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Today my bay door won't hold up, time to replace the gas spring. The original part number I have is
fcn12p 0680n 107/93

I found a shock online
https://industrialhardwaredirect.com...l=29&syear=162

Do you think it will replace the original? The stroke is different, 8 inches on the new one and 6 inches on the old one, will this matter?
The length and the ends as well as the pressure all match up to the original.
Thanks for any help and/or advice,
Sandy
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Today my bay door won't hold up, time to replace the gas spring. The original part number I have is
fcn12p 0680n 107/93

I found a shock online
https://industrialhardwaredirect.com...l=29&syear=162

Do you think it will replace the original? The stroke is different, 8 inches on the new one and 6 inches on the old one, will this matter?
The length and the ends as well as the pressure all match up to the original.
Thanks for any help and/or advice,
Sandy

so where is the extra 2 inches of stroke come in? Don't understand how the overall length could be the same.
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Not sure how the stroke could be different either. But the original definitely has a different part number. It is not the same shock. I'm just wondering if it will work. The new shock may not be able to compress to the same length as the old shock. I don't see this compressed length on part description. Could this keep the door from closing?
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Not sure how the stroke could be different either. But the original definitely has a different part number. It is not the same shock. I'm just wondering if it will work. The new shock may not be able to compress to the same length as the old shock. I don't see this compressed length on part description. Could this keep the door from closing?
Yes it can unless you chang the mounting point and I wouldn't try that. There has to be a direct replacement. Someone has the # for you.
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Today my bay door won't hold up, time to replace the gas spring. The original part number I have is
fcn12p 0680n 107/93

I found a shock online
https://industrialhardwaredirect.com...l=29&syear=162

Do you think it will replace the original? The stroke is different, 8 inches on the new one and 6 inches on the old one, will this matter?
The length and the ends as well as the pressure all match up to the original.
Thanks for any help and/or advice,
Sandy
We did a group buy from Orr & Orr for more than a hunderd of the FCN12P Gas Springs last year...

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Dackerman - if your 2001 is the same as my 2000 LXi, there is no need to force the removal of the gas springs. Here is the post and name that I submitted with pics,

http://www.wanderlodgeownersgroup.co...ad.php?t=26905

or do a search for the title

Gas Springs Removal for Newbies
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Thanks Gunner, I'll look for that the next time I need to replace some gas springs.
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