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RedLine Tuning Quicklift Elite Hood Struts (79-98 All)

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  • MPN# QL-FORD-MUS-7998-ELITE

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    Features & Details

    • A Great Convenience
    • Impressive Styling
    • Polished Stainless Steel Finish
    • Fits All 1979 to 1998 Ford Mustangs
    Prop Rod? Why are you still using that old fashion prop rod on your Mustangs? Well AmericanMuscle offers you the answer in the form of the sleek stylish Redline Tuning Quicklift Elite Mustang Hood Struts.

    Custom Gas Struts. This Redline Tuning Hood Strut kit comes with two highly polished stainless steel custom gas spring struts that will lift and raise your Mustangs hood from mid-height and hold it securely in place. The kit also includes all the necessary brackets, and mounting hardware needed for installation.

    Application. This set of two Redline Tuning Quicklift Elite Hood Struts are designed to fit all 1979 to 1998 Foxbody and SN95 Ford Mustangs including the V6, LX, GT, and SVT Cobra.

    Fitment: 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2003 2004 Details

    What's in the Box
    • (2) Hood struts
    • (4) Mounting brackets
    • (4) Sheet metal screws
    • (6) Rivets
    Installation Info
    Will it fit my Mustang?
    • Cobra - 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 03, 04
    • Cobra R - 93, 95
    • GT - 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98
    • LX - 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93
    • Other - 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86
    • V6 - 94, 95, 96, 97, 98

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    Overall Rating 4.8

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    • 3/5

      March 17, 2017

      Just ok

      The idea of this product is good, you obviously do not have to work around the prop rod. The struts are a bit too stiff for a fiberglass hood. These struts are under full pressure when collapsed and will distort fiberglass hood fitment. You may be able to adjust it out, you may not. Also what is not mentioned in the install manual, is that on a fox there is an interference issue with the center fender bolt. All the foxes in the pics clearly have this bolt removed. Based on my clearance issue, I may grind the head of the bolt down and shim up the lower strut bracket. Again the strut pressure is too great in my opinion. Flexes both fiberglass hood and the fender apron when closing. The more I look at it the more I think I should have done a lift off hood with DZUS fasteners or kept the prop rod. When I reworked the bay I shaved all prop rod related items from the core support, so im kind of stuck with this strut setup.

      WalterS

      Year: 1980 Submodel: Other

      Helpful (2)

    • 5/5

      April 08, 2015

      Perfect fit

      Easy install and clean look. No problems at all. Great for show, sits flush and barely noticeable.

      KellyS

      Year: 1998 Submodel: Cobra Malvern, PA

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    • 5/5

      December 22, 2013

      redline elite hood struts

      They work, look good with the stainless, just a nice add-on that saves a lot of work using the hood prop. Thanks

      Fran88

      Year: 1993 Submodel: GT Butler, Pa.

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    • 5/5

      August 26, 2013

      Redline hood struts

      A bit scary drilling holes in fender and hood, but well worth it. Gives the engine bay a nice clean view of motor. Highly recommend.

      DeStefano

      Year: 1992 Submodel: GT Long Island, New York, USA

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    • 5/5

      December 07, 2011

      EXCELLENT

      GREAT INSTRUCTIONS, I HAVE A TIP, CUT A PIECE OF RIGID PLASTIC TUBING THAT SLIDES OVER THE DRILL BIT AND IS CUT SO ONLY THE EXACT LENGTH FOR DEPTH IS SHOWING, THIS WILL PREVENT YOU FROM DRILLING THROUGH YOUR HOOD. REALLY COOL WITH OUT THE OLD SWING ARM! CHEERS, BRIAN IN CANADA

      GTSALLY

      Year: 1995 Submodel: GT ONTARIO, CANADA

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      February 03, 2010

      Great product

      EASY INSTALLATION

      Darek

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    • 5/5

      November 07, 2009

      great product

      these hood shocks work really well . I would recommend when installing lower fender bracket to install sheet metal screws with 3/8 impact gun to start screws other then that their great.

      Tim Nelson

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    • 5/5

      October 08, 2009

      Great Product but...

      I love the hood struts. They look great and are easy to install. They work well with my Crevini's Stalker hood. One issue though. My hood always had a low spot in the middle along the fender on both sides. The struts pushed the low spot up so now it's even. But... now the right frount corner is a little high and I can't figure out hou to adjust it.

      Blown95GT

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    • 5/5

      August 21, 2009

      94 MUSTANG REDLINE HOOD STRUTS

      GREAT PRODUCT, EASY INSTALLATION AND MAKE THE CAR LOOK MODERN.

      ALOHA PHIL

      Year: 1994

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    • 5/5

      September 22, 2008

      Redline Tuning Hoodlifts are awesome!

      I installed these on my 98 Cobra and they are awesome. The install took only about 30 minutes and they work perfectly. I only have to raise the hood about 12 inches and the lifts take over. Great product with awesome instructions!

      Chris Keller

      Year: 1998 Submodel: Cobra

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