- (2) Chrome Plated Upper Brackets
- (2) Chrome Plated Lower Brackets
- (2) Gas Struts
- (1) Instruction Sheet
- Hardware included:
- None Required
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
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(approx) 1 Hour
Light to Moderate mechanical skill required.
will this work on Cobra R-Style Fiberglass hood ?
This will work with aftermarket hoods.
Will these work for trunk struts on my '96 Mustang ? The existing struts are worn out. David
The MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit is designed for the length and weight of the hood, and would not be a direct fit for the trunk.
THE HOOD SITS UP IN TH E BACK WHEN YOU CLOSE THE HOOD. WHAT CAN I DO TO FIX IT, AND THE ONE CONNECT OF THE DRIVER SIDE DID NOT WANT TO FIT ON, HAD TO REMOVE A PART. THANKS RICH.
It sounds like something is not installed or fitting correctly, I would recommend contacting us at your earliest convenience and even sending us some pictures of how they are installed to our email so we can take a look and see how we can help resolve this issue. I will put the link to our contact information below. http://www.americanmuscle.com/contact.html
November 15, 2019
looks nice and works great, and its easy to install
October 30, 2019
Easy to install. Looks good. Instructions were good.
November 13, 2018
Very well made simple installation very heavy duty should of done years ago
October 31, 2018
Hood strut kit
Perfect fit easy install work great,holds hood up with no problem
September 01, 2018
Love the chrome
I love the struts gave my car nice clean look with the hood open
December 18, 2017
96 Cobra hood struts
They work good look great but did have to do a little bit of grinding on the top hood strut bracket to make them fit flush for better support on the hood
December 11, 2017
It was a very tight fit for a after market hood but it works great!
December 04, 2017
Cobra hood strut
Perfect fit. Works just like you would want it to.
November 24, 2017
1997 mustang gt
Love the hood strut fits great looks great very easy to install should have purchase the product sooner very happy with hood struts
September 22, 2017
Really helpful and cool
This product was shiny out of the box and has a great purpose. It took maybe 15 minutes to install and now I don't need to use the prop rod anymore! It's such a nice feeling to have the hood open on its own! I would say to be careful when you pull it down at first. I did have to adjust mine slightly the first time I closed it so it would be nice and flush. Directions mention this so read them and you'll be fine. Recommend to anyone who opens their hood! Lol
August 14, 2017
Works, but have rust on it within a week
Install was easy with the aftermarket hood, but the pins that hold in the shocks to the unit started to rust within a couple of days.
July 12, 2017
MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit Chrome
This is an awesome part for our '96 Mustang GT!!!! With the car show coming up, I'm so excited to have my hood open! Thanks American Muscle!
June 28, 2017
MMD hood strut
Very easy to install and works great. Much better than a rod to hold up hood.
May 23, 2017
Hood Strut Kit Installation 35 easy minutes
Great product, easy installation. Added two washers at the stepped portion of the fender for level fit. No biggie. I was concerned about hood miss-alignment when loosening the hood bolts. No movement, no problem. Everything worked out great.
October 12, 2016
won't work on my mustang cobra hood. will return it for refund.
August 01, 2016
Amazing product easy to install only took 40 minutes. Looks so much better then the prop rod.
July 13, 2016
Recommend to everyone who still has a hood prop, strong shocks lifts smooth.
July 13, 2016
It was a very simple install and a great look for your Mustang. Just be aware that the fender bolts will most likely come loose and you will need replacement clips installed so have some ready.
July 06, 2016
Hood up with ease!
For my '98 stock GT this was a much welcome item. It just made sense and I don't know why Ford didn't install hood gas struts. Mine is a project car but the factory hood prop just said "import" plus the darn thing got in the way when maneuvering around the engine bay. Worth every dollar and am recommending this system to my Mustang buddies.
June 22, 2016
It was so easy
Received my new hood strut kit and installed in about 30 minutes . Fit well and works great. Surprised me at how well it functioned . Great product!