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Shelby Black Aluminum Hood Pin Kit (05-09 All)

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    Features & Details

    • Great Shelby Styling
    • Black Anodized Aluminum Finish
    • Functional Hood Latch and Pin Kit
    • Prevents Hood Shake and Rattle at High Speeds
    • Can Be Used with Stock and Aftermarket Hoods
    • Fits All 2005-2009 Mustangs
    Shelby Styling. The Carroll Shelby Hood Latch & Pin Kit's classic retro 60's styling looks great on the any 2005 to 2009 Mustang. This is the same style latch kit used by early drag racers on their Mustangs, only now with a modern Shelby twist.

    Safety. The Shelby Performance Parts Hood Latch & Pin Kit not only looks great, but also adds extra safety to any high performance Mustang. The Hood Latch & Pin Kit securely pins the hood safely to the car to prevent the hood from lifting or flying off at high speeds, a must for all drag racers.

    Won't Harm Paint. Shelby Performance has taken the extra step to coat the lanyards in flexible plastic to protect your hood's paint from unnecessary scratches.

    Solid Construction. The Shelby Hood Pin Kit is made from durable 6061-T6 billet aluminum that is precision machined and black anodized for strength and long life.

    Application. This Shelby Hood Latch & Pin kit is specifically designed to be used on the 2005 to 2009 Mustangs with the original stock hood or an aftermarket fiberglass hood. Hood pin bezels: 2-1/2" diameter; (2) bolts have 2-1/4" of threading and are 3-1/2" tall from the end of bolt to the pin opening

    Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Details

    What's in the Box
    • (2) Hood pin bezels
    • (2) Lanyards with pins
    • (2) Brackets
    • (2) Bolts
    • (4) Nuts
    • (8) Screws
    • (4) Rubber seals
    Installation Info
    Will it fit my Mustang?
    • Bullitt - 08, 09
    • GT - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09
    • GT500 - 07, 08, 09
    • V6 - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09

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    8 Questions / 6 Answers

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    I have the carbon fiber Black Mamba hood on my 2007 GT500 and wanted to put these hood pins outside of the ram air scoop towards the edge of the hood. Will this work?

    Jack

    • The Shelby Black Aluminum Hood Pin Kit has not been tested with your Black Mamba hood, but is expected to fit.

      Rob D

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    Is it safe to use these without the factory latch, IE will these hold my hood down alone or will it fly off?

    DanielF

    • The Shelby Black Aluminum Hood Pin Kit are compatible both with and without the factory latch, however we do recommend using these with the factory hood latch for security reasons.

      Rob D

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    Glad to see these back in stock! Do they fit my Cervini Cobra R hood?

    Eddie90

    • Yes! The Shelby Black Aluminum Hood Pin Kit is designed to fit stock and aftermarket hoods.

      AMBill

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    How to put Shelby good pins in 2005 mustang

    ReggieA

    • Hey Reggie, Here is a link to the install guide for those hood pins http://1.cdn.lib.americanmuscle.com/files/shelby-hoodpinkit-0509.pdf

      Cobra_Machine04

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    how long are these hood pin studs? How long are the hood pin studs in this kit?

    Mcintyre520

    • The hood pin studs will be 2.5" long.

      KevinD92

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    Will these work on a carbon fiber hood? I have an aftermarket carbon fiber hood and I am wondering whether these can be installed on my hood?

    nickrnorton

    • The Shelby Black Aluminum Hood Pin Kit (05-09 All) will not fit a carbon fiber hood. These hood pins will only fit the original stock hood or an aftermarket fiberglass hood.

      Ricky36

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    Customer Reviews (44) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 4.7

    out of 5 stars

    Installation Time:Afternoon

    Installation Cost:0-$100

    • Fit 4.62069 4.6
    • Appearance 4.689655 4.7
    • Bang For Your Buck 4.392857 4.4



    • 5/5

      January 01, 2011

      weathering

      have had these pins for about a year and slowly the black had fadded to a brown color and the cables have rusted inside. be sure that when you drill your holes you paint the inside of the hole aswell for rust will eat your hood too. one year and needs to be replaced..... not good. find something eles besides the shelby.

      Br@d

      Helpful (10)

    • 5/5

      January 22, 2011

      Shelby Black Hood Pin Kit

      Nice quality product. Not made cheeply at all. Great agressive look. Pretty easy install, with right tools assembled, took me about 45 min. Only downfall is the kit does not include screws to mount the cable wires and no instructions were included. AM DOES have a set of instructions online that work just fine though. Overall, a great buy from American Muscle.

      Shane

      Helpful (7)

    • 5/5

      September 26, 2010

      sweeet

      Nice hood pins. Fairly easy install. I used a step up drill bit and everything went pretty smooth. The only thing I didn't like is that the kit did not include hardware to attach the cables to the inside of the engine bay. Other than that, great pins.

      luke

      Helpful (6)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      October 03, 2011

      Perfecto choice

      I have a carbon fiber hood, so it was a little bit more work to install it, fits perfectly, 100% functional in my case cause air used to lift my hood in highways, should have a rubber guide base or something to drill it easier though.

      DieSPz

      Year: 2010 Submodel: GT Leon, Mexico

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      September 26, 2010

      sweeet

      Nice hood pins. Fairly easy install. I used a step up drill bit and everything went pretty smooth. The only thing I didn't like is that the kit did not include hardware to attach the cables to the inside of the engine bay. Other than that, great pins.

      luke

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      September 02, 2010

      Look Great!

      These pins look great. Takes some ingenuity to install, use your judgement wisely! But the results are fantastic, these are the real deal and will keep your hood down tight during those evil rocket runs!!!

      Scottgt69

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      July 31, 2010

      Hood pin

      Great looking Hood Pins. Easy to follow instructions. A great look with the Black racing stripes on my silver 07 GT. Once again American Muscle has come thru with fast shipping on top quality products!

      Brian Shapiro

      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (4)

    • 4/5

      October 27, 2012

      Alternate Install

      Right from the start, I threw the instructions away. I wanted my pins on the outside, not the inside part of the hood. So I pulled the 2 rubber bump stops out and drilled a 1" hole there. My hood angles down so I knew the pins would not make it all the way thru the hole. So I pulled the dremel out and sanded out some of the top to make the whole larger while keeping it round. I then got black automotive paint and painted any metal I saw on the pins or my hood black. Works great.. love it compared to the ones I replaced. Also, to prevent loosening, I went and got 10 (incase I lost 1 or 2) black 6-32 x 3/4 sheet metal screws (stainless and painted black) and 10 neoprene lined 6-32 locking nuts and tossed their screws away. $4.96 at ACE. I just wish they didn't say Shelby.. I dont have a Shelby. Oh well, I will think of something.

      xkape

      Year: 2007 Submodel: Other Beavercreek, OH

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      February 03, 2012

      Great Hood Pins

      These hood pins are fabulous. Took me the afternoon to install and I put them on a 2000 Mustang. I posted a picture but not sure if they will publish it since these are advertised for 05-09. They are quality made and look great. Mine are used with an aftermarket hood and needed the functionality more than the looks but the looks are just icing on the cake. Thank you AM.

      vi3t

      Year: 2000 Submodel: V6 Joplin, MO

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      December 29, 2009

      Great Pins

      I swear when the beavers looked at these pins..the grass grew shorter

      Vinny

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      Installation Cost: 0-$100

      February 23, 2017

      Shelby Pins

      The Shelby hood pins fit real good and look fantastic. I had a local body shop install them, didn't really feel comfortable drilling holes in my hood and it took them about an hour.

      PATRICK95GT

      Year: 2005 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      November 21, 2016

      Shelby hood pins

      The hood pins were great, looked and fit was awesome. Install wasn't that bad, after you get over drilling holes in your hood it's not difficult at all

      Will1

      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (2)

    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      January 14, 2016

      Nice

      Nice product. Took me about 2 hours to complete the installation. No issues. Looks great.. I got the black to go with the theme of the car.

      ShelbyGTSC

      Year: 2009 Virginia

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      August 07, 2015

      Killer Look!

      Pins fit and look great, and were fairly easy to install. Only issue I've had is that water gets into the plastic coating of the cables, and rusts the wire, but it's easily remedied with a cheap set of colored pin cables.

      Mike

      Year: 2006 Submodel: GT Worth, il

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      January 27, 2012

      Awesome!

      I have an 05 Roush and on a cross country trip I notice my hood trying to lift up while going by head on traffic on a 2 lane road at about 80mph. I was scared to push it up over 100 on a highway bc of the same issue. After watching a few youtube videos of hoods flying up I bought these. They are very nice high quality hood pins. Good directions are included. I had them professional installed by a Ford dealer for $40 and worth the money. I didnt have the proper tools to drill the holes. You will need a right angle drill a good drill bit and a few small levels to ensure you are not drilling crooked.. I got scared to drill a hole in the wrong place and ruin my hood. They look great and are functional. I know my hood doesnt have a chance to come up now. I would not be afraid to top this car out. Tested at high speeds and hood didnt even flinch. These work great and look better! Thanks AM!

      SmokeyBait

      Year: 2005 Submodel: GT Mississippi

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      November 17, 2017

      They are nice

      I'm building my 08 mustang into a drag car.i replaced the hood on the car with fiberglass Hood . At 80 mph the hood starts to move around and was scaring me knowing that the hood lach is held on by SMC resin . So I decided to drill holes into the hood and install these Shelby hood pins . I feel much safer now. PS the kit is easy to install

      GTCS

      Year: 2008 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      October 22, 2017

      Best Looking Hood Pins I've Seen

      Didn't like the placements reccomended by the instructions so i had to figure out a different install method myself but the look and quality of these pins were worth the effort. especially since they went on my shelby!

      Mrbalisongguy

      Year: 2008 Submodel: GT500

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      June 27, 2016

      The right look and functionallity

      I was looking for a good looking hood pin that would stand out and function. These exceeded my expectations. Great looking product. Keeps the hood still when Cruising. Easy install, Took a few hours but I was very picky on making sure they were drilled exactly the way I wanted.

      bhugg

      Year: 2006 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (1)

    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      February 21, 2014

      Drill holes through the hood? Why not?

      The first thing I noticed when I opened the package was that these hood pins are quite a bit beefier than the pictures give them credit for, that was a big plus. The sinking feeling you get when you start to drill holes through the hood of a Shelby on the other hand is a bit less thrilling. The install could definitely be done in an hour or less, but only by someone who had done this once or twice before; the online instructions suggested using grease to mark the contact point of the pins then drill it from the bottom, then drill from the top down to match. In hind sight their are certainly better and cleaner ways to go about it. My recommendation is to use the grease to mark all three layers of the hood from the bottom then drill them one at a time, this would ensure a better alignment and less of a screeching metal on metal noise. Also do your best not to drop the bolt from the pin in front of your radiator, the bolt is barely magnetic and you will need to remove the splitter to get it out. Despite the embarrassingly difficult installation, the end result was undeniably a beautiful looking addition to my car.

      RRGT500

      Year: 2009 Submodel: GT500

      Helpful (1)

    • 3/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      October 03, 2017

      black aluminium hood pin escushon

      A real pain to install...even when an existing hood pin was already in place, 2.0 hours to align and position in order to get proper pin fitment!!!!!

      JamesK

      Year: 2007 Submodel: Other

      Helpful (0)

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