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Old 03-27-2021, 02:51 PM   #1
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Rear bumper compartment latches

MY spring latches that pulled through the compartment door gave way years ago and I was using bungee cords to keep it closed. I fabricated new latched with a couple pieces of aluminum bar stock and some wing nuts.

Not elegant, but it works.
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