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May 20, 10:07pm - #18089 
How would this look?

I own a white Celica and I want to get a new Hood although, the Hood I want is Carbon Fiber. Do you think it would look alright if I maybe put some other stuff on the exterior (wing center piece, Mirrors, etc.) and put a white Hood scoop and Hood spoilers back on. Or should I just save up and buy one that I can paint to match the car? Thanks for the advice.
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May 21, 12:44am - #18090 
It is hard for me to picture it. But i don't think it would look bad. It would be very unique and different from the other celicas. I say go for it. thumbsup

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May 21, 5:47am - #18091 
Interesting idea ... I say go for it ... if you hate you can always go back paint the Carbon Fiber Hood white thumbsup

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May 21, 7:09am - #18092 
Does it cost any more to paint a carbon fiber Hood then a regular Hood?

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May 21, 7:27am - #18093 
It shouldn't goodjob

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May 21, 7:46am - #18094 
Oh God PLEASE don't do it!! If you want to go Carbon Fiber then STAY Carbon Fiber. Get your Hood, hoodscoop and wing insert and Mirrors. It'll look a lot cleaner and mesh really well w/ your white car. If you don't have it, tint your windows dark too to add to the effect.

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May 21, 8:07am - #18095 
I think the white hoodscoop would look good with it..but im not to sure about the Hood spoiler. Isnt this a custom mods kinda question? smile

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May 21, 8:13am - #18096 
I had a Vis c/f Hood on mine for a week "No sir I did'nt like it" it all depends on the color of things like your whl's etc. My whl's are wht and it just did'nt match but if you got stock or a dark whl (gunmetal) it may look great. You don't paint carbon fiber and I wouldn't put on Hood spoilers the scoop would be ok.

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May 21, 8:21am - #18097 
Thanks for the opinions. I'm trying to make my car look different from the others but not "Ricey". I would like to see if I could get my car into some car shows and hope for the best from there. I will be putting it in two car shows at the end of this month and in June (for car stereo though). And since I have no more bills I have some play money now, so it is time for mods. And yes this is a mod question, but I thought I would might get flamed for the idea.

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