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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-15-2017, 07:20 PM Thread Starter
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Fitting my first fibreglass cowl hood with wiper issues

Picked up a cowl hood for 89-93
Adjustsd for the gap pretty well... Just seeing if these are all particularly full of issues. Driver wiper arm runs into underside of fibefglass mold which raises the whole side of the hood. Causing it to sit above FENDER not flush possibly could be cut out to inset the wiper arm .. Anyone ran into this on any cowl hood installs regardless of being a cowl induction or mach style?
Circular Hinge bolt pattern cutouts shown are so sadly made especially on driver side only thing i can think to do is grind out some fiberglass where the driver hinge seats against the underside to get the 2nd tab to line up to fit the screw.
I'm not worried about finishing sanding and priming the rough edges the issue is this hinge issue hand driver side wiper the underside of the hood has like a dual layered design unlike a Stock hood.
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Yes, I have dealt with the same exact wiper issue on 2 different fiberglass hoods. Like you say, just grind it out to clear.

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