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*ok so I just installed it, so much lighter now, the hood won't even close by itself if i let it go, gotta put some pressure on it. Tell me what you think, i'm not sure how long imma keep this for ,but so far so good imo

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I have not yet installed it, but i'm starting to get second feelings about it. I know winter is heading its way but it shouldn't be too bad here in Southern California. I may resale it or may not.

I just want to get other peoples opinions whether to keep it or not

*also this is my first carbon experience, what would I need to do/have to keep it fresh. I'm a daily driver with it....
 

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Sorry I have never liked that hood on the current gen civic. doesn't flow weel with the lines of the car.
 

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make sure you install a heat shield underneath the hood which i never did and regret because there are noticable dents in the carbon fiber from the heat of my engine melting it
 

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well not sure how cold it is there but there have been certain cases in my city that the CF warped

when the CF is exposed to two different temperatures - the heat from your engine bay and the extreme cold outside, it can cause warping. even if you use hood pins.
I wouldn't risk it in such a big investment, I mean.. it's only a hood and you can easily put the stock one back on. There's no use looking good or being light when your car is always dirty anyway.
 

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Look real HOTT :thumb: !!!! but after reading other people opinion. It too much a problems...I wouldn't buy it....:iorun:
 

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finally, pictures of a coupe with racks. ive been deciding on getting surf racks on my car but i just didnt know how it would look on a coupe
 

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i had a vis hood for 3 years, and it started to fade bad, tryed waxing and wet sanding but it wouldent be saved
 

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after looking at it during the day time, It really did started to grow on me, i'm just still worried about the rain/water issue.

I'm gonna try and get some more pics of it during the day time.
 
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