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guys with hood pins on Carbon Fiber hood #433935 Apr 3, 3:59pm Apr 3, 3:59pm
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guys with hood pins on Carbon Fiber hood
Just wondering how you mounted the Hood pins and if you use the screws to hold down the pin. Anyway, shoot me some comments and pictures. As far as I know, putting Hood pins on a Carbon Fiber Hood may cause a possible damage or crack on the Carbon Fiber Hood...

Re: guys with hood pins on Carbon Fiber hood [Re: Pnoy] #433936 Apr 3, 5:22pm Apr 3, 5:22pm
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It shouldn't cause any damage or cracks if you get the Hood pins professionally drilled.


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Re: guys with hood pins on Carbon Fiber hood [Re: Pnoy] #433937 Apr 3, 7:11pm Apr 3, 7:11pm
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i have them. Just put them on last week. I'll post pics later


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Re: guys with hood pins on Carbon Fiber hood [Re: gtscelica05] #433938 Apr 3, 11:01pm Apr 3, 11:01pm
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can you post pics on how the plate was mounted. I dunno if I should be using the screws provided with my sparco pins shince they are really short and the location where the plate should go is think because of the Hood frame.

Re: guys with hood pins on Carbon Fiber hood [Re: Pnoy] #433939 Apr 4, 12:08am Apr 4, 12:08am
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here ya go. This the only pic i got on my computer. But i'll take better ones 2m
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Re: guys with hood pins on Carbon Fiber hood [Re: gtscelica05] #433940 Apr 4, 12:10am Apr 4, 12:10am
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can you post pic underneath the Hood were the screws of the plate are mounted? did you do it yourself or had someone else do it for you?

Re: guys with hood pins on Carbon Fiber hood [Re: Pnoy] #433941 Apr 4, 12:13am Apr 4, 12:13am
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I dont have any pics of that, I might be able to take some 2m.I had my friends dad help me out on this. I was afraid i was going to mess up the Hood


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Re: guys with hood pins on Carbon Fiber hood [Re: gtscelica05] #433942 Apr 4, 12:37am Apr 4, 12:37am
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thanks for pics... did you use the screws that cam with? your Hood could difer frmo mine since i got invader style. the spot where the plate will reside is on top of the frame itself which makes it impossible to mount withouth weakening the frame.

Re: guys with hood pins on Carbon Fiber hood [Re: Pnoy] #433943 Apr 4, 11:56am Apr 4, 11:56am
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I had the Hood pins installed by a shop. They used the screws that came in the package. If U R good with drilling, then I say go for it and do it urself, but if u're not comfortable with that kinda stuff (like me), then have a shop do it for U.


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Re: guys with hood pins on Carbon Fiber hood [Re: Nemesis] #433944 Apr 5, 12:11pm Apr 5, 12:11pm
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i did mine myself. wasnt hard, but i put it off for two years. haha.

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