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Old 02-19-2018, 10:37 PM   #1
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Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: hurricane 34J
State: California
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Side door gas strut broke

I have a 2015 Thor Hurricane 34J. the side main door gas strut has broke, and I cant seem to find a replacement model anywhere. Does anyone know which is the exact model number? Has anyone done anything to avoid that stupid strut from breaking? any kind of modification or other solutions? I cant put a door stop/latch on because for some reason the manufacturer thought it would be a good idea to mount the awning arm right there. So my door doesnt even open all the way to the wall if the motorhome. When the door is fully open it hits the awning arm. LAME. horrible design. I knew that when I bought this motorhome, that was going to bug me, and it has ever since. I am sick of it, and want my door to open all the way if possible.

please help. what have you all done?

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Old 02-20-2018, 12:05 AM   #2
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Can't help you with your strut but there are door latches that will hold the door open at 90 degrees; we had one on our truck camper.


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Old 02-20-2018, 12:22 PM   #3
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Not sure I have a Miramar should be a number on the strut I bought mine on Amazon should be 20" 20 lb strut
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Old 02-20-2018, 09:33 PM   #4
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You really don't have to guess. Give the folks at Total RV a call at 5742624460. Make sure you have VIN handy. They'll look it up and the exact replacement. Easy Peasy
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