1. flyinhigh90

    flyinhigh90 Member

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    i was looking to upgrade my hood pins any one have any ideas................?
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    95Vert383AOD Active Member

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    RsStanG1987 I shaved all my pubes playing this game.

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    Standard issue hood pins by mr gasket or moroso should be under 20 and work fine
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    95Vert383AOD Active Member

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    He said "upgrade" I don't like standard pins because they always end up rusting, losing pins....or the lanyards scratch the paint.
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    86bluecobra Advanced Member

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    could you post some pics of your install? What series areo catches did you use?
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    95Vert383AOD Active Member

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    I'll try and take some pictures. I chose the locking ones that sit on top of the hood.
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    ratio411 Founding Member

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    I did some googling on the subject and found some REALLY neat options.
    There are endless options once you get looking, however, some of the best ones are EXPEN$IVE!
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    Rick 91GT SN Certified Technician Site Sponsor

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    Ratio411 is right there are a ton of options if you want something similar in style to the cheaper ones, you can get stainless steel.
  9. flyinhigh90

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    Ya I've already got the standards ones and there rusting and I spent 80 bucks from ford racing ....
  10. madspeed

    madspeed Colonel Mustard Mod Dude Founding Member

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    stainless ones here
  11. flyinhigh90

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    Ya but where from ???
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    mikestang63 Mustang Master

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    You can get the FMS ones. They are nice pieces and are SS. I don't like the idea of lanyards and bought a set of billet UPR pins that have a spring loaded circular snap ring on the pin that keeps tension on the pin. You can see them in my avatar pic.

    http://www.uprproducts.com/mustang-billet-hood-pins-mounts.html

    If money is no object, take a look at these

    http://www.quik-latch.com/

    They are not cheap and I don't know if I would trust the mini latches to keep the hood down.
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    madspeed Colonel Mustard Mod Dude Founding Member

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    i think ive got the stainless from ones from summit. $29.95

    Those quick latch ones look great but not for $250!
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    I didn't like the aero catch ones to ricy for my taste
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    madspeed Colonel Mustard Mod Dude Founding Member

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    what is billet steel? Those upr ones are made of billet steel and polished...
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    Bill Gordon Active Member

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    I've got the Ford Racing stainless steel pins from American Muscle, they kinda give it the old school musclecar look, no rust....
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    srtthis the guy doing it does every local racers rear end

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    mine are stainless... think i got them at pepboys for about 20 bucks they are specra brand i believe
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    Are these for looks or are they really there to keep the hood down? How fast are you going when you really need them?
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    mikestang63 Mustang Master

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    IMO they are essential when you have an aftermarket fiberglass hood to keep it from flying off. Some people have been lucky and never experienced the hood coming up. I would never install one without them as piece of mind.
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    7991LXnSHO Active Member

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    Ahh, fiberglass. I saw where a newer model Mustang could pull the pin out of the radiator mount frame during their initial races. There was too much under hood pressure at speed. I have never heard of it on stock fox stuff. But it makes sense now.

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