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Hood release

Postby HD54KH » Tue Jul 23, 2013 11:50 am

Can someone send me some pics of the hood release system? It is a lever inside the cab, cable route and attachment points to the hood and release bellcrank.

Right now I have a wire clothes hanger poking out of the space between the hood and rad support to pull for releasing it.

Thanks in advance

Terry
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Re: Hood release

Postby Popgadget » Sat Jul 27, 2013 7:18 pm

The cable runs straight up to the mechanism in the center of the hood. From there a cable runs out to each side to pull in the latch pin. Mine were all missing, including the latch pins. If you've got a coat hangar out of the front, it sounds like your latch pins and their cables are intact. Send me a PM and I'll email you a pic, in case I can't post one here without a lot of trouble.
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