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Scott M's record setting Montreal that sold in Arizona had a set of rubber hood bumpers. These were missing from the Blue Montreal so I inquired with Giorgio about them a few weeks ago. Yesterday a package arrived from Giorgio in Italy with two sets of hood bumpers.
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The installation was easy; with a pair of wire cutters I cut away the small washer from the old rivet.
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Next the new bumper was placed over the hood release so that the holes lined up and the new pin and washer were installed and crimped with a pair of slip jaw pliers.
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The entire installation required only about 5 minutes but left me with the feeling of accomplishment that lasted all night!.
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Well that's what I get for being a wise guy and calling this a 'highly technical' installation. Apparently the bumper should really go on the other way so that the hood rests on the bumper, the way Marecllo designed it to. Not a big deal but you might as well get it right...
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