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Old 05-20-2008, 10:55 PM   #1
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So after much ******* around, with autokonexion -bunch of douches- and UPS - even bigger bunch of douches and *****'s- (and yes, douche IS my fav word this week) I finally got this thing fixed/painted and on.
The vents sit right on top of the turbo, which is great. You can see the heat pouring out of it at stops, like a mirage or some wierd ****.
Seriously you could probably make toast if you hold the bread over it.
I was thinking about welding a tray to the top of the heat shield, by the time I got to work i could have like eggs and bacon.

Got to look into more heat shielding or something tho because that hood gets really fudging hot.
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Old 05-20-2008, 11:26 PM   #2
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Cool hood!
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Old 05-21-2008, 12:17 AM   #3
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Is that the CF version painted? I got the opportunity to actually see that hood in person this past weekend and the owner had told me its a bit weak close to the latches the hood gets bolted to.

Hows the fitment and durability?
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The fitment is extremely good for a fglass aftermarket part, as for durability, well we will see i guess. You can get it in either fiberglass, or a carbon overlay.

Vash- where are your pics of the carbonfiber hood?
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Hate to jump in this thread w/o warning but if someone wants to buy this hood brand new unpainted i have one sitting in my garage. don't think i will ever have time to install it.
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Where were you like 2 months ago?
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don't think i will ever have time to install it.
That is a pretty lame excuse.. time? To install a hood?
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and paint it. it is now white.

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That is a pretty lame excuse.. time? To install a hood?
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Seriously you could probably make toast if you hold the bread over it.
I was thinking about welding a tray to the top of the heat shield, by the time I got to work i could have like eggs and bacon.
Cooking with your car: http://www.automotiveblogger.net/cooking-with-your-car/

I'm going to attempt this one day.
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Old 05-21-2008, 11:48 AM   #10
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Hate to jump in this thread w/o warning but if someone wants to buy this hood brand new unpainted i have one sitting in my garage. don't think i will ever have time to install it.
where the gay do you live?
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I'm going to attempt this one day.
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those ******** at Autokenexion need to make a ******* NB version....
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Keinayo,

+1 to hustler's question. Where are you located?
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that's a really nice looking car, man. kudos
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Looks good! I just realized you list Mid Tenn as your location. I'm in the 'Boro. Are you the one that was selling your stock hood on craigslist last week? Did you sell it? If not I may want it.
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I am in NJ.

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+1 to hustler's question. Where are you located?
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Glad to see the fit is decent. I have one sitting in the basement but will likely wait until I do my headwork next spring to install it.
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Hey man, hood and lights look good! I'm like your polar opposite with my lights and hood being CF/not painted.

And whats the talk about time to install the hood? 1 friend + 5 minutes = installed. Paint is another issue in its own, but installing it is pretty simple.

I hope these hoods don't become too popular. I always loved having the FM hood cause I knew nobody else had it. Since this new hood, no water on my valve cover, not a drop.

Vash-
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What happens when it rains?
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