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Author Topic: Augusta Cabriolet Hood Adjustment  (Read 1190 times)
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Augustacab
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« on: 31 July, 2017, 04:47:53 PM »

Does anybody know if the Cabriolet hood spring is adjustable - it goes up very nicely and easily, but it is quite a handful to put down?  I have oiled everything and it all seems nice and free just the spring is a bit strong.  Any advice appreciated.
Doug 
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DavidLaver
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« Reply #1 on: 31 July, 2017, 09:59:11 PM »


Is there a way to add - say - a couple of chain links to make it longer?  Perhaps modify one of the brackets?
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Augustacab
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« Reply #2 on: 05 August, 2017, 11:18:06 AM »

Thanks David, will have a look this week.
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« Reply #3 on: 28 September, 2018, 03:58:11 PM »

Not sure if anyone is watching this but hood spring adjusted today - they are on a square and who ever fitted it had too much tension (bit scarry getting the tension off!!) so both off and moved round one square - now a super balanced hood.  The more I work on this car the more impressed I am by Lancia engineering.
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« Reply #4 on: 28 September, 2018, 05:07:39 PM »


Great news. 
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