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Old 05-10-2020, 09:57 PM   #104 (permalink)
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A little more gap sealing completed. The OEM design has virtually no seal for the hood to the body beyond the width of the kidney design, so you can see in the first picture here that enough of a gap existed to see completely through to the other side of the car. Unless there was some airflow consideration for the windscreen or cabin air intake involved, I can't imagine why they would have done this.

I used two separate strips of garage door soft butylene seal to close it up.
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