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From: Bethlehem,GA. USA
Registered: Sep 2004

posted 03-04-2005 10:27 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for quick50stng   Click Here to Email quick50stng     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Will a 83'-86 mustang hood fit on an 82' using the 82' front end? I have a opportunity to pickup a cheap 2" cowl hood for 83-86'. Will it fit?

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posted 03-29-2005 07:54 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for TurboGT   Click Here to Email TurboGT     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Unfortunately, the '83-'86 hood only works with '83-'86 nose.

Mark Walton
'83 Mustang GT 2.3 Turbo NHRA Stocker - it's alive!
'69 "off brand" NHRA SS/EA

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posted 05-04-2005 03:40 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for mikes82GT     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Look at the front of your hood and compare it to the front of the other hood. Notice how the 82 is straight across and the 83-86 dips down in the middle between the headlights? If you are handy with a saw,you can cut that dip out, leaving enough material to fold under at the edge.

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