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87 Jaguar Hood wont sit right

I cant get the hood to sit all the way. I can get it to where it won't fly up but it is crooked. It seems the previous owner bent it maybe?? Does anyone have any experience with the hood on 87 Jaguar that wont sit right? I have even replaced the springs attached to the hood and still it wont stay down on driver side in front of windshield. HELP!! You guys are awesome on here!!

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Have you try'd to screw in the large pin in the middle of the spring in?
Are the mounting points both the same height?
Is the bonnet bent?
Apart from those, I'd be scratching my head without haveing seen it.

Posted on Mar 30, 2010

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