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Old 09-05-2016, 06:48 AM   #1
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Legacy door shock replacement

The wind grabbed my door and the shock that keeps it from slamming broke at the floor mount.

Any idea where I can get one and a part number?
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Old 09-07-2016, 10:02 AM   #2
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I am in need of one as well, Please post if you find one, I will do the same.
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Old 09-08-2016, 11:03 AM   #3
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you can get them at any parts store. I have gotten a couple different ones with less pressure. just bring the old one with ya
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Old 09-08-2016, 03:13 PM   #4
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The wind grabbed my door and the shock that keeps it from slamming broke at the floor mount.

Any idea where I can get one and a part number?
Same here.... So obviously the hardware is not strong enough to deal with wind.
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Old 09-18-2016, 02:32 PM   #5
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Most rigs use the same shock and they are easy to find. The plastic ends are made to fail first so the door is not destroyed which is what would happen if the shock did not fail. They are not designed to hold against opening quickly with wind.
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Old 09-19-2016, 06:26 AM   #6
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All the lifts I am finding have the large ends that will not fit under door when closed. Does anyone have a part number for a part that worked? Thanks!
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Old 09-19-2016, 09:24 AM   #7
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Anyone have a picture of this?

Our 2014 just has the mechanical latch.
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Old 09-19-2016, 05:49 PM   #8
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Here is a link to ebay for the shocks. Notice they have every possible strength available, I recommend either the 20 lb. (at the very top), or the 10 lb. I carry a couple spares just in case and this is where I bought them last time.

20 inch 20 lbs Gas Props Lift Spring Rod Struts Heavy Duty Tool Box Lid RV Set | eBay
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Old 09-19-2016, 05:55 PM   #9
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We have a 2014 and was told today that I would need to order a new door to get the strut to work.
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Old 09-19-2016, 05:59 PM   #10
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We have a 2014 and was told today that I would need to order a new door to get the strut to work.
In that case the manual latch is looking good.
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