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52-54 Ford Hood Hinges

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by SledAddict, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. SledAddict
    Joined: Oct 1, 2009
    Posts: 21


    The hood hinges on these cars suck. Does anybody have an alternative hood hinge design? Or possibly used hinges from another car on these?

    Also, if someone has a spare set available, please PM me. I need to replace mine. I have already posted in "Wanted".

    Thanks for the help
  2. rdstr29
    Joined: Nov 1, 2008
    Posts: 13

    from minnesota

    I have a used hinge from a 52 Ford (I think 52-54 are the same) I was going to use it on my 53, but sold it. I want $25.00 for it + postage. It is in good shape. Give me a call John 612-751-8582 . I'm kind of new to Hamb and not sure how to respond to threads.
  3. Get in touch with Flat Top Bob,,,OWENS AUTO SALVAGE WELLINGTON TEXAS 800-798-2581

    He's a hamber and has helped me with a lot to 54 parts. HRP
  4. big M
    Joined: Mar 22, 2010
    Posts: 709

    big M

    '52-'54 Ford and Mercury use the same hood hinges. As you have found, these are prone to failure once corrosion enters the pivot points.

  5. I use a 2x4 when I want the hood to go all the way up. Can't tell you how many times I have banged the back of my head on the hood.
  6. FiddyFour
    Joined: Dec 31, 2004
    Posts: 9,024


    x2 for calling bob owens... he's the man with the parts
  7. bulletproof1
    Joined: Feb 23, 2004
    Posts: 2,079

    from tulsa okla

    bobs the man to call...i wish someone would either make new ones or figure out away to use something else....
  8. SledAddict
    Joined: Oct 1, 2009
    Posts: 21


    Thank you HRP.

    All I need now is a driver side hood hinge. Anybody have one laying around?

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