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Re: [ihc] When you 'latch' things down TOO good
Dan Nees wrote:
I have a dilemma. I have done this before, though it's been a while, I
wonder if anyone has any better methods than I.
Anyway, my hood latch has broken. On my Scout. In the closed position.
I've done this twice before, and while I have done this my way, I wonder
if anyone has a better method.
I've had good success by taking my a drill or grinder and making a hole
in the hood foward of the latch and off to the side.
I then use the same grinder, or perhaps the Sawzall, to cut a square
section of hood to the front, sides, and ultimately rear, of the hood
That usually seems to do the trick, and the hood opens pretty easily -
just make sure you wear gloves, or you'll shred your fingers on the new
Always glad to be of help.
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