I was wondering if anyone here had any experience with using gas struts to hold the hood open instead of the prop-rod. Redline Tuning sells a kit for the tC. i thought it would be a nice touch, and personally, i think it's a feature that belongs on a car as classy as a tC. the only thing that bothers me is the flimsy looking bracketry, and i'd really like to see two struts, to distribute the load better and not put torsional stress on the hinges and mounting brackets. thanks for your input.