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Rocket254 07-02-2013 02:17 PM

What's wrong with my hood?
 
Was at lunch today with a co-worker who asked me what was wrong with my hood. I've never noticed this before but its obvious to me now that he pointed it out. Look where the sides meet the fenders...


http://i39.tinypic.com/5lwcjq.jpg

http://i44.tinypic.com/j77zo1.jpg

Any way this can be adjusted? Is this a problem that some have from the factory? 2 years of ownership and I've never noticed it until today.

2005Redfire6 07-02-2013 02:45 PM

My stock one did that and the cervinis I have now does it. Not sure what the fix is, you can try adjusting the rubber stops by twisting them like a screw under the hood.

bones302 07-02-2013 03:46 PM

if it's not rubbing, i wouldn't worry about it.

Roy_R 07-02-2013 04:56 PM

It's a FORD! :)

The Alien 07-02-2013 05:06 PM

register the driver's fender

Art161 07-02-2013 06:24 PM

I'd just leave it alone, but perhaps that's not for you. If you want to do something, first check to see how the fenders line up with the doors. It could be a fender issue, not a hood issue.

MrSandman 07-02-2013 07:38 PM

Its a Ford, lol. This and my last mustang had a lot of sloppiness in the body panels..

pascal 07-02-2013 07:40 PM

Nothing's wrong with your hood but check your latch...

Rocket254 07-02-2013 08:53 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MrSandman (Post 8241640)
Its a Ford, lol. This and my last mustang had a lot of sloppiness in the body panels..

That did come too mind after posting this. ;)

Not too worried about it after seeing all of these responses. I'll take a look at the latch this weekend and also at the passenger fender to see if it is misaligned.

808muscle 07-03-2013 02:42 AM

We all wish our stangs were perfect but they are far from it. Just leave it IMO. Its a mustang not a hand built supercar costing $500k.


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