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Fixed my boot gas struts

Hi Guys, Thanks for all the advice on fixing my gas struts. New set ordered, delivered and fitted! Thanks again.
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Great news!

For any forum members that find this thread and are wondering how to do this themselves, here's a couple of links that are already stickied in the relevant DIY sections:
• https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r170-cla...as-struts.html
• https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r171-cla...placement.html
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I did my wifes trunk struts AND her hood strut as well. They work great now.

Took about five minutes PER STRUT to remove the old one and pop the new one in place. And real MB struts for either the trunk or the hood are not that expensive for a MB part.

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