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I had bits of the old hood pad falling into the engine compartment. Not good. I got a new hood pad on eBay for about $30 and installed it today. It looks much better. Use the following adhesive to so the job properly:

>> 3M Glue Remover (P/N 99-012) $9.98 ea (12 oz spray can)
>> 3M Super Trim Adhesive (P/N 830016) $17.50 ea (12 oz spray can

Cover the engine compartment with a drop cloth. The old pad comes of easily using a plastic scraper. Clean off the old adhesive. Spray new adhesive on the pad and hood and let it sit for about five minutes. Apply the pad to the hood beginning at the front. Smooth out the bubbles and wrinkles and that’s it. Takes about a half an hour.
 

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What was your reasoning? Mine fell off this summer. I also saw these on eBay.

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What was your reasoning? Mine fell off this summer. I also saw these on eBay.

Do you think it make the car quieter?

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Shane Kullman
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I just like it...

No, it’s mostly an aesthetic thing – the engine is a tad quieter, the bare “underhood� is ugly (my w126 was missing its pad for a few weeks before I replaced it, too), and some believe it keeps heat from damaging the paint on the hood. Mostly I like the way it looks. [:)]
 
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