10-25-2009, 08:48 PM
T100 Road Warrior...
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Location: College Station, TX
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If you have physically checked to make sure the ball on the inside latch is missing and it's not missing, then you will have to drill a hole on the hood latch through the grill. I'm guessing it's about a 5/16" bit or so...slightly off center to the right. You'll have to follow the cable and estimate where it lines up. Drill a hole and stick a screwdriver through that hole. You want to push the release lever to yer right so you will have to push the screwdriver handle to the left. It might take a few tries to git it right.
If the ball is missing on the inside latch, then you should be able to git some vice grips and clamp that cable very tightly and leverage that and pull the cable. Yer gonna have to replace that cable/housing anyways...
Hood release cable
Part number 53630-34010
From Coniceli Parts Center...
5363034010 $30.87 $0.00 $22.84
Body hardware - Hood - Release cable
Release cable, t100 1995 - 1998
Shipping is $8.50.