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Old 07-03-2011, 02:57 PM
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Hood Spear Measurements

Can anyone give me the measurements for the hood spears? I am preparing the hood for paint and want to pre-drill the holes.
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I have some F250 hood spears if that would help I can measure them for you.
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I think he needs the measurement for the hole locations!
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Yes, I need two measurements. I need the distance from the back edge of the hood to the first hole and the distance from the bottom for the first hole.
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Ok here you go. If the 250 spears are the same. These will be your measurements.

From the back of the hood to the first hole I have 6 11/16 and it is 2 1/4 up from the lower lip on the hood.

The second hole in from the back of the hood is 14 1/8 and is 2 1/8 up from the bottom lip of the hood.

The last hole out is 21 5/16 from back of the hood and 2 up from the lower hood lip. All holes appear to be 1/4 in in diameter. Again these are for a F250 hood spear if the 100s are the same then you are good to go.
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what year truck! the poster (64blue) does not specify. from the list in his sig which one is it?
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Thanks Buzz, That's what I needed, i think. Bill asked about the year of the truck. Its a 61 unibody. However, I think the the measurements you gave me are correct.
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The hood spears are the same 1961/62, and are all the same length regardless if for an F100 or F1100. These spears were not used after 1962.
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Hood came off of a 61-62 F250 4x4.
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