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by HIVibe
Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: Hood latch replacement using Matrix hood latch
Replies: 5
Views: 433

Re: Hood latch replacement using Matrix hood latch

SeattleJeremy wrote:Great ingenuity and execution! It took me a moment to see the difference.


Thanks! I'm just glad I have a working hood latch again!
by HIVibe
Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: Hood latch replacement using Matrix hood latch
Replies: 5
Views: 433

Re: Hood latch replacement using Matrix hood latch

Nice work ;) Glad you found us and signed up! Just how bad overall is the corrosion due to the salt water environment? The salt/brine layed down on the road I feel is worse BUT maybe they're similar. At least with the winter abuse it only last 1/2 year or less whereas the ocean breezes are with you...
by HIVibe
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Tech Info & Do-It-Yourself Info
Topic: Hood latch replacement using Matrix hood latch
Replies: 5
Views: 433

Hood latch replacement using Matrix hood latch

Hi all, new guy here. So my 2003 Vibe's hood latch corroded due to Honolulu's salt air and the secondary latch refused to engage. Since the last thing I needed was to have my hood fly up while driving on the freeway and shatter my windshield, I decided to search this forum for some advice. I was enc...

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