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Old 02-20-2014, 05:04 PM
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They just arrived at my door. The box was jacked up (was delivered by a guy in a Uhaul van) but the shocks seem to be ok. Plan to install this weekend and will give an opinion later...
A guy in a uhaul? Whats uhaul getting in on the mail service now?
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Old 02-20-2014, 05:27 PM
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Fwiw, my box was perfect just need daylight, and no rain to install, hopefully sat am..

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Has anyone ever installed longer lift supports for the hood? It would be nice to have a bit more lift to allow more light in while working in the diesel. Only problem is it might get hard to grab and close the hood.

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I put mine on this morning in about 3mins... All I can say if WOW. That's nice!!! Now when I load up my kids bikes I don't duck and put myself in odd angles to work under the damn gate!
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Finally put them in, fabulous! Loading luggage to take folks to airport, decided i had to put the new struts in, plus i had help.

Snapped off and on with just a small flat scewdriver.

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Has anyone ever installed longer lift supports for the hood? It would be nice to have a bit more lift to allow more light in while working in the diesel. Only problem is it might get hard to grab and close the hood.

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I can barely reach my hood as is(and i'm 6'4"). Don't think that would be a good idea for me to attempt that.
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I can barely reach my hood as is(and i'm 6'4"). Don't think that would be a good idea for me to attempt that.
I'm 6' and have 2wd... I can only reach the metal loop part of the hood, i think it's what the safety release holds on to.

Be crazy to have a pull rope hanging down, it would probably find it's way around the serpentine belt and pulleys and be an expensive leason.

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I'm 6' and have 2wd... I can only reach the metal loop part of the hood, i think it's what the safety release holds on to.

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I can barely reach my hood as is(and i'm 6'4"). Don't think that would be a good idea for me to attempt that.
I'm only 5'9" with a 4" lift and I can barely reach the front of the hood fully open. Just walk to the side and pull down on it where you can reach.
The hinges keep the hood level and you can still keep it from slamming too hard. Works great!
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My struts stopped working today ordered the 15.87" lift version
as posted in the initial post (an many others).

6421EX part # (both on Amazon and Lift Supports Depot)
$34 + 7.65 shipping from Amazon (Lift Supports Depot) for the pair.

Pretty much same price on both sites, but 1/2 the shipping on amazon

just ordered a new set from amazon with this info.. 22$ on sale on amazon.com for 6421ex and 5 bucks shipping to ak.
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