View Full Version : Hood release Cable help needed

03-13-2010, 08:10 PM
Im restoring a 68 Firebird and I want to install a hood release cable to the interior of the car. I have a hood release cable from a 3rd gen camaro. I was wondering if anyone has done this and has pics. I would like to know where and how to connect the cable to the existing hood release of a 68 for it to work properly. any help is appreciated thanks.

03-16-2010, 05:23 PM
Me too- I'm looking to do that for security reasons I was thinking of a stiff choke style cable. Just drill a hole & fab a small bracket. If there is a simple way to use a factory style- I'm all ears.

James OLC
03-25-2010, 01:39 PM
We did it on the '67. You'll need to move the orientation of the latch 90 so the you a good path for the cable and you will need to soften up the spring a bunch. It's not that tough but will take some time.

03-26-2010, 07:47 PM
Hey do a search for this somebody was developing one for sale. I'll dig around an post the link soon as I get time.
Her you go this might helphttps://www.pro-touring.com/forum/showthread.php?t=39397&highlight=inside+hood+release

07-29-2010, 10:00 AM
Guys, we do have the prototype done and it works great.

We are currenty working on the production version.


08-01-2010, 02:23 PM
Lokar has one but the handle is kinda big and bulky.