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Some Greenlight cars have the ability to open the hood. Is it possible to remove this and swap it for another hood?
 

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Yes is the answer, but it will depend on your skills and abilities if it will still open with the new hood in place.

Here is an opened hood on a green light. Notice the hinges going down into the body.

Greenlight Country Roads 1967 Ford Galaxie 500 by Milton Fox, on Flickr


And from the inside. Here you can see the other end of the hinges. You would still need to drill another rivet that holds the dash board in place.


Johnny Lightning Mopar Mayhem #487 1971 Plymouth GTX
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Yes is the answer, but it will depend on your skills and abilities if it will still open with the new hood in place.

Here is an opened hood on a green light. Notice the hinges going down into the body.

Greenlight Country Roads 1967 Ford Galaxie 500 by Milton Fox, on Flickr


And from the inside. Here you can see the other end of the hinges. You would still need to drill another rivet that holds the dash board in place.


Johnny Lightning Mopar Mayhem #487 1971 Plymouth GTX
by Milton Fox, on Flickr
I’ll have to give it a try then. Being able to open the hood again isnt too important. Just as long as the hood stays on ill be happy. Is it easy to remove the hood or do you need any particular tools?
 

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Without having to drilling apart the casting as above, and with a dremel tool and a cut off wheel you can cut the hinges off both hoods and just glue the new one on. (Be sure to where a face shield - not just goggles- those cut off wheel pieces hurt when they hit exposed skin!)

A rail cutter tool (for cutting model train track) may also reach the hinges under the hood and surprisingly will easily snip them.
 
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