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Old 10-08-2013, 02:55 PM   #1
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Got rid of that god forsaken piece of work hood prop and installed some roush hood struts ... So the question is what to do with the prop rod ?? I was thinking make a fishing pole , back scratcher or a plant hook for my yard lol....any suggestions ??
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...a plant hook for my yard lol....any suggestions ??

Best idea, too heavy and stiff for a fishing pole.

Ford came up with that on the fox bodies and has never fixed it. For no more than what it would cost to install the struts at the factory, that's been a stupid device.
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Best idea, too heavy and stiff for a fishing pole. Ford came up with that on the fox bodies and has never fixed it. For no more than what it would cost to install the struts at the factory, that's been a stupid device.
Because it's cheaper and lasts longer. Struts eventually wear out and need fluid to be fixed or replaced. Both my brothers had them and both had to be fixed after a few years.

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As for the OP question, plant hook seems most practical haha
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I instaled struts but kept the prop just Incase they ever fail
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If they ever fail ill out some vise grips on the strut lmao :p
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If they ever fail ill out some vise grips on the strut lmao :p
Lmao ahaha not a baf idea
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As soon as I got hood struts, I ripped the prop off right away and threw it in the basement... Looks so much cleaner w/o it... I know where's it's at if I ever need it, I got the Redlines which seem pretty solid
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As soon as I got hood struts, I ripped the prop off right away and threw it in the basement... Looks so much cleaner w/o it... I know where's it's at if I ever need it, I got the Redlines which seem pretty solid

Yeah I got the Roush struts , almost completed my somewhat roush conversion lol....guess I better fish my prop out the recycling bin !!!!
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Toss it in a corner...that's what I did...Haven't found any other good use for it. lol
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My prop rod quietly resides in the attic, along with the factory mats, cinder block axlebacks, fugly CAI and shifter knob, the tapeworm sound tube and non-LED bulbs.
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Got rid of that god forsaken piece of work hood prop and installed some roush hood struts ... So the question is what to do with the prop rod ?? I was thinking make a fishing pole , back scratcher or a plant hook for my yard lol....any suggestions ??
Bro totally use it as a back scratcher! Lol
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