Re: Seized Hood Release - Saab Saab Model 99 Bulletin Board - Saabnet.com
Site News - 7/20 New Member Feature: Fewer Ads in Classifieds & More | 7/20: Saab Convention Photos | 7/11: Saab Photo of the Year Winners | New Feature: BB Daily Digest Email

[General | Members | C900 | 9000 | NG900 & OG93 | 93 | 95 | NG95 | 99 | Sonett | Vintage Models | Performance | Detail | Clubs & SOC | Other Cars | FAQs | Gifts | Member Photo Galleries | Member Directory | Classifieds | Service/Mechs | Manuals | *Buddy Registry | *Mileage Registry | Polls | What's New | Raffle | Photo of the Month | Sponsors]

Saab Model 99 Bulletin Board
1969-1984 [Subscribe to Daily Digest]
(Search Author's Posts: e.g. Keyword:username)*Members Only


[Main Saab Model 99 Bulletin Board | BBFAQ | Prev by Date | Next by Date | Post Followup ] Member Login / Signup - Members see fewer ads. - Latest Member Gallery Photos
Re: Seized Hood Release
Like This Post:
Posted by Gary Stottler [Email] (#1463) [Profile/Gallery] (more from Gary Stottler) on Sat, 7 Mar 2020 04:32:21 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Re: Seized Hood Release, tspoto [Profile/Gallery] , Thu, 5 Mar 2020 19:08:02
Alert me when someone posts in this thread:

Two other things can happen besides the cable being stuck - the pivot where the handle goes through the firewall consists of a rod turning inside a metal tube; if rust gets in there then the handle won't move. To fix that, remove the nut on the engine bay side and try to "drive" the pivot pin out of the sleeve. Also the latch mechanism itself in the radiator tie bar can get rusty and seize. In that case, hopefully the technique that Charles described will work, but you may have to apply quite a bit of force. Good luck, and let us know what you find when you get it open! A '69 is a rare piece. There is one on for sale in the Netherlands (I think) - listed in the Hemmings online ads. A nice looking car, but sit down before you look at the asking price!
Best,
Gary

_______________________________________ Gary Stottler


Posts in this Thread:
Alert me when someone posts in this thread:

Post a Followup

No Site Registration is Required to Post - Site Membership is optional (Member Features List), but helps to keep the site online
for all Saabers. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member.

Name: Member Login / Signup - Members see fewer ads. - Latest Member Gallery Photos
E-Mail: (Optional)
Re-Enter E-Mail: (Confidential & Secure - Not revealed to other users!)
Note: Please check your spam folder for BB responses.

Subject:

Posting rules are simple - No for sale/wanted ads may be posted here - use the site classifieds.
You may not cross-post your message to multiple BBs.
Not permitted: political/religious topics and being disrespectful (personal attacks, insults, etc...).
Site Members do not see any red text, inline ad links, bottom of page anchor ads, box ads, or anti-spam check.

Message: (please no for sale/wanted classifieds - post those in the Saabnet.com Classifieds)
Links are now automatically made active, no need for any special code (or use the Option Link field below) - don't put links in () or end with a '.'
To add inline images to your post, use [img]http://www.domain.com/img.jpg[endimg] (or use the Optional Image Link field below).


Links are now automatically made active, no need for any special code (or use the Option Link field below) - don't put links in () or end with a '.'
To add inline images to your post above, use [img]http://www.domain.com/img.jpg[endimg] (or use the Optional Image Link field below).

Optional Link: (e.g. http://www.saabnet.com/)
Link Title: (Optional)
Optional Photo/Image Link: (e.g. http://www.saabnet.com/img.jpg)
Photo/Image to Upload: (Please be patient while file uploads)





The content on this site may not be republished without permission. Copyright © 1988-2021 - The Saab Network - saabnet.com.
For usage guidelines, see the Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page.
[Contact | Site Map | Saabnet.com on Facebook | Saabnet.com on Twitter | Shop Amazon via TSN | Site Donations]

This is a moderated bulletin board - Posting is a privilege, not a right. Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed (no spam). Please, no For Sale or Wanted postings, SERIOUSLY. Classifieds are to be listed in The Saab Network Classifieds pages. This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable. This is not an anything goes type of forum. Saabnet.com has been a moderated forum since 1988. For usage guidelines, see the Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page. Please remember that you are not anonymous. Site Contact | Site Donations | Other Sites by SP - Poverty2Prosperity.org
Your address is: 3.236.68.118 - Using CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/) - Logged.


Site Members do not see red text instructions, bottom of the page anchor ads, or box ads.
Click here to see all the Site Membership Benefits!