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HQ GTS Monaro bonnet cable

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Got nothing to lose there, except $6 + postage. :)
Yes totally agree. $6 for posting, what a croc. These one's look different, the other ones look like the rubbish I have now
 

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I think this one is original
If you have a look in that Photo you will see it was slipping Plus its too far close to the the bolt that locked the bonnet.
 

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If you have a look in that Photo you will see it was slipping Plus its too far close to the the bolt that locked the bonnet.
I painted it 25 + years ago and remember having a issue with it but couldn't remember what it was lol I have not had any problems opening bonnet . I try to keep my
expectations low that way I am never disappointed
 

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Of topic but a mate came around out of the blue last weekend and offered me 50 nz pesos for My hq with the motor out and in bits
 

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Of topic but a mate came around out of the blue last weekend and offered me 50 nz pesos for My hq with the motor out and in bits
Maybe he should have offered you 50 Mexican pesos (had to google Pesos) for the clips alone
 

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In ebay if you type HQ bonnet retainers they are plenty of them but are they the same rubbish that I have now.
Have a look at this one, feedback they say they are good.
Anyhow after a week finally the guy replied back to me and he said they are good. I will let you know when I get them and install them to see if they are any good.
Possibly get them in a week or so.
 

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In ebay if you type HQ bonnet retainers they are plenty of them but are they the same rubbish that I have now.
Have a look at this one, feedback they say they are good.
Well I got these 3 clips today and they WORK 100%.
WOW the first one by itself gripped the outside of the cable like the clips life was depending on it to grip. After this i replaced the one close to the driver side head light and the third one on the drivers side guard
To put them on was also a challenge as the other shi.t I put them on with one hand one thumb but these ones two hands two thumbs wont make them go on for me. I had to use the wooden handle of a hammer, place it in the correct position and GO!! PUSH! HARD than I heard a loud click on the front panel and that one was on and needed two attempts to get it fully home.

I got another set of three,,,,,, Guys buy the rest as I think they have 3 packs of 3 left.
 
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Are they that hard to find? I have several NOS in a drawer here from when we had Holdens decades ago. A lot of reproduction stuff is cheap crap.
 
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