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Old 01-17-2012
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Default hood strut's

Any input on what's the best hood struts, heard the proline style are kinking the hood's. thanks for any info
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I have been using the MRT's, but my hood is also aluminum.
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I bought the MRT ones as well, had them on my 04 and this one, works great. Been over 2 years now. And also the aluminum.
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Funny you ask, I just installed these from Classic Design Concepts.
http://www.classicdesignconcepts.com...t_detail&p=126

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You have your piston on backwards....
Piston side attaches to hood & Rod side goes to q-panel.
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You have your piston on backwards....
Piston side attaches to hood & Rod side goes to q-panel.
No no im trying somthing different, wanna be unique. Just kidding thanks, actually the passenger side was the correct way.

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Old 01-20-2012
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MRT's on my car for 2 yrs! No issues!
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This might be helpful.

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Thanks for input. I went with the MRT
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We use these exclusively on the Fiberglass Saleen hoods: http://www.281motorsports.com/produc...oducts_id=1749 They work perfectly with the weight.
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