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Old 11-25-2008, 03:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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How to open a hood on a 1984 318i when the cable breaks?????

is there a back up safety latch for when you break the cable??

It's a 1984 BMW 318i 2door.
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Old 11-28-2008, 07:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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yeah, you can open it...but you must insist then....
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Old 11-28-2008, 09:54 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Thats an interesting problem, I googled it and found some info about an e36 with that problem maybe that could work for you.


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