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Replaced hood on my 2001 silverado, and their is a gap from hood to fender on passenger side how do I fix that gap

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I would take the hood off of the hinges, remove the front latch hardware, and position it over the engine and just see if it is possible to achieve a "good looking" fit with the fenders. That is, will the hood physically fit into the opening available without excessive gaps, etc. The hood or the car may have been previously damaged and repaired. If it fits, then you still have some work to do on the hardware attaching the hood. If it doesn't fit, you need a new hood or truck.

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