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      11-20-2012, 12:55 AM   #45
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M3 hood is the only option for pre-lci it seems because all the other aftermarket hoods are ugly as shit. I really wish we had a cool option like the VRS style hood so many e92's have.
EXCUSE YOU. are you saying this is ugly?!!!?

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      11-20-2012, 02:56 AM   #46
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What???Where can I get one? and the STI rear wing to go with it. I'll have at least a 30-40 hp increase with both add-ons.

LOL I'm Just Kidding. I saw a photo of it in the background and I wasn't sure if it was real. Did he actually cut the hood?
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      11-20-2012, 10:34 AM   #47
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      11-20-2012, 10:40 AM   #48
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This thing actually parked next to me at Fixxfest and someone told me it brings HP ... than I rather have less HP.

Anyway the whole car looked strange somehow.
I would have immediately looked for another spot the second he pulled up next to me, wouldn't want others to think I were associated with this fool.
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      11-20-2012, 10:45 AM   #49
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STI looks ????

Well, from where I'm sitting, this is all wrong on couple at least accounts, let's forget the actual looks of the car.
In a technical sense, the very " idea " of the smooth hood, underbelly full pan, and bumper duct works, is to promote maximum cooling of the engine bay while driving. Pushing air through the entire bay with that THING on top, well it is not happening anymore, since instead of getting rid of all hot air that surround the engine and transmission you are actually making it hotter, how so??? By that STI upgrade YOU are actually increasing positive pressure inside the compartment ( pushing air through duct works and the hood scoop )
Now, the fan is loosing the efficiency, since it has to work harder in order to cool the engine.
If his idea was to introduce fresh air into the filters.... well it may work but only assuming that he is not using a stock air box, two cone filters would be the only thing that would make him some real advantage, but saying that I think he is loosing all that he gains ( and more ) through inefficiency of his " design "
I don't like to comment usually on someones shortcomings, but this one has to be on top of the " projects gone wrong "

What is the next thing we are going to see ??? hmmmm

People upgrading their 335's with hyundai big brembo brakes ( because they fit ? )
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Well, from where I'm sitting, this is all wrong on couple at least accounts, let's forget the actual looks of the car.
In a technical sense, the very " idea " of the smooth hood, underbelly full pan, and bumper duct works, is to promote maximum cooling of the engine bay while driving. Pushing air through the entire bay with that THING on top, well it is not happening anymore, since instead of getting rid of all hot air that surround the engine and transmission you are actually making it hotter, how so??? By that STI upgrade YOU are actually increasing positive pressure inside the compartment ( pushing air through duct works and the hood scoop )
Now, the fan is loosing the efficiency, since it has to work harder in order to cool the engine.
If his idea was to introduce fresh air into the filters.... well it may work but only assuming that he is not using a stock air box, two cone filters would be the only thing that would make him some real advantage, but saying that I think he is loosing all that he gains ( and more ) through inefficiency of his " design "
I don't like to comment usually on someones shortcomings, but this one has to be on top of the " projects gone wrong "

What is the next thing we are going to see ??? hmmmm

People upgrading their 335's with hyundai big brembo brakes ( because they fit ? )

I am sorry but I stopped reading this after the second comma......
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why -_- smh.
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      11-21-2012, 04:57 AM   #59
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Perfect for the top mount IC this guy has.
who knows.. maybe he has one.....
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The car is clean, why ruin it with a non-functional hood scoop? Rediculous.
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LOL. Definitely not functional. They have a front mount IC, not a top mount like STI's. Maybe for the intake? hahha
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<german accent> Zere are vays ve kan deal wiz peepl like zat, but eye beleeve vat you amerikains call ze bitchslap wud be veeeery appropriate hia</accent>
yep, hopefully someone bitch slapped his ass after they ripped that scoop off. Hopefully, it's held on my 3M tape!
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not a fan at all of its appearance, but he did run 12.7's consistently on the quarter mile at FixxFest so ill give him that
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