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Jun 9, 9:27am - #195737 
Sparco Hood Pins

I was reading the install on
hoodpins it says to install the
"just outside the black "nubs" that
are pictured here..." Which nub is it?
The green nubs i circled or the blue ones?

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Jun 9, 9:28am - #195738 
Also if anyone has any pics
of there Hood pins installed
can you please post some pics
of it under the Hood to see where
you mounted them exactly Thanks


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Jun 9, 9:32am - #195739 
I had mine installed. They remove the 'blue' nubs. They're the rubber stops. No pics yet tho...

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Jun 9, 10:14am - #195740 
do i need Hood pins, if i had the oem carbon fiber Hood?


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Jun 9, 10:31am - #195741 
^ you don't need them, but they're highly recommended...especialy if you drive a lot at a high rate of speed, like on the freeway

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Jun 9, 10:33am - #195742 
u should just for safty reasons..
vis strongly recomends Hood pins for
all of their hoods...you dont want your
Hood to fly in your face on the highway
going 80+.. i kno of couple of ppl that, that
has happened to them


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Jun 9, 10:34am - #195743 
venom beat me to it


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Jun 9, 10:53am - #195744 
Originally Posted by mastro543
i kno of couple of ppl that, that
has happened to them


Same here...and that is why I ordered a pair of Sparco Hoodpins the other day grin thumbsup


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Jun 10, 11:32am - #195745 
Bump anyone with pics?


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Jun 10, 12:55pm - #195746 
Look on your stock Hood, it should have some rubber stoppers on it too right near the edges. where those rubber stoppers contact the radiator support is where you should drill. I had a hell of a time doing this, make sure you have a dremel tool with a nice cutting blade, cutting/drill bit, wrenches, and screwdriver. just be patient tand measure twice!!!


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