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Old 12-12-2011, 07:24 PM   Thread Starter #1
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I come from an Integra and many of you may already know what the extended top hat is. For those of you that don't-Extended Top Hats.
I have tried searching but haven't found anything and was hoping either you could direct me to or may even develop interest from @CXJ Performance or @Aaron92SE for making these.

I have Tein Springs and plan on going with Monroe Shocks but I still get a pretty harsh bump on the high, mostly at bridge joints that aren't leveled properly, but was hoping this would help to allow more travel for the shock.

Is there currently a manufacturer for our cars with this product?

Would this be a viable solution for those of us that lower our vehicle that would prefer a better reaction when hitting bumps?
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Old 01-04-2012, 11:21 PM   Thread Starter #2
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Dang I thought if anyone could provide some info out opinions out would be here. Anyone? Anyone?

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No idea dude, sorry...
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I have no interest.
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I'm sorry but this is a lost cause, and I don't see this happening anytime soon.
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Well it was worth asking about I guess. I knew a guy that made some for himself but I know the maxima weighs more and I wouldn't be confident using untested designs. Thanks for answering though.
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Well it was worth asking about I guess. I knew a guy that made some for himself but I know the maxima weighs more and I wouldn't be confident using untested designs. Thanks for answering though.
The problem is these days no one wants to fund for R&D projects.
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Man why can't I hit the lotto?
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Originally Posted by latinismo View Post
Man why can't I hit the lotto?
lets face it , if you hit lotto you wouldnt own a Maxima, and if you did you might own a 7th gen.
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Actually I would do a 6.5 conversion with a manual transmission. I really love this body style Maxima. I would probably invest in keeping Cattman up and running as well as other true Maxima vendors and Nissan vendors. Money only goes so far but I would what I could after the family is set up. Of course that includes a Nissan stable of vehicles...

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. LOL I just saw this thread. What does extended Top Hats do?


Originally Posted by NiZMo1o1 View Post
lets face it , if you hit lotto you wouldnt own a Maxima, and if you did you might own a 7th gen.
OUCH! A bit of reality there. But your are right. The R&D is the hard part, installing well developed products is the fun part! Me, I'd keep my Maxima and be like Jay Leno, just add to the fleet!


Originally Posted by latinismo View Post
Actually I would do a 6.5 conversion with a manual transmission. I really love this body style Maxima. I would probably invest in keeping Cattman up and running as well as other true Maxima vendors and Nissan vendors. Money only goes so far but I would what I could after the family is set up. Of course that includes a Nissan stable of vehicles...

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I think extended Top Hats might be a good idea, I posted it up in Dviious thread. I'm going to read up on it more too. Never heard of it before.
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The only reason I ask is cause they do have them on other vehicles and for extreme lowering with springs they help. Of course the better way is coilovers but if springs and struts are for you this can extend the strut life and improve the ride. I mentioned then as well but I think they will focus on coilovers first.

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I used to have a 94 integra and we made our own top hats dude. easy to make ,but like someone said no one will spend money to produce some like this for the max.
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Yeah. I had a 90 Integra with them. Brothers had civics with them.

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