Originally Posted by cobalt327
What I DID say, was that if you prefer to remove the hood, just be sure to mark the hinge location for an easier reassembly.
Yeah, that's a gimmie! Failure to do that shows "absence of forthought" and one probably has no business being under one in the first place. I just remove it because I'm a lazy mechanic and it get's in the way of my 6'4" frame. I've got the dent's on my head to prove it!