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Old 06-20-2017, 08:49 PM   #1
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XLR Hyper Lite 29HFS under bed supports

I have a 2018 XLR Hyper Lite 29HFS and I would like to add the piston supports to the top of the under bed storage ... who has done that and what did you purchase to make this happen?

Thanks in advance for the help.

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Old 06-21-2017, 11:32 AM   #2
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I don't know if this helps but I changed the hinges toward the front and just used a stake to prop it up. Mine was hinged to the side and was almost impossible to use the space. I'm not sure what FR was thinking on the original design.

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I just got parts from amazon and used a 2x4 and screwed from the top I got a pretty heavy duty shock but if you were to put a thicker mattress on it would be fine
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Old 08-19-2017, 10:52 PM   #4
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I have a residential king size bed and the previous gas springs wouldn't hold up the additional weight. Bought some heavier duty springs on amazon and they work great. Suspa C16-17566 19.7" Gas Prop/Strut 150 lbs - Set of Two
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Old 08-28-2017, 08:46 PM   #5
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XLR Hyper Lite 29HFS under bed supports

I installed the STD kit from, got it on Amazon

Very easy install, if your bed support does not have an actual hinge already you may want to add some, mine would jump off and end up on the other fixed piece, I was going to install a piano hinge but it seemed too flimsy so I installed basic gate type hinges on each side, works perfectly now

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