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Anyone familiar with Mcneil Racing? why does nobody have this hood?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by clintonjeffries, Jul 10, 2010.

  1. Jul 10, 2010 at 8:42 AM
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    clintonjeffries

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    I'm wondering if anyone knows anything about this hood... I know its fiberglass, which kind of sucks I wish it was steel. but other than that has anyone heard anything about it? fit wise is it a piece of crap?

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  2. Jul 10, 2010 at 8:54 AM
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    AK27

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    kinda ugly....looks like fish gills imo
     
  3. Jul 10, 2010 at 8:57 AM
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  4. Jul 10, 2010 at 8:59 AM
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    A fake hood scoop AND fish gills? Just one is bad enough, then someone combines them together! That's just wrong
     
  5. Jul 10, 2010 at 9:03 AM
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    clintonjeffries

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    haha I figured there would be a lot of people that said its ugly or looks like it belongs on a rice rocket. I'm trying to find something besides the OEM sport hood. the sport hood is bad ass obviously but I can't seem to find anything different!
     
  6. Jul 10, 2010 at 9:09 AM
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    Needs a fake tach. on the drivers side...
     
  7. Jul 10, 2010 at 9:09 AM
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    Not my style, that's why I don't have it.
     
  8. Jul 10, 2010 at 9:32 AM
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    Coming from Subaru WRX's and STI's if the hood scoop isn't functional then it's pure stupidity and pointless. Same applies to fish gills :p. I'm a function over fashion type of guy.
     
  9. Jul 10, 2010 at 9:39 AM
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  11. Jul 10, 2010 at 9:54 AM
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    clintonjeffries

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    Ironic... I actually have a bugeye Rex.

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    I agree a functional scooop is so much better than a non-functional one, but you can't call it pointless if it looks good (not necessarily referring to this mcneil hood, but to the sport hood in general). But its not like you're gonna find a turbocharged Taco with a top mounted intercooler, so there goes the need for a functional scoop.
     
  12. Jul 10, 2010 at 9:57 AM
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    lol
     
  13. Jul 10, 2010 at 8:35 PM
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    I'm betting on at least 20 hp more with that hood. lol
     
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