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Old 02-08-2008, 01:00 PM   #1
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Default **** it im cuttin the hood!

Came out ok I guess. Unfortunately the paint cracked so the hood will need to be repainted. I still need to fold up the front edge. Should I get the sides of the openings sealed up? This was one of Scott's 1st ideas.

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now build walls and drop the rear of the hood so its functional.
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Old 02-08-2008, 01:07 PM   #3
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now build walls and drop the rear of the hood so its functional.

Thats next, I just need to do smething about the MAF because it sticks up too high.
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MS!



flip it upside down.
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Im workin on it.
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If you bend up the leading edges and seal the sides, you'll get what you want out of it - no doubt.
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flip it upside down.

oh god, i never thought of that....
mine wouldnt fit either hahaha,
i propped the hood up a smidge in the back
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dur dur thanx Scott.
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Did some more tweeking.

I think I should trim these pieces where I drew the line and then build the walls What do ya think?

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Do you think that front lip is big enough?

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figured I would add these, since they're similar to where you're headed


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yeah exactly, make it a tad longer.....
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since you have to have it resprayerd, just go ahead and get some fiberglass and shape a lip, i think that would look great once painted...
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Scott, make which part a tag longer.

whaaaaa, that sounds like a good idea, but I have never worked with fiberglass, so I would have no idea what I would be doing.
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its kinda easy, go to a boat store, they have everything FG related and they can guide you on how to prep it and lay it...buy sheet and the string stuff
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buy sheet and the string stuff
Yea, also known as cloth or angel hair.
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Scott, make which part a tag longer.

whaaaaa, that sounds like a good idea, but I have never worked with fiberglass, so I would have no idea what I would be doing.

I'd use body filler, you can get cans at advanced, mix the hardner, slap it on and shape, get it close then sand it the **** out of it.

look at my pic. you can see where you drew the line and i extended it a few inches.
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Ok, gotcha. So dont cut it where I drew my line but a couple inches towards the front.
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dont cut any of it yet...build the lip first and then once you are onto isolating the sides under the hood, then decide how much to cut off, i wouldnt cut off too much, you want some of that depth
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I wonder if I can get away with doing mine as one vent, wider, but shorter so it doesn't interfere with the roundness of the hump?
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