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Old 05-22-2006, 11:01 AM
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Okay so I saw this civic the other day and i noticed that the cf hood was REALLY dull and faded looking. Then I heard from a friend that when you buy a cf hood you must get it clear coated or else it will fade and look like crap. I am about to buy a cf hood for 350.00 (grade A) but i was wondering do i need to get it clear coated and if so how much should that cost. Do some cf hoods come clearcoated? Thanks
Old 05-22-2006, 12:32 PM
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Not really true. What you saw was most likely an ebay knock off, plain and simple. Real carbon fiber doesnt fade.
Old 05-22-2006, 02:21 PM
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yep...e-bay knock offs or any really cheap CF hoods will dull and not fit properly and not be sturdy and not have it layed right and so on...spend a little extra and it will last you forever
Old 05-22-2006, 11:16 PM
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thanks, I just got done looking on this website that a friend directed me to ( I didnt order the hood yet cuz i still want to look around but i did buy a type r style front lip. The hood was priced at 425. and some change. Is that a reasonable price? Another site was asking for almost 600.
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