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Hood pins to replace latch

VPplayer

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Hi guys, i need some help to install a hood pin set on my car.

My latch keeps on getting stuck to i figured ill replace it with some hood pins.

Any tips on how to do it?

PS. i know my car is nothing special and that i dont need hood pins because its a stock engine. I just like the look of them and sick of the latch getting stuck

Thanks Terry
 

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my only advice is dont get the ally ones they are weak as piss, well on a bobcat anyway
 

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Hey there,

I'd check with the motor registration department, they could be classed as a defectable item, as they would prevent quick access to the engine bay.

I know that all commodores suffer from bonnett catch problems usually its the tension spring that get worn, if you replace that with a good second hand one and put the correct tension on the cable then it sorts that all out.

anyways hope that helps.
 

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Hey there,

I'd check with the motor registration department, they could be classed as a defectable item, as they would prevent quick access to the engine bay.

I know that all commodores suffer from bonnett catch problems usually its the tension spring that get worn, if you replace that with a good second hand one and put the correct tension on the cable then it sorts that all out.

anyways hope that helps.
Something worth checking. I was always lead to believe that it posed a danger to a pedestrian hit. In the same way they have specific guidelines regarding those oil pressure dials and crap mounted on the bonnet.

Seems a big fat waste when you could adjust the setup that's already there and make it work.
 

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I have tryed to adjust the latch today but didnt get far at all. Ill give it another wack tonight or tomorrow
 
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