How to Replace a Car Hood?

Answer If you have gotten into a front-end collision or would like to upgrade your hood to one that is lighter or one that has a hood scoop, you will need to replace your hood. Replacing the hood seems li... Read More »

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How to Replace Hood Struts?

Hood struts are the small shocks that hold the hood up when it is open to allow access to the engine bay. Because of their small size, it is not uncommon for hood struts to fail, in which in case t... Read More »

How to Replace Hood Shocks?

Hood shocks, otherwise known as hood struts, are designed to eliminate the need of a prop rod for a vehicle hood. They use compressed gas, much like a shock absorber, to keep the hood elevated unti... Read More »

How to Replace a Car Hood Lift?

Earlier cars required heavy spring-loaded hinges to keep the hood open. To save weight in later years, automakers replaced the hinges with thin metal prop rods. You have to muscle the hood open wit... Read More »

How to Replace a Hood Ornament?

In older cars, hood ornaments were used primarily to cover radiator caps; however, these days the hood ornament is purely aesthetic. When it comes to removing and replacing a hood ornament, larger ... Read More »