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Old 07-21-2017, 09:29 AM
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Default convertible trunk hinge failure

When lowering my top in the final cycle which brings the trunk lid down, there was a loud crash is the trunk lid fell last foot. It appears that both trunk lid hinges failed. The hinges shared off where the amount of the base of the trunk. In trying to reconstruct what happened, it appears that one hinge failed causing the trunk lid to skew sideways thereby putting lateral pressure on the other hinge causing it to fail. I'm advised by the Birds Nest people that the hinges were peculiar to 1960 and that there are very few available. Has anyone incurred this problem and know where I can locate a pair of used hinges?
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