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Old 05-22-2015, 08:27 AM
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Default Replace my Hood Shocks

I almost got crushed the other day due to weak shocks. The darn hood is so heavy. Ordered Strong Arm from Amazon on Monday, got them yesterday. Work perfectly fine.

<a href="http://amzn.to/1ekVaJ9">$47 free shipping Strong Arm</a>

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Old 05-22-2015, 02:01 PM
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Actually, the A8's hood is very lightweight. Compare it to a steel hood on a 2008 Jeep Liberty. That thing seems like triple the weight of the A8's.
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Ever see the hood on a 1969 Pontiac Grand Prix? You could park a Smart Car on it. I wonder how much that one weighed?
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