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Old 09-22-2017, 05:09 PM   #1
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So my problem/question is this
I want this hood on my truck !



I found one at a junk yard for about $60 I would need to have it prep for paint.not sure of the cost of that and paint.

OR

I could buy new for $150-200 including shipping. Already prep for paint.

What do you all think?

Is the old steel better ? I would think fit would be better,

What say you?
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Old 09-22-2017, 05:28 PM   #2
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It really depends on the condition of the junkyard hood. As long as it's not dented up or rusted I'd get it. $60 isn't bad.
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the j/y hood, check the ribs to see if they are still glued to the skin, mine broke free, tried to re-glue, didn't work, when the glue dried it sucked the skin down leaving dimples.. bought a new style hood
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2 bolts to pull the hood? And they are under the cowl ?
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4 bolts at the hinges connected to underside of hood.
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You can get the hood and hinges off with just 2 bolts.
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The OEM hood will be better quality than the aftermarket
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You can get the hood and hinges off with just 2 bolts.
Are the 2 bolts under the cowl? Going this weekend
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new hood parts still need to be prepped for paint.
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Are the 2 bolts under the cowl? Going this weekend
Yeah, they're under the cowl
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