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Old 04-22-2018, 07:53 PM   #1
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Finally found a mail slot hood for my 95 D21. My wife saw it at the yard so off we went today to check it out,gotta love this women. The hood is in great condition unbolted easily but of course the seams on the edge have dried out, cracked and broken off in spots. After I clean off the old what can I use to replace it ?





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Getting ready to put the new hood on and have a question. A couple spots on the underside of the hood look like the seam sealer has let go. How can I fix this? Can I just put in seam sealer to fill the gap and call it a day. ?

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someone asked that same thing a while back. that was an adhesive nissan used instead of riveting the hoods. im sure there is a modern day replacement. worst case is the metal will vibrate. hell i bet some liquid nails would work just fine.
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someone asked that same thing a while back. that was an adhesive nissan used instead of riveting the hoods. im sure there is a modern day replacement. worst case is the metal will vibrate. hell i bet some liquid nails would work just fine.
I looked for that post. I remember seeing it, somebody had tried to clamp it done after adhesive and it didnít work so well, that why I though, just fill the gap.
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Maybe some JB weld woul work
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unless it is just driving your OCD radar in to hyperspace, i would put it on the truck and be done. i have never looked at mine. it still has the insulator material after 30 years, which is amazing. mine probably has some spots like your new hood, but i really dont care. if it had a pristine paint job, i might be bugged. she is 30 years old and it is a daily driver.
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Go to your local auto paint supply house. They sell body seam sealer in tubes that can be applied with a caulk gun. Thats where I bought my container of it for sealing up the roof ribs in my king cab.
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