1982-92 Chevy Camaro Pontiac Firebird Lift Support Pair - 1ALSP00093

Is your hatch not staying open anymore? The problem could be the lift supports mounted from the quarter panels to the hatch. These get weak over time and require replacing. No need to lose money at the dealer for this simple do it yourself replacement. Our lift supports are just what you need to allow your hatch to stay open again!


  • Comes as a PAIR
    • Fits both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side)
  • 100% tested prior to leaving the factory
  • Gas-Charged
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Commonly called "Rod Support" by GM
  • Correct for vehicles that do not have a rear spoiler or a rear wiper

This is for 2 supports. We recommend replacing them in pairs.


It is necessary to reuse your original hardware, as new hardware is not included with this item.

Part Details

  • Quantity: Pair

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the Hatch Strut (1:21)
    • Raise the hatch
    • Disconnect the wiring harnesses at each end of the hatch strut
    • Prop the hatch up or have an assistant hold the hatch up
    • Remove the T50 Torx bolt from the bottom of the hatch strut
    • Remove the 8mm bolt from the top of the hatch strut
    • Pull out the hatch strut
  2. step : Installing the New Hatch Strut (2:55)
    • Put the new hatch strut into place with the bottom wiring contact facing the car interior
    • Start the T50 Torx bolt by hand
    • Connect the bottom wiring harness
    • Lift the top of the hatch strut to the hatch
    • Insert the 8mm bolt into the top of the hatch strut
    • Tighten the T50 Torx bolt
    • Connect the top wiring harness
    • Repeat these steps for the other side
    • Remove your prop
    • Close the hatch

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Assistant

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Block of Wood

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Socket Extensions
  • Ratchet

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 8mm Socket

  • Torx Drivers & Sockets

  • T50 Torx Socket

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They are just what I needed, thanks you will be hearing from me again soon for more parts. Thank You
August 1, 2017
12 months ago
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Vehicle Fit

  • 1982-1992 Chevy Camaro Hatch Lift Support Pair without Spoiler for Models without Rear Wiper
  • 1982-1992 Pontiac Firebird Hatch Lift Support Pair without Spoiler for Models without Rear Wiper
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Part #: 1ALSP00093

How-to Video:

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