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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-06-2006, 07:56 PM Thread Starter
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Question my hood wont shut

i swapped my header panel for the 97 style and also swapped the headlights and corners for the 97 style stuff and now my hood wont shut. should i change my hood latch to the newer style also or can i modify the one i have to work. i'll post some pics soon.

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guess i'll check at the ford place and see how much a hood hinge and the rod with the yellow thing on it would be , unless anyone has some they wanna sell?

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Did you swap hoods? If not then the latch shouldn't be the problem, might be the lever. This may sound stupid but you did double check to make sure you didn't leave anything sitting under there didn't you?

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-07-2006, 03:18 PM
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i've read that you can use your existing latch but you have to flip it over or something like, do a search you'll find it. this should fix your prob

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