Hatchback Lift Pistons

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  1. John Dirks Jr

    John Dirks Jr Active Member

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    Are the hatchback lift pistons suppose to be strong enough to automatically lift the hatch open once you pop the lock?

    Mine are strong enough to hold it open but they wont lift it on their own.

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    No, just real easy opening.
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    Mustang5L5 Car used in adult film "Highway Gangbang-InDaButt" SN Certified Technician Founding Member

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    If you opened it to halfway, they might lift it the rest. But they won't lift it on their own from the lowered position
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    Mine keeps popping the rods off since I replaced em.....suppose thats crappy clip issue???? Shoulda saved the original ones...
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    The amount of lift or even hold you get from the hatch lift cylinders is very much affected by age and temperature. The older and colder they are, the less lift they generate.
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