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May 25, 8:24pm - #17242 
need help w/ carbon fiber hood

hey ppl my cousin just got his carbon fiber 4 his celica and i dont know if you noticed it come w/ some lil rubber mounts to stop it from hitting the frame of the car cause we need one and where can we get some confused
it looks something like this
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May 25, 11:18pm - #17243 
use hoodpins to keep your Hood securely fastened to the base of your car...

https://www.celicahobby.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=109

the rubber "weather strip" is all thats needed between your Hood and the bumper

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May 26, 10:38am - #17244 
no its not the pins or the rubber that goes between or Hood and the bumber this things r stuck on the Hood and they r made outa rubber and the Hood is a VIS Hood

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May 27, 12:40am - #17245 
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Originally posted by RACERx:
no its not the pins or the rubber that goes between or hood and the bumber this things r stuck on the hood and they r made outa rubber and the hood is a VIS hood
what I am saying is that you do NOT need those things... they are there on the stock Hood so that it does not get damaged when you slam your Hood... its probably NOT a good thing to slam your carbon fiber Hood - thus, there is no need for those rubber things.

besides, you SHOULD get Hood pins or you are just driving around asking for troubles.

...the Hood pins go in the location where those rubber pieces that you are talking about usta go.

hoodpins cost less then $30 and can save you $1,200 and up... they can even save your life! shocked


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May 27, 12:42am - #17246 
ok thanks ill tell my cousin about that Thanks

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