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Old 02-03-2012, 03:16 PM
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i got my jeep back from the body shop and the hood doesnt seem to be aligned straight with the fenders. can someone else check their WK for me and confirm if the hood has the same curve as the top of the fender?
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Re: hood alignment

my stock hood sits a bit above the fenders....sort of curves down into the fenders.



but im not sure im following the issue/
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Old 02-03-2012, 04:02 PM
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Re: hood alignment

i am just wondering if my hood is bent or if that is how they made them
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Re: hood alignment

I'm pretty sure mine does not have a gap like that...

I'll check this evening to be sure, but I think I would have noticed by now if it did!
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I'm pretty sure mine does not have a gap like that...

I'll check this evening to be sure, but I think I would have noticed by now if it did!
Thanks!! I didnt think it was on there before the accident but i wanted to be sure before i take it back to the shop
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Re: hood alignment

yeah i dont have that either matt. we have 18 inches fresh powder and still coming or I would get you a pic/

there is an adjuster in the front.clockwise raises and counter lowers it. but its near the headlight so I dont think it would help in this case.
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yeah i dont have that either matt. we have 18 inches fresh powder and still coming or I would get you a pic/

there is an adjuster in the front.clockwise raises and counter lowers it. but its near the headlight so I dont think it would help in this case.
Thanks rob so i guess its going back to the shop
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Re: hood alignment

theres several adjustments that can be done.,..the shop just needs to take the time to do it. Looks like the latch needs to go down a hair...and then adjust the hood stop up to push the front lip up even with the fenders.
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Re: hood alignment

Had a look and snapped these this evening. Lighting wasn't great, but I think it gets the job done.

Certainly looks like it may be slightly off. I tried to get it at the same angle as your pic from the side, but if I get down that low, you don't see the seam for the hood at all (it is behind the fender).

Good luck - hopefully it is just an adjustment at the hinge or something!
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Had a look and snapped these this evening. Lighting wasn't great, but I think it gets the job done.

Certainly looks like it may be slightly off. I tried to get it at the same angle as your pic from the side, but if I get down that low, you don't see the seam for the hood at all (it is behind the fender).

Good luck - hopefully it is just an adjustment at the hinge or something!
Then mine is certainly off, because when i get down low i can still see the hood.
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