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GL Wagon Lift Gate Struts and Mounts
Posted 23 December 2003 - 02:10 PM
Are there are other brands (admittedly more expensive) that include the proper mounting brackets so that this replacement job is a simple bolt out, bolt in operation?
Or should I take a walk out to the junkyard--it's a mile one-way from the front gate to the land of Subarus.
Posted 23 December 2003 - 02:41 PM
As far as new aftermarket struts go...usually you have to drill out the old lower mounts. My brother had a 91 Eagle Talon, and he had to do this with the replacements he got. They worked fine. And yes I remember the instructions being vague.
edit: I said lower, but it could be either end.
Posted 23 December 2003 - 04:23 PM
82 Hatch, struts haven't held up the hatch for at least 10 years.
(the long snow scrapers will work perfectly for this)
01 Forester, struts still holding strong.
Posted 23 December 2003 - 04:40 PM
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