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07-21-2013 01:58 PM
Deftmetal They definatly are worth it
07-21-2013 01:56 PM
flyboyike
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Originally Posted by Deftmetal View Post
One of the rubber things the hood would push against gets removed. The hood may flex some and vibrate against the strut. No risk of denting hood. Mine were never in constant contact with the hood and the stickers show no wear on them.
Good to know, these darn things may be worth a try after all.
07-21-2013 01:15 PM
Deftmetal
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Originally Posted by flyboyike View Post
While watching their instruction video, I noticed that they include a "sticker" with the kit. The "sticker" goes on the underside of the hood where they expect some "possible contact" from the strut with the hood, thus the sticker is supposed to prevent paint damage. This concerns me a bit. A well-designed system should have no contact at all, and if it does, there ought to be something less amateurish for a solution than just a "sticker". I'm also concerned that over time the strut will end up denting the underside of the hood. Not that that's a huge deal, but...
One of the rubber things the hood would push against gets removed. The hood may flex some and vibrate against the strut. No risk of denting hood. Mine were never in constant contact with the hood and the stickers show no wear on them.
07-21-2013 12:45 PM
flyboyike While watching their instruction video, I noticed that they include a "sticker" with the kit. The "sticker" goes on the underside of the hood where they expect some "possible contact" from the strut with the hood, thus the sticker is supposed to prevent paint damage. This concerns me a bit. A well-designed system should have no contact at all, and if it does, there ought to be something less amateurish for a solution than just a "sticker". I'm also concerned that over time the strut will end up denting the underside of the hood. Not that that's a huge deal, but...
05-23-2013 02:46 AM
nkasco have been looking for these! great find mate
05-23-2013 12:39 AM
PandT
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Originally Posted by dasilvarsa View Post
No Need for This. Waste of your Money.
Rather buy beer.
Bonnet is designed to be dropped from about 6 inches.
Beer = Good

Bonnets are for girls, hoods are for men and they have gas charged struts that raise things.
05-23-2013 12:36 AM
PandT
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Originally Posted by unida767 View Post
316L polished Stainless Steel custom-valved gas springs. VS Black e-coated custom-valved gas springs
These are on my short list already... Very soon now.
05-22-2013 11:23 PM
multiplexer
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Originally Posted by SkyPilot View Post
Extra Pounds? Total weight is just over 1 pound. you add more weight to your front end when you top off your windshield washer fluid...
Point taken... Who needs windshield washer anyways.
05-22-2013 10:58 PM
SkyPilot
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Even though the weight difference may be incremental, I still don't feel like adding even a couple extra pounds to the top of the front end.
Extra Pounds? Total weight is just over 1 pound. you add more weight to your front end when you top off your windshield washer fluid...
05-22-2013 08:29 PM
Shade-010
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Originally Posted by vegachicago View Post
Mine came in today and 15 minutes later done. I think they add value. Best part is in the dark I don't have to find that damn hole. Worth every penny.
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