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    As above, got car mot due and the gas struts dont keep the hatch open, will it fail becouse of this
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    No I don't think so as long as the doors open. Just watch your head lol. Just got some from lmf for the mother in laws corsa, £28 a pair brand new and delivered

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    No, thats not a fail, they don't go in the boot anymore.

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    cheers craig just got a quote from my local moto factors £20 each think i'll shop around

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    Quote Originally Posted by DasArab View Post
    No, thats not a fail, they don't go in the boot anymore.
    How do they check the spare tyre then?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DasArab View Post
    No, thats not a fail, they don't go in the boot anymore.
    thought they went in to check spare but if its not a fail i'll see if i can get cheaper ones online

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    Quote Originally Posted by DasArab View Post
    No, thats not a fail, they don't go in the boot anymore.
    Hmmm!

    http://www.motuk.co.uk/manual_640.htm

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    thanks for the link big dave but it dosent say anything about the tailgate not staying open, just that it shuts securely

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    Quote Originally Posted by noel.nev View Post
    thanks for the link big dave but it dosent say anything about the tailgate not staying open,
    If it doesn't mention it, then it's not a testable item.

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    cheers fella, its booked in tomorrow @ 10.30 so i'll find out then lol

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