Hood Strut Kit - 47-54 GMC Chevy Truck - Stainless Steel. Upgrade your factory hood springs on your Advance Design 3100 truck to a more modern and functional product - the LS Fab Hood strut kit. Moreover, this kit eliminates the factory springs that can cause issues while aligning and mounting. Our hood shocks also provide rigidity and support to the hood and function much smoother than the factory springs. These shocks dampen the opening and closing of your hood more effectively than the outdated factory coil spring option.Our Hood Strut Kit Includes. (2) Firewall Stainless Steel Mounting Brackets. (2) Heavy duty sealed bearing gas struts. All required mounting hardware (Including our NEW Ultra Low Profile Hood Mount Bolts). The LS Fab Hood Strut Kit comes with laser cut and precision formed mounting brackets for the firewall and hood. In addition, The firewall brackets mount directly to the factory hood spring holes with the stainless steel button head hardware provided.
We also had ultra low profile stainless steel hood strut bracket bolts made to eliminate the chance of rubbing on your fenders. Hood bracket requires two 1/4? Holes to be drilled in the hood edge for mounting. It is recommended that the first mounting hole to be 5.75?
Forward of the rear hood bumper rubber. Secondly, The second hole will be 5? On center from the first hole towards the front of the truck. The firewall bracket bolts directly to the factory spring bolt location on the firewall with supplied hardware.Lastly, Mount the ball stud on the outside of the firewall bracket so that the strut is mounted on the fender side of the bracket. The Hood Strut Kits are designed for factory hoods and have not been tested with aftermarket or fiberglass hoods. Be aware that the strut strength may be too much or not enough if using a non stock hood. Adjustment of the hinges and latch may be required depending on your prior setup before installing the strut kit. In addition, if you did not have factory style spring previously on the hood, there is a good chance the hood will need to be adjusted and aligned after install.
Also, please see install video below for assistance during your install. DO NOT USE MEASUREMENTS FROM YOUTUBE VIDEO FOR OUR NEW KIT WITH 5? We have also partnered with multiple other companies to offer some extremely high-end products for early era GM/Chevy trucks. Our owners continually work on new ideas and ways to expand the company and fill gaps within the market or offer a better option than what might currently be available. View Other CLASSIC TRUCK PARTS.
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