Hood pin plates scratched

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  1. vektro69

    vektro69 Well-Known Member

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    My hood pin plates are getting scratched up. I think they are just aluminum. Is stainless the way to go? And where do I get them?
     
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    Stanton Well-Known Member

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    Stainless will scratch too. Buff the sharp edges off the pins !!
     
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    • dadsbee

      dadsbee FBBO Gold Member FBBO Gold Member

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      Amazing what a bit of sanding and power buffing can do...

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      After
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      • toolmanmike

        toolmanmike Moderator Staff Member FBBO Gold Member

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        Adjust the pins so they are taller.
         
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        • vektro69

          vektro69 Well-Known Member

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          Thanks. I think I’ll just adjust the pins a tad. That should help the most
           
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          A fine line between post height and hood too loose.
           
        • 747mopar

          747mopar Well-Known Member

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          This is what I'd recommend if they're being used as a backup where your latch is still holding the hood at the correct height. This being in the A12 section... aren't those lift off meaning no latches?
           
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