDOUS customer service as of late.


Yes thats true. I have the TRD cover, and I like it. The IPT pieces are great,but that is too much money I think, atleast while there are other Performance mods that I need to do. I think the factory plastic cheepo thing it came with looks gay. I never saw a motor with a jimmy hat on it before this car!!
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