HOOD PINS AND LATCH

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  1. grimreaper_72

    grimreaper_72 Member

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    Those running hood pins are you also still using the factory hood latch?
     
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    I installed the aerocatches and love them but I am still running my stock hood latch. If nothing else it just helps a little bit with security since you need to be inside the car to open it and it can't hurt to ensure the hood stays down. I have been considering removing it but only because I want the space that it occupies for my radar/laser reciever/shifter since it is the ideal location for it.

    Just a word to the wise about the aerocatches is that they are having troubles with a cheap imitation/counterfeit pieces so if you are going to do the aerocatch be sure to not get the cheapest version you can find.
     
  3. white95

    white95 Apex Junky Admin

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    I have the more traditional hood pins and I am using the hood latch. However, I can remove the pins, pull up on the hood and it'll open without using the in car mechanism. This is why i have hood pins :rofl:
     
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    I just ordered pins and will be keeping the latch. The more points of contact, the better.
     
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    Funny enough I have been in contact with the folks at aerocatch this week and I am trying to organize a group buy if anyone is interested. No promises yet but I think it looks promising.
     
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    I'd be in for a pair, my current pins are junk.

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    Im installing aerocatch latches on mine and my stock hood latch is long gone. Cable and everything.
     
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    Ford racing pins and no latch here
     
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    I got new aerocatch latches, just didn't know if I could eliminate the hood latch, thanks for all the replies
     
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    I would jump in on that group buy.

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    I would also be interested
     
  12. evilcw311

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    Hhhmmmmm.......interested I might be!!!


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    Been running only hood pins and no latch for years now.
     
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    B.mad Well-Known Member Preferred Vendor

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    im in.