63 comet cant open trunk

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Geo171
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63 comet cant open trunk

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My step daughter inherited a 1963 comet convertible from her dad when he passed. The key cylinder is gone and there are some cables inside, 1 of them her dad used to open the trunk but a guy that was going to work on the car for her yanked on the cable and broke it. I was wondering if there is another way to open the trunk.

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Geo171 wrote: I was wondering if there is another way to open the trunk.
Take out the back seat and crawl in.

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Re: 63 comet cant open trunk

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Not going to get into trunk on convertible, no big opening. Try a screwdriver in the lock hole to turn the “catch”
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GeneB wrote:Not going to get into trunk on convertible, no big opening.
Didn't even notice it was a convertible. But then again I have never seen what was behind the back seat of one anyway :roll:

So maybe with the cylinder gone a long standard blade screwdriver should be able to open it.

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