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Old 05-29-2012, 09:12 AM
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Originally Posted by deadbodyman
a shim in the front hole will raise the back quickly and show you which way it needs to go but wallowing out the hole will give the hinge a lot more adustability and NO shim where the hinge meets the hood...
LOL, I'm sorry the hinges bolt different than what I thought! I thought these still bolted like an old GM.

But they are like this.

Which means you can't shim where the hood mounts to the hinge OR the "rotating" is very limited with only where it mounts to the hinge.

The shim at the FRONT bolt where the hinge bolts to body WILL lower the hood. If you raise the front of the hinge on the body with a shim the pivot point is going to be lowered......lowering the back of the hood.

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