Here is the set of instruction on how to adjust the hood of an AD
truck-straight out of the shop manuals..Submitted by Mac Kinghorn -
At 11:48 PM 4/7/02 -0600, you wrote:
>Mike, that is exactly what I am going through right now.
>I am trying to figure out how to get the back of the hood down and all I can
>figure is to drill the hinge holes bigger allowing the back end of the hood
>to slide down.
>Now I know the proper way.
>Thanks for the info.
>1949 Chev 1/2 Ton Deluxe Cab
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>Subject: [oletrucks] AD hood hinge info
> > My hood hinges were worn to the point that the springs would cause the
> > of the hood to raise above the cowl level by a 1/2 inch or so when closed.
> > My temporary fix was to remove the springs and us a "prop rod" since the
> > closed nicely without the springs. Recently the prop rod got bumped and a
> > ding the size of a quarter was put in my freshly painted hood. That's
> > the same time I started looking for replacement hinges. I ended up
> > repos from Bow Tie Bits after Jeff assured me they would fit and work
> > He was right, they looked and fit just like the originals and now I can
> > away the offending prop rod and let the springs do the work. This is one
> > repo part that is really a good fit. Thought you'd like to know.
> > Mike Klepp
> > '48 3100
> > Wichita Falls, TX
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
>oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
1956 Chevy Pickup
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959