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I had a little accident. Where can i buy a hood and the bracket that holds the latch for the hood?

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That piece is spot welded from the top to the bottom. the cheapest and easiest thing to do, is to have someone weld the peices back in. It shouldn't take too long and then just hit with a little black spray paint to give it some protection against rust. A trusted muffler shop or nearby body should be able to do this for for minimal charge. The hood you should be able to find in any local salvage yard or in aftermarket for around $300. I would go with a salvage yard myself.

Posted on Oct 10, 2010

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There are many places you can get these parts, try veng auto parts, these are new with good prices or try a junk yard, i would get prices and compare.

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