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gabecop 01-15-2013 01:20 PM

door latches for Model A
I'm looking for a door latch that will not "pop open" when the body flexes on my 1931 Tudor. Has anyone used the "mini" bear claw latches successfully? Thanks

MARTINSR 01-15-2013 01:31 PM

Yep, if you are talking about these.

Used them in my brothers Roadster and they have worked great for 15 years.

Brian 01-15-2013 01:35 PM

Have used them many times on Model A Fords.

Irelands child 01-15-2013 02:33 PM

I used the minis for my '31 roadster. I also installed the Juliano's suicide door safety pins - only just because I could - but usually forget to set them:nono::

Dave W

lakeroadster 01-15-2013 07:20 PM

I kept the stock latches, but used a suicide door lock kit from Mac's Antique Auto Parts.

PRHeloPilot 01-16-2013 10:05 AM

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I got the large bear claws for my fiberglass front end tilt project and they are very good quality. I bought them from this seller and he shipped them the same day. I got them quick and the best price I could find online just $29.97 and free shipping. Here are the small bear claws from the same seller:

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