Tailgate Struts

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Tailgate Struts

Post by Dallas » Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:38 am

Hi there, Where is the best place to buy THE correct tailgate struts from, ones that are conductive and have the spade terminal connections.

The ones I have at present are the Nitro-lift brand, they are shorter than the original Ford struts and the ends keep coming off due to the thread being different.

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Re: Tailgate Struts

Post by Not_Anumber » Sat Mar 14, 2020 3:07 pm

Find Capri-Jake. See the Capri parts for sale section on the other forum. He has been doing them for years. £ 20 a pair posted. Im pleased with the ones i bought from him.

I just sent £ 20 by Paypal to him jake.hall AT gmail.com (replace the AT with @ ) Use the gift option on Paypal, not goods or services. Include your name/address in the notes section.

When they arrive you need to swap the electrical connectors over from your old ones. This just needs the ends to be unscrewed, takes about 5 mins.

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