Originally Posted by 4garages
I have recently purchased a 40' chevy truck with a full fiberglass tilt front end. I have yet to identify the fiberglass work nor have I located anyone who makes a front end like this for a 1940 Chevy truck.
Curious about any re-enforecement needed and how to best lock down or latch the hood in position to the cab.
A65 and 66 corvette has a forward tilt hood for the latch very simple and it works,- I am using a 1984 corvette tilt front pivot latches and hood release Because i already have it and i need the tilt for the front ,also i am useing electric -hydrolic , tilt cylinders for power trim from a 35 hr mercury outboard because i have a all metal front ,you can use an electric avalible on e bay since yours is fiberglass as far as braces it wont take much for glass ,just dont get it to rigid might cause cracks ,mine is a 53 chevy but should be close ,Hope this helps