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In my quest for gas prop struts for my '57 Chevy tilt body, I discovered the best bang for the buck was a pair from the Lift Support Depot (part #ST170M1-200S10, interchange part #ST170M1-200.) Each strut is rated at 890 force = 200 lbs. Compressed length = 10.25 inches (26.035 cm), extended length 17.00 inches (43.18 cm). Spring-clip type steel ball socket end fittings are 10mm (3/8 inches). A single strut will prop the body. The second is good insurance.

Even if these particular dimensions do not match your application, the pressure rating should work well.

Note: a pair of struts as low as force 267 = 60 lbs. are not adequate. Keep the rating as close to 200 lbs. as you can.
 
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