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Old 03-20-2011, 10:49 PM   #1011
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Worked on the hood for my truck some more. I'm starting to lose count of how many hours I have spent working on my hood, but it'* close to being finished.
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Old 03-20-2011, 10:51 PM   #1012
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Hoods are a pain. I spent a few weeks going mine. What are you doing to your?
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I chopped the hood on my truck right at the body lines, which is raised about 1/2" compared to the sides. I raised it by about 6" so now the hood looks like it has a really wide cowl hood. At the back of the hood, I cut out 2 big Chevy bowties with some wire mesh behind those cutouts. Right now, I might have $40 of materials in my hood.

Here'* a hood kinda like mine, but on a Camaro. It'* called a Jongbloed.

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Old 03-20-2011, 11:15 PM   #1014
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Sure adds that tough look. Getting it right is real hard. And anything not right will show up real good on a hood.
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Ya, it'* going to look tough, but mainly doing it to be different, not look like crap, and being cheaper than an aftermarket hood. I bought an aftermarket hood for my Firebird 8 years ago and that was a lot of money to spend.
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that looks cooler than your regular cowl hoods, more like it was made for the car not just stuck on there
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Loaded up the truck to run down to the scarp yard.
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LoL! That'* a scary pile of motors! How much rust really IS in them!?! LoL!
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Not rusty, just old blocks that arn't worth the time to rebuild them.
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Ok, I see. Trying to view them on a phone they looked encased in rust, but looking at it on my computer I can see what you are saying! LoL!
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