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Old 09-22-2012, 10:23 PM
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You have not been listening, go to the corner! You don't push the hood down, pushing the hinge down gets you very little on lowering the rear of the hood, you need to ROTATE the hinge! THAT will lower it much more.

Both rotating the hinge and a shim at the front bolt as shown lower the hood. FIRST you rotate the hinge, if that doesn't do it, go ahead and shim it. Simply loosen the hinge bolts to the fender and push up on the hood from the front opening it as far as it will go. This is very easy to do and you can have your wife or child do it while you tighten the bolts. Be careful as it can go WAY down and hit the cowl when you do this!


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