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1974 Hood Won't Open

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makofan

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My hood release cable broke and I can't open the hood. I have tried rocking the hood to pop it and it won't release. Any Ideas out there?
 

RMS73

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Joined
Dec 16, 2001
Messages
64
Location
Chester, Va
Corvette
73 Dark Blue L-82
There are two plugs in the firewall that can be removed and a long screwdriver can be usd to push open each latch. I believe Mid-America's website shows this method.
Roger
 
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makofan

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Thanks for your reply! Unfortunately, the latches that Mid-America demonstrates are completely different (1978) from my 1974. I found the plug holes and tried for hours to replicate the Mid-America technique with no results. I see that you have a 1973, do your Hood Latches resemble the latches shown on the Mid-America website? I would appreciate any guidance on this matter. Thanks!
 

jdp6000

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Joined
Aug 23, 2004
Messages
646
Location
Aurora, Ontario, Canada
Corvette
1982 CROSSFIRE
I have an 82. All years should be the same...more or less. Read the text.

Only other way know of is by going through the side vent.

Jim
 

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