PROP01 Hood prop rod recommended to be used in place of hood springs. Rod has had primer applied for your convenience, this allows for you to paint to match your vehicle. Rod can be easily stripped to allow for powdercoating. Fiberglass Specialties discourages use of any hood springs as over time they will warp your hood. Includes installation kit components - cotter pin, prop rod clip and rubber tip. Drilling of two holes is required.