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Apr 13, 10:03pm - #153921 
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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Apr 13, 10:04pm - #153922 
I'd take it but I think I like the VVT-i covers the best rofl

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Apr 13, 10:08pm - #153923 
Sorry I can't find the pics of the painted, but will post 2mro

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Apr 13, 10:11pm - #153924 
paint the TRD one lol~


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Apr 13, 10:11pm - #153925 
Dont much care for the TRD cover... I'd rather have the IPT ones.


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Apr 13, 10:13pm - #153926 
Originally Posted by Mizery_Machine
Dont much care for the TRD cover... I'd rather have the IPT ones.


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Apr 14, 12:12am - #153927 
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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Apr 14, 12:18am - #153928 
ugh the TRD cover is ugly thumbsdown... nice little Injen oil cap tho! thumbsup


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Apr 14, 12:18am - #153929 
Go back to the OEM


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Apr 14, 12:26am - #153930 
Originally Posted by marajade
Go back to the OEM


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Apr 14, 1:45am - #153931 
you should back to the painted one so I can get your TRD cover grin

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Apr 14, 8:12am - #153932 
Go back to your Stock OEM it look way batter then the one you have on right now. thumbsdown

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Apr 14, 8:31am - #153933 
I say go for the IPT cover...its like the whole OEM cover, but Carbon Fiber, and way under $500

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Apr 14, 8:35am - #153934 
yea not a fan of the TRD one...looks cheap as hell..


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Apr 14, 10:10am - #153935 
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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Apr 14, 11:13am - #153936 
wtf I think the stock looks better spineyes

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Apr 14, 2:09pm - #153937 
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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Apr 14, 6:52pm - #153938 
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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