For all you Hood Prop Haters out there

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  1. maver88

    maver88 Nick Taurone

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    I call them the gas-o-maverick-hood-holderuppers 20180511_150011.jpg gonna write up a tech article on how to build them, really it's not hard if u can cut & weld
     
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    maver88 Nick Taurone

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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    Very nice! That's the cleanest I have seen on a Maverick, very compact. My only concern would be with the hood structure since it was never intended to have resistance when it is closed. The reason for my concern...I owned a GM A body with the dreaded hood kink!
     
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    maver88 Nick Taurone

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    I also was afraid of that, but you can close it with a pinky, and puts no upward force on it while closed, I'm pretty sure it could even be used on fiberglass hoods, it doesn't auto lift, but holds it at any position after about 25% open
     
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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    Sweet! What part number did you use for the cylinder?
     
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    maver88 Nick Taurone

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    maver88 Nick Taurone

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    had some issues with the hinges, doing some testing now and will reload the page when I make sure they're ready:thumbs2:
     
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    he sent me a PM and said they did not work as he thought ...
    was going to do more modding and would get back with us...:yup:
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    that as a fast reply...:thumbs2:
     

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