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Old 02-17-2016, 08:58 PM
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Replacing engine brackets, info needed on part

I'm fixing up my trunk cushions on my XStar. I took off the two brackets for which the cushions rest on. Attached I have a photo of the them with a type of hydraulic arm. Might anyone know where to find replacements?

On them they say "20 Inch 37.4"




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Old 02-17-2016, 11:21 PM
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Figured it out, they call it a shock.
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Old 02-18-2016, 10:52 AM
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there is a company on amazon that makes a much better shock, company name is strong arm. much better shock and lasts longer and is stiffer. i used them to replace my dodge hood and it was an amazing difference. once i get a size of a couple in my x25 I'm gonna use them there as well. 3 years and the MC ones are starting to close on me when I'm not looking.
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Old 02-18-2016, 11:37 AM
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i agree with cwarndahl as far as getting quality. I am not familair with his brand but do not go to the local autozone or other chain autoparts store and match them. they will not last. I have had better luck with NAPA but they are still don't last as good as factory when it comes to my SUVs. The strong arm sounds like it is worth a try.
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Old 02-20-2016, 02:34 PM
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there is a company on amazon that makes a much better shock, company name is strong arm. much better shock and lasts longer and is stiffer. i used them to replace my dodge hood and it was an amazing difference. once i get a size of a couple in my x25 I'm gonna use them there as well. 3 years and the MC ones are starting to close on me when I'm not looking.

Thanks for the input. I will consider it, I think these were aftermarket as well from Attwood Marine. Figured since I was having new cushions put on I might as well replace the arms as well. Only difficulty is finding the right weight pressure certs for the rear bunk and bow lounge seats (those already went out)


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