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What are you using for a front mount with a factory latch?
« on: October 06, 2013, 08:51:53 AM »
My 74 runs hood pins so I have a ton of room for a front mount. I just picked up a 78 wagon and want to keep the original hood release. My turbo motor will be mild and still running AC and power steering. What are some of you running?
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Re: What are you using for a front mount with a factory latch?
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2013, 11:12:17 AM »
What's wrong with the stock latch?
 

 
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Re: What are you using for a front mount with a factory latch?
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2013, 08:00:33 PM »
What is supporting the bottom of the latch and the center of the grill now?
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Re: What are you using for a front mount with a factory latch?
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2013, 04:17:48 PM »
Front mount... Inner Cooler of Fan?  If fan it seems easy enough.  On my '73 I made a mount for a generic "out of the shroud" fan.  If inner cooler I think it relates to where and how (and how big) the factory latch will work.

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Re: What are you using for a front mount with a factory latch?
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2013, 07:06:27 PM »
Innercooler. I will run 2 10 inch fans like I did in my 74 set up as pullers. I don't like the idea of loosing the lower support of the latch like mike has his set up. I set it on the lift yesterday and it looks like I can run a narrow longer one kinda behind the bumper at an angle. Then maybe build a shroud to it.
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Re: What are you using for a front mount with a factory latch?
« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2014, 09:10:16 PM »
Any progress on the 74?
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