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question on strut tower brace installation

Postby DanielD692 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:16 pm

Hi All:

Im at the stage where I have the new cowl brace installed. Now, Im ready to install the brace itself.

Looking at the ends of the brace, it appears I need to remove the circular black brackets that are in place around the strut tower. Is this correct? If so, is there a problem loosening ALL bolts at once (there are about 5 fasteners on each side) and then slide the brace over the screws to tighten down?

Am I correct in assuming these black circular braces are not to be used once the strut tower brace is installed?

Thanks!
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Re: question on strut tower brace installation

Postby DanielD692 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:22 pm

Another question:

Im assuming some of the hardware provided is for attaching the black "modules" to the flanges of the brace.

As I look under the hood, on the left side, there is a plastic module that is to be attached with two screws. There literally is zero room to get a tool under this area to tighten the nuts to the screw. The original round metal black adaptor that I took off the tower before putting on the brace had welded screws that poke up through the attachment therefore it was easy to put a nut on this screw and tighten from the top.

Is there an easy way with a loose nut and screw to attach this module??
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Re: question on strut tower brace installation

Postby DanielD692 » Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:18 pm

Well, i got it done. Looks great!
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