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Unread 06-21-2013, 04:15 PM   #1
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Compass Hood

2 questions:

1- Why is the hood designed as it is
2- Why does it weigh so much



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Unread 06-22-2013, 08:34 AM   #2
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1- We're not sure, none of us were included in the meetings
2- For safety
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Unread 06-22-2013, 06:12 PM   #3
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Wasnt there a recall on the hood the first few years because they were catching air under it and flipping up on freeways? Maybe it's the added reinforcement.
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Unread 06-23-2013, 09:25 AM   #4
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But "ugly" design and a "2-ton" hood? Isn't that going a bit far?
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Unread 06-23-2013, 11:30 AM   #5
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Ugly is subjective and the whole car doesn't way 2 tons. Maybe you're just a wimp?
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Unread 06-25-2013, 07:37 AM   #6
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