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Old 04-20-2011, 05:54 AM
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Default Re: Hood lift cylinders

Mine shipped this morning.
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Old 04-20-2011, 06:23 AM
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You will like them!!
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Old 04-28-2011, 09:53 AM
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I did the Explorer hood hinge conversion on mine. A little more work but all OEM.
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Old 04-28-2011, 09:55 AM
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Looks great
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Old 04-28-2011, 10:36 AM
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I did the Explorer hood hinge conversion on mine. A little more work but all OEM.
What year is that off of?
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Old 04-28-2011, 11:58 AM
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I did the Explorer hood hinge conversion on mine. A little more work but all OEM.
Killer idea. Yeah, what year are those off of?
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Old 04-28-2011, 10:17 PM
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They are from mid-90's Exploders. Use 2 passenger side hinges. Drill out the tack welds on the originals. Mark the new holes. Drill them out and use nuts and bolts or use nut serts. Everything will bolt right up.
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Old 04-29-2011, 07:52 AM
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They are from mid-90's Exploders. Use 2 passenger side hinges. Drill out the tack welds on the originals. Mark the new holes. Drill them out and use nuts and bolts or use nut serts. Everything will bolt right up.
Thank you. This is by far one of the coolest ideas i've seen.
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Old 04-29-2011, 02:42 PM
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Yeah, in the middle of installing the blower, the prop rod was a pain. Then I installed the Redlines and they were still in the way. So I found out the Exploder hinges worked. Nothing in the way now.
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Old 04-29-2011, 06:49 PM
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Anyone want to buy a lightly used hood prop?
lol keep it their for a spair in case the hood lifts fail one day
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I've had my QuickLifts on for like 4 years now--absolutely love them.
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same here and i love em no more prop rod in my way

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I did the Explorer hood hinge conversion on mine. A little more work but all OEM.
i like that nice mod... fyi 98 and newer guys your hood hinges bolt on so no need to drill spot welds if you wanna do this mod
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