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Ive had the is problem for awhile now..out of the blue one day i couldnt get my hood to latch closed...did everything i could think of...raddled the latch messed with the part that you pul,l pushed the hood down slmaded it everyting!! After i slam it about 15 or some times it finally cathes..so i bought some hood pins but have been reluctant to install them..the car is ony mildly modded..anyways how to i fix that latch..get a new one and should i go ahead and put on the pins (love that look too) or would that be kinda "ricey"
 

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No its stock..the only thing that appers out of the normal is that when i pop open the hood, the part that you pull to open it is reall lose and i can jiggle it?? Thinking that maybe a spring or something like that is just jacked up? But once i get the hood latched down everything is normal and there is no play of the hood or that part that you pull.
 

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Push the little yellow tab all the way down (the one you push to open the hood up)

Mine did that yesterday. This helped my problem
 

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Did you oil the hood latch? That is usually the problem.
 

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I have the same problem i have to slam it shut. im going to try pushing the yellow tab down next time
 

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WD40 can do amazing things

spray down the latches with WD40 and slam that bitch, itll work
 

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I dont think there is an easy closing hood on a Mustang, cant be gentle with them. But yea Id make sure the latch is tight, and lube it up
 

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anyone know where i can find something to hold down the prop rod under teh hood? my car didnt have anything there when i bought it. dont know if it broke off or what. but the rod just bounces around when i drive and that rattle is kinda annoying. plus cutting up the lining under the hood lol
 

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there just clips, can probally buy replacment ones at autozone or advanced auto or any parts store, if not im sure the ford dealer can get ya some
 

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I dont think there is an easy closing hood on a Mustang, cant be gentle with them. But yea Id make sure the latch is tight, and lube it up
speak for yourself buddy, my hood closes beautifuly. i have no problems getting mine closed.

i agree with the WD40, spray that ****er down and just work it. if the release is loose try and see if there's a crew of bolt to tighten up.
 

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speak for yourself buddy, my hood closes beautifuly. i have no problems getting mine closed.

i agree with the WD40, spray that ****er down and just work it. if the release is loose try and see if there's a crew of bolt to tighten up.
you have no hood...:mad:
 

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my hood closes fine...just let it go about a foot above the latch and it closes fine everytime. Now next time I go to close it it wont close haha
 

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The hood is beyond the normal pain in the ass. i always had to drop it with little umf to get it closed. Ill try to spray it down that might work .. looks like the hood pin poll is 50/50.
 

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usually let mine drop for about a foot as well...everybody cringes when i do it
 

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My hood was flapping around at speeds above 80mph. And I do a lot of highway driving, so I put some pins on.





I wanted them for functionality, so I was worried about how they would look, but in the end I wound up liking how they looked, and now I don't have to worry about my hood flapping around anymore.
 

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My hood was flapping around at speeds above 80mph. And I do a lot of highway driving, so I put some pins on.





I wanted them for functionality, so I was worried about how they would look, but in the end I wound up liking how they looked, and now I don't have to worry about my hood flapping around anymore.
They look good I also was thinking about the vent visors and a bug gaurd, hardly noticable on black, I have a mineral Gray car as was thinking of adding them, now that I see them on your car I may just get them.
 
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