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Fiberglass Hoods
« on: December 21, 2012, 07:53:59 AM »
http://www.andysautosport.com/ford/1971_1980_pinto/exterior/hoods/fiberglass_hoods/unlimited_products/

I sent the place a message asking if they have/make them still. Reply was yes, but made when ordered & wait time was 1-2 weeks.

I've seen a number of people looking for glass hoods.....now you have a place to get them !

I will be ordering at least one in the new year.

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Re: Fiberglass Hoods
« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2012, 11:46:23 AM »
I still have no place to get a fiberglass hood cause they dont make them for bobcats! LOL
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Re: Fiberglass Hoods
« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2012, 01:11:01 PM »
I AGREE WOULD BUY ONE BUT DONT MAKE ONE FOR MY APPLICATION!!
 
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Re: Fiberglass Hoods
« Reply #3 on: December 21, 2012, 01:27:21 PM »
I do not know their relationship but Andy's Auto Sport appears to be a reseller of UP22 products.  Have not seen any listings for the Bobcat either.
http://www.up22.com/amx68.htm
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Re: Fiberglass Hoods
« Reply #4 on: December 21, 2012, 02:21:13 PM »
I had 2/3s good luck with Unlimited Products (UP22) in CA (hood and one door was good but pass side door won't fit without major work). I had 100% bad luck buying a trunk lid from the guy in Canada (throwaway junk). Hairy Glass in FL was recommended to me but admit I have not tried them yet.
 
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Re: Fiberglass Hoods
« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2012, 03:28:54 PM »
It cost as much for truck freight as the hood cost. ONE BIG BOX!!!!
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Re: Fiberglass Hoods
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2012, 10:51:26 AM »
It cost as much for truck freight as the hood cost. ONE BIG BOX!!!!

I could buy (likely) a half doz (or more) , including shipping, for the price of one made here in Alberta.

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Re: Fiberglass Hoods
« Reply #7 on: December 22, 2012, 12:00:17 PM »
My experiences with UP22
is they are junk.Needs lots of
finish and bodywork to make presentable.

There is a f/g guy on RJ I have been thinking
of contacting about making a run of glass hoods
for Pintos.

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Re: Fiberglass Hoods
« Reply #8 on: December 22, 2012, 12:09:06 PM »
Unlimited products use to made the very best Pinto hoods, with both sides very nice and well finished. The last one I bought was as nice on the side that shows, BUT the under side looked like raw unfinished fiber glass. Seeing as how the freight cost as much as the hood, I keep it, but there was no way to smooth it out. Painted it with that splatter paint made for car trunks. Looked pretty good in the dark.
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Re: Fiberglass Hoods
« Reply #9 on: December 22, 2012, 12:47:32 PM »
My experiences with UP22
is they are junk.Needs lots of
finish and bodywork to make presentable.

There is a f/g guy on RJ I have been thinking
of contacting about making a run of glass hoods
for Pintos.

There is no try.
Only do, or do not.

Yoda

Let me know what the guy says......