trunk lid won't stay open

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  1. charger10

    charger10 Well-Known Member

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    1967 charger, springs will not hold trunk lid open. I tried all 3 tension locations for lever of torsion bar. springs are not broke. I can't get the spring to go another 1/2 turn tighter on shaft. any ideas? SAM_1623.JPG SAM_1624.JPG
     
  2. bobtile

    bobtile Well-Known Member

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    I use a stick.
     
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    • HEMI-ITIS

      HEMI-ITIS STREETER on LI FBBO Gold Member

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      Metal hinges are over rated:)
       
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      • PurpleBeeper

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        I'm not familiar with that particular hinge, but it sure sounds like your springs are weak. Get a new set of springs and/or entire hinges?
         
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