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  1. Ignorant import guy

    Ignorant import guy Senior Member

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    ok so today it was freakishly windy for my area and i was on the interstate and had a close call with my carbon fiber hood...i have a set of hood pins i just never bothered to put them on mainly because i heard they can cause the hood to crack...but now i'd rather have a small crack around the pins than 2 pieces of a hood and a cracked windshield...so the whole purpose to all of this is which part of the hood looks better with pins in it????

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    i was thinking either the red or the green circles squares or whatever you want to call them
     
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    eg6sir Supa Mod Moderator VIP

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    ummm.. i say red
     
  3. get_nick

    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

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    red....

    you shouldn't need them though. if your hood latch has a main latch and safety latch, no matter how much wind, it shouldn't affect it.
     
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    Ignorant import guy Senior Member

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    yeah i know that that's what saved it from coming up today but i don't want to take any chances....i mean it kills me to have to do it because i love how clean the hood is with the car...but the pins came with the hood so it's not like i have to go out and buy any
     
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    well, maybe you should get a new hood latch. i had a cf hood and didn't have an issue with it once. it was a 1995 civic coupe.
     
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    ThatGuy4life The Riced Sleeper

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    True but when you buy any aftermarket hood, i.e cf or fiberglass they always recommend getting hood pins
     
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    MoSeS New Member

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    mine are cf locking hood pins and i have them in the red area. they look pretty good there
     
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    red.....

    looks better and in most cases if there is a crack occuring from incorrect installation...its from the green zone
     
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    formby learning in progress

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    black

    so they blend in...
     
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    get_nick These snozzberries taste like snozzberries... VIP

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    if you read the post, he is referring to pin location rather than color.
     
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    formby learning in progress

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    didn't get it until i expanded the pic

    red
     
  12. Ignorant import guy

    Ignorant import guy Senior Member

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    i don't really have a choice on the color of the pins anyways...the hood came with red...unless i want to go buy a new set...but my car is red anyways so it might contrast a little bit...if not i'll go but a set of black or silver ones in of the same model
     
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    RED YEY....just stick with it brotha
     
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