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Old 06-06-2020, 09:37 AM
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Well I finally managed to get my hood hinges off the Lifeliner and now on their way to Virginia for repair. I have to say they were LOOSE. Anxious to get them back and see how a real hood opens and closes properly again. I had my son here to help removing the hood but will take some real muscle to re-install.
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Just do it like i said.
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Got word today my newly renovated hood hinges will be here July 1st. Can't wait to get them installed. Just heard word there is an un-official cruise this Saturday evening here in La Porte. Should be fun.
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Old 06-29-2020, 10:32 PM
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Now the work commences.
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One man operation installing a big a$$ heavy hood.
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I love it when a plan comes together. You get an A+ in creativity on the installation. OH YEAH and remember the springs are as old and worn as the hood hinges were.
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Yes good job using equipment on hand.
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As a follow-up to this project. Thanks to Paul for recommending the company I used to have my hinges redone. Great service and great price. Turn around was 3 weeks.
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Richard it looks like a job well done, and it's nice to see her with her properly opening and closing hood back on.

I'm also glad you didn't try to use that contraption funeral directors have to lift up heavy cases and gently drop them into the casket for your hood re-installation!
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Yes good job using equipment on hand.
Mister Ed (no pun intended), the hood aligned pretty well but struggling to get the driver's side corner down just a bit more. It needs to go down about another 1/4 inch. Any words of wisdom on how to get this to happen?
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