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Old 09-13-2017, 02:43 PM
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Default Activator lift hatch struts

I don't own an activator, but I'm looking to see how man lbs struts you guys use on your fiberglass hatches ? I have a velocity and want to do a similar set up. 130lbs a side ? Or more ?

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Old 09-14-2017, 02:06 AM
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I use 80 lb struts on the 32's hatch. No upholstery on the hatch, just a scoop.
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Old 09-16-2017, 01:16 PM
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It works pretty good ? Holds the hatch up. I just get nervous of the wind blowing and the hatch falling on my head haha
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Old 09-17-2017, 01:23 PM
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Yes, they work well. Their efficiency depends on hatch weight and strut mounting location, good luck.
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I think mine are 90
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Old 10-13-2017, 11:52 AM
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I just bought two 80lbs struts 24" extended because wanted hatch open as close to 90 as possible if i had to get in belge area. I ended up using only one strut. Light lift on hatch and it opens on it own.
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