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Bonehead move on my part...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Confedneck79K30, Jan 28, 2007.

  1. Confedneck79K30

    Confedneck79K30 3/4 ton status

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    so i put the hood on the abortion today, and shut it, well i forgot to assure the hood release cable was hooked up, and its not, how can i release that latch now?
     
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    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    With your cutting torch. :haha:

    I think if you remove the grill you can get to it easily.
     
  3. Confedneck79K30

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    heh, me dont think so, no grille installed lol
     
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    drill a hole in radiator support where lever is and stick a skrewdriver in there to move the tab.
     
  5. Confedneck79K30

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    that may work, maybe ill buy some hood pins...
     
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    My Hero !!! :bow: :bow: :bow: :haha:


    seriously I'd try to drill a hole in rad support and try using a screwdriver or pick to release it. I'm on the road right now so I don't have access to mine to really be able to help much. Good luck
     
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    well,isn't THAT special!!:haha: :haha: thats why i put the 79 clip back on. and i would go with hood pins.
     
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    can you unbolt the latch assy.?
     
  10. Confedneck79K30

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    bolts from the top lol
     
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    Dam that sucks. Hope you can get it open.
    BTW, I break a set or two of hood locks every year with all the twisting
    I do to my truck. Pins are stronger though.
     
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    if the grille isn't in it you should be able to reach up with a screwdriver and release it.
     

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