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Default Q: Supershaker Hood cutout?

The Saleen Supershaker Kit has a "trim template" pattern for the Supershaker hood cutout and notes very, very slight cutout position difference between stock 2005-2009 GT Mustang hood and Saleen 2005-2009 S281SC vented hood.

1. Question does anyone have the Saleen "Trim Template" pattern, noted in Saleen install instructions, available from an older Supershaker installation? Available to sell, rent or whatever?

2. Perhaps a Saleen Supershaker owner with a Saleen SC vented hood could measure the distance from rear hood center to aft inside edge of plastic trim? Also measure distance from sides of hood to inside edge of plastic trim left side and right side?

3. If cutting a Saleen S181SC hood with vents....measure 3 times and cut only once? Any help to cut only once correctly, accurately would be very much appreciated!

4. CDC has a hood scoop cutout pattern but there is no guarantee that the CDC hood scoop pattern is in the "exact" same location as the Saleen Supershaker hood scoop cutout. As I noted, the location and pattern must be accurate/precisely located.
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I would not cut an aluminum Saleen SC / vented hood at this point.
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I remember when I cut mine I had the template. The template used the windshield washers as the reference point for the template. Prior to cutting I discovered my windshield washers weren’t where the template said they should be. Luckily I figured it out. Anyway, I took some measurements for you .
From the centre of the windshield side of the hood to the hole side of the trim ring is 11 1/2.
From the side of the hood to the hole side of the trim ring is 22 1/8 from both sides.
Hope this helps you.
Let me know if you need any more.

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Default Supershaker hood cutout

It only takes one person to answer a post accurately to appreciate this forum. And thank you "tbar" for once again taking the time to answer my question.

Yes, I do have the CDC hood template but the critical hood scoop cutout question was just like the Real Estate question.....location....location....location.

Thank you again "tbar" for taking the time to provide the detailed information I needed for a Precise hood scoop cutout. And thanks for the pic too!

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It only takes one person to answer a post accurately to appreciate this forum. And thank you "tbar" for once again taking the time to answer my question.

Yes, I do have the CDC hood template but the critical hood scoop cutout question was just like the Real Estate question.....location....location....location.

Thank you again "tbar" for taking the time to provide the detailed information I needed for a Precise hood scoop cutout. And thanks for the pic too!
John, make sure to use a new sharp blade and be super patient.
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