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Dec 2, 4:16pm - #341567 
What is the quality of seibon carbon fiber hoods?

I might be getting the "invader" style carbon fiber Hood by the company known as Seibon. I have only heard of them once and that was when I saw a picture. So other than that I don't know anything else. What is the quality, fitment? How does it compare with VIS? Help me out. Thanks

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Dec 2, 8:44pm - #341568 
They also have an invader 'style' Hood? Any pics?


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Dec 3, 3:56am - #341569 
I don't have pics for it. My cousin is my vendor and he lives out in southern cali and he told me that Seibon has the invader Hood. I was originally going to get the VIS Hood but the company over in southern cali have been out of stock for about a month so I just went with these.

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Dec 3, 9:02am - #341570 
post some pics after you get them.


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Dec 3, 9:04am - #341571 
http://www.seibon.com/gallary02.asp?ID=57

I've got one of those sitting in my living room, waiting for the rest of the parts for the car to arrive so I can start to modify the sum'bitch.

Not having mounted it yet, I can't tell you anything about fitment. But what I can tell you is that the Hood LOOKS awesome. I havn't found one single mask in the carbon that's out of place. And the frame underneath the Hood seems to be of good quality aswell. My dad's got a VIS RACING Carbon Fiber Hood, and the seibon Hood just looks miles better.

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Dec 4, 1:31am - #341572 
Originally Posted by celicat23
http://www.seibon.com/gallary02.asp?ID=57

I've got one of those sitting in my living room, waiting for the rest of the parts for the car to arrive so I can start to modify the sum'bitch.

Not having mounted it yet, I can't tell you anything about fitment. But what I can tell you is that the hood LOOKS awesome. I havn't found one single mask in the carbon that's out of place. And the frame underneath the hood seems to be of good quality aswell. My dad's got a VIS RACING Carbon Fiber hood, and the seibon hood just looks miles better.


So which Hood do you have?

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Dec 4, 3:56pm - #341573 
Originally Posted by CeLi_RedGT
Originally Posted by celicat23
http://www.seibon.com/gallary02.asp?ID=57

I've got one of those sitting in my living room, waiting for the rest of the parts for the car to arrive so I can start to modify the sum'bitch.

Not having mounted it yet, I can't tell you anything about fitment. But what I can tell you is that the hood LOOKS awesome. I havn't found one single mask in the carbon that's out of place. And the frame underneath the hood seems to be of good quality aswell. My dad's got a VIS RACING Carbon Fiber hood, and the seibon hood just looks miles better.


So which hood do you have?


Like I said in post, I have this:
http://www.seibon.com/gallary02.asp?ID=57

(If you still don't get it, it's the seibon invader style carbon fiber Hood for the celica smile)

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Dec 5, 2:29am - #341574 
Oh damn. My bad, I wasn't even paying attention. For some reason when I looked at the picture the second scoop that comes up from the top looks smaller. Is there any difference from it and the VIS version? I don't know the pic to me looks like something is wrong with it.

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Dec 5, 2:38am - #341575 
seibon is awsome quality... better than vis.

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Dec 5, 3:03am - #341576 
I am getting these brand new for 340 and shipping is going to cost 100 (2 day shipping with DHL). so all together 440. Is this a good price?

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Dec 5, 9:24am - #341577 
Originally Posted by spaztikid
seibon is awsome quality... better than vis.


No way! it's better than VIS?
why do so many get the vis then?

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Dec 5, 11:55am - #341578 
Originally Posted by skym
Originally Posted by spaztikid
seibon is awsome quality... better than vis.


No way! it's better than VIS?
why do so many get the vis then?


Availiability maybe. Easier to get a hold of VIS products.

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Dec 5, 12:53pm - #341579 

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Dec 5, 2:59pm - #341580 
seibon is very very good


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