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Replacement struts for hardtop rear glass?


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The struts that hold the rear hardtop window open don't work as they used to in my TJ. I want to replace them with new ones. Is there a recommended/liked brand for these?
 

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Are the OEM struts not an option you are comsidering?
Did not know you could still get OEM for our TJs. Where can I find them? Is there a difference in quality between OEM and aftermarket for these struts?

Edit: can someone confirm if this is the right part#? 55076310AD

 
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Did not know you could still get OEM for our TJs. Where can I find them? Is there a difference in quality between OEM and aftermarket for these struts?

Edit: can someone confirm if this is the right part#? 55076310AD

55076310AD is correct. I went with OEM when I replaced my wife's. Summit Racing carries the part too.
 
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I used the Amazon version too. For the short time I had the hardtop they worked, took a little effort to get them to close
 
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55076310AD is correct. I went with OEM when I replaced my wife's. Summit Racing carries the part too.
Thanks. When I search for the OEM part on Summit, is the listing for 1 strut or a pair? I'm hoping it's sold as a set.
 

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Does anybody know what the stock force on these struts should be?

I *think* they need to be 145N (33lbs or so) but not sure.