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cyclopsblown34 04-13-2013 09:05 AM

1990 Trans Am hatch adjustment help needed
 
I'm working on 1990 TA and need to adjust the hatch forward about 1/8". Any tips? I cannot find any more adjustment. Thanks.

tech69 04-13-2013 10:18 AM

look for kinks or a reason why first. I'm assuming the mounting area is pushed back by years of shutting it, but then again without pics I'm guessing here.

cyclopsblown34 04-13-2013 11:59 AM

Good point Henry 500hp at the wheels ,five speed and t-tops are not a good combination either.:thumbup:

deadbodyman 04-15-2013 05:37 AM

Look under the interior panel where the metal deck bolts to the glass there 10mm nuts with big washers,loosen them and you can adjust it.

cyclopsblown34 04-15-2013 07:31 AM

Thanks Michel. I'll check that tonight, I think I've done tried but I've also slept since I last looked at the car. Being old (46) I tend to forget things.

tech69 04-15-2013 07:54 AM

be careful when tightening them for mock up. if the striker is potted metal you don't want to tighten it up too much til it's final.


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