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Old 12-31-2011, 09:26 PM   #1
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Hood Pins

Hey guys has anyone installed hood pins? I have no idea if they would even look good but just wondering what everyone thinks. Any pics/links would be great. Thanks!
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Old 12-31-2011, 09:31 PM   #2
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Old 12-31-2011, 09:36 PM   #3
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This is a pic of a Z28" test mule with hood pins and cold air intake (in addition to the extractor vents on the ZL1).... IMHO........ I love the pins
Whatch think of this....... I LOVE IT............ if only it had an LS7....... woweŽ

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Old 12-31-2011, 09:39 PM   #4
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This is a pic of a Z28" test mule with hood pins and cold air intake (in addition to the extractor vents on the ZL1).... IMHO........ I love the pins
Whatch think of this....... I LOVE IT............ if only it had an LS7....... woweŽ

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That is one big mail slot on that ZL1.
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Old 12-31-2011, 09:44 PM   #5
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That is one big mail slot on that ZL1.
It's a Z/28..............I mean a ZL1 track car.
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Old 12-31-2011, 09:44 PM   #6
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Real or fake doesn't really matter. I just want to know if they look good. Lol pics would be fantastic.
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Old 12-31-2011, 09:49 PM   #7
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Old 12-31-2011, 09:59 PM   #8
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Old 12-31-2011, 10:52 PM   #9
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Old 12-31-2011, 11:50 PM   #10
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What the point in having hood pins. Never got why ppl add them.
Racers use them to keep their hood on but get rid of the weight of the shocks that gold them open as well as the locking mechanisms that hold them down (at least that is what this guy with a race car told me). Also, they are used for looks. I like them and think they give the car a more aggressive look, but that is just my opinion!
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Old 01-01-2012, 12:10 AM   #11
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IIRC back in the day when hood pins were popular, the wire holding the clip did not connect to the front grill with such a long cable, the pin was secured with a short cable to one of the mounting screws on the hood right next to the pin. Nice and short and thus did not scratch the paint at all.
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Old 01-01-2012, 12:11 AM   #12
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Racers use them to keep their hood on but get rid of the weight of the shocks that gold them open as well as the locking mechanisms that hold them down (at least that is what this guy with a race car told me). Also, they are used for looks. I like them and think they give the car a more aggressive look, but that is just my opinion!
Plus it easier and faster to access the engine.

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Old 01-01-2012, 12:18 AM   #13
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Meh. Not for me. But don't let that stop you.
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Old 01-01-2012, 08:42 AM   #14
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Agree, I do not like the look either.
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