If you are interested to see how easy it is to install a new hood pad, this video will let you see Kent demonstrate the process step-by-step. If you have purchased one of our hood pad kits, then this video can help you get your new pad lined up and installed properly.
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Even though the size of the hood pads differ, the procedure for installing almost all hood pads from the early 1970’s up through the mid 1990’s is the same. This video will cover the following:
- Proper preparation
- What plastic sheeting required
- Correct tool to use to remove the old pad
- Cleaning the underside of the hood
- Application of the special glue
- The importance of timing how the glue dries
- You must brush quickly
- Tricks to getting the pad aligned properly before sticking to hood
- Importance of having a helper
- Trimming the edges for a better fit
- Closing tips
This video was filmed while replacing a hood pad on a 1990 W129 300SL. Principles apply to hood pads for the W116 W107 W123 W126 W201 W124 and early W129 Chassis
Total Run Time: 16:41
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