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The prop rod is made of forged high-strength 6061 aluminum. Anodized in either black or gold. It is removable, prevents distortion of the engine bay cover caused by the gas-charged OEM strut, and weighs 6/10 pound less. $40
 

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what's the length?
 

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Nice product - I think most of us (supercharged) also have the Intercooler "Ding" from the stock prop.
 

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Special: $35 shipped to lower 48 thru October 31st. Forged & fully CNC machined, anodized in your choice of black or gold.
 

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what about a choice of carbon fiber? :p
 

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So how does it attach to the cover at the top? I see the overtravel method for removal. Ditto on the 'where does it go after'... and ditto on the intercooler ding.:wallbang:
 

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It attaches at the top just like it attaches at the bottom (but rotated 180 degrees).

I tuck mine 1/2 way into the carpet seam, others have a little plastic snap-in solution.

The best part is that my engine bay cover no longer flexes at the seams from the constant pressure of the OEM pressurized strut. Plus, if I need to whap someone I just pull out the prop rod and whap away!
 

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I'd be quite interested if we could get the plastic snap piece too. The gas strut really is annoying as hell, and not any easier to open and close.
 

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I'd be quite interested if we could get the plastic snap piece too. The gas strut really is annoying as hell, and not any easier to open and close.
I had something figured out, I just need to source them...
 

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Found 'em! They will be included. Black, self adhesive snap clips.
 

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Looks nice. Anodized stuff looks great in these cars. Always nice to have boot lid options. My little plastic clip broke on my Elise so I just took out the whole thing out rod and all.
 

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It attaches at the top just like it attaches at the bottom (but rotated 180 degrees).

I tuck mine 1/2 way into the carpet seam, others have a little plastic snap-in solution.

The best part is that my engine bay cover no longer flexes at the seams from the constant pressure of the OEM pressurized strut. Plus, if I need to whap someone I just pull out the prop rod and whap away!
legend has it if you stare into a mirror at midnight and recite "touring suspension" 3 time then Tim mullen will appear behind you and :thwack: with a RLS Prop rod
 
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