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Lifting Struts (or whaever they called)

Postby Chris Skinner » 01 Feb 2013 11:33

Where can one buy those lifting struts - eg used for holding up the bonnet??
Agents are very expensive...
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Re: Lifting Struts (or whaever they called)

Postby Marino4x4 » 01 Feb 2013 11:54

Midas sells the Gabriel ones. They can adjust the pressure to suite your needs.

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Re: Lifting Struts (or whaever they called)

Postby Chris Skinner » 01 Feb 2013 12:12

Thanks! I phoned them - problem is they do not seen have for the back window lifting strut for a Jeep Cherokee. Will keep looking.
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Re: Lifting Struts (or whaever they called)

Postby Jorrie » 01 Feb 2013 12:19

Talk to Graham Cumming. He can help you.
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Re: Lifting Struts (or whaever they called)

Postby AndriesS » 01 Feb 2013 14:20

Or goto the Bosch Diesel electric in Churhc str pretoria West. They can increase the pressure and refill them later
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Re: Lifting Struts (or whaever they called)

Postby Bruin Beer » 03 Feb 2013 17:31

Chris,
They don't have the Jeep item listed.
You will need to take the sample.
I bought at Midas Midrand (John) a set for the tail gate window on my WJ Grand Cherokee about 18 months back.
Hope this help.
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Re: Lifting Struts (or whaever they called)

Postby AndriesS » 04 Feb 2013 09:31

A problem I had with the spares guys are that they match more or less on length and never on pressures. My wife's Merc has a massive glass bootlid and the new ones I bought from the A zone nearly decapitated her when it unexpectatley closed on her neck. Since then I rather go to Diesel Electric, they start by measuring the existing one, then pump a new one to a higher pressure as required. On top they were nearly 50% cheaper than the spareshop
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Re: Lifting Struts (or whaever they called)

Postby Carel » 04 Feb 2013 10:29

You can also try MacNaughtans, they can supply the correct length and pressure of the existing ones.
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Re: Lifting Struts (or whaever they called)

Postby Bruin Beer » 04 Feb 2013 15:30

Andries,
I was told by Midas that they order the Safaries from Diesel Electric in PTA central.
One less middle man.
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