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Offline AZGeorge

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hatch droop
« on: May 25, 2016, 03:36:00 PM »
The old girl's hatch is drooping - probably from the extra weight.  She's not even that old :( but she's still sagging.  So I want to perk her up a bit - I googled for strong struts, and came across this: http://www.amazon.com/StrongArm-Nissan-Liftgate-Tailgate-Supports/dp/B007MVAVAY?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=ox_sc_sfl_title_1&smid=AZUEGS6F7RLJ5

Would these work?  Are there better out there>  If so, name/link?

Thanks in advance.
2015 Pro-4X with solar panel and inverters.  Skid plates.  Sasa Sliders. 2" rear lift.  ARB front bumper+10K winch.  OME front suspension. Front bumper camera.  Molle panels.
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Re: hatch droop
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2016, 06:10:50 PM »

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Re: hatch droop
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2016, 06:14:58 PM »
XZilla beat me to the theNewX link.

I read through that thread and decided to go with the 175 lbs replacements from McMaster for my 2013. They are stout and will raise the hatch up higher that stock.

2 x 4185T12 Seal Protector for Gas Spring, for 0.87" Body Diameter
http://www.mcmaster.com/#4185T12

2 x 9416K28 Gas Spring, 18.19" Extended LG. , 175 lbs. Force
http://www.mcmaster.com/#9416K28

4 x 9416K79 End Fitting for Gas Spring, Ball Socket with Safety Clip, M8 Thread Size, 10 mm ID
http://www.mcmaster.com/#9416K79

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Re: hatch droop
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2016, 06:27:01 PM »
Thanks for the info.  I liked seeing the hatch lift pics and really appreciated the links.  Never thought about the dust boots.
2015 Pro-4X with solar panel and inverters.  Skid plates.  Sasa Sliders. 2" rear lift.  ARB front bumper+10K winch.  OME front suspension. Front bumper camera.  Molle panels.
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Re: hatch droop
« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2016, 10:46:05 AM »
These new lifts push the hatch out so fast, they almost smack me in the jaw as it opens.  Thanks for the tip pointing to McMaster.
2015 Pro-4X with solar panel and inverters.  Skid plates.  Sasa Sliders. 2" rear lift.  ARB front bumper+10K winch.  OME front suspension. Front bumper camera.  Molle panels.
>>>>>TotM: 07/16 03/17 10/17 <<<<<

 



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