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Old 08-08-2018, 01:25 PM   #1
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Installed 14-15 SS hood vent on my 2012 today

Got my template made and all the hardware I needed for the install over the course of two days. Taped everything up and I measured about 19 times. Then had my father check. Then had my cousin check measurements. After adjusting the template a million times I finally committed and traced out the line and got to cutting.
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Old 08-08-2018, 01:28 PM   #2
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Looks good bro
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Old 08-08-2018, 01:29 PM   #3
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Great work.Looks awesome
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Old 08-08-2018, 01:40 PM   #4
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Very nice job .. looks great
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Old 08-08-2018, 01:46 PM   #5
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Very nice work. Looks really good....

I hope you don't mind I rotated some of the photos so they were easier to see... If you wanted them the way they were, let me know and I'll switch them back...
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Old 08-08-2018, 01:54 PM   #6
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Very nice work. Looks really good....

I hope you don't mind I rotated some of the photos so they were easier to see... If you wanted them the way they were, let me know and I'll switch them back...
Theyíre perfect. Thank you. They all were straight when I uploaded. Then twisted when I submitted the thread
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Old 08-08-2018, 02:06 PM   #7
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Looks great!
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Old 08-08-2018, 02:22 PM   #8
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You did a good job! Looks great!
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Old 08-08-2018, 03:14 PM   #9
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that looks awesome, braver man than me to cut up a hood!
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Old 08-08-2018, 03:42 PM   #10
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It does look awesome. Very nice job. Do you have a drain pan installed also? I put the ZL1 look alike in mine. Had mine tapped up for a month and wrote across the hood. You ain't got the ball's to cut me. Did you remove the hood to cut it?
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Old 08-08-2018, 03:44 PM   #11
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that looks awesome, braver man than me to cut up a hood!
Thatís what I keep getting told. Really wasnít hard. After drilling no the first hole you know youíre committed and makes he rest of the job easier. Plus he cut doesnít have to be 100 percent exact. Thereís room for error
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Old 08-08-2018, 03:50 PM   #12
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It does look awesome. Very nice job. Do you have a drain pan installed also? I put the ZL1 look alike in mine. Had mine tapped up for a month and wrote across the hood. You ain't got the ball's to cut me. Did you remove the hood to cut it?
Gunna order the pan next week. Not worried about rain hitting the engine while itís not moving. Plus there isnít much rain called for here anyways this week
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Old 08-08-2018, 03:54 PM   #13
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Gunna order the pan next week. Not worried about rain hitting the engine while itís not moving. Plus there isnít much rain called for here anyways this week
looks good! i did mine too and that first cut made me so nervous. but as you said once you make the first hole or cut you're committed.

i don't run with the tray during the spring, summer, and fall. i do install it in the winter to help keep things a little more toasty under the hood
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Old 08-08-2018, 03:58 PM   #14
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looks good! i did mine too and that first cut made me so nervous. but as you said once you make the first hole or cut you're committed.

i don't run with the tray during the spring, summer, and fall. i do install it in the winter to help keep things a little more toasty under the hood
How often do you drive in rain? My car pretty much never sees rain while driving other than being parked. So not to sure how worried I should be about water in there.
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