[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]

Re: Forward opening hoods (NAC)

Andrew Buc wrote:
>  > there must be some advantages though, what are they?  my Vega
>  > hinged forward, but what does that prove?
> If the hood pops open at speed, the windstream won't rip it all the way open,
> blocking your vision, as it would a rear-opening hood. Same reason you don't
> see new cars w/suicide doors.
Well maybe not cars, but I have seen advertisements recently for a
Dodgey :) truck in the states with suicide doors. That was the whole
selling point in the commercial.
'91 200 tq
'86 4kq
("normal" opening doors and hoods)