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FedEx delivered the lifts late today (thanks again HK Titan for the group buy assistance) and I'm just doing a little preliminary mock-up per the instructions. Measured 11 1/4" and marked but when I center the ball mount with the mark, one of the rivet holes is over the hole in the fender flange.....no meat/metal for that rivet to grab. Moving the ball mount toward the rear 1/2" seems to solve the problem. Do some years have the hole in the fender flange and some years don't?
 

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FWIW, I knocked a 1/2" off both measurements in the instructions. Install went easy/ended up perfect.....now have one handed hood up/down and the hood opens 3"-4" further than with the prop rod.:th_woot::th_woot::th_woot:
 

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What i did was center the ball stud over the opening area and install it there.
I agree with James it is indeed one of the best mods you can make. Can't count the number of times I hit my head on that rod when working under the hood. Had mine since 2010 and they still work great and no shift seal leaking either.
 

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yeah I remember having that problem and just moving a bit to clear it. i could email Redline this info. What years have this hole and who doesnt?
 

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My 06 had the holes on both sides.
 

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yeah I remember having that problem and just moving a bit to clear it. i could email Redline this info. What years have this hole and who doesnt?

04 had the hole on both sides
 

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....so does '09.
 

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Just installed mine an hour ago.

I used M5 stainess button-head Allen screws for the fender brackets instead of the rivets.
Put a large washer under that existing hole..

Nice, nice, nice!

In a month or three when I'm back home I plan to fab a nut-plate to go underneath there.
 
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