: How do I remove my hood

10-30-07, 02:13 PM
Im havcing trouble removing my hood. The gas shock thing which holds the hood when propped is difficult to figure out...any suggestions?>??

10-30-07, 02:16 PM
pull harder

it pops rightoff...its a ball and socket joint

10-30-07, 02:19 PM
Put a small flat screwdriver behind the retaining clip to release pressure if you haven't already, then pull.

10-30-07, 02:38 PM
cool, got it, I didnt want to break anything without first hearing it from someone on here....Now I also hear I need to remove the little ball that the shock goes into for the new hood, and do I got about removing that.

10-30-07, 02:46 PM
um... rivets...get a small drillbit just slightly bigger than the hole in the center of the pop rivets and drill them out ...