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Old 11-29-2010, 05:52 PM
Jeff d Jeff d is offline
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Join Date: May 2010
Boat: 2000 230 VRS
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Originally Posted by kdr View Post
I've got gas shocks and a latch in my 99. The latch is just like this:
I discovered that style of latch last night. Definitely an easier install than one that protrudes through the vinyl. I was envisioning one of the kids slamming it closed with the strap below the cover though. I'd have to figure out how to sew in a strap over this strap that would prevent that.

What weight gas shocks did you go with? The stock one is a single 20 lb. Definitely not enough but 2 of those might do the job. I don't want to put some that are too strong and make it hard to close.
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