Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Cologne, Germany
I've also read that you can lower the rear carpet and remove one of the two small sheet metal plates (2-4 screws) which gives you direct access to the trunk, and you reach in with a broomstick or equivalent to disengage the latch.
see pics here, and I suggest going from the passenger side (more space, no evap system parts in the way)
nice idea, but I cant see that working on any spider with the rear carpet that covers the latch and is firmly clamped at the top by 4 big plastic rivets.......that rear carpet is difficult enough to get under when the trunk is open
maybe early spiders with rubber trunk mats are easier??
Dom - Alfa Spider 1990 S4 - formerly: Alfa 101 Sprint, 2600 Sprint, Montreal - family classics: Jensen Interceptor II, '58 Hooper RR Silver Cloud I, Shadow II, '60 Corvette.