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I finally put the hardtop back on today, and the shocks for the rear glass are pretty much shot.

Does anyone know of any really nice aftermarket supports, Im thinking on the cheaper side but it would be really nice for a smooth automatic lift that keep the glass away from my head while getting into the back.

I found these on amazon but wanted to get some opinions before committing.
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FYI - there are a ton of great reviews on the strong arm lifters I found on amazon, and if you buy two they apparently discount you an extra $5. I just added a pair to my cart to see what I was looking at in shipping time and cost. $30.05 for both shipped.
 

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I got the strong arm via amazon. They are just as good as any.
 

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my impatience got the best of me and i ordered them last night.
how are they at auto-lifting the glass. to they start to lift at an expected spot?
 

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I've had the StrongArms for several months...they work as expected and are really strong...I got mine from Liftsupportdepot.com...the prices were really good .

They do start lifting where they are supposed to.
 

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Strong Arm lift supports from Advance Auto come with a lifetime warranty. I have had supports for my Cherokee replaced (free) at least five times over the past 25 years. And you can save $20 on a pair if you order them online.
 

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Not that it helps at all but I have a small pair of vise grips that I keep in the trunk to anchor the glass in the up position. No more than I lift the glass it works for me.
 

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Not that it helps at all but I have a small pair of vise grips that I keep in the trunk to anchor the glass in the up position. No more than I lift the glass it works for me.
what sucks... they pretend to work until i walk away and try to come back, and being 6'4" it usually ends with a corner to the dome
 

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Received and installed the strong arms today. They seem pretty awesome. Just one would open and hold up the glass.
 

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Now...what to do with the old but nearly working supports? Any creative ideas?
 

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Mine were shot as well.. Good thing for me, a buddy of mine works at a dodge/jeep/chrysler dealership as a service tech so I had him put me in an order of rear glass lift supports.. I got them with his employee discounted price at 20 bucks a pop.. so I spent around $40 for mopar lift supports.
 

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Now...what to do with the old but nearly working supports? Any creative ideas?
Cool video. Isn't it funny that's it's the simple things that makes us love our jeeps! You could always fab up some brackets to make one of your old supports hold the tailgate open. Kind of like a storm door has on it.
 
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