Photo 1/7 | field Tested Hatchlift side View Of Installed Doors | HatchLift: Storage Compartment Upgrade
Photo 2/7 | field Tested Hatchlift side View Of Installed Doors | HatchLift: Storage Compartment Upgrade
Photo 3/7 | field Tested Hatchlift kit Contents | 01. Our HatchLift kit came with three different shock-mounting brackets, a wood spacer (if needed), a plate to reinforce the upper mount, the shock, adhesive cleaners and promoters, plus all the hardware.
Photo 4/7 | field Tested Hatchlift upper Shock Mount | 02a. To get a general location for the upper-shock mount we measured as per the instructions and marked it with a pen. After cleaning and prepping the surface, the reinforcement plate gets adhered with 3M tape and screwed to the door. Next is the shock mount itself.
Photo 5/7 | field Tested Hatchlift upper Shock Mount | 02b. The bracket has multiple holes to mount the shock with, so as long as there is proper clearance inside the compartment, exact location of the shock can be slightly adjusted later.
Photo 6/7 | field Tested Hatchlift mounted Brackets | 03. Once we set the hatch to an open height that worked for us we mounted the lower bracket to the inside of the compartment. Note: Be careful to use the correct length screws, to long and they will poke through the outside of the RV.
Photo 7/7 | field Tested Hatchlift multiple Sizes | 04. HatchLift makes kits for large heavy doors (this is where the product really shines) down to kits small enough to fit little doors like the ones on our Carson Field Test Lab.