Read Tom Stangl's VFAQ on the subject for everything you need to know about how to do it.
To help prevent the struts from wearing out prematurely, James Williamson suggests not 'helping' the hatch rise by pushing it upwards. This apparently helps keep the pressurized gases inside the struts.
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