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Re: Smoothline

To: "Jon Lind" <>, "MGS (E-mail)" <>
Subject: Re: Smoothline
From: "Mike Lishego" <>
Date: Thu, 9 Dec 1999 20:51:48 -0500
I've heard it said that the only safe way to run a fiberglas hood is
with deck pins.  I dunno if I like the idea of having fiberglas,
reinforced or not, being held in place with one simple latch.

Anybody else hear this?  (Of course, this is different for cars that
came factory with glass hoods.)

Mike Lishego
1991 Mazda Miata
1986 Plymouth Turismo T1
1984 Mazda RX-7 GSL-SE
1974 MGB
-----Original Message-----
From: Jon Lind <>
To: MGS (E-mail) <>
Date: Thursday, December 09, 1999 12:26 PM
Subject: RE: Smoothline

>I keep hearing "it's not worth the extra money for the 'glass", but
>extra money?  It's $225 for the Smoothline, which is less than than
the $400
>OEM replacement, and only $75 more than the steel replacements
>everyone here says stinks.
>Sounds like a bargain to me.  Of course, that's only until the end
of this
>year, at which time the price goes back to being more than the
steel OEM.
>OK, I can buy that. But does anyone have any actual weight figures
>hoods? I would be interested in knowing how much I would be paying
>pound saved, as it were.

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