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rear hatch struts. where to get them?


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#1 foxgap

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Posted 13 December 2007 - 07:45 AM

These are for a 91 Loyale wagon. I checked with the local NAPA store and the price was $50.00 each. Is there a cheaper place or will the old prop rod win again? Thanks

#2 TheBush

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Posted 13 December 2007 - 10:53 AM

If there are any in a junk yard, snatch them. I got ones that worked just like new for $5.


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#3 dominical1

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Posted 13 December 2007 - 11:39 AM

http://www.drivewire...chandstrut.html

I've used these folks in the past, can't remember price tho'.

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Posted 13 December 2007 - 07:38 PM

Autozone has them. I don't remember the price but they are less than $50 each, maybe something like $70 for both. I just can't remember what I paid for them. They don't fit like the originals, there's an included bracket that you have to add.
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Posted 13 December 2007 - 08:04 PM

I have found that a cheap pair of vise-grips works good to hold struts up.

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Posted 13 December 2007 - 08:07 PM

One suggestion. My struts also died long ago, and since I didn't want to replace them and prop rods are a real pain, I just bent them. Grab the 2 rods and push them outwards, or sideways ect. and it will keep the hatch up no problem. Slightly harder to open, but not $100 harder.

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Posted 13 December 2007 - 08:11 PM

Try http://www.Rockauto.com I think ther like $30 each. Good luck!

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Posted 13 December 2007 - 08:51 PM

Try http://www.Rockauto.com I think ther like $30 each. Good luck!



WOW...

"SACHS Part # SG323001 {Eyelet End Fittings: 20" Ext. 12" Compr. Length}
Trunk Lid Support; Hatchback $14.22"




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