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I build show cars, if your hood is very rough and you want it perfect for shows. Heres my advice for what it is worth? It would be cheaper in the long run to start with a new hood ,or a perfect used one.
Your hood can be worked, but from both sides would cost more than a new one, plus it is a big chunk of sheetmetal and is flexible, very hard to get perfect. Then there is the problem of heat from the eng. It expands the metal at a different rate than the filler since it is so flexible, it would not stay straight very long.
That is why ins. co. replace the hoods on most hail damage cars. Very much filler on a hood makes them to heavy for the springs.

Good Luck TC
 
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