In a message dated 8/18/2001 5:23:21 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> To be honest it must be several years ago that the bonnet release cable on
> Sprite seized. Ever since I have been reaching inside the wheel arch and
> tugging on the cable. I have got so used to doing this I have never
> to replace the cable.
I installed a 2nd bonnet release inside the left wheel arch, using a bonnet
cable pull out of a junked Midget. It is not only handy for opening the
bonnet when I am outside the car, like at the Gasoline station, but it is a
backup to the original pull. I would suggest this installation.