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Proffitt
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Proffitt May 21, 5:07am - #18089 

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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.
BTW I finally hit 100, it took long enough.

[ 05-20-2003, 10:07 PM: Message edited by: Proffitt ]
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Grand-Touring-Dan May 21, 7:44am - #18090 
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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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RicePowered May 21, 12:47pm - #18091 
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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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Proffitt May 21, 2:09pm - #18092 

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Does it cost any more to paint a carbon fiber Hood then a regular Hood?
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RicePowered May 21, 2:27pm - #18093 
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It shouldn't goodjob
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PhatCellyGt May 21, 2:46pm - #18094 
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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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CelicaPrincess May 21, 3:07pm - #18095 
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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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CID498 May 21, 3:13pm - #18096 

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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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Proffitt May 21, 3:21pm - #18097 

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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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