The MITA Motorsports Hood Dampers are a must-have for any car enthusiast. With a one-handed operation, these dampers allow for easy access to the engine compartment by raising the hood a full 75 degrees. Unlike other poorly engineered designs, the MITA Motorsports Hood Dampers feature locking mounting brackets and full stainless steel gas springs that prevent paint damage and distortion of mounting points. Made with a lightweight machined aluminum mount, a stainless steel ball stud, and high-quality aircraft-grade stainless steel gas springs, these dampers are designed to support the hood at a full 75 degrees of travel, offering increased hood travel compared to any other hood damper. The MITA Motorsports Hood Dampers are compatible with factory hoods and aftermarket composite hoods that are similar in weight to the factory hood and structurally sound.
The MITA Motorsports Hood Dampers are not only functional, but they also add a stylish touch to your engine bay. Their sleek design and high-quality construction will make your car stand out at car shows and meets. The dampers are easy to install and come with all the necessary hardware for a hassle-free installation.
One of the biggest advantages of the MITA Motorsports S2000 Hood Dampers is their superior design and quality. Unlike other hood dampers on the market, these dampers are made with premium materials and are built to last. The stainless steel gas springs used in the MITA Motorsports Hood Dampers are true outdoor grade springs that will not rust or corrode over time. They are designed with the proper stroke length and pressure to support the hood at a full 75 degrees of travel, ensuring that the hood stays securely in place while you work on your engine.
Overall, the MITA Motorsports Hood Dampers are a must-have upgrade for any S2000 enthusiast who wants to make working on their engine easier and more enjoyable. With their superior design and quality, easy installation, and stylish looks, these dampers are a great investment that will provide years of reliable service.
Step 1: Prepare for Installation
Locate the original higher hood hinge bolt on both sides of the hood.
Loosen the original higher hood hinge bolt using the appropriate tools.
Fix the bracket provided in the kit to the position of the loosened bolt.
Tighten the bracket securely using the original bolt.
Ensure the installation is symmetrical for both the left and right sides.
Step 2: Fender Bolt Installation
Identify and loosen fender bolt on both sides of the vehicle.
Attach the provided washer and screw to the loosened fender bolt.
Fasten the washer and screw securely in place.
Step 3: Install Struts
Align the struts with the ball studs on the higher brackets.
Insert the struts into the ball studs on the higher brackets.
Secure the bottom of the struts using the provided screws.
Note: If the joints have pins, remove the pin (metal wire) before fixing the joint to the ball stud. After fixing, put the pin back to lock the joint securely.
Completion and Inspection
After installation, inspect the entire setup to ensure all components are securely fastened.
Test the bonnet dampers to confirm smooth operation.