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Just ordered my set. Winter will be here before you know it, and I don't want the lift gate falling on my head again this year.
 
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Winter will be here before you know it



yuk not excited!
 
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Just ordered my set. Winter will be here before you know it, and I don't want the lift gate falling on my head again this year.



yuk not excited!
Yeah, I'm not ready for it either, but I can't stand the thought of that darned lift gate falling on my head again this winter. Gotta get this done while there is still plenty of good weather to enjoy.
 
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Got'er done!

The FedEx man visited my house yesterday, so they went on last night.

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Just ordered some. Be sure to check their facebook page for any discount codes. The latest is Facebook7 for 7% off your order.

I went ahead and picked up some new ones for the hood too after reading someone's story of their hood falling on them out of nowhere...better safe than knocked the #$^# out or worse!
 
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Im sure glad I found this thread because I need some myself. Think I will order this weekend.
 
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In case it helps others, I replaced my 4x4 rear glass lift supports and now have 6'7" to the bottom of the pull handle in my 05 Excursion fitted with RAS so no longer hit my head. Folks down to maybe 5' tall should be able to reach the pull handle and folks up to that 6'7" mark have no chance of hitting their head. I didn't measure it, but I'd guess it would be about 6'11" or so from the ground to the metal on the liftgate.


The extended length of the 4x4 lift support is 14".
The extended length of the 4x2 lift support is 14.72".
The extended length of these is 15.87"!
There is another support available with an extended support length of 15.25".

The liftgate will support all the way up to 16.5" before hitting the roof of the vehicle. Someone 5'4" can reach the pulldown handle all the way to 16.25". The only thing to watch out for is the liftgate hitting the roof of your garage if the ceilings are low.

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Ordered some yesterday thanks
Being 6'5" I cant wait tell I dont whack my head on the hatch.
 
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And I got some for the wifes acadia. I should have looked for the FB coupon oh well.
 
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I installed mine a month ago and a huge diff.
 
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The shorter supports were for the soccer mooms they wanted to sell these to. that is also why they put the crappy soft rear springs on it. My OE supports are just starting to weaken just a bit. when they go I will at the very minimum go with the 2WD supports. or now maybe the ones that the OP is talking about!
 
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Put the Strong Arm 6421 lift supports on, what a difference. Had about 1 1/2" inches clearance before standing on level ground, but had to duck down if I was backed up to a curb. Not anymore tons of clearance, don't know if the wife will be able to reach to close
 
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Just ordered mine
 
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Do you know the part number for these supports? I need some!


Originally Posted by FICMrepair.com View Post
In case it helps others, I replaced my 4x4 rear glass lift supports and now have 6'7" to the bottom of the pull handle in my 05 Excursion fitted with RAS so no longer hit my head. Folks down to maybe 5' tall should be able to reach the pull handle and folks up to that 6'7" mark have no chance of hitting their head. I didn't measure it, but I'd guess it would be about 6'11" or so from the ground to the metal on the liftgate.


The extended length of the 4x4 lift support is 14".
The extended length of the 4x2 lift support is 14.72".
The extended length of these is 15.87"!
There is another support available with an extended support length of 15.25".

The liftgate will support all the way up to 16.5" before hitting the roof of the vehicle. Someone 5'4" can reach the pulldown handle all the way to 16.25". The only thing to watch out for is the liftgate hitting the roof of your garage if the ceilings are low.

Lou Fishman is incredible to work with. Highly, highly recommended.

$22.05 each.
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