In a message dated 9/11/2006 9:56:00 PM Central Standard Time,
> The cable pull came undone, broke and pulled out almost a foot when I went
> to release the hood this morning on my 74 tr6. How in the blazes should I go
> about opening the hood to repair it? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
There was a factory procedure where you can slide a long screwdriver through
one of the grommets, along side the wire harness, and engage the release
directly. I don't recall exactly but you may have to remove the glove box.
Brace yourself for a barrage of mail about installing a back-up release. If
you get a new release, get two and install them both. I shortened one and
mounted handle in the passenger footwell and now I can open the hood from
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