Author Topic: 76 F/bird Base model hood insulation replacement ?  (Read 289 times)

custom

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76 F/bird Base model hood insulation replacement ?
« on: September 19, 2018, 05:28:37 PM »
Could the hood insulation be totally removed or is there a real need for it ? Mine is looking a bit shabby and if I can do w/out I will leave it off ! Thanks.
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Aus78Formula

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Re: 76 F/bird Base model hood insulation replacement ?
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2018, 05:36:28 PM »
Remove it then.

custom

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Re: 76 F/bird Base model hood insulation replacement ?
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2018, 06:25:08 PM »
Thanks, I read that it was an option and didn't want to have the paint get to hot or something odd like that happen if I left it off !!

firebirdparts

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Re: 76 F/bird Base model hood insulation replacement ?
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2018, 08:03:15 PM »
It's not necessary.  The shaker hood on Trans Ams didn't come with any.
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Aus78Formula

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Re: 76 F/bird Base model hood insulation replacement ?
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2018, 01:24:38 AM »
More for sound insulation than heat, regardless, poor condition should be replaced or removed.

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« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2018, 01:24:38 AM »

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Re: 76 F/bird Base model hood insulation replacement ?
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2018, 06:11:55 AM »
Remove it, you don't want that crap to fall on or clog your air cleaner or other parts.




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Re: 76 F/bird Base model hood insulation replacement ?
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