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iceman
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Registered: 22nd Jul 00
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16th Jan 04 at 08:11   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I've got heavy 6*9's on a standard parcel shelf and the boot doesn’t stay open, are they any after market heavy duty boot struts available. Or shall I Just replace them with new standard struts..
Dan B
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16th Jan 04 at 09:03   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Or just disconnect your parcel shelf from the boot (ie. let the supporting-string hang down into the boot, or even remove it completely).
iceman
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16th Jan 04 at 09:12   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

mmm its just handy to lift the shelf when opening the boot
Dan B
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16th Jan 04 at 09:24   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Mine actually closes the boot......heavy 6x9s in a heavy stealth shelf. Which is why I disconnected the supporting strings.
iceman
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16th Jan 04 at 09:29   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

oh ok .. was thinking maybe using the bonnet struts on the boot but didnt know if they fitted and work
iceman
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16th Jan 04 at 12:53   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

any1 got any ideas?
carnoisseurcraig
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16th Jan 04 at 13:00   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

bonrath do a set mate.

black or silver
£44.95

or i have a pair on bonnet lifters from my old bonnet.

Sell ya them.

£20.00
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16th Jan 04 at 13:04   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Boot would be heavier then bonnet wouldn’t it? Ever tried opening a boot without the lifters?!?
iceman
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16th Jan 04 at 13:06   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Craig will the bonnet lifters fit the boot and will they work properly..

i know how heavy the boot is without the struts lol
carnoisseurcraig
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16th Jan 04 at 13:25   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

i dont think they would work as well as the boot lifters.
big eck
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16th Jan 04 at 13:27   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

I was thinkin of buying another set of bonnet lifters and puttin them on the boot, they look like the same fitment.
iceman
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16th Jan 04 at 14:46   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

anyone put the lifters on the back?? i need to replace my current lifters but would prefer to get some shiny one's like the bonnet lifters

 
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