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Trunk (boot) lid is going to kill me one day

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Anyone notice how heavy the trunk lid is? Well, mine won't stay open for more than a few seconds before it comes crashing down.

Twice now, it has hit me in the head as I'm getting things in/out of the trunk. No blood drawn yet, but quite the lumps and bumps! Another time, I got my head out of the way and it caught my upper arm and left and enormous bruise. I did prop it after the first experience, but that didn't work the two subsequent times.

So what is wrong, and any links to fixing the problem? Videos on the repair needed? Parts that I need to order?

This is NOT a problem with it raising for the convertible top operation. That all works perfectly. I just mean opening the boot to get into it for storage/tools/my shoes lol.

Thanks, you just might be saving my life. ;)
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I seem to have perfect example about pricing:

Walk in MB Nottingham in Dec 22.
Price now, CLEARANCE price !?!?!
Shopping around is not always waste of time.
Will not comment who sells what.
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There are times when they are cheaper for new than breakers for used!
Yes, this is very true, "Mercedes Tax" applies with many breakers, (and factors) ;)
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I seem to have perfect example about pricing:
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Walk in MB Nottingham in Dec 22.
Price now, CLEARANCE price !?!?!
Shopping around is not always waste of time.
Will not comment who sells what.
Hope it’s a resale of uncollected rather than a sign of another part about to be NLA.
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Hope it’s a resale of uncollected rather than a sign of another part about to be NLA.
It wouldn't surprise me at all to find that they're NLA if a certain Mr Pantri decides to buy the entire stock at that price :rolleyes:
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replace the trunk struts... they don't last forever
Them camels just keep on going .. maybe 🤷‍♂️
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MYK, you never know, but there were 19 available in MK when I checked. I have 1 extra from oversea (hope to not need it) but the market (clearance one) is crazy as it is...There were other vendors (logo over the picture) and this is one of the low prices...greed! Simple greed.
@M4rCu5 have you tried eating it? Cause I bet it is tasty, they just don't want you to know :)
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@M4rCu5 have you tried eating it? Cause I bet it is tasty, they just don't want you to know :)
They're filled with Camel Gas o_O
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Them SGS camels just keep on going .. maybe 🤷‍♂️
Every time you open the Boot lid and stick yer noggin under there .............

To quote a famous actor, "You feelin lucky punk"

Camel Fart filled struts indeed young man, you of all peeps should know better :p
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Every time you open the Boot lid and stick yer noggin under there .............

To quote a famous actor, "You feelin lucky punk"

Camel Fart filled struts indeed young man, you of all peeps should know better :p
:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO: .. (y)
Yeah .. about that .. I coulda sworn that they came from SGS so in the words of the great goddess Toyah .. It'tha Mythterwy 🤷‍♂️

The ones on Blue definitely did though :p
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I thought SGS had a good name.
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I thought SGS had a good name.
They do and I have bought many items from them and they've always been on point but I have no idea where those Dromedary efforts came from, they work fine but "I have no recollection of the alleged incident ossifer" 🤷‍♂️
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Oh good cos I’ve used em (and sport jack, rests etc) 😂
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