Hood handles. When is the last time you devoted any time thinking about them? They are not some thing you can upgrade to increase performance. Neither do they catch anyone’s interest — even when your car’s cover is open. However , these mechanised sheetmetal supports have dutifully kept your classic’s hood open for many years. It’s no wonder they are getting reduce and having a hard time holding that will hulk of sheetmetal open.
Over the years, these hinges put on, things get bent, and suspension systems become…well…less springy. Luckily, for you followers of the blue oval, Auto Metal Direct has new replacement handles for many classic cars and trucks. In fact , hood hinges designed for 66-70 Falcon, 66-69 Fairlane/Ranchero/Comet/Cyclone, 68-69 Torino, and Montego are now available.
These types of new, reproduction hinges are made the same as OE. They are stamped from top quality steel and feature an EDP layer to prevent corrosion. These new handles are designed to fit and function such as the original. Each hinge features a correct-as-original hood spring.
We are glad to see this once-overlooked product now available to enthusiasts, and if you require new hinges or other autobody replacement items, it’s time a person check out Car Metal Direct to have the parts your classic deserves.
These hinges are sold as being a pair and replace Ford component numbers C6OZ-16797-B (LH) and C6OZ-16796-B (RH).