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1948-1952 Ford F-1 Truck Door Latches - Altman Easy Latch

1948-1952 Ford F-1 Truck Door Latches - Altman Easy Latch

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While all of our latches can be locked from the outside using your stock lock cylinders, you can not lock your Altman Easy Latch from the inside by pushing the handle forward.

Are you tired of slamming the doors on your 1948-1952 Ford F-1 Truck?
Are the latches on your classic truck not living up to the other work you've put into your pride and joy?
Face it, most classic car door latches have been abused over the years and the available options don't offer the quality that your classic or custom Ford car deserves. That is where the Altman Easy Latch for 1948-1952 Ford F-1 Truck comes to the rescue.

The Altman Easy Latch kit is a vehicle specific bolt-on, bear jaw rotary claw latch kit. This kit features contoured jam plates to match the features of your vehicles doors. These are in no way a universal application. Our bear jaw rotary claw latches are each designed to work with the exterior handles, interior handles, and the exterior door lock cylinders of the specified vehicles. Each piece of our bear jaw latches are zinc plated to fight corrosion. Our internal claws are case hardened and black oxide coated. Each kit comes with everything you need for two doors. Latch plates, vehicle specific bear jaw rotary claw latches, templates, hardware, detailed instructions, striker plates, and even stainless steel striker bolts. The Altman Easy Latch kit will have your doors opening and closing smoothly and safely. All of our kits are designed, manufactured, and assembled here in the USA. Each of our Altman Easy Latch Kits are available for those that wish to use them on a shaved handle application.

  • No welding necessary
  • Works with exterior handles
  • Works with interior handles
  • Works with exterior lock cylinders
  • Case hardened latch paws
  • Stainless steel striker pins
  • Everything you need for both doors
  • Made in the USA


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  • I was installing this kit(1950 f1) and I broke the striker pin bolt off in the plate. Is there a way to buy just these pieces?

    You can purchase replacement striker bolts and or striker blocks.