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How to Open a ’66 Corvette Hood if the Release Cable Breaks

What can be more startling than to pull the hood release cable on your mid year corvette and nothing happens? Never fear, there is one cable running from the release lever (under the dash) to the release mechanism under the hood. There are hood latches on both sides of the hood so assuming the the […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010

Emergency Hood Release

If your hood release cable breaks, you will never have a problem accessing your engine compartment, if you follow this very simple procedure as a precaution: Cut two pieces of BRAIDED NYLON TWINE about 3 feet in length. The twine diameter should be about the diameter of a pencil lead. Burn the ends using a […] More »

  Comments | By - April 21, 2010