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00GTShope
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Mar 30, 7:55pm - #430341 
Is it hard to install a Carbon Fiber hood?

I've never done anything with my Hood. I was wonderign if anyone has experience with putting on a carbon fiber Hood.

I just ordered mine off the GB here and am wondering if I can do it myself. I am mechanically inlclined but no where near a mechanic.

Thanks for any help.

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Mar 30, 7:58pm - #430342 
insanely EZ just work those bolts. exact replacement to your stock set up thumbsup


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Mar 30, 8:14pm - #430343 
great... that's what I wanted to hear. Thanks. thumbsup

Just a matter of being patient to line it up I guess?

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Mar 30, 8:14pm - #430344 
4 bolts in obvious locations - the help of 2 friends to hold the Hood as you use your 10MM socket wrench is also helpful rice
(sometimes aftermarket Hood manufactures also use 11MM or 12MM bolts)

From...
https://www.celicahobby.com/gal3/inst_hood


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Mar 30, 9:49pm - #430345 
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Mar 30, 10:03pm - #430346 
awesome Isaac, thanks alot. I saw a Hood adjustment in the installs section but it didn't really specify the install of a new Carbon Fiber Hood.

Can't wait to get it in. thumbsup

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Mar 31, 1:59am - #430347 
installing the Hood is easy as hell, hoodpins are a bit tricky

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