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teng4323
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Apr 16, 11:32am - #443690 
Install vis carbon fiber invader hood?

I got a new vis carbon fiber invader Hood, I want to install it. Anyone install their Hood on their car? thanks

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Apr 16, 1:53pm - #443691 
pm scott, BlkCelicaGT07 he installed his himself with a friend if i remember correctly thumbsup

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Apr 16, 1:57pm - #443692 
1. look for a friend.
2. pop the Hood.
3. have you friend hold the other side and you on the other.
4. uncrew 2 bolt from the hinge. 2 on each side.
5. put the stock Hood.
6. remove the big rubber space.
7. position the new Hood and screw using the bolts provided. (do not tighten it as adjustments might needed)
8. close the Hood slowly.
9. latch it down and see if it still needs adjustments. if so do 7 and 8 again untile desired position acquired.

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Apr 16, 7:17pm - #443693 
The biggest problem I had with installing mine was that the latch assembly was sitting too high. I still had about an inch of gap space between the Hood and front bumper. To correct it, I had to lengthen the holes in the latch assembly to be able to lower it enough to allow the Hood to close all the way. I used a dremel to lengthen the hold about 3/4" Hopefully you don't have this problem!!


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Apr 17, 6:24am - #443694 
thanks you thumbsup

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Apr 17, 9:20am - #443695 
thumbsup


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Apr 17, 8:01pm - #443696 
where'd you get the Hood from and how much?

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Apr 17, 9:49pm - #443697 
Originally Posted by ApuPimpin
where'd you get the hood from and how much?


Go here and read my small story. It will answer your questions thumbsup

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f3_1953577491_0_collapsed_5__1.html#1953577491

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Apr 17, 10:03pm - #443698 
I was taking picture of the Hood, just incase I f-up installing the invader Hood, I notice a screw driver inside my Hood. The dealership mechanic must of left it there. I find it funny. rofl

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Apr 17, 10:06pm - #443699 
Ohh yeah what is this? You put this under the Hood scoop right?

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Apr 17, 10:14pm - #443700 
^^^yes, under the scoop thumbsup


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Apr 17, 10:23pm - #443701 
yo can use the one from the stock scoop
congrats though thumbsup

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Apr 17, 10:34pm - #443702 
EZ install!


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Apr 18, 12:06am - #443703 
thats true you need two person. i think it was easy to put it on

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