How to Install a Car Hood Lift?

Answer Replacing the hood lift struts on most vehicles is a quick and simple process. Replacement lift struts are available at most auto parts stores, as well as some major retailers in the automotive se... Read More »

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How to Replace a Car Hood Lift?

Earlier cars required heavy spring-loaded hinges to keep the hood open. To save weight in later years, automakers replaced the hinges with thin metal prop rods. You have to muscle the hood open wit... Read More »

How to Replace the Hood Lift Struts in an Eagle Vision?

The hood lift struts (also known as a gas assist cylinder) support the weight of the hood on your Eagle Vision and and help you open and close it. As the vehicle ages, these struts may wear out. Th... Read More »

How to Install an AVS Hood Deflector?

AVS makes custom parts for vehicles, including hood deflectors (also called bug deflectors or Bugflectors). These deflectors are mounted on the hood of the vehicle, and are designed so that when dr... Read More »

How to Install a Hood Strut on an E34?

Hood struts are those small but important components that hold the hood up on an E34 generation BMW 5 Series. When the struts fail, which they invariably do with regular use, the result is that som... Read More »