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hood pins #278238 Sep 18, 4:47am Sep 18, 4:47am
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oas OP
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hood pins
how is it to drill in a carbon fiber Hood?
can it crack ?
shudd a shop do it?

Re: hood pins [Re: oas] #278239 Sep 18, 9:50am Sep 18, 9:50am
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i wouldn't think so..u just mark the place where you want to drill, after you measure and such..put tape on the place you want to drill and find the right drill bits and just drill..


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Re: hood pins [Re: oas] #278240 Sep 18, 9:50am Sep 18, 9:50am
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yes it can crack...

i would honestly let a shop drill the holes for you...


once the holes in the Hood are drilled its east to install the pins yourself.

Re: hood pins [Re: spaztikid] #278241 Sep 18, 11:50am Sep 18, 11:50am
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I'm having my Performance shop do mine... not taking any chances with the Carbon Fiber Hood - happywink

Re: hood pins [Re: Sultan] #278242 Sep 18, 12:08pm Sep 18, 12:08pm
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I did mine.. its really easy just
use a dremel and take your time.


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Re: hood pins [Re: mastro543] #278243 Sep 18, 4:18pm Sep 18, 4:18pm
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i think i will leav it to the shop thumbsup

Re: hood pins [Re: oas] #278244 Sep 18, 6:54pm Sep 18, 6:54pm
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Mark the spot you want to drill.
Use a big wide tape, and tape over the spot.
Use "diamant borr" (sorry for the norwegian there..)
Start with a real thin one (much smaller than the whole you want to make) and then expand in steps with bigger and bigger ones, untill you have the desired size.

And don't use dremel. Get something powerfull with a lot of rpms!

Re: hood pins [Re: celicat23] #278245 Sep 18, 7:01pm Sep 18, 7:01pm
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i would have a shop do it...i wouldnt want to risk cracking it eek

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