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#11 Old 01-15-2013, 08:46 AM
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Hey Guys, what mod? I hate the prop rod...
Looks pretty easy, I might do this in the spring.

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Hey Guys, what mod? I hate the prop rod...
Not really a mod, just buy the gas struts, the mount points are already there.

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Thanks. Kind of makes you wonder what Dodge was thinking....
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I've replaced the hood struts and the trunk struts due to them getting a bit weak. The hood almost hit a tech on the head while he was changing the oil.
The best explanation I've heard about why these struts are failing is that they're designed for normal use. We (forum-folk) tend to open and close our hoods a lot more than the 2-3 times per year that a normal car's hood gets opened.

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Thanks. Kind of makes you wonder what Dodge was thinking....
They were looking to save a couple bucks.
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Do you all think these gas struts are strong enough to hold the aftermarket hoods? Mine seems to be a little bit heavier than the OEM.

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You can buy 'em a little stronger at the same length with a little research on what you are looking for. Some are graduated in 5 lb differences.

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Try Taylor Made Gas Shocks in Amazon for some ideas..

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You can buy 'em a little stronger at the same length with a little research on what you are looking for. Some are graduated in 5 lb differences.

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Try Taylor Made Gas Shocks in Amazon for some ideas..

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