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Old 05-22-2013, 07:29 PM   #41
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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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Old 05-22-2013, 09:58 PM   #42
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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...
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Old 05-22-2013, 10:23 PM   #43
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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.
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Old 05-22-2013, 11:36 PM   #44
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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.
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Old 05-22-2013, 11:39 PM   #45
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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.
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Old 05-23-2013, 01:46 AM   #46
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have been looking for these! great find mate
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Old 07-21-2013, 11:45 AM   #47
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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...
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Old 07-21-2013, 12:15 PM   #48
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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.
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Old 07-21-2013, 12:56 PM   #49
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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.
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They definatly are worth it
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