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Old 11-17-2008, 08:25 PM
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Icon5 why does this cf hood sit this way???

i bought a cf hood and installed it today...well the sides are even but, look at this.... my passenger side seems to look higher then my drivers side. idk why but yea... any ideas??? i say hood pins should fix this but what are your thoughts??? LMK






















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Re: why does this cf hood sit this way???

adjust/twist the rubber stoppers that are on the rad support @ the front of the hood. that should help a lil bat until you get hood pins.

but you always gotta remember that when you buy any aftermarket part, chances are it's not gonna fit 100% exactly like OEM, especially with such big body panels like hoods and ish.
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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Re: why does this cf hood sit this way???

While I cbf going into the entire process, if you understood how they made cf hoods and the like then you'd understand why most of them aren't quite right.

Some have had success with leaving it out in the sun for a few hours with a couple of phone books on the relevant corner, but I wouldn't reccommend that. Do what Neck said, then fit hood pins.
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Re: why does this cf hood sit this way???

true..ok cause this made my eyes bug out when i saw this i was like wtf!!!
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Re: why does this cf hood sit this way???

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adjust/twist the rubber stoppers that are on the rad support @ the front of the hood. that should help a lil bat until you get hood pins.

but you always gotta remember that when you buy any aftermarket part, chances are it's not gonna fit 100% exactly like OEM, especially with such big body panels like hoods and ish.
Listen to Mr. Smarty Pants up there. LOL He knows what he is talking about. From what I see the Car looks great.
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Re: why does this cf hood sit this way???

hey the hood is lookin good, i got a white prelude myself 00' i was thinkin bout doin the same as you...putting carbon fibre hood on...can u send me some pics of your lude' from a lil bit farther back? thanks
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Re: why does this cf hood sit this way???

problem fixed nick was right rubber thingys was the issue!! thanks man
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Re: why does this cf hood sit this way???

gonna take more pics later when its cleaned up and looking fresh....for now these pics are what i have
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Re: why does this cf hood sit this way???

Dude, now you're my twin lol
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Re: why does this cf hood sit this way???

basically now yeah lol
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Re: why does this cf hood sit this way???

same problem here i bought a Seibon i haven't found yet the right adjustement yet !!! ohh well its winter time anyway....
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