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Old 03-31-2017, 04:55 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by gringo View Post
I think the paint cracked from the top of the strut rotating with the cap half off. The crooked cap turned with the top of the strut and that pushed against the underside of the hood as it turned cracking the paint and slightly denting the hood.

What concerns me more is the ultra tight clearance in that area. Obviously, it seems to be a very tight fit where the hood is located above the strut towers. The hood actually has huge cutouts on the underside panel.

I wonder if this is a design problem from using a sleeker, lower profile hoodline on the existing Zeta chassis?
This sounds logical...
OK, back from the dealer... This is being covered, everything else looks OK. I am going to get some type of aftermarket cover that covers the whole "cap"... Or I may just silicone the cap onto the nut. Strangest thing, would have never thought it could happen but obviously the chance does exist... Check your caps!
Your car must be very fast! You were haulin' ass when I passed you!
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