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Is there a how-to on how to make the hood open forward? I have seen a White cougar (Maybe DeviousDev?) with the hood opening forward... If there isnt a how-to, does anyone make these brackets? Thanks
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The white car you probably saw was IntenseImage's... He never told anyone exactly how it was made, but said it required custom made brackets..
 

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get some hood hinges from an 87 Buick Lesabre and use those. There are some pics of it floating a round somewhere.
 

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The tilt hood looks really cool. I like IntenseImage's much better!!

Does anyone one have a how to on that one?

I fear that Craig's version will hit the headlights or the bumper. What about a SAAB hinge, it slides forward then lifts up, anyone try that? Or the hinge from a mid 80's BMW, it is the same thing?

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Although it is not my car, I will be getting that done to mine at some point... at which time I may have more hinges made to sell to fellow Cougar Guys :)... but seeing as how I have no idea when I'll ever see my car again, I can't give any time estimates as to when I'll have the hinges available :(

But I will let you know when I do :)
 

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My question was about the process of fabricating/using a different hinge to make this work for my car.
I was obviously here because I don't want to pay for somebody to make it for me. Shouldn't something like that be posted in the "FOR SALE" section?

Not to be a jerk or anything, I just feel that in this forum we should be looking to help one another, not make a profit off each other........

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It'll obviously cost money to make these things... that's why he's selling it for a price.. You'll need time in a machine shop, as well as the materials and skills it takes to custom fabricate a hinge... I don't think this is a make-it-yourself mod.

You'd more than likely want to buy the hinge from another car or pay someone to custom fabricate it for your specific application. StreetConcept's(Craig's) hood uses a hinge from an 87-91 buick lesabre so that it opens up like that (as posted in the link above). IntenseImage had his custom fabricated, I believe by a shop...
 
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craig had it done to his car and he got the brackets off of an 87 buick lesabre. his hood looks really good.
 

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I saw an old BMW today with a hood that opened forward. It was broken down on the highway, and it looked like an early to mid 80's Bimmer. Perhaps someone should check that out too.
 
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