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Re: Hood cable
On Wed, 26 Aug 1998, COBRAM wrote:
> Date: Wed, 26 Aug 98 12:24:00 -5
> From: COBRAM <cobram@Channel1.Com>
> To: QUATTRO@coimbra.ans.net
> Subject: Re: Hood cable
> -=> Quoting Terry Moore <=-
> TM> My cable broke on my 84 5k. How do you get the hood up to replace the
> TM> cable.
> TM> Terry
> The cables all seem to snap right after the interior
> hood latch handle. In most cases there is still
> enough cable protruding inside the cabin for you
> to get a hold of it and pull it with a pair of
> vice grips. You can tell how far back it
> snapped by how much cable is still attached to the
> handle. If it snapped farther up, but still in
> the cabin, you can peel the cable sheeth by pulling
> on it, it comes off like a corkscrew.
One more tip, you can save yourself money by not buying a new cable from
the dealer but getting a steel cable of matching thickness from bicycle
store. My friend did that.