[V8] Hood OPEN!
ingo.rautenberg at gmail.com
Fri Apr 25 11:53:20 PDT 2008
Yup. Coat hanger made into hook has worked for me, too. Luckily
haven't needed to do that for a while now. I try to keep those
mechanisms lubricated enough to avoid said scenario.
On Apr 25, 2008, at 2:46 PM, S_Matus wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestion. For all of us with a 2nd V8. I
> inspected the functioning car and fab'd a 1/8 inc welding rod with
> a hook.
> Simple from the grille.
> Thanks for the help.
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Scott Simmons <indischrot at gmail.com>
> To: S_Matus <scott_matus at yahoo.com>
> Cc: V8 <v8 at audifans.com>
> Sent: Friday, April 25, 2008 12:07:11 PM
> Subject: Re: [V8] Hood Half Open
> I got it by jacking the car up a few inches, reaching up with a stubby
> phillips, and removing the side-marker lights. This allowed one to
> reach in through marker light access hole and easily reach the rods
> need to push.
> Others have made progress with coat hangers through the grille.
> ~Scott S
> S_Matus wrote:
>> This morning I pulled the hood release and only opened the
>> passenger side before the cable detent came off.
>> I know this has been covered many times before.
>> Can someone give me the best plan to get the driver's side open?
>> Is the only way to jack up the car and remove the belly pan?
>> All suggestions welcome,
>> '90 V8Q
>> '91 V8QM
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