Bonnet release cable mk1

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Bonnet release cable mk1

Post by Manalishi » Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:09 pm

Hi folks,
so it seems I need a new bonnet release cable. Is it the same for LHD and RHD? Is it the same for Mk1 och Mk2?
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Re: Bonnet release cable mk1

Post by Richard Moss » Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:12 pm

Given the distance that it has to travel, I'd expect both to be the same
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Re: Bonnet release cable mk1

Post by Manalishi » Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:58 pm

Thanks Richard, seems logical! Gunnar has promised to take the cables of his scrap 820 coupe and once I know I will report back!
Henrik
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Re: Bonnet release cable mk1

Post by scoobyh123 » Wed Sep 26, 2018 10:07 am

Given the bonnet catches and release lever are the same and the distance (one long, one short cable) for both is the same regardless then they should fit. If it comes to it, you could also fit the later release lever if you don't already have it (Gunnar might think of that and remove the release lever at the same time) if for some reason the cables don't fit the older type release lever.

Rimmers only sell the long ones now and recommend using the long one for both long and short! :shock:

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When you remove your old ones, tie a piece of string or similar to each one before you pull it out of the passenger compartment, it will make fitting the replacements much easier! Also be aware you may need to remove the wing for access to where the cables go through the grommet on the inner wing. :wink: :D
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Re: Bonnet release cable mk1

Post by SEGUBJO » Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:02 pm

Well I think I keep the release lever for future use
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Re: Bonnet release cable mk1

Post by Manalishi » Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:32 pm

SEGUBJO wrote:
Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:02 pm
Well I think I keep the release lever for future use
Cheers
Gunnar
That's ok Gunnar, I only need the cables, pretty sure I can make something out of them. :D
Henrik
Rover 820 Vitesse Coupe 180bhp -93 (Italy)
Rover 827 Vitesse manual (non cat) -89 (Spain)
Lexus GS450h -13
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