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Dec 20, 5:15pm - #355441 
damn the hoodscoop

just when i wanted a hoodscoop, thelostrican.com is not loading.
anyone know why?

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Dec 20, 5:36pm - #355442 
thelostrican sucks


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Dec 20, 7:57pm - #355443 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
thelostrican sucks


yup - i heard he takes too long it feels as if he ran away from your money.


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Dec 20, 8:41pm - #355444 
Plus the workmanship of his products SUCK! Well at least the gauge pods. thumbsdown


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Dec 20, 8:42pm - #355445 
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Dec 21, 1:19am - #355446 
horrible website, period.

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Dec 21, 1:29am - #355447 
THANK YOU GUYS. finally more people are agreeing with me about thelostrican. Please for the love of God buy the ViS scoop. the workmanship is great. You know what happened to my poorly fitting hoodscoop from thelost? I tried adjusting it and the cheap ass screws he has for mounting well there are two thing: for one they get rusty and two as i was tightening them THEY PUNCTURED ALL THE WAY THROUGH THE OTHER SIDE!!! this only happened to one screw but when i look real close to the other side i could see a little bump like its about to punture. long story short now my hoodscoop has a hole (200 dollar mistake right there) in it and im buying its replacement from ViS which uses they same bolt style as the stock scoop to attatch.

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Dec 21, 1:34am - #355448 
so how does the vis hoodscoop compare to the lostrican one?
exact same size? the only thing i dont like about the vis is that thing that comes down the middle.
plus last time i check visracing.com they only had it in carbon fiber

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Dec 21, 2:25am - #355449 
last time i checked they had fiberglass. im not too sure about the size but from what i can tell it should be similar. oh well consider yourself warned

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Dec 21, 2:36am - #355450 
u have the vis right?
thanx, i am warned and probably wouldnt buy from lostrican, sounds like a risk cz a lot of ppl are satisfied with his item, plus isaac recommended also

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Dec 21, 2:51am - #355451 
the only reason i recommended them was because I had not other place to recomend... it was just as a suggested starting point in your search - nothing more, nothing less.


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Dec 21, 3:21am - #355452 
no i dont have ViS scoop i still need to replace my broken thelost scoop with a ViS scoop but i did PM another member who recently got one from ViS and he was the one to tell me about the bolts. My wing is from ViS and its good quality so id do bussiness with them again.

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Dec 21, 5:09am - #355453 
damn that sucks. Only one good vendor to depend on thumbsdown

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Dec 21, 12:37pm - #355454 
damn, someone really has to make some hoodscoops.

maybe i will if i get a mold.

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Dec 21, 12:43pm - #355455 
i have 3 pair hoodscoops sitting in my office...

a lostrican fiberglass
an mb autosport fiberglass
and an mb carbonfiber

they all need to be "slightly adjusted" - thats why I refused to sell them to anyone first time around rofl

BUT - if anyone wants to do a local pick up (91423) on these... you're welcome to take the Fiberglass for $40 and the Carbon fiber for $60

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Dec 21, 12:50pm - #355456 
the best fitting is OEM...w00t!!
i have an OEM painted black...but would like an OEM in carbon fiber wave


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Dec 21, 12:50pm - #355457 
Hey isaac do you still have the fiberglass one if so do you have any pics? thumbsup


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Dec 21, 12:58pm - #355458 
Other than looks; is there any advantage to an aftermarket Hood scoop on the 7th gen Celica?

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Dec 21, 1:43pm - #355459 
Originally Posted by GTS2003BLK
Other than looks; is there any advantage to an aftermarket hood scoop on the 7th gen Celica?


you have the advantage of looking faster tongue


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Dec 21, 1:50pm - #355460 
^ Works for me smile

They do look great. I was just wondering if there was any performance increase like more air flow and or better cooling of the engine bay.

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Dec 21, 2:26pm - #355461 
^ id definitley would assume so because it obviously channels more air through there.

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Dec 21, 10:35pm - #355462 
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
the best fitting is OEM...w00t!!
i have an OEM painted black...but would like an OEM in carbon fiber wave

I have an 'extra' OEM in Carbon Fiber. If you want, send me a pm...

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Dec 21, 10:52pm - #355463 
How much are you selling yours for corruptor?


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