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1. We decided to install an aftermarket fiberglass hood on Cheap Street Chevelle for three reasons. One, our O.E.M. steel hood was severely bent and cracked around the hood hinges--a common problem on this year car. Two, we wanted to lighten our Chevelle since it was such an overweight pig. Three, readers sent in loads of letters saying, "Show us how to install lightweight fiberglass parts." Installing the Unlimited Products hood (available from Original Parts Group) is similar to installing an O.E.M. steel hood, but because the fiberglass hood is more delicate, tighten the hood hinges carefully (don't use too much force) and use a pair of low-tension hood springs.