Replacement Lift Cylinder for UWS Toolboxes

Replacement Lift Cylinder for UWS Toolboxes

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  • Lift Strut
  • UWS
Heavy-duty, gas cylinder serves as replacement for UWS toolbox lifts. Call 800-298-8924 to order UWS accessories and parts part number UWSLIFTCYLIND or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all UWS products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Lift Cylinder for UWS Toolboxes. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.


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UWS Accessories and Parts - UWSLIFTCYLIND

Heavy-duty, gas cylinder serves as replacement for UWS toolbox lifts.


Features:

  • Lift cylinder installs in toolbox to open lid a full 90 degrees
    • Fits UWS toolboxes with heavy-duty, gas lifts
  • Length from ball socket center to ball socket center: 10"
  • Weight capacity: 45 lbs
  • Quantity: 1 lift cylinder


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Replacement Lift Cylinder for UWS Toolboxes - UWSLIFTCYLIND

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (152 Customer Reviews)

Heavy-duty, gas cylinder serves as replacement for UWS toolbox lifts.

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After 10 years of service my UFS truck box lid fell from vertical open position and the corner hit my head so after bleeding stopped I realized the gas shocks had finally failed. These are exact replacements in fit and function so hopefully I’ll get 10 more years of service. Thanks for good service and product. 595673



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I appreciate eTrailer for taking care of me and having great service. I received the product as promised and installed them with great success with no issues. Thanks eTrailer, I would buy from you again and will recommend you anytime, Thanks again, Rick 71008



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Searching for this item, found this web page and I saw the product that I needed and ordered. I ordered two, one for each side, I get them in less than a week. It took me about a minute to instal one side, saved the other part for later instsllation. 160824



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Tool box shock still works as well as it did when originally purchased, but the end that attaches to the tool box lid constantly becomes detached from the knob type screw and has to be reattached to make the shock function. If there is a fix for this flaw, it would make the shock a perfect purchase! 413672


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So far shock is performing as intended!

Robert W - 08/03/2018

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exact replacement..fast ship..work great 114908


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still working great..they will last a long time as long as i dont let other people in my boxes that do not know how to pack tools into box properly..

David T - 01/27/2015

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Prompt service, excellent quality and the parts fit perfectly. I will definitely use etrailer in the future. 655953



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It worked real well on my pickup tool box! Great service! 652475



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Product worked faultlessly. Etrailer is an awesome site to do business with. 610100



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Good experience all around. Website was easy to maneuver, order arrived as expected and the product was as described. 600548



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The struts are exactly what I needed. The quality appears to be outstanding. I am excited about finding your site as I probably will be needing additional parts for my aging tool box . Installation was simple even though their was no instructions provided. You might need to include instructions for those folks less mechanically inclined. Thank goodness I was raised on a farm! 593063



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Lift cylinder fit perfectly 592984



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Product was just what I needed and fit my toolboxes perfectly. Speedy shipping as well! Another satisfied customer.... and will order again 592905



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Works well, installed easy. Nice not to have to hold lid open. Thanks 561217



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Fits perfect. 546813



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Good quality, quick service,simple to install what more can I say. After installing these struts on my pu tool box I’ve eliminated bumped heads and mashed fingers forever!! 530155



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Great product. Prompt delivery. 526951



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Very strong shock. Should last many years. Fits perfectly. 513071



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The lifts salvaged a old truck toolbox that I was having difficulty with. I just cleaned it with bedliner cleaner and installed the new lifts and it’s as good as new. 509129



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excellent fast shipping products are exactly what i order thanks again 492532



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Product worked as expected. 488047



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It was a pair of Lift Cylinders for my truck tool box. It was the right part, and I was able to install without any problems. 485149



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Great product. Matched perfectly to my application. Will definitely buy products from etrailer again. 480600



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Good product 458336



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Very good company to order from!! Everything went well and on time!!!! 434907



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Awesome product, fits perfectly. Super fast delivery 381432



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Easy to install and works great. 377742



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The lift support was delivered promptly and was a quality product as hoped for. 366569



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These were a perfect snap on direct replacement to the worn out gas struts on my UWS toolbox. They made the lid open a full 90* again unassisted and have held up fine over the past year of use. My only complaint would be the cost. 363041



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Works perfect. Fast shipping 363754



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Exact fit,easy install.lid now lifts effortlessly. Way better than original. 356958



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Arrived as promised and looks to be good. Have not installed it yet. 359580



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Working fine. Thanks 352088



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Item was an exact replacement part. Work like new . 334019



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WORKED AND FIT WITH NO PROBLEM. 332835



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Still working like new after 1 year in service on a full time rv 331398



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Not only did Andrea "go the extra mile" to help me get the right part, it is working perfectly a year later! Thanks! 326050



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I don't km now why I waited so long to replace these. They work great. Thanks. 325091



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Very nice. 324186



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Worked great on my tool chest lid. 323093



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Customer service was great Jennifer was a great help and the product was here on time will order from etrailer again THANKS 315749



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Excellent help selecting the product I needed and timely shipping. 314665



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After years of frustration with of my pickup utiity box lid falling down on me, I finally found the answer at etrailer.They had the right replacement cylinder lifts for my box, they were fairly priced, arrived in good time, easy to install and have worked perfectly in the year that I have had them. I give them an Excellent Rating. 309827


Comments

great - I am so happy that I purchased these. I use the box all the time and the lifts still work like new

Joseph - 10/23/2017

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exact fit, very satisfied with this product, highly recommend this custom to everyone.... 295450



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Came in sooner than expected. Great turn around time. Thank You 295224



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Perfect. Worked great. Quick delivery. 294511



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Product OEM, as described. Works like its suppose to. 293224



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The product received was exactly what I ordered and works great. 290356



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Very good service. 290304



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Recieved the order in record time and very please with the quality of product. Thanks for your fast service. 287966



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Just what I ordered. Arrived earlier than I expected. 285792


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  • Availability of Replacement Lift Cylinder for UWS Single Lid Tool Box
  • I spoke with my contact at UWS and they said that the UWS Replacement Lift Cylinder, part # UWSLIFTCYLIND, will fit all of the UWS toolboxes. The name on the lifts could change if they switch to a different supplier.
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  • Replacement Lift Cylinder for UWS Toolbox
  • We do carry a replacement lift cylinder, or shock, part # UWSLIFTCYLIND, and it is designed as a replacement for UWS toolboxes. The replacement ball stud for UWS toolboxes is # UWSBALLSTUD.
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  • Recommendation For Aluminum Toolbox Replacement Strut
  • We do not carry the Contico brand of tool box but we do offer a Replacement Lift Cylinder, Item # UWSLIFTCYLIND, which works with all kinds of tool boxes because it has a fairly universal fit. This strut measures 10 inches from ball socket center to ball socket center. The strut fits on ball studs like Item # UWSBALLSTUD and it has a 45-lb lift capacity. Let us know if this will not work for you and we will make other recommendations.
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  • Length of Replacement Tool Box Lift Cylinder
  • The Replacement Lift Cylinder for UWS toolboxes, part # UWSLIFTCYLIND measures 7 inches in length when fully retracted, and 11 inches long when fully extended.
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  • What is the Length of UWS Replacement Toolbox Lift Cylinder # UWSLIFTCYLIND
  • The UWS Replacement Toolbox Lift Cylinder # UWSLIFTCYLIND will fit all UWS brand tool boxes that use this type of heavy-duty gas lift. The length of this part, measured from the center of one ball socket to the other, is 10-inches just like your original part. The two ends of the cylinder have the same type of ball socket fitting, which is shown on the linked photo I prepared for you.
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  • Will UWS Replacement Toolbox Strut Fit a Husky Toolbox
  • the replacement strut # UWSLIFTCYLIND is designed for UWS toolboxes. To determine if it will fit on a Husky box you will need to take some measurements. The strut fits on ball studs mounted in the toolbox that are 9.75mm in diameter. For a replacement ball use # UWSBALLSTUD. The strut measures 7 inches in length when fully retracted, and 11 inches long when fully extended.
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  • What Tool Box Does Replacement Lift Cylinder # UWSLIFTCYLIND Fit
  • Easiest way would be to start with the brand of tool box you have. If it's a UWS we have the part # UWSLIFTCYLIND which will fit it. But if it's a different brand we wouldn't be able to help.
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  • Replacement 10-Inch Gas Strut for Lid of Husky Tool Box
  • We offer a replacement heavy-duty gas strut with a 10-inch dimension between its ball/socket mounts, part # UWSLIFTCYLIND from UWS which is the item you referenced. This item has a weight capacity of 45-lbs. I could not find a cross reference for the part numbers you provided (thank you) but since the dimensions match up exactly, so long as your tool box lid does not weigh more than 45-lbs (unlikely since it is aluminum) you should be fine using this item in your Husky tool box.
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  • Availability of Gas Strut Measuring 10-1/2 Inches Extended and 7-1/4 Inches Compressed
  • The Replacement Lift Cylinder, # UWSLIFTCYLIND, may work for you. This gas strut measures 10 inches from ball socket to ball socket and is 6-1/2 inch when compressed. I am not able to locate a part with the Lift-O-Mat number that you provided. If you would like to send me an email with the name of your cargo box, I will be happy to try and locate the exact replacement for you.
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  • Lift Cylinder Recommendation For Truck Toolbox On 2007 GMC
  • The dimensions of the Replacement Lift Cylinder for UWS toolboxes, part # UWSLIFTCYLIND sound like they are the same as the lifts on your GM Cargo management system. The problem may be how the lift cylinder attaches. The cargo box you have may be a different style or made by a different manufacturer. If the GM toolbox you have was manufactured by UWS, the replacement cylinder may work for you. If you cannot determine that you have a UWS toolbox we may have a solution for you. We do...
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  • How Does UWS Replacement Lift Cylinder Install to Toolbox
  • I contacted our representative and she informed me that the Replacement Lift Cylinder for UWS Toolboxes, part # UWSLIFTCYLIND, mounts to a ball stud on the toolbox. The replacement lift cylinder snaps or pops on to the ball stud and does not use a tab or clip. If you have a UWS Toolbox and need a replacement lift cylinder, it is recommended to use the UWS replacement parts. The other parts sound like different brand replacement parts.
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  • Will the UWS Toolbox Lift Cylinder Lift the Lid When the Handle is Pulled
  • The lift cylinders for the UWS toolboxes will lift the lid of a UWS toolbox, but you will need to assist the lift cylinder by lifting the toolbox lid a few inches before the lift cylinder opens the lid the rest of the way. It will not immediately begin to lift the lid once you pull the handle.
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  • Compatibility of UWS Replacement Lift Cylinder # UWSLIFTCYLIND With Husky Truck Tool Box
  • The UWS Replacement Lift Cylinder # UWSLIFTCYLIND is intended specifically for UWS tool boxes with heavy-duty gas lifts. It uses ball socket attachments at both ends as shown in the linked photo. I checked on the Stabilus struts and they appear to use the same type of ball socket but since dimensions were not available for me to compare to the UWS I cannot tell you for sure if the UWS part will work. Part # UWSLIFTCYLIND measures 10-inches from center of socket to center of socket.
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  • Replacement Shock Recommendation for UWS Tool Box
  • Since you have a UWS tool box the only solution we have for a replacement shock/lift cylinder is the part # UWSLIFTCYLIND. We can't recommend a way to convert a DeeZee shock to fit a UWS tool box like you have.
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  • Replacement Tool Box Strut and Ball Stud
  • We currently do not carry the LT08-05B strut for the US General Tool box but you may be able to use Replacement Lift Cylinder, Item # UWSLIFTCYLIND to replace the strut on your tool box. This strut is 10" from the ball socket center to ball socket center. If your strut is 10" inches you shouldn't have any issue making the UWS strut work. The ball stud is part # UWSBALLSTUD.
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  • Replacement Strut/Lift Cylinder for a UWS Toolbox
  • If you have a UWS toolbox then strut # UWSLIFTCYLIND is the correct one since it is the only model they have. This unit measures 10 inches from the center of the ball socket on one end to the center of the ball socket on the other end. The overall length is 11 inches when fully extended.
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  • Replacement Lift Cylinder for an Unknown Brand of Toolbox
  • The only toolbox lift cylinder we have is # UWSLIFTCYLIND so you will need to go by the dimensions and how it mounts to determine if it will fit your toolbox. The ends of this cylinder press onto 9.75mm balls inside the toolbox. The ball is # UWSBALLSTUD if you want to add a couple to the box. The cylinder measures 7 inches in length when fully retracted, and 11 inches long when fully extended.
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  • Replacement Lid Lift Strut for Tool Box
  • We do not carry your specific brand of tool box but we do offer a Replacement Lift Cylinder part # UWSLIFTCYLIND which may work for you since often tool box parts like lid-lift struts share common fits. This strut measures 7-inches in length when fully retracted, and 11-inches long when fully extended. The strut fits on ball studs like # UWSBALLSTUD that are 9.75-mm in diameter and it has a 45-lb lift capacity.
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  • How to Measure for Replacement Lift Cylinder on Tool Box
  • The Replacement Lift Cylinder # UWSLIFTCYLIND referenced in your question measures 10 inches from ball socket center to ball socket center when it is compressed. You will want to measure your existing lift cylinder when it is compressed to see if it matches the dimension on this replacement unit. Also note that this particular cylinder has a 45 pound weight capacity and is designed for UWS toolboxes with heavy-duty, gas lifts. This is the only replacement toolbox lift cylinder we currently...
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  • How to Install the Replacement Gas Lift Cylinder for UWS Toolboxes
  • To remove the current gas strut on your UWS toolbox you will simply need to take a flathead screwdriver and pop the clip on either head. This will allow you to pull the strut right off. Once the strut is removed you just have to push the ends of the Replacement Lift Cylinder # UWSLIFTCYLIND onto the mounting points until they pop into place. I confirmed this with my contact at UWS.
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