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Old 10-17-2004, 03:29 AM   #21
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It'* called age. ALL hood and tailgate struts DO die with age. It'* just another wear and tear part.
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Old 10-17-2004, 08:07 PM   #22
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It'* called age. ALL hood and tailgate struts DO die with age. It'* just another wear and tear part.
Yep. Doesn't matter what car they're from. I think I got lucky, the struts I pulled looked relatively new (read: not original).
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Old 10-17-2004, 08:18 PM   #23
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I hate pain...
Hood strut rods should be replaced when defective.
Sudden closing of a hood has sufficient power to inflict severe injuries at the least.

A broom or any unattached device is defying mother nature.
In my opinion this is a cruise for bruise.
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