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Old 05-24-2010, 01:07 AM   #1
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Well got into an accident the hood now has 2 dents...

I took a picture of one dent and what it has caused the hood to look like on the sides

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Looks like a body shop may be able to pull those out. I believe they also sell kits that you can use to pull them out yourself. Unless they are creased or have hard edges, they should be able to be removed.
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Hoods are tricky. It'* a large flat surface, and if it'* not perfect you will still see it. If the metal is creased, you can't just pull the dent. If the paint is cracked, then it will take more work. You might end up better off finding a salvage yard hood of the same color and in good shape.
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I will get a better picture of the dent... bascially the metal is creased and this causing the hood to not lay flat when shut.. if I am correct since the hood is not flat couldn't air get underneath at high speeds and lift the hood off?
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I don't think your going to have any problems with the hood flying off. I forgot to shut mine all the way once and drove 100 miles with it only being held by the safety latch. oops...
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