What to do with old bonnet gas struts

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Re: What to do with old bonnet gas struts

Post by ricster » 04 Apr 2017 09:22

haha... Thanks guys.

Dirk... anytime brother.... but I'm leaving for Moz on Friday and only back 18th...... Its 2M and Tipo Tinto time !!!!! QQQ QQQ
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Post by offroadbiker » 04 Apr 2017 09:37

Also leaving for the Kruger so we will talk later :thumbup:

But something I would really like, but not drilling holes cause I know myself - it will be 20 holes and still not working :surprised:
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Post by ricster » 04 Apr 2017 09:47

yip it was a daunting task to drill the hole !!!..... but careful planning ( measure 27 times, drill once ) made it a little easier.

I pee'd myself with laughter last night. When I got home I asked my other son to get something out the back of the Patrol.... damn I'm a bad dad...... waited in ambush to see what happened when he opened the door..... oh my goodness.... epic FAIL !! :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: ...... on his ass !!

Its not that it shot open, it was more the panic on his face when the unsuspecting youngster didn't expect the door to do what it did
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:rolling: :rolling: :rolling:
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Post by TijmenvdS » 05 Apr 2017 06:54

Ek het ook die eerste paar keer amper op my agterent gesit nadat ek myne op gesit het. Ek het n nuwe 500Nm gebruik so as hy vir jou gekom het moet jy pad maak.
Die snaakste was toe ek hom afhaal en amper die deur in sy maai in gooi soos wat ek gewoond geraak het aan die stywe gas strut.
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Re: What to do with old bonnet gas struts

Post by ricster » 05 Apr 2017 08:35

:rolling: :rolling: .... yeah the NM on the strut doesn't need to be high at all. I would guess ( purely a guess ) that even as low as 15 - 20Nm would work perfectly as all you want is for it to hold the door open.
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Post by TijmenvdS » 05 Apr 2017 09:12

Thats true. But it was the only one I could locate at that time :blonde:
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