My peve about hood pins

Exterior Body, Paint, Trim, Chrome

  1. YY1

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    This drives me crazy (er).

    Really?

    It's not that hard. pin peave.jpg
     
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      Nothing a die grinder can't fix.
       
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      people will amaze you in what they do.
       
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      I have much better things to do than worry about what people do with their own shit. If it doesn't affect me, I don't give a damn. If I were buying that hood or car then I might give a shit but otherwise couldn't care less.
       
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      So THATS where they go???!!lol
       
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        pre-made locating stamp and cut-out from the factory with corresponding mount pad below it...

        ...and people still get it wrong.

        Half the work is already done for you.......
         
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        Meh. Mine were drilled directly above the adjustable bumpers so I kept them there. Welded the pin to the top of bumper.
         
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        Don't buy someone else's screw ups. Problem solved.
         
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        Curious, may be a dumb question but , is there a locating mark on the fender flange? Any pics of it?
         
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        There is a mounting pad on the fender flange, aligned perfectly with the locating hole on the hood.

        Not sure how so many folks get it wrong, but they do.
         
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        I have seen hood pins in the most screwed up places, and then there are the folks who think the twin scoops should be mounted like they belong on a firebird
         
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        What year are you referring to? Mine is a 69 and no locating marks on hood or fender . I would like to know the correct spots as I’m installing the 6bbl hood on mine
         
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        Well.... some folks like myself just don't drill holes in our hood because Mopar said drill here. I spent a lot of time moving the plates around where they would correspond with a good location beneath before finding what suited me and it wasn't there :poke:, to me I just don't like them on the edge. The sloppiness in your post is what's bothersome not where they are.
         
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          Hey!747! , you going to Carlisle this year ???
           
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          Looks like he's referring to 71-74 b body's I agree people are stupid shows you most have no business under a hood .
          And Stanton if you got better stuff to do then to worry about other people s stuff why bother replying. These threads are for useful feedback .
           
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            Hood_pin_location_69_RR_wtxt_001.jpg
             
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            • 747mopar

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              No, to far of a drive for me to enjoy.
               
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                I believe some models have an extra bracket that is not present on non pin equipped cars.

                I also believe a simple substitute bracket could be made of heavier gauge metal to locate the pins in the factory position, aligned with the area on the hood, already prepped for them.
                 
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                Yeah, my hood has no markings ,embossments or anything
                 
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                were pins offered on your car's hood?

                69?

                non AG, non A12?
                 
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