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    Here are a couple of hood prop options that i use. The little guy that mounts to the cowl comes right off with one screw. I like these options better than the huge setup that mounts to the rods.





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    Henry Ford said
    "It's all nuts and bolts"


    Mitch's Auto Service ctr

  • #2
    Agree. I myself cut the ends off wire clothes hangers, run them into quarter-inch tubing, bend the tubing into an S shape and store them under a seat when not in use.

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    • #3
      I should have mentioned that the wire hanger is made from one of those exhaust pipe hangers. The auto part stores uses them to hang the pipes from the ceiling. I put heat shrink around it and a vacuum cap on each end.
      3 ~ Tudor's
      Henry Ford said
      "It's all nuts and bolts"


      Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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      • #4
        where did you get that little cowl mounted job? That is really cool and sleek.

        Have used the wire kind myself

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      • #5
        Great for late models. My 29 has hooks on the radiator that hold the hood just fine. Factory standard equipment.
        Bill
        http://www.brauchauto.com/
        Eastern Connecticut

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        • Mitch
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          Yea they should have never did away with that feature

      • #6
        Vermin had those HOOKS! I "think" it was an Isaac Kramer re-pro radiator, couldn't find much info on it. He was a Russian Imigrant & made re-pro radiators from 1929 to 1939 & went into commercial stuff. "Supposedly", the top tank held MORE water???---Staring through the fins, it seemed to have an UNUSUAL tube & fin design!
        Vermins' radiator was un-molested & didn't leak & ran COOL.
        Dad Nosey

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        • #7
          Mitch: with the Snyder's props, does the hood touch them when closed ? They are a nice accessory!!.
          Our car came to us with the fold out props that attach across the rods.

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          • #8
            No it does not but as anal as I am you can see I put a thin piece of foam tape on it.
            3 ~ Tudor's
            Henry Ford said
            "It's all nuts and bolts"


            Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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            • 2manycars
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              An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!

          • #9
            Originally posted by 2manycars View Post
            An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!
            I tried to buy a pound of cure once, but all I could get was cured ham.

            I didn't buy it because I wasn't sure what it had before it was cured.

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            • 2manycars
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              Triginosis?

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