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Strong Arm Lift Support

Part No. C4291 Warranty Details  

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Universal Lift Supports let you pop open your vehicle’s hood, hatchback, truck cover, you name it, with confidence. They stabilize while providing smooth and easy-lifting action. Engineered to fit most vehicles, including SUVs, hatchbacks, minivans and trucks; efficiently designed to withstand constant use.

Product Features :
  • Engineered for direct fit
  • Gas charged lift support
  • User-friendly installation
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Hydraulic:Yes
Installation Instructions Included:Yes
Internal Spring:No
Mounting Bracket Included:Yes
O.E.M. Replacement:Yes
Shaft Connection Type:Ball Socket (Nylon)
Shaft Diameter:10
Stroke:6.86 in
Universal Or Specific Fit:No
Weight:1.247
Body Connection Type:Captive Ball, Nylon Swivel
Body Diameter:22
Compressed Length:15.35 in
Electric Or Mechanical:No
Extended Length:22.21
Gas Charged:Yes
Quantity Per Vehicle:2

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Strong ArmLift Support
 
4.8

(based on 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (29)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (30)
  • Durable (10)
  • Improves down force (5)
  • Lightweight (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Replacement (29)
  • Everyday driving (5)
  • Restoration (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (11), Casual driver (9), Mechanic (4), Truck enthusiast (3)

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5.0

Excellent product! Liftgate works like a brand new one now.

By 

from Waldorf, MD

Verified Buyer

Comments about Strong Arm Lift Support:

Excellent product! Liftgate works like a brand new one now.
Simple change-out!

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5.0

Perfect

By 

from Ohio

Verified Buyer

Comments about Strong Arm Lift Support:

Better than factory

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5.0

Great product. Easy to install!

By 

from North Kingstown, RI

About Me Auto Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Driving
    • Replacement
    • Restoration

    Comments about Strong Arm Lift Support:

    I found on my 2001 Jeep Cherokee that 1 lift shock had failed and the other was weak. I purchased a pair of the lift shocks and installed within 10 minutes. Only requirements that made it easier for my particular vehicle was a ratchet and I believe the size was 10mm socket. Great product!

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    (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Strong, simple

    By 

    from west chicago, il

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Truck Enthusiast

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    3 or more reviews submitted

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Replacement

        Comments about Strong Arm Lift Support:

        Simple repair for tail gates that are weak to lift or flop down in the cold. One person can do it but it's easier with two. Once one is off the tail gate will come down. Really simple, worth the effort of 15 minutes.

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        (3 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Does the job!

        By 

        from Saint Louis, MO

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        Pros

        • Easy To Install

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Replacement

          Comments about Strong Arm Lift Support:

          These were a exact fit and now the lift-gate just jumps up after the latch is pulled! Installed with no problems and both (always install NEW in pairs!) seem to work reasonably well and as they should! I would have given 5 stars but the right side Creaks slightly when it reaches full extension (at the top). Priced right and seem well built they are really welcome after the hatch wouldn't stay open all last winter! If you have a Jeep with a slow or non-functional lift-gate I recommend these lift-supports!

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          (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Works

          By 

          from Milwaukee, WI

          About Me Casual Driver

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          Pros

          • Easy To Install

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Replacement

            Comments about Strong Arm Lift Support:

            Throw was slightly longer than the existing ones, but it just meant that I had to remove both existing lifters before I could install the new ones.

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            (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            strongarm

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            from Sandusky Ohio

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            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Install
            • Improves Down Force
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Replacement
              • Restoration

              Comments about Strong Arm Lift Support:

              easy to install

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              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              All true

              By 

              from New York

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              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Install
              • Improves Down Force

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Replacement

                Comments about Strong Arm Lift Support:

                Exact replacement. No more getting bopped in head on cold days

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                (6 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great Lift Support

                By 

                from Ft Lauderdale, FL

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                Pros

                • Easy To Install

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Replacement

                  Comments about Strong Arm Lift Support:

                  Works great & a perfect replacement fit. Don't have to worry about the hatch falling on my head anymore.

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                  (3 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect Replacement

                  By 

                  from Hartford CT

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                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Replacement

                    Comments about Strong Arm Lift Support:

                    Easy installation...took all of 10 minutes....perform like new

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                    4 Questions | 6 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Does the package contain instructions about removing the old struts and installing the replacements? I'm specifically interested in knowing how to release/install the lower end.
                      Thanks!
                      Asked on 9/17/2012 by Mr Fixit

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        This Strong Arm Lift Support (Part No. C4291) include a complete installation instructions. For further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                        Answered on 9/17/2012 by Steve from AAP
                    • Q:

                      Will these replacement parts work for the 1997 sport and Classic?
                      Asked on 5/31/2011 by Anonymous

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        In order for us to further assist you, would you please provide us with the make, model, and engine size of your application?

                        Answered on 6/8/2011 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                    • Q:

                      Will this Lift Support support my Jeep Cherokee's rear door?
                      Asked on 3/30/2011 by Anonymous

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        In order for us to further assist you, would you please provide us with the year and engine size of your application?

                        Answered on 3/30/2011 by Parts Guru Geo from AAP
                    • Q:

                      hi, is this the price for 1 or 2 liftgate struts?
                      Asked on 11/11/2009 by ever from maryland

                      3 answers

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        The price of the Lift Support by Strong Arm, is for (1) one lift support.

                        Answered on 1/18/2010 by Rob from Advance Auto Parts
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        The price is just for one support.

                        Answered on 10/29/2010 by KB from Nashville, TN
                      • VERIFIED BUYER

                        A:

                        It is price for one. You will need to buy two. Even if only one of the lift gates maybe defective, it is better to replace both at the same time.

                        Answered on 12/4/2010 by Ludhanavi from Ogdensburg, NY
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