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Old 10-05-2010, 12:28 PM   #1
JoeNational
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Default External trunk latch.

Ok, so I have done some searching and cannot find exactly what I'm looking for.

I have an issue with my deck lid on my 31 A. It does not have a latch system (custom trunk since it was body dropped) but I was thinking of going with an external latch, kind of like what you would see on luggage. I'm not sure if this is a good idea or been done plenty of times where this is an actual part I could purchase that has a good fit. All I know is when I hit a bump I dont want my decklid bouncing.

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Old 10-05-2010, 02:17 PM   #2
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Default Re: External trunk latch.

YOu could run the leather straps that Eric from Hot Rod Leather makes. He is on the HAMB and a very kool guy. Here are the straps he made for a friend of mine's Dodge he used to have. Great craftsmanship on them



If I did this right this links over to Eric on here...

http://www.jalopyjournal.com/forum/member.php?u=46997

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Old 10-05-2010, 02:44 PM   #3
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Default Re: External trunk latch.

Outside? Seems like a preference to me. With all of the aftermarket latches available, inside latch would be no more difficult to mount than outside.
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