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DIY Garage Door Strut Connector Kit For 16′ Wide Door

(11 customer reviews)

$139.95

DIY Garage Door Strut Connector Kit – (2) Two 7′-11 in. 22 gauge garage door struts and (1) One 36 in. long 20 gauge strut connector to join the two pieces together. The DIY Garage Door Strut (three piece) is 15% to 20% stronger than a standard 22 gauge 16 foot long strut and less likely to twist or torque out of place.

SKU: FSD-003 Category:

DIY Garage Door Strut Connector Kit for Sixteen Foot Wide Door

DIY Garage Door Strut Connector Kit – (2) Two 7′-11 in. 22 gauge garage door struts and (1) One 36 in. long 20 gauge strut connector to join the two pieces together. The DIY Garage Door Strut (three piece) is 15% to 20% stronger than a standard 22 gauge 16 foot long strut and less likely to twist or torque out of place.

NET WEIGHT = 12.65 Lbs.

INCLUDED:

  • (2) 7′-11″ x 2-1/4″ 22 Gauge Galvanized Steel Struts for 16′ wide door.
  • (1) 36″ x 2″ 20 Gauge Strut Connector
  • (12) #8 1/2 in. External Hex Flange 7/16″ Hex-Head Self-Drilling Screws
  • (10) 1″ External Hex Flange 7/16″ Hex-Head Self-Drilling TEK SCREWS (Installation)
  • * Garage Door Strut Placement Analysis ($45 Value) 
  • FREE SHIPPING UPS GROUND 1 to 5 Days Orders are processed within 1 to 2 business days

*Customers will receive an email with tracking number.  Customers have the option to submit interior photos of their door or a short video of the door closing and we will reply with our suggested placement of the strut(s) and any other recommendations to fix your door. 

Optional @ Check-Out:

  • 7/16 in. MAGNETIC NUT DRIVER

Struts are secured to steel garage doors with (10) 1″ Self Drilling Screws (included)

Tools Required:

  • Power Drill
  • 7/16-in x 1-7/8-in Standard(SAE) Hex Nut Driver
  • Tape Measure
  • Vice Grips

For instructions on installing this product, refer to the instruction tab in the menu


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Return Policy

Struts, returned for up to 30 days if the item is in its original condition and packaging. The customer pays $40 for shipping to return the product. Contact us first for a return shipping label.

If the strut doesn’t perform to your expectations and you are willing to submit a short video of your door opening and closing. We will review it and make recommendations to move the strut. If that doesn’t fix the problem, we will provide a full refund.

Weight12 lbs
Dimensions96 × 3 × 3 in

11 reviews for DIY Garage Door Strut Connector Kit For 16′ Wide Door

  1. Norman LaRue (verified owner)

    The kit is exactly as described with outstanding support before during and after the purchase. My kit had shipping problems with UPS. Ian kept me informed as to their response to the problem and ultimately sent a second kit. In my honest opinion, this company is absolutely first rate.garage door with new strut

  2. David Unger (verified owner)

    came as scheduled, good quality and was easy to install and works as planned.

  3. Brian D Lewis

    With lots of help from Ian at Five Star Doors I was able to determine exactly where to put the new strut and my garage door now opens properly. I would never have guessed the location they had me put the strut!

  4. Gene Farberov

    No joke this is the best service I have ever received from an online store. Ian reached out after my order and held my hand during this entire process with great advice and attitude. I could not be happier with the service. Five-star doors is my go-to place for any garage door needs.

  5. Ben Stott (verified owner)

    My kit came damage. Ian got right on it and got a replacement. I feel he went above and beyond to remedy this situation. Service like this is not seen too often. Thank you Ian for your help!

  6. Greg Ressler (verified owner)

    The product was exactly as I expected, of high quality, and did the job well. The service by far exceeded what I was expecting. I was instructed exactly where to install the strut and it perfectly fixed my issue. I would not have ever thought of putting it were they instructed me to install it, but they were correct and it works perfectly. Five Star Doors is top notch and I highly recommend them!!

  7. Nicholas Livsey (verified owner)

    I have had one of the best online experiences working with Ian from Five Star Doors. He has been very helpful and informative. I installed the new strut where Ian recommended. Repaired the vertical style and added the center
    reinforcement bracket. Door is now working flawlessly, actually seems
    quieter than before. It’s not binding as it moves up and down. My parts were damaged when they arrived, contacted Ian and he immediately followed up to remedy the situation. Thank you!

  8. Anthony F (verified owner)

    The 16 foot strut worked perfectly and it fixed my sagging garage door! Kit delivered quickly and well packaged. Sure hope I never need another strut in the future but if I do, I know where to get a good one at a fair price. Thank you!

  9. Sonny Pham (verified owner)

    I ordered a 16 FT strut kit to replace an old one, fast shipping, got it in a few days. The strut comes in 3 pieces, and when assembled, the strut is stronger than the old one.
    It took me a couple of hours with limited tools to put it together and install it on the door. Now the garage door is operating better than before.
    One more thing, I like the way Five Star Doors charges for orders, including free shipping.
    Thanks, Ian excellent service.

  10. Ron B (verified owner)

    The best customer service of any company I’ve dealt with in a long time … maybe ever. The first shipment was lost and presumed damaged by UPS in transit, so Ian quickly sent out a replacement. Sadly, the “professionally installed” top strut on my beautiful 16′ door was way too short and poorly installed, so the door started sagging and separating from the strut. Ian provided detailed instructions on the complicated replacement, and now my door is well supported. Thank you, Ian! I highly recommend Five Star Doors.

  11. Eddie Walden (verified owner)

    The struts were exactly what my door needed. It works beautifully now. I was surprised how quick and easy it was to assemble and install them on my 16″ door. I couldn”t be happier with them.

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