Before removing the old hood, we removed all the hardware that would be needed on the new
Another step in refurbishing the front end is the hood. AAR Fiberglass supplied us with the Dodge R/T fiberglass hood that has a sportier look and is lightweight. Jeff Thompson of Rods & Restos in Wauchula, Florida, matched the D150 paint job, which he had applied approximately three months prior, and installed the Raisin Bran hood, which fit perfectly.
In addition to the hood, AAR also sent new hood springs with a lighter tension in order to
Here, Jeff installs the mounting bolts through the hinge and into the hood.
The primary latch striker arm is bolted onto the new hood. This can be adjusted for front
Jeff raises the hood bumpers on both sides to compensate for the added clearance of the ne
Here, Jeff adjusts the hinges so the rear edge of the hood is level with the fenders and c
To help reduce engine heat on the hood surface, The Eastwood Company provided a Dynomat Ho
AAR Fiberglass Reproductions
4800 Pine St.
The Eastwood Company
263 Shoemaker Rd.
Sherman & Associates
61166 Van Dyke Rd.
Thompsons Auto Body
5546 Lily Rd.