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seibon OEM style.. i have hayame gunmetal hood pins.. just not in this pic..

i also have accord EBP washer nozzles (exactly like gearbox's, but EBP instead) on the hood.. got 'em from majestic honda..
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i had a Cf hood until it flew off on the 5 freeway going about 115 !!!! it was a bust !! lost the hood, cracked windshield and dented roof!!!
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the hood i had was a VIS hood, it had a hood latch but i didnt have pins cause i hate the look of pins ...
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the hood i had was a VIS hood, it had a hood latch but i didnt have pins cause i hate the look of pins ...

so was it wortht he look?
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seibon OEM style.. i have hayame gunmetal hood pins.. just not in this pic..

i also have accord EBP washer nozzles (exactly like gearbox's, but EBP instead) on the hood.. got 'em from majestic honda..

love it!
the head light covers? they look like for an 04/05 to me.. WHERE did you get them

if they are for 04
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nw i dont get why it would fly off...the latch is just like the stock one...i know pins may help to hold...but should the hood hold enough
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the hood i had was a VIS hood, it had a hood latch but i didnt have pins cause i hate the look of pins ...
was your hood latched and locked down properly? ... I used to have a VIS hood w/ hood pins and it was very difficult getting it to lock properly on the latch.
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it was latched properly but i think the problem was that i didnt have a grill so all the air would go in and want to puch the light cf hood off......
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idk what is it exactly...but i paid 100 bucks for it AS-IS so im not complaining. its some sort of "vented-style" hood with a red/clearcoat over it and painted sides. its not 1/2 bad looking and definitely unique...but if i had the money and a bodyshop had the talent id go back to sexy blk cf with retouched and painted sides. hotttness!

i might be happy with an oem hood and oem trunk tho...if money grew on trees of course
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here is my vis racing oem hood & trunk




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^^ damn looks great in the first pic..
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Guys, the thing with the hoods flying off imo comes down to simple math and physics...
A stock hood weights way more than a CF one, we all know that...I'm sure Honda found the right combination between weight and wind resistance to make it safe enough that the OEM hoods would have no problems when going at high speeds(100m/ph+), but what happens when you have a light hood? Simple, a lot less wind resistance, specially since it sometimes doesn't fit as the OEM one leaving gaps in the front for more air to rush in to the engine compartment, not to mention that many ppl take off the their grills as well(which even when full of holes offers some wind resistance). Have you ever rode around 70-80mph with your hand outside the window, a lot of air resistance right?, and that's just your hand, now imagine the size of a hood receiving that much air, it's like a kite just waiting to take off.
Almost all, if not every single motorsport vehicle out there has pins on their hoods; maybe that should tell you something.

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^ wth? ... an oem hood has the same chance of flying off as a cf one at high speeds. yes, the cf one is much lighter and isn't perfectly made, but you really don't need hood pins.

if you take off your grill, wind resistance on the hood will be the same with the oem as the cf one.

btw, I took off my grill over a year ago.
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^ wth? ... an oem hood has the same chance of flying off as a cf one at high speeds. yes, the cf one is much lighter and isn't perfectly made, but you really don't need hood pins.

if you take off your grill, wind resistance on the hood will be the same with the oem as the cf one.

btw, I took off my grill over a year ago.
Maybe you haven't driven crazy/fast enough to make that happen...hopefully you won't...

I have never seen or heard of a stock hood flying off because of going at high speeds, unless it was because it was damaged or not properly closed.
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^ I've driven fast enough when I had my turbo. I dunno if you define driving 120 as crazy speeds or not.
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I have never seen or heard of a stock hood flying off because of going at high speeds, unless it was because it was damaged or not properly closed.

Yesterday, I saw one of the 3 MKIV Supra's in town going down the by-pass(approx. 65-70mph) and his hood wasn't properly latched. I wasn't too concerned because it was the ugly supra(baby blue with pink and purple sparkles).
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^ I've driven fast enough when I had my turbo. I dunno if you define driving 120 as crazy speeds or not.

To each its own I guess. All I'm saying is why risk it when you know it could happen...
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so would you reccomend a hood latch like this one

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Hmm...I like the Hayame ones. I bet they'd look nice w/ that color. I guess as long as they are good quality pins, all would serve the same purpose...unless you want to go w/ a "brand name".
Yes, I would recommend pins.
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I never thought this would turn in to a hood pin debate? ohhh well I think I might get some better safe then sorry i guess...
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yo dark maul, what kind of taillights are those, they are different from the 05's in that they have the clear strip next to clear circle reverse lights
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yo dark maul, what kind of taillights are those, they are different from the 05's in that they have the clear strip next to clear circle reverse lights

they are the europeon lights.. he is from belgium..
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yo dark maul, what kind of taillights are those, they are different from the 05's in that they have the clear strip next to clear circle reverse lights
he has UKDM tails. but thats a given, seeing he is from belgium...
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