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Just had mine dropped off by UPS. Figured since my Bronco was built 10 days ago and I live just down the road from the plant it would still beat the struts....I was wrong :ROFLMAO:
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Got my struts in today, but I don’t think they will fit my bronco!
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I will have to wait a month or so to do a walk through video and review of the lower end model struts I purchased. Most of you probably splurged for the fancier model!
 
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Bummed! Went to install mine and it seems they sent the incorrect blind nuts. These are way taller than in their video and pics in this thread.
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Bummed! Went to install mine and it seems they sent the incorrect blind nuts. These are way taller than in their video and pics in this thread.
I would contact them directly as their customer service is top notch! I once had an issue with my Hood Lift system for my Mustang (that was my fault) and they took care of it immediately. (y)
 

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Ugh, I am going to have a bunch of parts sitting in my garage waiting on my Bronco...
Right. How do you hide side steps from you wife? Little stuff no problem.
 

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I would contact them directly as their customer service is top notch! I once had an issue with my Hood Lift system for my Mustang (that was my fault) and they took care of it immediately. (y)
I sent an email immediately. Just figured I would share here in case someone else finds themself in the same position. At least it was step 1. Haha.
 

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100% closed. Every time. Not sure what you mean, but I've got these and the hood closes easily.
I was wondering since the hood (without struts) seems to need to close from a bit of height so I was wondering if it had enough momentum to close and latch with the struts. I figured it would be fine but was just curious.
 

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I think I'm going with the Redline hood struts. I looked at MRT and while they look like they might be thicker, even at full open they look too parallel to the hood. Just seems like a weak angle.
 

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I was wondering since the hood (without struts) seems to need to close from a bit of height so I was wondering if it had enough momentum to close and latch with the struts. I figured it would be fine but was just curious.
The simple answer is because of the angle of the dangle the struts resistance is less, the closer to the down position the hood gets. When I designed the hood shocks for the early bronco I designed them to push down on the hood for the last couple of inches because of the above concerns.
I think I'm going with the Redline hood struts. I looked at MRT and while they look like they might be thicker, even at full open they look too parallel to the hood. Just seems like a weak angle.
once the hood is fully open it does not take much to hold it open but as you are pulling it down it will get harder through the center and get easier as it gets close to the end . Or that is the way it should work.
 

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Just installed these yesterday. Nice product.

a few notes: If for some reason the blind nut slips off in the hood there is a little shelf it should catch on and can be retrieved with a finger or small piece of coat hanger wire. Also if your fumbling fingers drop the bolt on the drivers side the easiest way to retrieve that is by loosening the fender liner and locating it that way.

Don't ask me how i know.
 
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