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OPR Hatch Support Struts - Pair (79-93 All)

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    Features & Details

    • Replacement Hatch Struts
    • Perfect OEM Fit and Finish
    • Left Hand and Right Hand Struts Included
    • Fits All 1979 to 1993 Hatchbacks
    No More Headaches. Are you tired of propping up your Foxbody Mustangs Hatch with an old broom handle to keep it from falling on your head? Then replace those old worn out support struts with brand new replacement struts available from OPR.

    OEM Fit and Finish. Manufactured to the same exacting specifications as the original factory unit, these OPR replacement support struts will keep your rear hatch securely in the up position as you load and unload cargo from the back of your Mustang.

    Application. This set of two OPR Hatch Support Struts are the perfect fit replacements for any 1979 to 1993 Ford Hatchback Mustang, including LX, GT and SVT Cobra models.

    Fitment: 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 Details

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    • (2) Hatch Support Struts
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    • These do not have a warranty, they are able to be returned if within 30 days of purchase and uninstalled.


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    Overall Rating 4.6

    out of 5 stars

    • 5/5

      February 21, 2018

      struts for hatchback

      these struts work great, and a lot cheaper that your local auto parts store


      Year: 1992 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      February 07, 2018

      Good buy!

      Works great invested in these hatch supports my old ones were shot these did just the job to hold up my hatch without a piece of wood!!


      Year: 1986 Submodel: Other

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    • 5/5

      December 29, 2017


      The struts worked well. It was a vast improvement.


      Year: 1988 Submodel: LX

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    • 5/5

      November 14, 2017

      Great product and price

      This is a great product that is made of great quality and picks the heavy hatch up with ease, I would definitely recommend them


      Year: 1985 Submodel: Other

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    • 5/5

      September 26, 2017

      Great purchase

      Fit like OE and works like OE... couldn't ask for any better!


      Year: 1988 Submodel: GT

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    • 1/5

      September 14, 2017

      Garbage do not buy

      Bought these is April 2016. I looked at them this past weekend in September 2017 and the paint has completely peeled off both sides and they are rusting. They look horrible. The original hatch struts lasted 25 years without any paint issues. I switched them because they weren't holding the hatch up anymore. These lasted a garbage.


      Year: 1990 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      July 08, 2017

      Hatch struts

      Very very strong! Love them. This was one of the first things I fixed on my newly purchased Fox. No one should have to use a broom to keep the hatch up.


      Year: 1990 Submodel: LX

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    • 4/5

      June 26, 2017

      Good Product

      Fixed my Problem, which is common with hatchbacks.


      Year: 1990 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      June 15, 2017

      New Struts

      Fits perfectly, easy install. Been dealing with this store for years. Always have had prompt delivery. Parts always fit and are priced fairly


      Year: 1989 Submodel: GT

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    • 4/5

      May 15, 2017

      Hold up the hatch well

      They are very strong and hold up the hatch well. On the down side they lift the hatch really really slow. Takes about 11 seconds to open fully.


      Year: 1985 Submodel: Other

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    • 4/5

      April 19, 2017

      Hatchback struts

      New struts hold up the hatch great. Hatch opens slowly with resistance now, but if you're patient it will open itself once you get it open more than 3 or 4 inches. Just have to be patient.


      Year: 1986 Submodel: Other

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    • 5/5

      April 15, 2017


      I love the hatchback struts they were quick and easy to install I only have to lift a couple inches and they lift up the hatch on there own and the hatch is very heavy GREAT parts.VERY VERY PLEASED. Thanks American Muscle


      Year: 1989 Submodel: Other

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    • 5/5

      March 28, 2017

      These are great

      Well worth the money to replace my old set that fell if the temperature wasn't above 70. However it is still a little difficult to open my hatch in cold weather.


      Year: 1993 Submodel: LX

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    • 5/5

      March 06, 2017

      good quality

      My brother used them on his 88 gt. Holding up good so far. Always happy with American Muscle.


      Year: 1992 Submodel: LX

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    • 5/5

      December 30, 2016

      Support Struts - Pair (79-93 All)

      When I first bought my foxbody, the hatch didn't want to open up on its own. I always had to lift my hatch by hand but now I don't! These new hatch support struts are amazing! Thank you AmericanMuscle, I love this place!


      Year: 1988 Submodel: LX

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    • 5/5

      December 18, 2016


      Installation was a snap only took about 15 min. Work great after putting up with old tired of holding up hatch with my head while removing stuff.


      Year: 1984 Submodel: Other

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    • 4/5

      December 09, 2016

      Easy install!

      I can't believe the last owner didn't take care of this. It was so easy to install, and cheap! Just amazed at how people neglect their cars. Luckily for this car i own it now and have been on AmericanMuscle quite a bit! Love the website and the prices! I definitely recommend this product. Lifts and holds hatch up with no problems at all!


      Year: 1991 Submodel: Cobra

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    • 5/5

      September 25, 2016

      So far, so good!

      I've been propping my hatchback up using a stick for years (20 years) and finally bought a pair of hatch support struts. They installed in minutes. You lift the hatch the first 6", then it raises itself the rest of the way with the last couple inches being nice and slow! I'm in Ontario Canada and they arrived in a matter of days. For the price of $30 I wish I had of bought these 20 years ago lol


      Year: 1983 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      September 07, 2016

      Work great

      Easy to install , just take out the screws- pull the clip and insert new strut. Ultra stiff and push trunk open with ease at correct positioning


      Year: 1992 Submodel: GT

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    • 5/5

      September 01, 2016

      Awesome product for price

      When I recently bought my 91 GT I thought they had screwed the hatch down with how heavy it was. Went to local auto parts store to get lifts and the price floored me. These were less than half the cost of one locally and are very strong and seem well made. Great purchase!


      Year: 1991 Submodel: GT

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