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Thread: Hood stay
RX8Guy


Revvin Up
Posts: 65
posted June 22, 2007 06:33 AM

Hood stay

Has anyone come up with a really good fix for the hood bending where the hood lock bolts up?
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jfaplanet


Redlining
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posted June 22, 2007 07:08 AM

Courier

Its a spring that replaces all that and doesn't stress the hood. 73-76 Ford Courier, find one in a junk yard and get it, it'll require a couple of brackets but its not that hard. Took me about 30 minutes to put one on mine. Good luck, Charles
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mwpayne


Hauling
Posts: 195
posted June 23, 2007 04:08 PM

Crap, there's a problem..

That didn't even KNOW about.
*sigh*, off to look and see if that's happening.

       
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Draggin_2600i


Redlining
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posted August 21, 2007 09:25 PM

Yeah the hood on my repu had to be welded a tad there cuz it got a stress crack .. i had though of a few ways to fix this.. using the courier hinges with the tension rod looking system was one of em.. stil havent got around to it since there is sooo much more to do..

its a good idea to check your hoods in that area though.. to avoid problems later..

       
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