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Old 05-16-2002, 06:04 PM   #1
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Default CF hood <Q> any problems without using hood pins?

i will be installing a CF hood tommarow and was thinking about pins or not. the new hood does use the stock latch but can it be trusted? onlything i am worried about is the scoop acts like a sail and i dont want it ripping the hood up.

PS: any tips on drilling the hood for the pins? and special buts or anything?
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Old 05-16-2002, 06:53 PM   #2
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PINS PINS PINS!!!!!
I went down the highway at 70mph w/out pins and I thought the friggin hood was gonna pop open...I would def. put pins in
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Old 05-16-2002, 08:10 PM   #3
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I would recommend putting a set of pins on it. I have one on my 97 Prelude and it also came with a latch. At about 55 mph, the hood would lift about an inch and a half! Better safe than sorry. I would recommend getting the Sparco locking pins. My hood was ordered from Fiber Images. Good luck!
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Old 05-16-2002, 11:12 PM   #4
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ok i figured as much. now my new question in a new post
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