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So I opened the hood on my 65 GTO and the lever felt funny. Went to close the hood and it won't latch fully closed. Looked underneath and found a rusted 1-2 " broken spring. Where can I find a new one ? Hood still catches on the safety latch. Glad the car was in the garage when it broke.
Any help much appreciated.
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Since you have to old pieces, maybe start looking here: https://www.mcmaster.com/products/compression-springs/ or here https://www.mcmaster.com/products/extension-springs/

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Good info. I placed an order.
Thanks, OGR

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Well I didn't place an order. They don't have the exact same spring but they many options to choose from.
The list is somewhat confusing. This is what I'm looking for.
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