Thread: Deck Lid Strut
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Join Date: Jan 2009
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Originally Posted by MBAtarga View Post
I mounted two struts when I added the tail decklid on my Targa. I just used some extra hardware of two 1.25" (maybe 1.5"?) long machine screws with some extra nuts for spacing the two struts. Once I pull the release, I still have to lift the decklid to assist in up, but I have no problems with it sagging or dropping once open.

WHAT HE DID ^^^^. I did the same double strut fix that Mark shows. I have the extra weight of a tea tray turbo spoiler and everything has worked perfect for the last 25yrs. Have absolutely no twist or wonkiness left to right on my lid. Just my experience.
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