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Old 05-08-2012, 08:47 AM   #1
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Need locking gas shock for Island - any ideas?

I have a 2005 Itasca Horizon 40AD and it has the slide out island/galley. It currently does not lock which means I have to use duct tape to hold it down so it doesn't slide out when we're driving.

I took it all a part, and found out that the gas shock is missing. Looking at the parts manual, the part number is 151544-01-000 EA SPRING/GAS - LOCKING - W/O RELEASE HEAD - SLIDING GALLEY.

When I got a quote for it, it was about $175! All it really is is a locking gas shock, so that seems ridiculously expensive.

My question is, does anyone know of another place to buy a locking gas shock? And does anyone know the dimensions of the stock replacement shock?



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Old 05-13-2012, 09:23 AM   #2
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I just replaced mine on a 07 Tour. I bought it from Mcclain RV cost 145.00, outrageous, but it works

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Old 05-13-2012, 09:31 AM   #3
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I just replaced mine on a 07 Tour. I bought it from Mcclain RV cost 145.00, outrageous, but it works
Thanks. Was really hoping that someone had found a direct way to buy it from the shock maker.
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