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replaced hood gas struts

Man, its been so quite here I thought I'd post something. Had to replace both hood gas struts as the seals went out and lost their ability to hold up the hood. One strut had absolutly no pressure and the other was maybe 1/2 pressure.

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How much were they? I've got to do mine, but haven't had the time nor money to do so.

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How much were they? I've got to do mine, but haven't had the time nor money to do so.
Got mine at NAPA, part #: BK8196174.
List is $32.56 each, but I get a discounted price of 22.44 with my business.

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I had to do the same thing on dads last year.


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