Install Guides: Hoods
Please note that this is a general installation guide and may not apply to all applications. It is not meant to serve as a substitute for professional expertise. If you are at all confused by any of the information contained in this article, you should seriously reconsider attempting the installation on your own. BodyKits4Cars.com is not able to replace parts that have been damaged as a result of attempted installations pursuant to the information contained within this guide or for any other circumstances.
Installation Guide (Hood)
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WARNING: PROFESSIONAL INSTALLATION BY EXPERIENCED AND COMPETENT MECHANIC RECOMMENDED. MAY REQUIRE SPECIAL TOOLS AND/OR SHOP EQUIPMENT.
➀ START BY OPENING THE HOOD AND DISCONNECTING THE BATTERY. THEN PROCEED BY REMOVING ALL FACTORY OEM (ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURED) CLIPS AND/OR BRACKETS THAT ATTACH ANY COVERS AND/OR INSULATION TO THE FACTORY HOOD, BE SURE TO REMOVE THE WINDSHIELD WASHERS’, HOSES, AND/OR CLIPS. (NOTE: THE NUMBER OF CLIPS,AND/OR BRACKETS MAY VARY WITH EACH VEHICLE.)
➁ REMOVE THE OEM FACTORY HOOD BY REMOVING THE BOLTS/NUTS ATTACHING IT TO THE HINGE. (NOTE: YOU MAY NEED A FRIEND TO HELP HOLD THE HOOD WHILE YOU ARE UNBOLTING THE HOOD.)
➂ WITH STEPS 1-2 COMPLETED, REUSE YOUR OEM CLIPS AND/OR BRACKETS TO FIRMLY ATTACH ANY COVERS AND/OR INSULATION TO THE AFTERMARKET HOOD. BE SURE TO ATTACH THE WINDSHIELD WASHERS’, HOSES, AND/OR CLIPS.
➃ INSTALL THE AFTERMARKET HOOD BY REVERSING STEP 2 (NOTE: CHECK FOR FITMENT AND ADJUST THE BOLTS/NUTS AND/OR BUMPSTOPS FOR PROPER FITMENT)
***SOME HOODS MAY REQUIRE REMOVAL AND ATTACHMENT OF THE FACTORY LATCH FROM/TO THE HOODS.***