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bonnet lift/struts
« on: June 04, 2018, 02:52:58 pm »
Has anybody fitted bonnet lift/struts similar to the ebay link? Have got tendon trouble in right arm and the bonnet is heavy!!!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Fit-MAZDA-CX-5-2017-MK2-KF-Bonnet-Lift-Support-Hood-Strut-Damper-Kit-AUTOBAHN88-/311006919961?_trksid=p2349526.m4383.l4275.c1#viTabs_0

Thanks - Nigel

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Re: bonnet lift/struts
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2018, 05:46:49 pm »
I bought the ones from Alibaba - for 26 USD.
Installing them took some 10 mins, and they work like aflawlessly.

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Re: bonnet lift/struts
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2018, 05:50:52 pm »
It seems that I cannot modify my misspelled text? (the modify button does not work?)

Please read : Installing them took some 10 mins, and they work like as a charm.




Admin note :  The modify button seems to be working ok. Do you have any other functional problems with the forum ?
« Last Edit: June 06, 2018, 07:42:57 am by Willpower »

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Re: bonnet lift/struts
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2018, 09:54:51 pm »
The Alibaba ones sound worth a punt; can't easily find them on their site, have you got more specifics?

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Re: bonnet lift/struts
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2018, 08:58:21 am »
Yes, here is the link : https://de.aliexpress.com/item/F-r-2017-2018-mazda-cx-5-cx5-KF-refit-vorderen-haube-motorabdeckung-hydraulikstange-Strut-federd/32849331433.html

(Admin : trying to delete my reply and add a new, correct reply didn't work neither)

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Re: bonnet lift/struts
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2018, 01:56:30 pm »
Many thanks for the replies and the Alibaba link, have had stuff from them before with no problems so they will be shortly on their way.
Thanks again - Nigel

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Re: bonnet lift/struts
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2018, 02:28:36 pm »
Nigel, you are very welcome.
Please note that Alibaba doesn't always include a "how-to-install" leaflet; since some people on the US and German forums complained about this,
please find attached how easy it is. 

« Last Edit: June 29, 2018, 05:59:12 pm by Willpower »

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Re: bonnet lift/struts
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2018, 03:16:01 pm »
Admin, FYI, please note that I am unable to : Quote, Modify or Remove above entry (just tried it for testing purposes). Using W10 Prof, MS Edge.

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Re: bonnet lift/struts
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2018, 03:38:13 pm »
>  p38cyq  You have a PM

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Re: bonnet lift/struts
« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2018, 10:20:02 am »
Thanks for the Alibaba link, looks like the ones for my older CX5 are £47 so I might pass. I don't lift the bonnet so frequently that I need to spend nearly £50 on struts.

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Re: bonnet lift/struts
« Reply #10 on: June 29, 2018, 03:16:02 pm »
Just a follow up - they arrived while we were in the UK so just fitted them. Piece of cake to fit and what a transformation - all for €21,94 including carriage.! Thanks to p38cyq for the info.

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Re: bonnet lift/struts
« Reply #11 on: June 29, 2018, 03:50:15 pm »
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