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Old 04-10-2008, 09:36 AM   #1
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Rack clamp/brace install

can it be done with the car on the ground ie. Without using a jack?



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Old 04-10-2008, 09:39 AM   #2
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you should be able to tighten the bolt in the wheel well without jacking the car up by turning the steering wheel all the way to the left.
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I was able to do it with no prob.
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I just did mine yesterday, with a jack, but should be no issue at all. It helps to have a second person just to hold a wrench on the nut in the wheel well. It is not necessary though.
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damn i needa get one.
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Old 04-10-2008, 01:25 PM   #6
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It's pretty easy and straightforward, no jacks.
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Old 04-10-2008, 02:09 PM   #7
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ok so what the hell size is the lower nut?



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Old 04-10-2008, 02:35 PM   #8
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Pretty sure it's the same size as the upper one. Might need a deepwall socket?

My installation guide says 13mm.
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Old 04-10-2008, 03:02 PM   #9
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yeah its a nut...i got it.


cant get the new bottom bolt on. my suspicions have been ocnfirmed that this car was wrecked. between the bottom of the intercooler being all bent up, and now the fact that the brace barely lined up, i had to really friggin finesse it to line up.

its too cockeyed to get the bottom nut on now...ill have to play with it another day...im supposed to be studying.



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