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Old 04-01-2019, 08:57 AM   #1
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Lightbulb Hood - Parts Holds Hood Open

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Happy Spring to everyone... I need to replace the two 'things' that hold the hood open. Mine do not seem to hold the hood open anymore so I need to replace them but I do not know the part number or the proper name. Anyone know where I can get these two parts (left and right).

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Old 04-01-2019, 09:08 AM   #2
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Do a search for hood struts on amazon or ebay
or you can find them on pelican parts
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Old 04-01-2019, 09:13 AM   #3
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I purchased mine at O'Reilly's in 4/16 for $23 a piece.
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Thanks everyone, ended up buying from ******************************** and shipping to Canada. No more head smashs... haha Ouch!
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Old 04-02-2019, 07:12 AM   #5
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Here are the part numbers fromt and back. Napa has them as well.

996 511 551 01 Gas Pressure Spring - front trunk
986 512 951 00 Gas Pressure Spring - rear trunk
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.... I need to replace them but I do not know the part number or the proper name....
Well you've taken care of this but for future reference the correct name for those parts are "Front Hood Thing-a-ma-bobs"(This side and the other side) or the short part name "Front hood hold up things"

The back trunk lid, well that's a whole different naming convention.

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