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Dear Koupers & Non Koupers,

This is a small idea how to make ur car's trunk flips like an automatic doors ;)

 

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I WANT THAT. When I approach the car with 2 armloads of groceries, it'd sure be nice if the trunk would open by itself. I thought about looking for stronger rods, but your way looks cheaper. :)
 

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Yea, that does look pretty nice, I like that the trunk doesn't swing open too quickly, it slowly opens :]. Nice hack. I would just be worried that the bungee cord would scratch off some of the paint where it is hooked to?
 

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now that is one sweet smart low tech fix!
and here i was thinking there was something wrong with my trunk lid for not popping open upon clicking the button......good job!
 

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woah awesome DYI!! and i think if u just take some electrical tape and wrap the hooks of the bunjie cord the paint should be fine.
 

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woah awesome DYI!! and i think if u just take some electrical tape and wrap the hooks of the bunjie cord the paint should be fine.
Yea, I figured it was easily fixable, but just wanted to put the idea out there, that the metal + paint might not be a great idea. :) Thanks for offering a solution, I should have included one in my original post.
 

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This is a simple great idea. I think I will have to do this. I have some bunjies with plastic covers on the hooks. They never scratched the paint on my motorcycle so I bet they would be perfect.
 

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what length bungi's did you use. i so wanna do this.
 

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Well done!

Thanks for sharing :)
 

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Yea, I figured it was easily fixable, but just wanted to put the idea out there, that the metal + paint might not be a great idea. :) Thanks for offering a solution, I should have included one in my original post.
i was thinking a slip tube of some heavy duty hose of some sort - dont have to worry about the sticky oozing out/melting in the heat- and much more wear protection over the years..
 

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Bringing it back from the dead perhaps but 13 inch bugees seem to work well for me :)
 

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I cant seem to see where he latches the cord to, any insight anyone?
 

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I had to use two, one on each side, but it sure is slick!
 
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