Single pivot, rear hinges are used on the hood, which is counterbalanced by a chrome-plated push rod linked to a coil spring within the cowl . This device presents a clean appearance since only the push rod is visible. Double locking protection is provided by a positive -closure type latch, which is connected by cable to a release lever mounted below the left side of the instrument panel.
A positive-closure type latch also is used for the deck lid, with a cable-actuated remote-control release operated from a lever on the left side in the rear passenger compartment. The deck lid is hinged at the front and balanced by torsion bars.
Door hinges have torsion bar-loaded cam and roller checks, which hold the door open in either of two positions. Exterior door handles are the pull-up type.
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