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Jul 27, 12:30pm - #234103 
Carbon Fiber Hood - Yes or No?

After considering this many times, it's finally down to a decision... I'm striving to keep my celi as clean as possible, especially with my upcoming Kam kit, but I love Carbon Fiber hoods. For the latter I'd choose FiberImages OEM-style but don't want to break up the lines of the carbon blue exterior...


So the question is - Would you put a Carbon Fiber hood on carbon blue and what are your opinions on this combo for my car specifically?



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Jul 27, 12:31pm - #234104 
BRS Hood if you can find one thumbsup

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Jul 27, 12:32pm - #234105 
if you put a blue glaze over it that would look sweet...

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Jul 27, 12:34pm - #234106 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
if you put a blue glaze over it that would look sweet...


true, but I love the look of Carbon Fiber and if I get the Hood it'll stay unpainted - hence the dilemma...

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Jul 27, 12:38pm - #234107 
i woundnt do it then

unless you could get the Carbon Fiber to look like this...

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Jul 27, 12:44pm - #234108 
if you want it clean as much as it pains me to say (cause i love carbon fiber) i wouldnt get it.

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Jul 27, 12:55pm - #234109 
thumbsdown Nope, don't do it.

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Jul 27, 12:57pm - #234110 
i would get it

i have a carbon blue car and i want a carbon fiber Hood thumbsup


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Jul 27, 1:03pm - #234111 
thumbsup, and got a w7 and 500/1 smile


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Jul 27, 1:09pm - #234112 
this is a hard one, i would want to keep the carbon blue look, it looks nice and clean thumbsup

but then again carbon fiber spineyes

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Jul 27, 1:12pm - #234113 
go for it... thumbsup


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Jul 27, 1:24pm - #234114 
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Jul 27, 3:44pm - #234115 
find a Carbon Fiber Hood that has a blue/black weave in it. it'll match.


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Jul 27, 3:56pm - #234116 
do it... carbon fiber is worth it

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Jul 27, 3:57pm - #234117 
Originally Posted by ct
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Jul 27, 4:01pm - #234118 
a tuffy...

... i would happywink

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Jul 27, 4:10pm - #234119 
why not?

your RMM wing has the Carbon Fiber center piece.

the OEM Carbon Fiber Hood will flow.

maybe get yourself a pair of Carbon Fiber TRD style eyelids.

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Jul 27, 4:55pm - #234120 
definetly go for it...it will look great on carbon blue, iv seen it in person, it looks hot thumbsup

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Jul 27, 5:51pm - #234121 
Originally Posted by ct
go for it... thumbsup

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Jul 27, 5:52pm - #234122 
i would get a OEM Carbon Fiber Hood.

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Jul 27, 5:54pm - #234123 
it doesn't look that bad i love my Hood with carbon blue.

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Jul 27, 6:00pm - #234124 
Get the Hood man thumbsup

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Jul 27, 6:10pm - #234125 
Originally Posted by EuRoBoYGT
i would get it

i have a carbon blue car and i want a carbon fiber Hood thumbsup


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Jul 27, 6:31pm - #234126 
yes do it if it'll match your color scheme and carbon fiber scheme...which you have a lot of so do it...
i'm actually doing teh same
Carbon Fiber on the interior, engine plastics, Carbon Fiber Hood, and kaminari Carbon Fiber spoiler thumbsup


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Jul 27, 6:40pm - #234127 
it looks good. i have a carbon blue celica with a brs Hood. i say go for it.

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Jul 27, 7:57pm - #234128 
Originally Posted by Mp3Supply
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happywink - yeah, I'm still considering those...

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Jul 27, 8:03pm - #234129 
Originally Posted by booyaolian
why not?

your RMM wing has the Carbon Fiber center piece.

the OEM Carbon Fiber Hood will flow.

maybe get yourself a pair of Carbon Fiber TRD style eyelids.



true, my wing does have a Carbon Fiber blade but the Hood is a lot bigger and sits right next to the exterior color whereas the spoiler is elevated and provides less of a contrast

- I may have to get tony to chop some pics for me - wink

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Jul 27, 8:12pm - #234130 
why not do it? its great for looks and its weight reduction! thumbsup


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Jul 27, 10:06pm - #234131 
I say go for it thumbsup


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Jul 27, 10:36pm - #234132 
I love carbon fiber, i say YES


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Jul 27, 10:41pm - #234133 
i think the blue-weave Carbon Fiber Hood would contrast greatly with your wing. i can't say the same about carbon blue (i haven't seen many pics of it) but carbon fiber looks hot on the Spectra Blue Mica.


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Jul 28, 3:15am - #234134 
You said U love Carbon Fiber...well I love it too and I just can say...DO IT!!!
I have a Carbon Fiber Hood and it's so sweet... Carbon Fiber is good with every color for me! thumbsup

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Jul 28, 4:25am - #234135 
with kit carbon hud thumbsup

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Jul 28, 8:07am - #234136 
just get Carbon Fiber Hood and paint it if you don't think it will look good...

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Jul 28, 8:59am - #234137 
i say, do it! thumbsup Carbon Fiber Hood is also one of mine to do things...

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Jul 28, 11:33am - #234138 
Originally Posted by Blue_Jaggon

just get Carbon Fiber hood and paint it if you don't think it will look good...


painting Carbon Fiber just seems like a waste to me... anyway, I think I'm going for it - FiberImages OEM Carbon Fiber Hood -

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Jul 28, 11:36am - #234139 
yea but ur still gonna have a light Hood...i mean thats what your paying for...either way good luck

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Jul 28, 11:38am - #234140 
DO IT~! JUST DO IT~! DO IT~! (Gotta love Starsky!!) rofl


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Jul 28, 12:16pm - #234141 
don't paint it..
just get an OEM Carbon Fiber Hood.


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Jul 28, 12:23pm - #234142 
carbon fiber Hood on a dark car is always nice thumbsup

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Jul 28, 12:28pm - #234143 
Originally Posted by Blue_Jaggon
just get Carbon Fiber hood and paint it if you don't think it will look good...

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Jul 28, 10:58pm - #234144 
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Jul 29, 12:02am - #234145 
can't decide untill i see the style of Hood, if you're getting a Kaminari kit that is...


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Jul 29, 12:11am - #234146 
fiber image and OE tuning has the best quality carbonfiber Hood. They fit perfect and and are lighter than other carbonfiber hoods.
i know this since i had VIS Hood before and now i have Fiber images.
if you get a carbonfiber Hood, you have to get hoodpins, which will kill the part"clean look" or else its not safe.

and i don't think carbonfiber makes car look clean. it will look raced out, but not very clean. Specially on black or midnight blue car.
All carbon fiber Hood does is make you car look different, not clean, unless you have other carbonfiber parts.

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Jul 29, 1:56am - #234147 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
i woundnt do it then

unless you could get the Carbon Fiber to look like this...

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I'm with spaztikid, if you can make it look like that, that'd be pimp, that's what i'm going for w/ my Hood

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Jul 29, 12:53pm - #234148 
well, I may now be getting a Carbon Fiber Hood from Advanced Import Tuning (AIT) - should be due out in late August...

- part of my new "project"

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Jul 29, 4:27pm - #234149 
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Do it thumbsup

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Aug 1, 8:44pm - #234151 
Ordinarily, I'm a huge fan of carbon fiber, but if you want a clean look, I'd just leave your stock Hood on. I don't think your headlight covers would look right if you had a carbon fiber Hood.


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