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Old 01-09-2021, 09:32 PM   #1
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Default 1951 Ford Trunk Striker

Hi All,
I am mounting a 1951 Ford trunk lid in my 50 Tudor. I have the correct latch and striker. It will release but not smoothly.

My question is: what angle should the striker be mounted in the trunk? I'm at about 45 degrees on the striker angle.
Anyone have a picture?


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Old 01-10-2021, 08:33 PM   #2
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Default Re: 1951 Ford Trunk Striker

This is supposed to be a '51 striker, is it what you have?
Perhaps you could do what has been done many times over the years and that is get inside the trunk to view the operation and correct accordingly.
Perhaps you should post pictures of what you have.



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Old 01-11-2021, 10:37 AM   #3
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Perhaps you could do what has been done many times over the years and that is get inside the trunk to view the operation and correct accordingly.
But first, make sure you someone or some way to get out.
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