Dec '22 Proto hood paint damage

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Big difference, hood has been lifted to match the height of the pillars. Hood easily clears the pillars when opened now.

I asked my dealer and they said it needed to go to the bodyshop. that doesnt sound right was yours a quick adjustment or was is a big ordeal like removing the hood ect?
 
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I asked my dealer and they said it needed to go to the bodyshop. that doesnt sound right was yours a quick adjustment or was is a big ordeal like removing the hood ect?
Mine was also sent to the local paint/body shop and they were confident they could fix the issue when I presented the car to them. Was a few hour fix along with some touch up paint.
 

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I asked my dealer and they said it needed to go to the bodyshop. that doesnt sound right was yours a quick adjustment or was is a big ordeal like removing the hood ect?
@MCN1SMO, did/are you having yours adjusted? My Dec 22 build still hasn't seen this issue.
 

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@MCN1SMO, did/are you having yours adjusted? My Dec 22 build still hasn't seen this issue.

eventually but I mean mine only has the issue after the hood really heats up. I literally just went out in the garage and opened it 3 times and no rubbing at all. after fooling with the bodyshop over that sideskirt replacement im just not in hurry to go through all that again at the moment. I thought this was just something the dealer could tweak during my first oil change.
 

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Here is how the hood is aligned on my 2024

The left side it's higher than the A pillar area. On the right side the hood is slightly lower than the A pillar
so not perfect but better than my 2023


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I totally forgot about this issue i will check mine with pics in a bit
 

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Here is how the hood is aligned on my 2024

The left side it's higher than the A pillar area. On the right side the hood is slightly lower than the A pillar
so not perfect but better than my 2023
A couple of questions:
 

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Katanta is same as 2023 so I guess it's supposed to be like that.
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There is a big piece of material at the edge where the G nose starts

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Huh. Mine's got the spongy tape at the bottom. The side clearance seems generous, but the lower edge is tight. Perhaps a NISMO difference?

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(also: damn that blue looks 🔥)
 

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Huh. Mine's got the spongy tape at the bottom. The side clearance seems generous, but the lower edge is tight. Perhaps a NISMO difference?

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(also: damn that blue looks 🔥)

Yeah the under area of the headlights on the NISMO is shaped totally different
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