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Talking Bonnet Lifters

Hiyah all!

I've been researching this for some time and I found that you can buy some that are custom fit. I fitted them in less than an hour, no faffing around, fitting kit and instructions included and they are pretty good value, I'm pleased with them, comments please..........
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Forgot to add the link, I purchased them here, these are the exact ones, cheers!

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...=STRK:MEWNX:IT
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they look great
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I wouldn't have thought the Italian Stallion needed help to get it up

Seriously, looks good. Did you need to drill any holes, or were there suitable ones already there?
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No drilling, all holes already there, easiest mod I've done to date!
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Thanks TC, the extra pics make it all clear. Mine are ordered now
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cheers i just bought some too
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Tip: Fill the ball joints with grease before you assemble and grease the piston shaft for a smother open/close glide action.
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I was considering doing something similar to my Punto late last night - must have been pre-cognition lol

Looks good though! And practical
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Stainless steel looks just fine Have to consider for my new one this
fine product you have found for us ! Good job done, again.

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hi mate.
Do you happen to know if there are bonnet lifters like yours, but for the boot? I would really like to just push the button on the remote and the boot go up by itself.
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Re: Bonnet Lifters

If you measure the extended length of the standard boot struts you should be able to source them on ebay.
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Briliant Post,

Im ordering mine now,this is what we need,a good guide,part numbers and pictures.
saved me loads of time trawling through previous post.

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Re: Bonnet Lifters

Yes, we had these made a year ago, using the lifters from a local
car market. Twinncams, are the only tools you need just 10mm and
12mm to get the lifters in place ?

Ordered mine also.
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The only tools I used were a 3/8th ratchet, 100mm extension and 10mm deep socket, that's it.

Make sure you tighten the bonnet bolt up tight and the bonnet doesn't slip, it must be the same for alignment reasons, you'll see if it moves cause you'll see primer behind the bracket, I did it alone but it would be easier if someone held the bonnet at maximum opening whilst you tension the top bolts.

Also, use loctite locknut on the bolts, particularly the bottom ones that fasten into the wing bracket.

Make sure to grease the ball joints and the sliding shaft and all will be a-ok!
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