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    Has anyone fitted hydraulic lifters to bonnet for Facelift - or any model? Seems 'so last year' to have to manually lift the bonnet these days. My daughters Pug 106 @2000 and my 306(2002) has lifters. It even says there are hydraulic lifters in the Vec car manual but I don't have them on my 07 Design.

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    i have it on my signum 2003 elite v6!

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    Was removed on the facelift vecs as the bonnets would just bend

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    The facelift bonnets are a thin aluminium sheet, which as John says would just bend under the pressure. People have tried it I believe...

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    got em on my 04 elegance

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    i was told that the pre facelift bonnets were alloy???

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    dont think it is mate

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    wow! somehting my lowly pre-facelift LS has that someone else hasn't! Big up the LS!

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    Mines got the Hydro Gas Strut for lifting the bonnet up..mint i would not do without it.

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    I tried when I did the facelift. It didn't work. It wouldn't compress all the way and bent up at the passengers side.

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