In Focus: Thexton Hood/Tailgate Prop

May 2, 2019
The Thexton Hood/Tailgate Prop aids in holding up the hood or tailgate when working under the hood or in the back of an SUV.

The Thexton Hood/Tailgate Prop, No. 430, is designed to eliminate the use of clumsy sticks or props. This tool clamps to weak gas cylinder lifts to hold up the hood or tailgate while the user replaces the other strut. The brass screw will not damage the cylinder rod. 

Application

The Thexton Hood/Tailgate Prop aids in holding up the hood or tailgate when working under the hood or in the back of an SUV. 

Features and benefits

  • Helps eliminate use of clumsy sticks or props. 
  • Clamps to weak gas cylinder lifts to hold up the hood or tailgate while the user replaces the other strut. 
  • The brass screw will not damage the cylinder rod. 

Selling points

  • Helps improve technician safety. 
  • Made in the U.S.A. 
  • Lightweight and easy-to-use. 

Origin

Thexton developed this product to offer a small, effective solution for propping open a hood or tailgate. 

Manufacturing specs

The product is made in the U.S.A. of plastic, metal and brass. It weighs 0.20 lbs. 

Storage and display

This product ships in a clam shell, which is in a box. The box can hold up to 12 units. Thexton recommends displaying this product by hanging it on the wall. 

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