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MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit - Black (94-98 All)

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    Features, Video & Details

    • Clean Styling
    • Deletes Stock Prop Rod
    • Gas Powered Struts
    • No Drilling Required
    • Black Powder Coat Finish
    • Fits All 1994-1998 Mustangs

    Review & Installation Video

    Review & Install Video

    Hey I’m Justin with AmericanMuscle.com, and I’m here with a very popular product here on the site, and a must have for any SN95. I’m talking about MMD’s bolt on hood strut kit, for all 94-98 Mustangs, available in your choice of either blue, black, or chrome. MMD is an industry leading appearance brand, that has caught the attention of many Mustang owners out there, thanks to their cool and innovative parts for Mustangs of all ages. So what do they do? Well for one thing they completely eliminate the ugly factory prop rod, by using these two gas powered struts to hold the hood open, In addition they also make raising the hood a lot easier as well, which isn’t the biggest deal in the world, but it certainly doesn’t hurt. As I mentioned earlier the kit is available in a black powder coated finish which we have installed on our 98 GT behind me, or a bright chrome finish, like I have here. Included in the package you’ll find both gas powered struts, along with the 4 necessary mounting brackets. This 100% bolt on kit installs easily in about an hour’s time and requires no drilling whatsoever. In fact, both the upper and lower mounting brackets install using the existing factory bolt locations. When you’ve finished up the installation, don’t forget to remove that factory prop rod, since you won’t be needing it anymore. Chances are when you pop the hood it’s either to show off what you’ve done, or to turn a wrench or two, you don’t want the hood prop in the way when you’re doing some work, and you don’t want some ugly piece of metal to be front and center when you’re showing off some new cold air intake. Do yourself and your engine bay a favor, and check out one of these MMD bolt on hood strut kits right here at AmericanMuscle.com

    Prop Rod? Are you still using that old style factory prop rod that Ford installed in your SN95 Mustang? Well then join the new millennium with a set of Modern Muscle Design Hood Struts from AmericanMuscle for clean modern looks and convenience.

    Style And Strength. Designed to get rid of that old ugly prop rod, this set of two powerful yet sleek MMD gas struts not only makes opening your Pony's hood much easier, but also holds it securely in place. Made from lightweight steel and aluminum, they have a black powercoated finish to give your engine bay a much cleaner appearance.

    No Drilling Required. The stamped steel brackets included in this MMD kit are designed to bolt into the existing mounting holes in the hood so there is no drilling required for installation. Struts can be installed on factory hoods as well as aftermarket hoods that use the factory bolt location. If your aftermarket hood is lighter than the factory hood, use caution when opening the hood due to the power of the strut.

    Application. This Modern Muscle Design Hood Strut Kit is specifically designed for use on the 1994 to 1998 Ford Mustangs, including the V6, GT and SVT Cobra models. The Kit includes two black gas powered struts, mounting brackets, and all the required mounting hardware.

    Fitment: 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 Details

    MPN# 41276

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    What's in the Box
    • (2) Powder Coated Black Upper Brackets
    • (2) Powder Coated Black Lower Brackets
    • (2) Gas Struts
    • (1) Instruction Sheet
      Hardware included:
    • None Required
    Installation Info
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        Questions & Answers (5)

        5 Top Rated Questions

        I have Maximum Motorsports, Caster/Camber plates, will this fit? Just wondering if the bracket will be able to fit with the CC plates i have on my car currently..?

        • Yes, I also have the Maximum Motorsports CC plates on mine and there is plenty of clearance. No concerns.

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        I have a after market fiberglass hood will these still work on them?

        • Yes, these will work on an aftermarket hood without a problem!

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        These look exactly like the trunk-lid struts. Are they the same? I ask because that would bode well for future availability of replacement struts.

        • Hello! The MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit does not use the same struts as the trunk.

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        I'd like to get this set for my '96 SVT. I read in the reviews people returning these because they don't clear CC Plates, I have MM one's on mine, can anyone who also has a '94-'98 Cobra with aftermarket CC Plates confirm for a fact that this kit will fit my car and not end up a return? If so, thanks!

        • I do not have a Cobra gut I do have a GT with CC plates and have no issues with the fitment of this product going on two years now. Not a hood rod prompting person anyway. You should be fine...

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        Carbon Fiber Hood? I see people saying they work great for fiberglass hoods, but I have a Carbon Fiber hood, and it's very very light, will these cause bowing when I go to shut the hood? Are they too strong for normal use? I also got rid of the factory hood latch and rely solely on hood pins to keep my hood down.

        • I also have a carbon fiber hood with only hood pins to secure it. I have had no issue with "bowing" of the hood when closing it. The only problem I had was installing it. The hood I have had wider reinforcement panels that ran paralell with the edge of the hood that interferred with the installation. I had to shim the bolts on the fender to allow clearance for the hood to close. Once installed I have had no problems with the struts, and love not have the prop rod in the way when workibg under the hood.

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          Customer Reviews (100+) Write a Review

          Overall Rating 4.6

          out of 5 stars




          • 2/5

            May 16, 2019

            A total pain

            Had to extensively modify to fit my cervinis hood. Struts are non compressable out of the box. If your not handy I would look for a better quality kit.

            PadenC

            Year: 1994 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (0)

          • 3/5

            April 29, 2019

            Good Product

            Great fit, good product. The only issue I have is that it raises the hood up about an 1/8" to 1/4"

            cshoemeister

            Year: 1997 Submodel: V6

            Helpful (0)

          • 1/5

            April 08, 2019

            Incompatible

            First the parts were stamped incorrectly. instructions given with parts forgot to mention you have to remove the pins from the sockets. Clearance issues when checking fitment. This was incompatable with my stock hood. This part is not worthy of being on AmericanMuscle.com

            Alvin

            Year: 1996 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            April 05, 2019

            Hood struts

            This item was easy to install and it fit perfectly! I love it!!!!!!

            Laura

            Year: 1995 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            April 04, 2019

            Great for shows

            The hood struts really set the engine bay off. I get compliments on them all the time.

            VictoriaK

            Year: 1995 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            March 20, 2019

            Hood strut kit for 94 to 98 Mustang

            I receive it in record time it was just like the picture and it was very easy to put on and started and less than an hour looks great enjoys it

            Scooby

            Year: 1998 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            March 07, 2019

            Great product

            Easy to install and makes working under the hood a little easier

            TimothyG

            Year: 1998 Submodel: V6

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            February 27, 2019

            Sooo much better

            These struts where super easy to install and gets rid of that ridiculous support rod. A must for any Car!

            DonaldB

            Year: 1995 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            February 22, 2019

            Great product

            Easy to install and work great love them. Was amazed at how simple the project was to get complete. Very easy remove and install 4 screws that were attached to the car from the factory.

            RichardB

            Year: 1996 Submodel: V6

            Helpful (1)

          • 5/5

            January 24, 2019

            Hood Struts

            Excellent product, fits my 94 very well. Fast shipping

            GuyK

            Year: 1994 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (2)

          • 1/5

            January 20, 2019

            won't fit cervinis Cobra hood.

            Wouldn't fit my cervinis Cobra r hood unless I cut about half inch of metal of upper mounts.

            keebler

            Year: 1997 Submodel: Cobra

            Helpful (2)

          • 5/5

            January 09, 2019

            Excellent

            The kit bolted right onto our '98 GT convertible with no issues at all. It works flawlessly in the couple of weeks I've had it so far. I'd recommend it, for sure!

            JasonR

            Year: 1998 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (3)

          • 5/5

            November 21, 2018

            hood strut kit

            great quality,looks good,will install later this week

            LilyM

            Year: 1995 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (5)

          • 5/5

            October 30, 2018

            True BOLT-ON

            Quick, easy installation. Works great. Mounts using existing bolts, no drilling or additional hardware needed.

            TinPonies

            Year: 1996 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (7)

          • 5/5

            October 20, 2018

            Perfect fit

            Product fit and worked as advertised. Would recommend to anyone.

            BillyW

            Year: 1997 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (8)

          • 5/5

            September 19, 2018

            Better than I thought

            I got this to clean up underneath the hood by getting rid of the prop rod it made more of a difference and I thought it would

            cjstang98

            Year: 1998 Submodel: V6

            Helpful (5)

          • 5/5

            September 07, 2018

            Works great!

            Great item, takes about 10 minutes start to finish. A set of hood pins, and no more latch!

            Eibach

            Year: 1998 Submodel: V6

            Helpful (7)

          • 5/5

            September 06, 2018

            Great Price and kit

            Love it!!! Simple to install and looks great and great price!!!

            DanS

            Year: 1995 Submodel: V6

            Helpful (6)

          • 5/5

            August 15, 2018

            Great buy

            They work great and look great too. The install took less than 30 minuets and they were very simple

            ZenR

            Year: 1995 Submodel: GT

            Helpful (6)

          • 5/5

            August 04, 2018

            MMD Hood Strut Kit Black

            Great addition to your Mustang car. A must if you have a Mustang. Easy to install. Takes about 20 minutes. Eliminate the hood prop.. Gives you ample room to work under the hood without having to deal with that annoying hood prop.

            DavidC

            Year: 1995 Submodel: V6

            Helpful (7)

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