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Old 20th-May-2009, 09:44 PM   #16
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Depends what your looking for!

I have purchased a few hoods from Unlimited products, and a couple from Harwood. The Unlimited Products ones aren't that bad, but they are not finished and may take some effort to make show quality.The HARWOOD ones on the other hand, have a very nice finish and are usually finished on the under side and nicer fit. I love doing body work, as a hobby, and I like a bargain, so I would buy their products again. Unlimited Products has applications that are hard to find, so it makes them a plus. In the end,you do pay more for better quality. Pay now are pay later with time.
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Old 20th-May-2009, 09:48 PM   #17
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My buddy bought a bolt-on Harwood with 4" cowl for a 3rd gen; we pulled it out of the box, layed it in place, and it needed nothing but scuffing the gel coat for paint. It fits as well as the stock hood, and is smooth as a baby's butt! I've never seen anything flimsy from Harwood.

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Old 20th-May-2009, 10:08 PM   #18
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I HAD an Unlimited hood on my nova and I NOW have a Glasstek.
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Old 27th-May-2009, 03:33 PM   #19
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Bought Deck Lid and Fenders from from them for 67 HT both where terrible fit and quality.
Did not use fenders went with Goodmarks new tooled metal fenders.
Bought stretched fiberglass fenderwell openings from Harwood and they where very nice pieces would suspect there hoods are to.
Would go with Harwood for fiberglass.
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Old 27th-May-2009, 08:17 PM   #20
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I have Unlimited hood, doors, fenders and trunk lid. They all pretty much fit like crap. The doors needed fiberglass added at the bottom to make the line at the rocker work, the fenders needed to be extended at the top near the door as well. The hood is ok, but the trunk lid sits high, I havent figured out how to fix it yet.
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Old 27th-May-2009, 10:19 PM   #21
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Somebody should send Unlimited a link to this thread, it might be an eye opener for them
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Old 27th-May-2009, 10:32 PM   #22
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Old 27th-May-2009, 11:01 PM   #23
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They are well aware of the crap they sell. I helped make them aware years ago; they don't care--people still buy the junk.
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Old 27th-May-2009, 11:11 PM   #24
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I have an Unlimited hood..............I too went the route of the price. I was able to fix the problems myself so it worked out for me. It just depends on what you want for a finished product and how easily you yourself can do the work.
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Old 27th-May-2009, 11:20 PM   #25
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im running a harwood 4" cowl hood and it fit great i put a unlimitied hood on a buddys car and it fit like S*** and it was tweaked the cowl was of center big time so he decided to shoot ( ditch ) that hood and go with a harwood also and like bowtie said " we pulled it out of the box and installed it with no problems"
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Old 17th-June-2009, 03:41 PM   #26
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Wow I must have been lucky. I bought a pin-on fiberglass cowl induction hood from Unlimited approximately 11 years ago and I couldn't be happier. It fit perfect, looked nice, not flimsy at all, minimal bodywork before paint and the price was right!
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Old 27th-January-2013, 02:14 AM   #27
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hood

ifiberglass hood, hows the quality? They are local and i can get a flat pin on hood for 219.00 dollars prtty cheep compared to glasstec or harwood 300 + 160 for shiping 460 ouch?[/QUOTE]

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bought one for my 64----- piss poor quality not the best fit .
if your not concerned about looks--- olso took 3 weeks to get
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Old 27th-January-2013, 09:15 AM   #28
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Horrable quality. Bought one for my 64, would have cost alot to fix it. It needed to be cut and raised in the middle and it was'nt even wide enough. Very dissapointed. I sent it back.
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Old 27th-January-2013, 01:15 PM   #29
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Look at Glasstek or talk to people who have their products, and then look at some of the others...make your own conclusions.
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Old 27th-January-2013, 02:49 PM   #30
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I have had a few Harwood products over the years and never had any trouble. Their American-made product, so that's were something to me I'm sure there's other manufacturers that are good that since what I've been familiar with.
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