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Once the bracket is firmly secured to the hood hinge, install the gas strut by popping the ends over the ball mounts on the bracket as shown. (Note: If you need to remove gas strut after it is installed use the flat-head screwdriver to pop out the metal brace at the ends of the gas struts. Make sure to put the brace back on the strut before installing it again.)
Slowly lower the hood while checking alignment with fenders and bumper. Do not slam hood shut until proper alignment has been confirmed.