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MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (05-14 All)

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    Features, Video & Details

    • Impressive Underhood Styling
    • "Mustang" Block Lettering
    • Black Powder Coat Finish
    • Deletes Stock Prop Rod
    • Gas Powered Struts
    • No Drilling Required
    • Officially Licensed by Ford
    • Fits All 2005-2014 Mustangs

    Review & Installation Video

    Review & Install Video

    Hey guys, Stephanie with AmericanMuscle.com here, checking out a subtle but important styling piece from MMD, these black bolt-on hood struts with Mustang lettering, fitting all 2005 to 2014 Mustangs. Modern Muscle Design, or MMD as they're known, is an industry-leading appearance brand, specializing in separating your ride from the rest with their unique appearance parts. If you'd like to check out more from MMD for your Mustang, you can always head back to the website and check out MMD under the Featured Brand section of the homepage. I'm not sure that anyone likes the look of the factory hood prop, so why are we still using it? These black hood struts offer a much cleaner appearance and a little touch of extra style with the Mustang lettering in the bracket. Not only do these hood struts clean up your engine bay, but they also allow you to pop your hood to wrench on your Mustang without the prop rod in your way. Just take a look at the 2014 behind me, and you can see the cleaner appearance. And if you'd like to see some more of these hood struts, you can always head back to the Product page on the website to check out some customer-submitted images of them installed on customer cars. And while you're there, you can read up on some reviews of the product as well. The hood struts are powder coated and not painted, so you know you can expect a durable and fade resistant black finish. They're also gas-powered struts, and do come with both upper and lower mounting brackets. Getting these installed should take you an hour or less, thanks to the fact that both brackets utilize the factory bolt locations. That means that there's no drilling required, so these hood struts will also work with after-market hoods that use the factory mounting locations. If you guys have any questions about the hood struts or the install itself, you can always reach out to one of our many Mustang experts by phone or e-mail, and they'd be more than happy to help you out. Achieving a cleaner engine bay could be easier than you thought, thanks to this black MMD bolt on hood strut kit for all 2005 to 2014 Mustangs, available right here at AmericanMuscle.com.

    Prop Rod? Are you still using that old style factory prop rod that Ford installed in your S197 Mustang? Well then join the new millennium with a set of officially licensed "Mustang" Hood Struts from Modern Muscle Design for modern convenience and impressive under hood styling.

    Officially Licensed by Ford. This set of two Modern Muscle Design Hood Struts are officially licensed by Ford and feature the modern "MUSTANG" text in block lettering laser cut out of each mounting bracket, these are not cheap decals that will peel off in a matter of months.

    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 officially licensed Modern Muscle Design Hood Strut Kit is designed for use on the 2005 to 2014 Ford Mustangs, including the V6, GT, Bullitt, BOSS and Shelby GT500 models. The Kit includes two black gas powered struts, mounting brackets, and all the required mounting hardware.

    Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Details

    MPN# 41447

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    What's in the Box
    • (2) Black Powder Coated Upper Brackets
    • (2) Black Powder Coated Lower Brackets
    • (2) Gas Struts
    • (1) Instruction Sheet
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    Questions & Answers (10)

    5 Top Rated Questions

    Purchased the struts about a 18 months ago. Easy to out on, lots of compliments at car shows and meets. Give it a 5 in all categories. The struts seem to have lost their hydraulic lift. The strut no longer holds the hood. Does AM offer replacement struts without having to purchase the whole set?

    • Unfortunately, Modern Muscle Design does not offer a warranty this far from the date which the kit was acquired.

    Helpful (4)

    The struts have lost their ability to hold the hood. How should I source a replacement?

    • MMD does not currently offer replacement struts for the Bolt On Hood Strut Kit at this time.

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    I purchased these struts in 09/14. Everyone that sees them, love them. However, the struts have since failed. How do I go about just replacing them? I don't need the entire kit, just the struts.

    • For the MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit you can just replace the struts if you would like, (Part#41276)

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    will hood struts work on a Cervini's hood will these hood struts work on a Cervini's hood? if not, which ones will?

    • The hood struts fit the standard hood bolt holes. Beyond that it might be good to check out if the Cervini structure is flexible so that the struts push it up when the hood is closed.

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    I have the Ford performance struts and a fiberglass hood. The back of hood sits high with the struts. Do these work better? Will a light hood sit level with fender?

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    5 More Questions
    Well the struts work for the Cervini's Cobra R Hood? 1 answer
    I have these struts also and they failed is there a replacement number to get more? 1 answer
    Interested in buying this kit. Before I do I was wondering if I would be able to buy the mustang lettering mounting bracket with the carbon fiber strut? 1 answer
    I have a 2016 Mustang GT and seen this hood strut kit in the 15-16 mustang catalog and this hood strut kit says it will fit but on the website it says it only fits 05-014 mustangs. I was wondering if it will work on my 16 Mustang. 1 answer
    '13 & '14 additional requirements I asked a shop to install these, but after the technician ruined my hood installing the CDC Shaker, no one would install them because the instructions say to cut an inch out of some plastic piece and basically move the piece under the plane of the hood. For those of you that installed this on your '13s, did you omit this step? 4 answers

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    Customer Reviews (100+) Write a Review

    Overall Rating 4.6

    out of 5 stars

    Installation Time:Less than 1 Hour

    • Fit 4.666667 4.7
    • Appearance 4.833333 4.8
    • Bang For Your Buck 4.538462 4.5



    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      March 12, 2019

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (10-14 All)

      MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit

      this came really fast and I am impressed at how heavy and strong it feels. the install took me and a friend about 20 minutes. (we were EXTRA careful with the tiny pins) everything went very smooth. It is so nice not to have to use that prop rod. think I will go get me oil changed so I can show them off! Thank you AM for another great upgrade to my 2010 v6 premium convertible Rob

      Robert

      Year: 2010 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (1)

    • 1/5

      March 10, 2019

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (10-14 All)

      Not happy

      Not easy to install. Never got even one side on. Now one of my hood bolts is stripped. Can’t compress the hydraulic arm to get it attached. Instructions are lacking so there is no indication of what I’m doing wrong.

      Anonymous

      Year: 2012 Submodel: GT500

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      March 07, 2019

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (10-14 All)

      Love them

      Product was easy to install solid built and clean look. The hood opens nice and smooth.

      Dfitz

      Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      March 02, 2019

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (10-14 All)

      Hood prop upgrade!!

      I really like the look of this product... if really does open up Engine bay a lot more... I’ve wrapped mines with a blue carbon fiber to match the stripes...

      TurnerH

      Year: 2012 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      February 28, 2019

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (10-14 All)

      Why did I wait

      The MMD Hood Struts are awesome, makes opening the hood too look at the engine bay memorable. The hood opens like a high end exotic. This is a must for your build. Instructions are cheesy but if you are a little mechanically inclined you can tackle this install.

      Greystroke

      Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      February 22, 2019

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (10-14 All)

      Really helpful addition!

      Install was pretty simple except for having to move the crazy sound tube Ford had installed on my GT/CS. I'd recommend getting the delete kit to remove the tube prior to installing these struts. Mustang lettering cut into the bracket is a cool touch!

      DonaldV

      Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

    • 4/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      February 22, 2019

      Getter done

      Any thing better than the pop rod!!! But great fit and install and looks great to!!! a must buy

      MichaelM

      Year: 2011 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      February 16, 2019

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (05-09 All)

      Perfect

      Need I say more. Since I have to. I swap out another brand that started to fail and this one worked flawlessly.

      David

      Year: 2007 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (0)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      January 16, 2019

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (10-14 All)

      Best $100 Mod for your Stang!

      It's simply the best mod you can do if you plan on other mods under your hood! By eliminating the prop rod it's easier to get in there and mod it up! Show a little bit of your chosen ride with "Mustang" spelled out to those that will(and they will)be looking at how your hood is held up. Mustang's should have their hoods held up with Mustang Hood Struts!

      EdM

      Year: 2014 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      January 07, 2019

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (10-14 All)

      Great product

      Easy to install with two people. Looks great and functions well.

      Twindad

      Year: 2013 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      December 17, 2018

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (05-09 All)

      Looks Great

      I had a set of chrome hood struts which did not last long at all. These were easy to install and look great.

      Rdstar

      Year: 2006 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      November 30, 2018

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (05-09 All)

      Hood struts

      The pins that hold the strut in place, be careful don't drop one..............Wayne

      WayneF

      Year: 2005 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (1)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      November 07, 2018

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (10-14 All)

      MMD Mustang Hood Strut

      I like the hydraulic props much better then the traditional stick hood prop, this is how all vehicles should come.

      DavidB

      Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (4)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      October 06, 2018

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (05-09 All)

      05 Mustang Hood Strut Kit

      Made a great look on car very pleased easy to install

      JamesA

      Year: 2005 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      September 28, 2018

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (05-09 All)

      Nice!

      Already liked the look for it and once installed gave it an even better feel to the mustang. Easy to install and well worth the price

      Daniel

      Year: 2008 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      September 28, 2018

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (05-09 All)

      Perfect for my Mustang!

      The hood struts only took about 45 minutes. Easy install, minimal tools needed. Everyone who has seen these loves them!

      RachelW

      Year: 2005 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      September 14, 2018

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (05-09 All)

      Visual improvement

      Like most Gen 5 owners installing a hood strut kit is almost essential. I installed the CDC kit immediately after purchasing my '08 in 2007. By 2010 I had to get replace cylinders from CDC, as the weight of the hood could no longer be supported. Then the paint started to peel off, so I took them off and re-painted them black. Then I saw these, and it was a no brainer. Just as the CDC kit, these are a direct bolt on and look great.

      TheEnthusiast

      Year: 2008 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      September 11, 2018

      Mustang hood strut.

      Good quality and very custom looking. Easy to install.

      JerryL

      Year: 2011 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      August 30, 2018

      Review from MMD Bolt On Hood Strut Kit w/ Mustang Lettering - Black (10-14 All)

      looks good

      good looks wish it would come in chrome or white as well as black. easy install

      LarryS

      Year: 2010 Submodel: V6

      Helpful (3)

    • 5/5

      Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

      July 30, 2018

      Papa and me

      Easy to follow the directions, very easy to install. No more Hood prop for me, you're not bumping into the old prop when you're working on your Mustang. Left the old prop on to remind me of how far she's came.

      RobertM

      Year: 2006 Submodel: GT

      Helpful (6)

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