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Carbon Fiber Hood #73244 Dec 25, 5:06pm Dec 25, 5:06pm
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Carbon Fiber Hood

I've had my eye on the VIS Invader Hood for a while...any thoughts?

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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73245 Dec 25, 5:07pm Dec 25, 5:07pm
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...I'll probly pick one up next week unless I see another I like more (and that's probably not going to happen) thumbsup Does anyone know if that lower air scoop will let water drain onto my Intake? It kinda seems like it would if it was raining a lot.

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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73246 Dec 25, 5:19pm Dec 25, 5:19pm
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that is my favorite Hood of all time as of right now. its the best looking out of any carbon fiber Hood for the celica..and imo out of any other car thumbsup absolutely love it.

Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73247 Dec 25, 6:57pm Dec 25, 6:57pm
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All I have to say is that Hood is B.E.A.U-T-FULL


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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73248 Dec 25, 7:02pm Dec 25, 7:02pm
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what kit do you have? with a more agressive kit it looks AUSOME, but if you have something like the R2, or kaminari i would perfer an oem style Hood with raised scoop, but that Hood is off the chain thumbsup thumbsup


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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: NorwayGT] #73249 Dec 25, 7:03pm Dec 25, 7:03pm
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favorite Hood thumbsup

Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73250 Dec 25, 7:35pm Dec 25, 7:35pm
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My Kit is TRD...my car would really appreciate that Hood! thumbsup

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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73251 Dec 25, 7:45pm Dec 25, 7:45pm
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TRD?? eh, id have to see it. that Hood goes perfectly with the bomex kit thumbsup


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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73252 Dec 25, 8:18pm Dec 25, 8:18pm
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i think it would go good with the TRD


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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: NorwayGT] #73253 Dec 25, 8:20pm Dec 25, 8:20pm
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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73254 Dec 25, 9:15pm Dec 25, 9:15pm
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i think it look bad azz...go for it


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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: NorwayGT] #73255 Dec 25, 10:41pm Dec 25, 10:41pm
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Originally Posted by NorwayGT
i think it would go good with the TRD

Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #73256 Dec 25, 10:43pm Dec 25, 10:43pm
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I'm getting it and I have a TRD. I'll post pics as soon as I get it.


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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: jap8746] #73257 Dec 25, 10:54pm Dec 25, 10:54pm
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Originally Posted by jap8746
I'm getting it and I have a TRD. I'll post pics as soon as I get it.

hellz ya...does anyone know about the lower vent on the Hood and water going down there?

Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73258 Dec 25, 10:56pm Dec 25, 10:56pm
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how mcuh is it??


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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73259 Dec 25, 10:57pm Dec 25, 10:57pm
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I'll probly be paying about $700CDN

Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73260 Dec 26, 1:52am Dec 26, 1:52am
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Yeah that's what I was thinking too. What about water going through the vents and into the engine compartment? That wouldn't be good. thumbsdown

Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73261 Dec 26, 2:40am Dec 26, 2:40am
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Invader Hood? Damn man, haha, I'm just getting the OEM Carbon Fiber Hood for my car...o well!

Good luck with that, I'm sure it'll look great!

Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73262 Dec 26, 2:42am Dec 26, 2:42am
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not really diggin it, but looks like im the only one not liking it haha..so go for it, majority rules rolleyes


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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: DJ_Curtiz] #73263 Dec 26, 3:16am Dec 26, 3:16am
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I love that Hood, thats one i'm going to get, along with the Veilside kit, i think it flows well with that, plus i really like that kit. i also think it would def go great on ur car, def. go fo it thumbsup

and i would also like to know about the water prob. if anyone has some info, i've been wandering that also confused

Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: xXMaGNuSXx] #73264 Dec 26, 6:03am Dec 26, 6:03am
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Originally Posted by xXMaGNuSXx
Yeah that's what I was thinking too. What about water going through the vents and into the engine compartment? That wouldn't be good. thumbsdown


water won't hurt. i wash my engine bay every time i wash my car. thumbsup

i think i remember reading somewhere awhile back that even isaac sprays a hose up his scoop all the time to "clean it out" (somebody correct me if i'm wrong--it was when i was a new member)

Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73265 Dec 26, 11:29am Dec 26, 11:29am
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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73266 Dec 26, 11:42am Dec 26, 11:42am
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on a TRD kit? No...that Hood is way too aggressive...BRS would look awesome or just an OEM


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Originally Posted by VSGTS14

on a TRD kit? No...that hood is way too aggressive...BRS would look awesome or just an OEM


BRS Hoods were only available for 6 months and are now no longer in production cry


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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: VSGTS14] #73269 Dec 26, 1:58pm Dec 26, 1:58pm
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
on a TRD kit? No...that hood is way too aggressive...BRS would look awesome or just an OEM


i beleive the TRD kit to be the same in aggressiveness as the ww lip. that said...the ww and vis invader Hood look awesome thumbsup

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Originally Posted by isaac
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on a TRD kit? No...that hood is way too aggressive...BRS would look awesome or just an OEM


BRS Hoods were only available for 6 months and are now no longer in production cry


i just read that on another thread frown


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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #73271 Dec 26, 2:08pm Dec 26, 2:08pm
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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
on a TRD kit? No...that hood is way too aggressive...BRS would look awesome or just an OEM


i beleive the TRD kit to be the same in aggressiveness as the ww lip. that said...the ww and vis invader Hood look awesome thumbsup


yea..but TRD DOES look different from the WW lip...idk...i guess it's just not my look.


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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: VSGTS14] #73272 Dec 26, 2:36pm Dec 26, 2:36pm
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yeah, they do look different. was just saying their "aggressiveness" is about the same.

that said, everyone is entitled to their own opinions thumbsup mine just happens to be a bit different than godlike's laughsilly

Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #73273 Dec 26, 3:38pm Dec 26, 3:38pm
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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
yeah, they do look different. was just saying their "aggressiveness" is about the same.

that said, everyone is entitled to their own opinions thumbsup mine just happens to be a bit different than godlike's laughsilly


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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73274 Dec 27, 1:46pm Dec 27, 1:46pm
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that Hood would look good with the TRD kit. theres a guy at teamcelica.com with that combo and it looks good. thumbsup

Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73275 Dec 27, 2:08pm Dec 27, 2:08pm
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Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73276 Dec 27, 2:52pm Dec 27, 2:52pm
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i'll find out who on team celica has that combo and let you know.

Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73277 Dec 27, 4:39pm Dec 27, 4:39pm
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Hood is purchased! thumbsup Should have it in a week or so. Does not require hoodpins and the water issue should not be a problem as my Injen is far enough off to the side but I'll probly get a heat shield for it just in case. I'll post pics as soon as i can! thumbsup thumbsup

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Originally Posted by sPeEd4tHeNeEd
that is my favorite Hood of all time as of right now. its the best looking out of any carbon fiber Hood for the celica..and imo out of any other car thumbsup absolutely love it.


Yeah, it's definately my favorite one.. thumbsup

Re: Carbon Fiber Hood [Re: Stephen] #73279 Dec 27, 5:25pm Dec 27, 5:25pm
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congrats

and i also think it looks better on the celica than any other car because for the double scoop thing, OEM facing Invader

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